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Management Ink: 'About to reach your mid-career point?' 28/03/14

Management Ink: 'About to reach your mid-career point?'

A paper co-authored by Professor Martin Spring of the Department of Management Science is featured on the Sage 'Management Ink' blog. The paper, whose other authors are Kathryn Haynes, Irena Grugulis, Kate Blackmon, Giuliana Battisti and Irene Ng, examines 'identity workspaces' and how they can help ease mid-career stresses.

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MSc team takes second place in UK final of CFA Challenge 26/03/14

MSc team takes second place in UK final of CFA Challenge

A Lancaster University Management School team secured second position in the UK final of the CFA Institute Global Investment Research Challenge in February.

Confronting HR challenges
25/03/14

Confronting HR challenges

HR needs to ensure it retains its place at the heart of organisations – but what will this mean for how HR roles have to evolve? Professor Paul Sparrow from the Centre for Performance-led HR presented his perspective at a 'working breakfast' seminar organised by Career Moves.

The Guardian: 'Job awards reveal this year's top graduate recruitment trends' 25/03/14

The Guardian: 'Job awards reveal this year's top graduate recruitment trends'

Includes an interview with 2012 BBA graduate Kyle McQueen, who is now on Barclays 'future leaders' graduate programme and has won this year's TARGETjobs Rising Star of the Year Award.

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NCUB: 'Universities should help business work in China' 12/03/14

NCUB: 'Universities should help business work in China'

In a blog for the National Centre for Universities and Business, Mark Bacon describes Lancaster’s China Catalyst Programme, which aims to revitalise the UK’s position in global exports markets, create 240 jobs, help 400 domestic businesses and boost the economy by £40m.

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North West family businesses to be shown the path to growth 12/03/14

North West family businesses to be shown the path to growth

Family businesses in the North West are to be shown how they can grow and continue trading through successive generations.

The Lancaster BBA makes its mark 11/03/14

The Lancaster BBA makes its mark

The memories and comments of BBA graduates from Lancaster have been captured in a striking new work of art unveiled in the LUMS building on 4 March. 

Britain's economic future relies on seeking out the new 10/03/14

Britain's economic future relies on seeking out the new

Birgitte Andersen, Director of the Big Innovation Centre and an honorary professor at LUMS, argues the case for innovation as the key driver of economic growth and social progress.

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Mental Health and Work in the UK – a sobering view from the outside 07/03/14

Mental Health and Work in the UK – a sobering view from the outside

Stephen Bevan writes about the OECD’s new report looking at the way the UK supports people in the labour market who are living with mental illness.

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