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Department of Management hosts Public Lecture by Head of People Operations at Google
Laszlo Bock, Head of People Operations at Google, presented his new book 'Work Rules! Insights from Inside Google that Will Transform How you Live and Lead' during a Public Lecture hosted by the Department of Management on Monday 18 May.
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Department of Management hosts 15th Social Study of ICTs Workshop
The Department of Management hosted the 15th Social study of ICTs Workshop on Monday 20 April.
SSIT Workshops connect leading academics, policy makers and industry practitioners to discuss information technology, innovation and concomitant organisational and social change. This year’s SSIT workshop will focus discussion on the underpinning processes of digital innovation and the significance of emerging social and economic changes.
HR experts gathered at LSE for the annual Voice and Value Conference and London HR Connection panel debate
The Department of Management hosted the 15th Voice and Value Conference on Thursday 16 April where the topic 'To what extent should employee voice be a right?’ will be discussed.
The conference was followed by a London HR Connection panel debate on 'Talent management: the future of HR or a flash in the pan?'
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2015 Digital Innovation Challenge winners announced
The LSE Digital Innovation Challenge is a global essay competition run by the Department of Management's Information Systems and Innovation Faculty Group each year.
After receiving a number of outstanding essay entries from university students across the world, the 2015 Digital Innovation Challenge Award is warmly presented to our two joint winners Judith Veit and Erik Leijon.
Seeing what others don't: the remarkable ways we gain insights - Public Lecture
A Public Lecture by leading research psychologist Dr Gary Klein took place on Thursday 26 March.
What are insights, and how do they happen? Observing people in their natural setting – from scientists and business people to firefighters and soldiers – Dr Klein demonstrated what insights are, the patterns that emerge, and how you can usefully deploy them.
Global academic networks:
The Social Science Foundations (Oxford University Press, 2014)
by P. Willman
Summary: Management is a fragmented and interdisciplinary area of study, with a lot of academic branches. Willman argues this tree is narrower at its roots, and these roots lie primarily in social science. Key to the purpose of the book is to present management theory as applied social science.
Leading Economists Predict the Future (MIT Press, 2014)
edited by I. Palacios-Huerta
Summary: In this book, ten prominent economists - including Nobel laureates and several likely laureates - offer their ideas about what the future might hold in 100 years.
by I. Palacios-Huerta
Summary: In this book, Ignacio Palacios-Huerta illuminates economics through the world’s most popular sport, offering unique and often startling insights into game theory and microeconomics, covering topics such as mixed strategies, discrimination, incentives, and human preferences.
Cooperative governance for network innovation, standards, and community (Routledge, 2014)
by S.V.Scott and M. Zachariadis
Summary: The book provides valuable source of material for scholars about what SWIFT is and how it works. It is a must read for graduates entering financial services, and provides informed insight for policy makers.
by Lacity M., Willcocks L. and Burgess A.
Summary: the book presents practices used by clients, providers and advisors to realize value from LSO. The book is based on data from 27 LSO providers, interviews with clients, consulting assignments and lessons learned from prior Information Technology Outsourcing (ITO) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) research.
by Willcocks, L., Venters, W. and Whitley, E.
Summary: The book outlines everything that a manager needs to know in order to make strategic decisions about cloud technology.
Behavioural Public Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
edited by A. Oliver
The Chapter is: Models of governance of public services: empirical and behavioural analysis of ‘Econs’ and ‘Humans’
by K. Truss, R. Delbridge, K. Alfes, A. Shantz and E. Soane
Summary: The book brings together, for the first time, psychological and critical HRM perspectives on engagement as well as their practical application.
by Cullen, S., Lacity, M., and Willcocks, L.
Summary: A distillation of research streams pursued by the three authors over the last five years.
The latest journal articles published by our leading research faculty:
The European Financial Review, 10 February 2015
Written by Prof Saul Estrin, and featuring our Executive Global Master's in Management programme
'Europe's creditors play with 'political fire' in pushing Greece to the brink'
The Telegraph, 31 January 2015
Comment from Prof Luis Garicano
'For students, London is capital'
The Independent, 29 January 2015
Comment from Prof Sandy Pepper on the unparalleled opportunities our London location offers to students
'London and Oxbridge top the UK’s business school research list'
Financial Times, 18 December 2014
Coverage of the Department of Management's 2014 Research Excellence Framework results
Interview with Prof Saul Estrin, featuring our Executive Gobal Master's in Management and TRIUM Global Executive MBA programmes
Interview with Dr Christian Busch
By Prof Luis Garicano
Featuring our Executive Gobal Master's in Management programme
Executive Summer School
2015 - applications now open