Latest news from Lancaster University Management School

The Guardian: Is the NHS institutionally racist? 23/04/14

The Guardian: Is the NHS institutionally racist?

This healthcare feature makes reference to Professor Mike West's research into the links between workplace culture and standards of patient care.

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Heartbleed patched but security time bomb is still ticking 14/04/14

Heartbleed patched but security time bomb is still ticking

The latest website scare has flagged up how our expectations of online security are unrealistic and often built on misconceptions, argues Paul Ralph.

Lancaster graduate wins Rising Star Award at the UK's largest graduate recruitment awards 14/04/14

Lancaster graduate wins Rising Star Award at the UK's largest graduate recruitment awards

Lancaster graduate Kyle McQueen received the prestigious Rising Star Award from host Jonathan Ross at the recent TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards.

Mindful Leadership: Understanding the Concept and Practice 11/04/14

Mindful Leadership: Understanding the Concept and Practice

The TopMBA website carries an opinion piece by Chris Saunders, Director of the Lancaster Full-time MBA, on why being a better leader requires a more holistic perspective than is often acknowledged.

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The changing contours of fairness 10/04/14

The changing contours of fairness

How can organisations ensure they are fair? This was the topic discussed at an event today at The Work Foundation in London. Joining Professor Paul Sparrow of LUMS in the discussion were Esther McVey, Minister for Employment, and Stephen Moir, Director of People, NHS England.

On a road to nothing, anywhere 10/04/14

On a road to nothing, anywhere

Anthony Hesketh offers a salutary example of why competing on service requires the right people, with the right skills, in the right place at the right time.

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Developing student employability – focus on Industrial Placements 10/04/14

Developing student employability – focus on Industrial Placements

The impact on students’ career objectives of taking a year- long industrial placement as part of their degree was underlined during the 2014 Alison Tasker Award held on 27 March in LUMS. 

Lancaster academic wins best paper award 10/04/14

Lancaster academic wins best paper award

A paper by Professor Mike West of the Centre for Performance-Led HR has been named 'Outstanding Paper of 2013' by the editorial team of the Journal of Health Organization and Management. 

Young high-flyers excel in national student business contest 09/04/14

Young high-flyers excel in national student business contest

Some of the country’s top young talent have competed in the UK’s leading student business competition at Lancaster University Management School.