Research news

Mind your language 19/01/15

Mind your language

In an opinion piece in Global Banking & Finance Review, Professor Steve Young describes research into how new techniques from computer science and corpus linguistics can be used to analyse data from 'narrative information' in the financial markets.

View on the Global Banking & Finance Review website
New editorial roles for Professor Alfredo De Massis 15/01/15

New editorial roles for Professor Alfredo De Massis

Professor Alfredo De Massis has been appointed to the editorial boards of two top journals: Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and the Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal.

Now drugs boost performance in the boardroom 12/01/15

Now drugs boost performance in the boardroom

The Sunday Times features research by Dr Karen Dale that finds that drugs designed to treat conditions such as narcolepsy and attention deficit disorder could be useful for executives seeking an extra edge at work.

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Management Science summer research bursaries for undergraduates 07/01/15

Management Science summer research bursaries for undergraduates

The Department of Management Science is offering research bursaries (paid internships) for undergraduates to experience and learn about research problems in Management Science, Operational Research, Operations Management and Information Systems.

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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Solving the Strategy Delusion 22/12/14

Solving the Strategy Delusion

Solving the Strategy Delusion is a new book by Professor Cary Cooper with LUMS PhD graduate Marc Stigter, now at Melbourne Business School. The book takes a pioneering approach to challenging conventional and 'delusional' approaches to strategy.