Comment & analysis

LUMS researchers provide opinion and expert analysis of today's key issues.
Business schools need to work more closely with medium-sized enterprises 17/12/12

Business schools need to work more closely with medium-sized enterprises

Sue Cox argues that business schools need to be more active in their engagement with medium-sized businesses, benefiting business as well as the wider economy.

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A team of leaders 03/12/12

A team of leaders

The distributed leadership shown by Europe's winning Ryder Cup team offers lessons for successful leadership in business and higher education, says Sue Cox.

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Board level leadership is vital in promoting good staff health 29/11/12

Board level leadership is vital in promoting good staff health

Mike West argues that when NHS boards monitor, support, and model good staff health and wellbeing, staff will be more likely to take care of their own health.

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A radical, action-based approach to leadership 27/11/12

A radical, action-based approach to leadership

Judi Marshall provides ideas on how combining action research with systems thinking can be a route to more radical thinking.

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New maternity and paternity leave legislation could change the way we think about work 19/11/12

New maternity and paternity leave legislation could change the way we think about work

Caroline Gatrell discusses the likely impact of the government's new maternity and paternity legislation.

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Negative side of positive leadership 05/11/12

Negative side of positive leadership

David Collinson critiques the trend towards what he terms 'Prozac leadership' – a culture of excessive positivity.

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