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THU, 16 NOV 2017Public lecture with 'The Lean Startup' author Eric Ries
The entrepreneur revealed how the start-up ethos can breathe life into any organisation at a Department of Management public lecture. Listen to the podcast.
MON, 6 NOV 2017Podcast: Is our prison system broken?
Are prisons the poor relation of the public sector? Dr Simon Bastow – an expert on overcrowding in prisons – considers why the prison system in England and Wales may be failing. Listen now.
MON, 22 OCT 2017, The GuardianSafe standing’s surprise byproduct? It might help the home team’s game
What effect do crowds have on football? Professor Ignacio Palacios-Huerta discusses the home advantage.
MON, 2 OCT 2017, South China Morning PostNearly 40 per cent of Hong Kong students in ‘veiled’ poll support violent protests
An experiment by a group of international researchers, including Senior Visiting Fellow Dr Noam Yuchtman, finds Hong Kong students hold more radical attitudes towards political protests than expected.
MON, 2 OCT 2017, CEMS MagazineTechnological Disruption: the “human touch’ will still have a place in work
Just because work can be automated doesn’t necessarily mean it should or will, writes Professor Leslie Willcocks.
THU, 14 SEP 2017, The New York TimesThe Shkreli Syndrome: youthful trouble, tech success, then a fall
Research by Professor Yona Rubinstein finds smart teenagers who engage in illicit activities are more likely to become entrepreneurs: but if youthful rule-breaking foreshadows their rise, does it also contribute to their demise?
THU, 31 AUG 2017Experts must fight back
The incoming LSE Director, Dame Minouche Shafik, challenges the rise in anti-intellectual sentiment.
MON, 14 AUG 2017, The Ecologist The hidden environmental impacts of ‘platform capitalism’
The rise of powerful technology companies does not bode well for environmental regulations, argues Dr Jamie Woodcock.
WED, 2 AUG 2017 Penalty shootouts: EFL to trial fairer system
The English Football League has adopted the 'ABBA' penalty shootout format for cup competitions and playoffs, informed by the research of Professor Ignacio Palacios-Huerta.
MON, 31 JUL 2017, The Telegraph The fourth industrial revolution: don’t let your business be a casualty
Big corporations are preparing for Industry 4.0. Professor Leslie Willcocks – an expert on work, technology and globalisation – distinguishes the optimists from the pessimists.
TUE, 25 JUL 2017, Financial Times Companies risk fines for labour abuses lower on supply chain
Emeritus Professor David Metcalf and the UK’s first Director of Labour Market Enforcement, proposes tougher measures to tackle illegal practices, such as minimum wage abuses.
WED, 19 JUL 2017, WiredIs it a good idea for companies to reveal how much they pay?
Following the release of the BBC pay report, Professor Alexander Pepper considers the consequences for the BBC's top earners.
WED, 19 JUL 2017, The New YorkerVote for Ugly
The so called "beauty premium" has long been chronicled, but new research from Dr Satoshi Kanazawa suggests less-than-attractiveness can amount to a pretty penny.
THU, 6 JUL 2017, Raconteur; The TimesGetting the best from workplaces
With more and more people opting to log in remotely, Dr Esther Canonico provides insight on whether the office will remain central to our working day?
THU, 29 JUN 2017, HR ZoneThe business case for diversity: tackling the inconvenient truth
When diversity becomes a tick box exercise the whole organisation suffers, but research by Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey reveals the value of employee resource groups.
TUE, 20 JUN 2017Working the Phones: investigating control and resistance in the modern workplace
Dr Jamie Woodcock goes undercover in a call centre to reveal the plight of over a million workers employed in the UK’s least-loved service industry. Listen to the podcast from this LSE public lecture.
FRI, 2 JUN 2017, The EconomistEurope inches closer to a plan for fixing its financial flaws
A new European Commission proposal aimed at strengthening the single currency area is mostly welcomed, writes Professor Luis Garicano.
TUE, 30 May 2017, Board AgendaThere’s no one-size-fits-all approach to boosting diversity and business growth
The business case for diversity seems intuitive. But initiatives should improve the lived experiences of minority employees, says Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey.
MON, 22 MAY 2017Education for All: meeting the challenges of the 21st century
Julia Gillard, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Global Partnership for Education and former Australian Prime Minster, makes a compelling case for global investment in education. Listen to the podcast from this LSE public lecture.
TUE, 2 MAY 2017What's the future of work?
Exploring how technology is changing the way we work with leading LSE researchers. Listen to the latest LSEIQ podcast.
WED, 12 APR 2017, SkiftBritish Airways and the problem of fees, frills and perspective
As British Airways battle to compete in the low-cost long-haul market, Professor Amitav Chakravarti adds perspective on loss aversion.
THU, 6 APR 2017, Financial Times Spain: boom to bust and back again
Professor Luis Garicano – an expert on the failed Cajas in Spain – credits the country’s recovery to a restructure of the financial system.
WED, 5 APR 2017Drop the Ball: how women can achieve more by doing less
A pioneer in the women’s leadership movement provides a bold manifesto for change, empowering women to let go. Listen to the podcast from this LSE public lecture with Tiffany Dufu.
TUE, 4 APR 2017, Elite BusinessIs smarter monitoring the key to boosting Britain's productivity levels?
Managers are tracking employees to make informed decisions about their teams, but Dr Jamie Woodcock asks at what cost?
FRI, 31 MAR 2017, ForbesHow to create more innovation in your team? Fewer meetings and more slack timeTime is not just a luxury, it’s a necessity for innovation suggests new research by Professor Om Narasimhan.
THU, 23 MAR 2017, People ManagementWhat the gig economy can learn from call centre management
Dr Jamie Woodcock discusses how intense scrutiny can lead to employee rebellion.
FRI, 17 MAR 2017, Financial Times How to save a penalty: the truth about football’s toughest shot
Professor Ignacio Palacios-Huerta explains how football has become the unlikely field for the theories of a Nobel Prize winner.
THU, 2 MAR 2017No 'quick fix' to managing workplace diversity
A government-commissioned review urges employers to improve BAME progression but Dr Jonathan Ashong-Lamptey advises against a one-size-fits-all approach.
SAT, 18 FEB 2017, The TelegraphIs this the end of private prisons?
Amid the recent media froth over the pitfalls of the UK’s prison system, Dr Simon Bastow – an expert on prison crowding – cuts through the hysteria and provides insight on the unusual framework in which private prisons operate.
THU, 16 FEB 2017Workplace rudeness can have a profound effect on mental well-being
Dr Tara Reich finds that persistent rudeness from a person in power negatively impacts on an employee’s well-being and sense of belonging.
FRI, 27 JAN 2017Team sports boost life-satisfaction
Being a member of a sports team offers huge health benefits, and new research by Dr Chia-Huei Wu suggests it may also make you happier.
MON, 16 JAN 2017Manipulating workers desire for meaningful work can alienate employees
A new study co-authored by Dr Emma Soane reveals that strategies to boost staff performance and morale by manipulating an employee’s desire for meaningful work often achieve the opposite effect.
TUE, 20 DEC 2016, ForbesDoes Hollywood predict the future with any degree of accuracy?
Robots on the silver screen are often portrayed as 'out to get us', but in reality Professor Leslie Willcocks finds that robots can be effective when partnered with human intelligence.
MON, 5 DEC 2016How to break down the glass wall: successful strategies for women at work
Kathryn Jacob, CEO of Pearl and Dean, and Sue Unerman, Chief Strategy Officer at MediaCom, offered smart, practical strategies for women to succeed at work at an LSE public lecture. Listen to the podcast.
TUE, 15 NOV 16The Scale-up Manifesto: How Britain is becoming the scale-up nation of the world
The Department of Management brought together experts to discuss the latest findings of the 2016 Scale-Up Review. Listen to the podcast.
WED, 9 NOV 2016, The Financial TimesFake MBAs haunt CVs even in the internet age
Dr Roger Levy comments on how – in a connected world where many facts can be checked so easily – job candidates are cheating the system.
TUE, 8 NOV 2016, ForbesFour Ways Successful People Build Confidence
Dr Rebecca Newton explains how to increase confidence at work.
TUE, 1 NOV 2016Richard Reed reveals ways to succeed in life
Richard Reed, co-founder of Innocent Drinks, shared lessons in how to create and succeed at an LSE public lecture.
SUN, 25 OCT 2016, LSE Brexit blogThe end of Eldorado: Brexit Britain is likely to get a very bad deal from Spain
Professor Luis Garicano argues that Brexit puts much at risk.
MON, 24 OCT 2016Dr Fabian Waldinger awarded Philip Leverhulme Prize
Dr Fabian Waldinger, an “exceptional” researcher, has received one of five prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prizes in Economics.
FRI, 14 OCT 2016The future of computer science, according to Eric Schmidt
Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet and former CEO of Google, shared his views on computer science education and Britain’s ‘computing crisis’ at a public conversation.
OCT 2016, Harvard Business ReviewThe case against long-term incentive plans
Prior to LSE, Professor Sandy Pepper spent 27 years at PwC helping clients devise ways to compensate CEOs. Subsequently he states, “I was part of the system that I've come to say is not very effective".
FRI, 30 SEP 2016, The Economist Intelligence UnitThe intelligent workforce
Professor Leslie Willcocks’ research suggests that humans and robots are most effective when working together.
TUE, 6 SEP 2016Home working loses its appeal over time for both companies and staff
New research by Dr Esther Canonico finds that the benefits of working from home disappear over time.
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