Comment & analysis
No room for workplace complacency despite 'green shoots'
With UK sickness absence at an all-time low of 2.1%, Cary Cooper says it’s time for employers to tackle the culture of ‘presenteeism’.View on the HR Magazine website
CEOs are more likely to be 'punished' as a result of takeovers
Research by Swarnodeep Homroy and colleagues reveals the negative consequences for CEOs as a result of poor company acquisitions.Read on the Real Business website
US ideas have a disproportionate influence on business schools
David Collinson argues that the desire to publish in top, US-based journals has a homogenising effect on research.Read on the Financial Times website
Does equity analyst research lack rigour and objectivity?
Research by LUMS academics reveals that when incentives for criticality are high, analysts are prepared to challenge management directly about performance and to give investors an objective view of the firm through their research notes.Read on the Global Banking & Finance Review website
Explosive London housing bubble will spread to the rest of the UK
Escalating house prices are no longer just a London quirk – research by a team of LUMS economists supports the view that the housing market is the biggest issue for the UK economy.