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Department of Management
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE

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New Academic Building
54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London WC2A 3LJ

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Our approach to Management teaching and research is globally diverse, interdisciplinary and analytically rigorous, with the betterment of society as our fundamental aim.

We aim to teach our students how to be innovative contributors to society, as well as competent appliers of tools, and we develop their talent to achieve lasting success over a lifelong career.


Carsten Sørensen

Winners of Digital Innovation Challenge 2014 announced|

After receiving a number of outstanding essay entries from university students across the world, the LSE Digital Innovation Challenge Award 2014 is warmly presented to Emilie Maccarini and James Welcome.

The LSE Digital Innovation Challenge| is a global competition run by the Department of Management's Information Systems and Innovation Group each year to encourage students from partner universities| across the world to submit an essay on an area related to digital innovation. Winners are invited to visit the LSE at the end of April and present their essays at the Social Study of Information Technology Workshops|.

Find out more about the award|

Daniel Beunza

New Executive Summer School course offered by the Management Department|

Sociology of Finance: Networks, Culture and Performance presents application of sociological research and current thinking on the global issue of how to change banking culture.  This short course led by Dr Daniel Beunza is designed to develop the knowledge and understanding of the managerial and relational aspect of capital markets, including the use of social networks in finance, managing traders, and shaping corporate culture. Attend this course to understand how to manage the culture of your organisation and leverage the power of social networks, in particular for financial communication, model choices, and financial technology.

Dates: 30 Jun – 4 Jul 2014, LSE’s Central London Campus

Visit the Executive Summer School website for more information|


National Student Survey 2014 - NOW OPEN|

The National Student Survey is now open for all 3rd year undergraduate students to complete. This is a chance for students to provide feedback on their time at the School and within the department. The Survey closes on the 30 April 2014.

Access the survey|

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LSE HR Conference 2014 - Book your place|

Bookings are now open to attend the LSE HR Conference which will be held on Thursday 22 May 2014.

The theme of this year's Conference is: 'Visible and Invisible Diversity at Work'. The LSE HR Conference provides the ideal setting for practitioners and academics to meet and discuss important contemporary HR issues.

Find out more about the Conference|

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BSc programme|

Effective management is based on understanding how organisations work. Rather than teaching you specific techniques, our BSc Management programme focuses on helping you achieve this understanding through the analysis of key disciplines like accounting, economics, finance, human resource management, information management, operations management, marketing and organisational behaviour.

Interested in our undergraduate programme? Find out more|

MSc programmes|

We offer a comprehensive range of one-year MSc degree programmes across different disciplines of management, as well as a two-year Master's in Management programme for recent graduates from any academic background.

Interested in our master's programmes? Find out more|

MPhil/PhD programmes|

Our PhD programme draws upon the excellent general and specialised knowledge of the management discipline available across the Department. The programme features five distinct tracks.

Interested in our doctoral programmes? Find out more|

Executive education

The Department offers a number of executive programmes:


In 100 Years|
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.

Ignacio Palacios-Huerta

Beautiful Game Theory. How Soccer can Help Economics| (Princeton University Press, 2014)

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.


The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)| 
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.


The Rise of Legal Services Outsourcing (Bloomsbury, 2014)|

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.


Moving To the Cloud Corporation| (Palgrave, 2014)

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.


Prof Gwyn Bevan and |Dr Barbara Fasolo| have a Chapter in:

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’


Employee Engagement in Theory and Practice| (Routledge, 2013)

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.


Outsourcing: All You Need to Know (White Plume Publishing, 2013)

by Cullen, S., Lacity, M., and Willcocks, L.|

Summary: A distillation of research streams pursued by the three authors over the last five years.


Who do you think you are? A review of the complex interplay between information systems, identification and identity|

Whitley EA|, Gal U and Kjærgaard A (2014)
European Journal of Information Systems, 23(1). pp 17-35. ISSN 0960-085X

The Ambivalent Ontology of Digital Artifacts|

Kallinikos J|., Aaltonen A. and Marton A. (2013)
Management Information Systems Quarterly, (37:2). pp. 357-370. ISSN 0276-7783

Feedback seeking from peers: a positive strategy for insecurely attached team workers| 

Wu, Chia-Huei|; Parker, S. K. and De Jong, J. P. J. (2013)
Human Relations. ISSN 0018-7267 (In press)

Entrepreneurial behavior in organizations: does job design matter|

De Jong J. , J. P. J. ; Parker , S.K. and Wennekers, S. and Wu, Chia-Huei| (2013)
Entrepreneurship theory and practice. ISSN 1540-6520 (In press)

Convergent and discriminant validity of the WHOQOL-BREF using a multitrait-multimethod approach| 

Hsiao, Yu-Yu ; Wu, Chia-Huei| and Yao, Grace (2013)
Social indicators research. ISSN 0303-8300 (In press)

The two facets of conscientiousness: interaction of achievement orientation and dependability in predicting managerial execution| 

Wang, Ying and Wu, Chia-Huei| and Mobley, William H (2013)
Human performance, 26 (4). pp. 275-296. ISSN 0895-9285