Latest news from Lancaster University Management School

Microsoft placement experience 15/01/15

Microsoft placement experience

Marketing Management student Nathan Stewart blogs about an incredible year on placement as a Product Marketing Manager with Microsoft.

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Alastair Campbell: winners and how they succeed 14/01/15

Alastair Campbell: winners and how they succeed

Alastair Campbell, director of communications and strategy for the Blair government from 1994 – 2003, will be giving a guest lecture in LUMS on 13 March, revealing the behaviours and mind-sets common to top politicians, sportsmen and entrepreneurs.

Management School invests over £1.5m in scholarships
12/01/15

Management School invests over £1.5m in scholarships

Over 250 overseas students were awarded scholarships for postgraduate study at Lancaster University Management School this year.

Now drugs boost performance in the boardroom 12/01/15

Now drugs boost performance in the boardroom

The Sunday Times features research by Dr Karen Dale that finds that drugs designed to treat conditions such as narcolepsy and attention deficit disorder could be useful for executives seeking an extra edge at work.

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MBAs network in central London 07/01/15

MBAs network in central London

Lancaster MBAs travel to London frequently to experience the busy heartland of business in the UK.

Celebrating success at MBA graduation 07/01/15

Celebrating success at MBA graduation

Students from the Lancaster MBA class of 2014 returned to Lancaster in December to take part in a colourful graduation ceremony.

Management Science summer research bursaries for undergraduates 07/01/15

Management Science summer research bursaries for undergraduates

The Department of Management Science is offering research bursaries (paid internships) for undergraduates to experience and learn about research problems in Management Science, Operational Research, Operations Management and Information Systems.

The IMPM: a trailblazer comes of age 06/01/15

The IMPM: a trailblazer comes of age

20 years ago the International Masters in Practicing Management (IMPM) emerged to offer a radically different form of management education for senior managers, one which broke with conventional approaches to ‘teaching’ and prescribed syllabi. Two decades on, it has gone from strength to strength. We look back with IMPM founder Professor Henry Mintzberg to see what changes have taken place and why it has lasting value.

Top managers’ pay reveals weak link to value 05/01/15

Top managers’ pay reveals weak link to value

The FT reports on research by Lars Helge Hass, Jiancheng Liu, Steve Young and Zhifang Zhang, of Lancaster's Department of Accounting and Finance, which found there was little correlation between the key performance indicators that companies highlighted to shareholders and the measures used to incentivise and reward senior staff.

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