Latest news from Lancaster University Management School
Supporting medium-sized businesses
In response to the findings from a recent Task Force report on business school engagement with medium-sized businesses, the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development reports on how they have developed research and programmes tailored to meet MSB needs.
Marketing Week: 'Rule No 1: No medium rules over another'
In his regular column in Marketing Week, acclaimed marketer Mark Ritson talks about his experience studying marketing at Lancaster in the '80s: 'Lancaster's marketing degree had been founded in 1965 and by the time I got there it was a mass of specialist academics and applied lectures the like of which you would otherwise only have encountered in the US.'View on the Marketing Week website
BBC: 'Should people be off on Fridays?'
Professor Cary Cooper is quoted in a feature on the BBC magazine website on the benefits of a four-day working week. "It's crazy old-fashioned that people come in at 8am and leave at 7pm on busy commutes, given new technology means they can work from home. Going into the office seems to be part of our DNA, but longer hours are bad for health, and can cause stress," says Cooper.View on the BBC website
Martin Spring on the future of manufacturing
Dr Martin Spring (Management Science) gave a presentation on 30 January at the Royal Academy of Engineering, London, to a meeting of the High Level Stakeholder Group of the UK Government Office for Science Foresight Study on The Future of Manufacturing.
LUMS academic wins CMI 'Management Article of the Year' award
An article on 'Improving the Quality of Working Life' has earned Professor Cary Cooper the Chartered Institute of Management's 'Management Article of the Year' award.
The Telegraph: 'Students look for jobs 'much earlier' in university career'
Lancaster features as one of the top universities in a new survey on when students start their job hunting, according to a report in The Telegraph. The article says that Lancaster is also one of the 'top ten universities for getting a job'.View on The Telegraph website
The Guardian: 'Made redundant? An MBA could change your life'
MBA graduate Kate Paterson is profiled in The Guardian, explaining how she used her redundancy from an architect's practice to take the Lancaster MBA and transform her career.View on The Guardian website