LUMS in the news: recent media coverage

Economia: 'Shopping around' 04/02/14

Economia: 'Shopping around'

Professor James Faulconbridge is quoted in a feature in Economia on the export of professional services.

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BBC News: 'University grade inflation disputed' 21/01/14

BBC News: 'University grade inflation disputed'

Rising university degree grades are not due to grade inflation but to universities taking students with better A levels, who are also better prepared, according to latest research by economist Dr Kwok Tong Soo.

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Forbes: 'Why HR Needs To Take A Leadership Role In CSR' 07/01/14

Forbes: 'Why HR Needs To Take A Leadership Role In CSR'

An article on CSR on Forbes.com quotes Professor Judi Marshall, who argues that HR needs to be totally integrated into CSR/

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FT: 'Encouraging entrepreneurs keeps companies forever young' 07/01/14

FT: 'Encouraging entrepreneurs keeps companies forever young'

In this FT article on how corporations can foster entrepreneurialism, Ian Gordon of IEED says that the failure of organisations to nurture innovation often stems from their fear of challenging corporate culture and unwillingness to tolerate mistakes. Building the appropriate networks also takes time.

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HR Magazine: 'Building resilience among workers in the economic upturn' 07/01/14

HR Magazine: 'Building resilience among workers in the economic upturn'

HR Magazine examines the growing focus in organisations on building the resilience of employees who have survived the cuts. Professor Cary Cooper, author of Building Resilience for Success, says that highly resilient people are also more productive, and have four key traits: purposefulness, confidence, adaptability, and the ability to build social supports.

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Blackpool Gazette: 'Hover firm crafts £10m masterplan' 17/12/13

Blackpool Gazette: 'Hover firm crafts £10m masterplan'

The Blackpool Gazette describes a new £10m investment in a hovercraft service by local firm Walton’s Coaches. A team of LUMS undergraduate students is currently undertaking a market research project on the plan.

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