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BBC: 'Should people be off on Fridays?' 01/02/13

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.

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Martin Spring on the future of manufacturing 01/02/13

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 29/01/13

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' 25/01/13

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'.

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The Guardian: 'Made redundant? An MBA could change your life' 24/01/13

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.

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FT: 'Strategy lessons, 101' 24/01/13

FT: 'Strategy lessons, 101'

A new book on strategy by Professor Gerry Johnson, with co-authors George Yip and Manuel Hensmans, is reviewed in The Financial Times. 'Strategic Transformation: Changing While Winning' is published by Palgrave Macmillan.

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BBC Radio 4: 'Just desserts' 22/01/13

BBC Radio 4: 'Just desserts'

Professor Martin Conyon took part on the BBC Radio 4 'Analysis' programme on 21 January, discussing executive compensation. Professor Conyon's contributions are at 21:33 and 23:42 minutes into the programme.

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21/01/13

All China Youth Federation Course

LUMS delivers another successful management development programme for All China Youth Federation.

TIGA welcomes Lancaster University as its latest member 18/01/13

TIGA welcomes Lancaster University as its latest member

TIGA, the trade association representing the UK games industry, has announced that Lancaster University is its latest member.