Comment & analysis

LUMS researchers provide opinion and expert analysis of today's key issues.
Taking time out for leadership 18/05/15

Taking time out for leadership

It is important for owner/managers to examine the way they lead, explains Dr Steve Kempster on WORKlab website.

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Accrual accounting and tax: can it stabilise tax revenues? 15/05/15

Accrual accounting and tax: can it stabilise tax revenues?

Accounting and finance Professor Igor Goncharov and the Otto Beisheim School of Management's Professor Martin Jacob discuss how a change in the UK corporate tax system could have a positive effect on the wider economy in an article in Finance Monthly. 

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Leadership and owner-managers 05/05/15

Leadership and owner-managers

Leadership expert Steve Kempster explores how leadership training can be beneficial for business owners in an article on Small Business website 

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Slot machining 20/04/15

Slot machining

On AirTrafficManagement.net, Konstantinos Zografos explains why voluntary scheduling guidelines developed and evolved over the years are not delivering the necessary levels of efficiency, and what is being done about it.

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Re-thinking the marketing approach to body image could benefit the bottom line 20/04/15

Re-thinking the marketing approach to body image could benefit the bottom line

In an opinion piece for Marketing Magazine, Caroline Gatrell discusses body image in advertising and its possible effects on self-image.

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How policymakers can help family firms 31/03/15

How policymakers can help family firms

In an opinion piece in Family Capital, Alfredo De Massis says that to really boost the economy, politicians need to focus on family firms, not start-ups.

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Professionalisation will get to the heart of the home care issue 30/03/15

Professionalisation will get to the heart of the home care issue

Lancaster’s new HELPcare project hopes to find the right model of continuing professional development and training for care workers across the EU, writes Carolyn Downs in Community Care.

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More research will help us break marketing's enduring glass ceiling 25/03/15

More research will help us break marketing's enduring glass ceiling

Writing in Marketing Magazine, Caroline Gatrell says that in the marketing industry, male executives dominate senior roles despite the number of women in the industry.

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EU mortgage rules are tame - we need finance ‘gazumping’ 24/03/15

EU mortgage rules are tame - we need finance ‘gazumping’

In an opinion piece on the FT Adviser blog, LUMS economist Kim Kaivanto says that the new mortgage lending cooling-off period needs an element of active competition.

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