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Microsoft expert helps launch Lancashire Forum with masterclass 06/03/17

Microsoft expert helps launch Lancashire Forum with masterclass

Microsoft’s James Whittaker shared his expertise with Lancashire’s SMEs at the launch of the Lancashire Forum last week.

Lancaster Executive MBA ranked 21st in Europe 02/03/17

Lancaster Executive MBA ranked 21st in Europe

The QS Global EMBA rankings placed the Lancaster Executive MBA 21st in Europe

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Is the WTO one of Trump’s ‘big quagmire deals’? Here’s what’s at stake. 28/02/17

Is the WTO one of Trump’s ‘big quagmire deals’? Here’s what’s at stake.

Research by Maurizio Zanardi, Paola Conconi and colleagues is cited in this article in the Washington Post.

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What the increase in remote working means for SMEs 22/02/17

What the increase in remote working means for SMEs

As the Work Foundation reports that more than 50% of UK businesses could have flexible working practices in place by the end of the year, Geraint Johnes explains what this means for small businesses.

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EQUIS Accreditation System celebrates its 20th anniversary 21/02/17

EQUIS Accreditation System celebrates its 20th anniversary

LUMS Dean Emerita Sue Cox discusses what EQUIS accreditation means and the value that it adds to schools.

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LUMS academic wins Best Reviewer award 10/02/17

LUMS academic wins Best Reviewer award

Juliana Sutanto, from the Department of Management Science, has been named Best Reviewer2016 by MIS Quarterly.

Professor Monideepa Tarafdar uncovers the dark side of ICT 10/02/17

Professor Monideepa Tarafdar uncovers the dark side of ICT

Psychologically, we’re still cave people in a digital world.  We can’t expect people to turn into cybernauts unaffected by all its threats and strains. But, as Monideepa tarafdar argues, it’s possible for employees to find their own healthy ’flow’ and adapt to working with ‘digital colleagues’ for better productivity and performance.

Professor Alfredo De Massis explores "The generation game" 10/02/17

Professor Alfredo De Massis explores "The generation game"

Succession has been as much a crisis for family businesses as it has been for monarchies throughout history. Given family enterprises like Beretta, Loacker, Marriott and Walmart make up around 90% of businesses around the world, succession really matters. Alfredo De Massis explores what’s involved in a smooth handover.  

Dr Marian Iszatt-White explains how PhDs can add real value to businesses 10/02/17

Dr Marian Iszatt-White explains how PhDs can add real value to businesses

High-level research belongs just as  much in the corridors of the workplace  as it does in universities. In a world where collaboration and the impact of research matters more than ever, Marian Iszatt-White explains how organisations can take advantage of new attitudes and more flexible offerings.