Business Schools

Brexit: A View from the Business School

Ken Starkey | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK
Ken Starkey

How are we to react to the Brexit bolt of lightning? I write as a passionate European. Clearly there was a strong reaction to the idea of a yet another elite making hay while life got harder and harder for so many. It is no surprise that have-nots choose to bite the hand that, they perceive, does not feed them (although, ironically, some of the areas where the Exit vote was largest are the biggest recipients of EU support).

Building Better Bridges Between Employers and Business Schools

Ann Francke | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Ann Francke

If businesses aren't ready to provide young people with the important work experience they need to start a career in their sector, then how can they expect graduates to have the requisite skills when a role becomes available?

International Business Schools and Their Role in Society

Stephen Fear | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Stephen Fear

Working together in harmony will increase the likelihood of success and the many excellent business schools around the world are providing humanity with a more focused, thoughtful and caring business class as can be seen by the increase in Social Enterprise.

Why University Is the Best Place to Start Your Own Business

Sarah Watkinson-Yull | Posted 04.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Watkinson-Yull

Studying while running a business is more of an advantage than a disadvantage. If anything it actually benefits my studies as I can base my projects and assignments around the business. I also take advantage of the fact that in the university there are many academics who are professionals and business owners.

New Directions for Business School Corporate Finance

Sion Owen | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sion Owen

The problems of finance are among the biggest problems of our time and political economy provides a framework that is big enough and broad enough to put the problem in a logical framework. This is the way forward for business school corporate finance.