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Will the global accounting experiment succeed? 09/11/12

Will the global accounting experiment succeed?

Sir David Tweedie, President of ICAS, answered this question for an enthusiastic audience of over a hundred alumni and staff at the Lancaster University Management School CFO Lecture on Monday 5 November. The event was generously hosted for the third time by Ernst & Young at their London head office.

Dr Jill Johnes speaks at Beijing Forum 2012 08/11/12

Dr Jill Johnes speaks at Beijing Forum 2012

Dr Jill Johnes, of Lancaster's Economics department, was an invited speaker at the International Forum on Economics of Education, part of the Beijing Forum 2012.

Marketing prizes for LUMS student 07/11/12

Marketing prizes for LUMS student

Dennis Esch, who graduated with a BSc in Marketing last summer, has won two prizes from the Marketing Department – for the highest mark in the final-year marketing module, Marketing Research and Consultancy – and for the best overall academic achievement.

Negative side of positive leadership 05/11/12

Negative side of positive leadership

David Collinson critiques the trend towards what he terms 'Prozac leadership' – a culture of excessive positivity.

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Industry Insights - the criticality of communications 02/11/12

Industry Insights - the criticality of communications

The current Lancaster Full-time MBA class, along with members of the Executive MBA, enjoyed their first Industry Insight talk, held on 15 October at Lancaster University Management School.

Bank of England's Broadbent on outlook for the UK economy 01/11/12

Bank of England's Broadbent on outlook for the UK economy

‌The UK construction industry, which has been the main drag on the economy this year, should improve soon, said Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) member Ben Broadbent at a speech at Lancaster University Management School this week.

Lancaster graduate start-up business marching to success 29/10/12

Lancaster graduate start-up business marching to success

A Lancaster based start-up business, founded by recent Lancaster University Management School graduate Paul Hodges, has been nominated for a Smarta 100 award. Smarta described it as ‘one of the most resourceful, original, exciting and disruptive small businesses in the UK’.

Professor Sue Cox interviewed in EFMD's Global Focus magazine 26/10/12

Professor Sue Cox interviewed in EFMD's Global Focus magazine

LUMS Dean, Professor Sue Cox, discusses her new role as EFMD's Vice President for Academic Affairs, in an interview in Global Focus magazine.

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Valuable lessons in strategy 25/10/12

Valuable lessons in strategy

An enthusiastic audience attended Lancaster’s Professor Sir Roland Smith CEO Lecture on the 23rd of October to hear Sir Martin Sorrell – one of the leading figures in the global advertising and marketing services industry.