Latest news from Lancaster University Management School
King's Fund: Developing cultures of high-quality care
Professor Mike West discusses how NHS leaders can develop cultures of high-quality health care. This King's Fund video is from a presentation he made recently in the run up to the NHS Leadership and Management Summit.View on the King's Fund website
LUMS Global Career Development Programme - Focus Asia
Over 100 Asian students from LUMS attended Lancaster University Management School's unique Focus Asia careers event on 23 Februrary. Focus Asia is designed to help Asian students in their exploration of careers opportunities in Asia and the UK.
New project explores social and cultural barriers to entrepreneurship
A new action research project led by Dr Carolyn Downs (Management Learning and Leadership) is working to develop solutions that address under-representation of groups in European business start-ups.
Releasing team creativity
Professor Mike West was one of the keynote speakers at the TEDxUmea conference on Leadership, Creativity and Innovation in Umea, Sweden, on 17 February. In this video of his conference speech, Professor West discusses his research into positivity in teams, particularly in the UK's National Health Service.
LUMS partners with Higher School of Economics in Moscow
Moscow-based LUMS alumni met up with applicants to the Management School at an event held in partnership with the Higher School of Economics in Moscow on 9 February 2013.
The Guardian: 'New self-driving car system tested on UK roads'
A story in The Guardian about self-driving cars quotes Dr Martin Spring of the Department of Management Science, who thinks they could radically transform how we think of road transport.View on The Guardian website
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