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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. 

LUMS top for ‘research power’ in UK research ranking 18/12/14

LUMS top for ‘research power’ in UK research ranking

Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) is the most research-intensive business school in the UK, according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) published 18 December 2014.

The critical turn in leadership
12/12/14

The critical turn in leadership

Hosted by the Department of Management Learning and Leadership and funded by the Society for the Advancement of Management Studies, this workshop introduced and discussed the meaning and value of Critical Leadership Studies.

Professor’s lifetime achievement award 09/12/14

Professor’s lifetime achievement award

A Lancaster Forecasting expert has been honoured by the world’s leading operational research association.

Kingsman Prize 2014 27/11/14

Kingsman Prize 2014

The Kingsman Prize for 2014 has been jointly awarded to Management Science PhD graduates Franklin Djeumou Fomeni and Yifei Zhao. The prize was established in memory of the long-standing scholar of Management Science, Professor Brian Kingsman.

How forecasting undermines the need for zero hour contracts 21/11/14

How forecasting undermines the need for zero hour contracts

Robert Fildes, writing in The Conversation, asks whether employers really need to rely on using zero hour contracts to manage large numbers of staff.