Latest news from Lancaster University Management School
Celebrating partnerships with SMEs
The Prime Minister’s adviser on enterprise, Lord Young, visited Lancaster University Management School on 27 March to join over 100 guests from industry and academia to celebrate 15 years of LUMS’s work with thousands of small businesses.
LUMS celebrates the 1000th student visit to the Academic Writing Zone
In March 2014 the LUMS Effective Learning Team marked the 1000th student visit to the Academic Writing Zone since its inception.
The Guardian: Improving UK productivity still below pre-recession level
Professor Geraint Johnes, who is also Director of the Work Foundation, is quoted in The Guardian, discussing today’s announcement from the UK’s Office for National Statistics showing a 0.3% productivity rise.View on The Guardian website
Management Ink: 'About to reach your mid-career point?'
A paper co-authored by Professor Martin Spring of the Department of Management Science is featured on the Sage 'Management Ink' blog. The paper, whose other authors are Kathryn Haynes, Irena Grugulis, Kate Blackmon, Giuliana Battisti and Irene Ng, examines 'identity workspaces' and how they can help ease mid-career stresses.View on the Management Ink website
MSc team takes second place in UK final of CFA Challenge
A Lancaster University Management School team secured second position in the UK final of the CFA Institute Global Investment Research Challenge in February.
Confronting HR challenges
HR needs to ensure it retains its place at the heart of organisations – but what will this mean for how HR roles have to evolve? Professor Paul Sparrow from the Centre for Performance-led HR presented his perspective at a 'working breakfast' seminar organised by Career Moves.
The Guardian: 'Job awards reveal this year's top graduate recruitment trends'
Includes an interview with 2012 BBA graduate Kyle McQueen, who is now on Barclays 'future leaders' graduate programme and has won this year's TARGETjobs Rising Star of the Year Award.View on the Guardian website
City for City: Partners, Stakeholders and Networks
Over 50 delegates attended a Growth Hub workshop on Stakeholder Analysis with Lancaster University’s Professor Lucas Introna.
North West family businesses to be shown the path to growth
Family businesses in the North West are to be shown how they can grow and continue trading through successive generations.