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David Halpern, CEO of The Behavioural Insights Team, to speak at LSE on Tuesday 15 September 2015
In this Department of Management Public Lecture, Dr David Halpern, who leads the experimental ‘Nudge Unit’ at 10 Downing Street, reveals how behavioural economics has been applied to policy to achieve remarkable results.
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Department of Management receives Platinum for Green Impact
The Department of Management has been awarded the prestigious Platinum prize for Green Impact, an environmental accreditation and awards scheme run by the National Union of Students.
Public Lecture with the Department of Management's Professor Amitav Chakravarti
Dr Amitav Chakravarti, Professor of Marketing, discussed why consumers don't buy products and provided a framework to help managers predict how to change consumer behaviour at a Department of Management Public lecture on Thursday 11 June.
LSE ranked as a top university for business and management studies
The London School of Economics is the leading institution for business and management studies in London, and third in the UK, according to The Complete University Guide 2016.
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.
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.
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:
'How to Succeed in Resource-constrained Environments'
The European Financial Review, 20 August 2015
Prof Harry Barkema identifies the organisational characteristics adopted by high-performing, low-cost business models
'What does your body language say about you?'
The Guardian, 11 August 2015
Comment from Dr Connson Locke on the power pose
'An End to the Reign of the MBA?'
Ivyexec, 7 August 2015
Why the Master’s in Management and the Executive Global Master’s in Management are being heralded as a disruptive force in business education
‘Providing more autonomy is a key to managing happy, productive staff’
The Australian Financial Review, 29 Jul 2015
Featuring Dr Chia-Heui Wu’s research into job autonomy and skill utilisation
'How to Co-Lead a Team’
Harvard Business Review, 14 July 2015
Co-leadership can be effective, enjoyable and sustainable, explains Dr Rebecca Newton
'Economist MBA diary: Executive research'
The Economist, 30 June 2015
Executive Global Master's in Management student Ben Abbate shares how he has created business value from academic research
'Gearty Grilling: Vanessa Iwowo on leadership in Africa'
LSE, 25 June 2015
Dr Vanessa Iwowo presents her ideas on leadership in Africa
'Two Campuses – For the Price of One'
The Independent, 24 June 2015
CEMS Master’s in Management student Nicole Fruth reflects on her term abroad in Chile
‘How to Cope with Criticism’
BBC Capital, 22 June 2015
Insight from Dr Uta Bindl on how to respond to a bad performance review
'Leadership Development: One Size Does Not Fit All Growing Leaders in Africa and Across the World'
The European Business Review, 22 May 2015
Dr Vanessa Iwowo argues that leadership is socially constructed, contextual, and culturally contingent
'Actions Speak Louder Than Words – Why Adaptive Non-Verbal Communication is a Key Leadership Tool'
The European Business Review, 22 May 2015
Dr Connson Locke discusses how leveraging non-verbal signals effectively can be a key leadership tool
'Executive pay: The battle to align risks and rewards'
Financial Times, 30 April 2015
Featuring Prof Sandy Pepper’s research on the correlation between executive pay and corporate performance
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