Latest news from Lancaster University Management School
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.
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.View the article on the Washington Post
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.View the article on the Telegraph website
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.Watch the video on the EFMD website
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
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"
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
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.