Latest news from Lancaster University Management School
Daily Mirror: 'Graduates link up to launch mechanics network'
LUMS BA Management and Organisation graduate Andy Jervis is featured in a story in the Daily Mirror, talking about how he set up his new business, ClickMechanic.View on the Daily Mirror website
LUMS Speed Networking Event 2012
LUMS' Careers, Alumni and Employer Relations team held a highly successful speed networking event with final-year students and potential employers on 6 November.
The high growth potential of medium-sized businesses
Sue Cox describes the findings of the Business School Task Force and says that business schools have a real opportunity now to reach out to medium-sized businesses.View on The Work Foundation website
Honorary degree for distinguished economist
Lancaster University awarded an honorary degree to one of the world’s most distinguished financial economists – Professor Stewart C Myers – at December's graduation ceremonies.
Business schools need to work more closely with medium-sized enterprises
Sue Cox argues that business schools need to be more active in their engagement with medium-sized businesses, benefiting business as well as the wider economy.View on the FT website
The Telegraph: 'Lancaster University among top 10 for UK's 'best value universities''
The Telegraph ranks Lancaster University 5th in the UK for 'best value universities'.View on The Telegraph website
Huffington Post: 'Economists remain unconvinced by Osborne's recovery plan'
Professor Geraint Johnes comments on the Chancellor of the Exchequer's autumn budget statement in a piece collating economists' views in the Huffington Post. "If the European economy remains fragile beyond 2013, further fiscal retrenchment at home is likely to prolong still further the return to significant levels of growth," says professor Johnes.View on the Huffington Post website
The Guardian: 'Lack of data on NHS contractors'
The Guardian has published a letter by Professor Mike Pidd on the the lack of action over high rates of bed occupancy in NHS hospitals. "Joined-up thinking is not enough unless it leads to co-ordinated action, which is difficult to achieve, especially in a health service still trying to digest the government's latest reforms," says Professor Pidd.View on The Guardian website
BusinessBecause: 'Top Business Schools For Entrepreneurs'
The BusinessBecause website lists Lancaster University Management School as one of its top three business schools for entrepreneurs - alongside Stanford in the USA and IE Business School in Spain.View on the BusinessBecause website