Latest news from Lancaster University Management School
China UK Entrepreneurship Competition - entry now open!
Do you have an idea for a business venture involving the UK and China? Fancy a share of 12,000 pounds in cash prizes? The China UK Entrepreneurship Challenge 2013 is now open for entry!
LUMS launches new Masters programme to teach students the 'make or break' skills of business
Innovation and entrepreneurship are vital skills to help businesses find new ways to compete and grow, and in tough times, they can make the difference between business success and failure. Lancaster University Management School’s MSc in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Practice has been designed with this in mind.
Reaching for the heights: mountaineer Andy Cave on the Lancaster MBA
World-famous mountaineer Andy Cave was a guest lecturer on the Lancaster MBA on 8 March 2013. He inspired the MBAs with tales of overcoming adversity and exceeding expectations, giving the students fresh perspectives on organisational issues.
The Telegraph: 'Continental-style drinking hours leave economic hangover'
The Telegraph covers research by LUMS economists Colin Green and Maria Navarro Paniagua that found that abolition of the traditional 11pm closing time in England and Wales in 2005 triggered a noticeable rise in workplace absence in the subsequent years.View on The Telegraph website
Management Today: 'When God is your CEO: Five leadership lessons from the clergy'
In an article in Management Today, Dr Caroline Gatrell and Dr Nigel Peyton outline several leadership lessons from their study of leadership among Anglican clergy. Their book 'Managing Clergy Lives' has just been published by Bloomsbury.View on the Management Today website
LUMS student shortlisted for 'Undergraduate of the Year' award
Second year student Oli Monks has reached the final shortlist of the TARGETjobs 'Undergraduate of the Year' Awards in the Management category.
Wellbeing in the financial sector
New research into the daily lives of bank workers reveals that they suffer from higher workplace stress than the general population.
The Times: 'Why breaking the glass ceiling in business schools will help us all'
LUMS Dean, Professor Sue Cox, is featured in an article in The Times about female deans at business schools.