LUMS in the news: recent media coverage

Top managers’ pay reveals weak link to value 05/01/15

Top managers’ pay reveals weak link to value

The FT reports on research by Lars Helge Hass, Jiancheng Liu, Steve Young and Zhifang Zhang, of Lancaster's Department of Accounting and Finance, which found there was little correlation between the key performance indicators that companies highlighted to shareholders and the measures used to incentivise and reward senior staff.

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How Will The Global Economy Do In 2015? Here's What You Should Know 17/12/14

How Will The Global Economy Do In 2015? Here's What You Should Know

LUMS economist John Whittaker is quoted in the Huffington Post, in an article questioning what's likely to happen to the global economy in 2015.

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The rise of Sukuk 16/12/14

The rise of Sukuk

Wealth and Finance Magazine carries an article by Dr Marwan Izzeldin, written with Dr Heba Abou-El-Sood of Cairo University, on how Britain has become the first non-Muslim country to issue sukuk, an Islamic financial instrument equivalent to a bond or mortgage, leading to £2.3bn in orders.

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Good decision making and corporate governance 15/12/14

Good decision making and corporate governance

In a guest blog on the Industry and Parliament Trust website, Professor Steve Young describes the discussions on corporate governance that he chaired at a policy session at the House of Commons on 10 December.

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Viewpoint: Alfredo De Massis on disruptive innovation 15/12/14

Viewpoint: Alfredo De Massis on disruptive innovation

Family businesses should be excellent at changing direction, and the ideal time to do it is during generational transition, says Professor Alfredo De Massis, writing on the Family Capital website.

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Performance-related pay in the public sector 15/12/14

Performance-related pay in the public sector

LUMS professors from the Department of Economics and the Centre for Performance-Led HR formed an advisory expert group for research undertaken by The Work Foundation for the Office for Manpower Economics. The final report can be downloaded from The Work Foundation's website.

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