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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.

The effect of virtual interactions on wellbeing 19/11/14

The effect of virtual interactions on wellbeing

In an article on HR Magazine, LUMS PhD student Jean-François Stich explains his new research project, jointly supervised by Dr Patrick Stacey and Professor Cary Cooper.

Is it still worth going to university? 19/11/14

Is it still worth going to university?

Research by LUMS economist Ian Walker is cited extensively in a blog post on the Channel 4 news website. 

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Do we need HR? How the function has developed 18/11/14

Do we need HR? How the function has developed

In an opinion piece in HR Magazine, Paul Sparrow describes some of the themes of the latest book to come out of Lancaster's Centre for Performance-Led HR.

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Open Strategy Design Workshop in Madrid 12/11/14

Open Strategy Design Workshop in Madrid

Dr Martin Friesl, of Lancaster's Centre for Strategic Management, presented an Open Strategy Design workshop at the 2014 Strategic Management Society Conference in Madrid. The workshop was jointly organised with Luciano Oviedo (Intel Corporation) and Hanna Lehtimäki (University of Eastern Finland).

London’s congestion charge increases speed and saves lives 04/11/14

London’s congestion charge increases speed and saves lives

Writing in the Conversation, Professor Colin Green describes research which shows that London’s congestion charge has led to a significant fall in road traffic accidents.