Comment & analysis

LUMS researchers provide opinion and expert analysis of today's key issues.
Why we should worry less about rising CEO pay 05/10/15

Why we should worry less about rising CEO pay

Swarnodeep Homroy argues that it is compensation for the risk of dismissal, rather than greed, which is behind rising CEO salaries.

Lessons from VW: courage, climate change and the C-suite 25/09/15

Lessons from VW: courage, climate change and the C-suite

Professor Gail Whiteman, from the Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business, discusses the emissions scandal.

Three industries that will be hit by Arctic change 04/09/15

Three industries that will be hit by Arctic change

In her latest blog post for the World Economic Forum, Gail Whiteman and colleagues warn that melting ice caps will impact on agriculture, insurance and tourism. 

View full blog post on the World Economic Forum website
Firms that exploit the dark side of technology will find it leads to losses as well as gains 02/09/15

Firms that exploit the dark side of technology will find it leads to losses as well as gains

Following allegations of harsh working practices at Amazon, Monideepa Tarafdar talks about the dangers of technology in the workplace.

Five reasons to care about Arctic ice melt 02/09/15

Five reasons to care about Arctic ice melt

The Pentland Centre's Gail Whiteman and Jeremy Wilkinson discuss why a shrinking Arctic matters, including its effects on the economy.

View full blog post on the World Economic Forum website
The future of traditional TV looks bleak, and it shouldn’t worry us 28/08/15

The future of traditional TV looks bleak, and it shouldn’t worry us

Change is on the cards for traditional TV broadcasters, but the future also offers exciting opportunities, writes Martin Friesl in The Conversation.