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Imran Iqbal, Research Manager 

  

Email: i.iqbal2@lse.ac.uk

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Research

  • We're proud to be ranked #1 in the UK for research in Business and Management Studies (REF 2014)

  • Will robots replace humans? The future of work.

  • Actions speak louder than words - why non-verbal communication is a key leadership skill

 

The Department of Management’s faculty produce outstanding scholarly research about organisations and management, and use interdisciplinary research methods and knowledge to address problems in business, government, and society.

Across the department, the following substantive research themes are pursued:

  • Business models, institutions, and societal dynamics 
  • Incentives, information representation, and structural design
  • Human capital, careers, and institutions
  • Digital innovation, extended enterprises, and disruptive technologies 
  • Normative orders, leadership, and behavior in organisations  
  • Cognition, contexts, and consumer choice
  • Capabilities, networks, and strategy 
  • Public programmes, organisational transitions, and policy dynamics
  • Conflict, employee representation, and negotiation

The Department is home to LSE's Behavioural Research Lab, a cutting-edge facility for researchers across LSE and the wider academic community.

Learn more about our research:

Faculty Groups & Research Initiatives
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Impact case study: Improving employee engagement and performance

Dr Emma Soane played a key role in research that helped to define and disseminate best practice in the area of employee engagement.

 
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Impact case study: Helping organisations harness the power of innovative technologies

PA Consulting Group commissioned Dr Carsten Sørensen to identify more innovative and strategic ways to use IT systems in organisations.

 
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Impact case study: Revolutionising decision-making in complex multi-stakeholder contexts

Research by Dr Barbara Fasolo, Prof Gilberto Montibeller and Prof Larry Phillips produced the Decision Conferencing approach to help governments and organisations make better decisions in highly complex and demanding contexts

 
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Small families are better for kids

The Washington Post features a working paper co-authored by Professor Yona Rubinstein, suggesting that more may not be merrier.

 
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Time for a change in executive pay?

Professor Sandy Pepper argues in The European Financial Review that current executive pay practices need a redesign.

 
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Impact case study: Improving public services through ambitious targets and tough sanctions for failure

Prof Gwyn Bevan's research into health services has shown how and when ambitious targets and tough sanctions can improve performance of public service.

 
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Dr Barbara Fasolo appointed to Google research project 

Dr Fasolo has been appointed as the Principle Investigator on a research project, supported by a grant from Google, which explores whether honest behaviour is affected by self-awareness of profession or civic duties.

 
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Wake up: this job is no dream

Dr Shoshana Dobrow Riza explains in The Sunday Times why loving your job doesn't always mean you'll be good at it.

 
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Professor Michael Barzelay awarded £75,000 grant for international development project

The project will focus on applying reverse-engineering techniques within international development agencies in Japan.

 
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Impact case study: Motivating better consumer decisions through behavioural economics

Prof Diane Reyniers and Prof David de Meza's research contributed to a significant shift in the way the UK's financial regulator protects consumers and encourages better financial decisions.

 
Luis Garicano

Impact case study: Addressing a significant 'hidden' factor behind Spain’s failed banks

Prof Luis Garicano's research into Spain's failed Caja banks influenced the government to overhaul the way bank executives are appointed.

 

From pyramids to diamonds: legal process offshoring, employment systems, and labor markets for lawyers in the United States and India
Kuruvilla, Sarosh and Noronha, Ernesto (2016) From pyramids to diamonds: legal process offshoring, employment systems, and labor markets for lawyers in the United States and India. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 69 (2). pp. 354-377. ISSN 0019-7939

A pathway to a vital labour movement in China?: a case study of a union-led protest against Walmart
Li, Chunyun and Liu, Mingwei (2016) A pathway to a vital labour movement in China?: a case study of a union-led protest against Walmart. In: Liu, Mingwei and Smith, Chris, (eds.) China at Work: A Labour Process Perspective on the Transformation of Work and Employment in China. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137433282 (In Press)

Addressing anxiety in the teaching room: techniques to enhance mathematics and statistics education
Kotecha, Meena (2016) Addressing anxiety in the teaching room: techniques to enhance mathematics and statistics education. OUPblog (11 Jan 2016) Blog.

Indicators-based spatial SWOT analysis: supporting the strategic planning and management of complex territorial systems
Comino, E. and Ferretti, V. (2016) Indicators-based spatial SWOT analysis: supporting the strategic planning and management of complex territorial systems. Ecological Indicators, 60 . pp. 1104-1117. ISSN 1470-160X

The influence of structural balance and homophily/heterophobia on the adjustment of random complete signed networks
Deng, Hongzhong, Abell, Peter, Engel, Ofer, Wu, Jun and Tan, Yuejin (2016) The influence of structural balance and homophily/heterophobia on the adjustment of random complete signed networks. Social Networks, 44 . pp. 190-201. ISSN 0378-8733

Close communications: hedge funds, brokers and the emergence of herding
Kellard , Neil, Millo, Yuval, Simon, Jan and Engel, Ofer (2016) Close communications: hedge funds, brokers and the emergence of herding. British Journal of Management . ISSN 1045-3172 (In Press)

Reducing mathematics and statistics anxiety: questionnaires and case studies in practice
Kotecha, Meena (2016) Reducing mathematics and statistics anxiety: questionnaires and case studies in practice. In: SAGE Research Methods Cases. Sage Publications Ltd..

Labor unrest and incipient bargaining in China.
Kuruvilla, Sarosh and Zhang, Hao (2016) Labor unrest and incipient bargaining in China. Management and Organization Review . ISSN 1740-8784 (In Press)

Labor unrest and incipient collective bargaining in China
Kuruvilla, Sarosh and Zhang, Hao (2016) Labor unrest and incipient collective bargaining in China. Management and Organization Review . ISSN 1740-8776 (In Press)

Globalization of commodification
Noronha, Ernesto, D'Cruz, Premilla and Kuruvilla, Sarosh (2016) Globalization of commodification. Journal of Contemporary Asia . ISSN 0047-2336 (In Press)

 

The latest posts from our Management with Impact research blog:
 

Women CEOs in social enterprises earn 29% less than their male counterparts
Gender differences in pay are ubiquitous at all organisational levels including at the top. Entrepreneurship is hailed as one way for women to circumvent organizational norms and discrimination, because as CEOs of their own organizations, entrepreneurs largely determine their own pay. Moreover, social entrepreneurship may be a particularly gender-blind occupational choice; evidence indicates that women are more likely to start a social enterprise. […]

Actions speak louder than words – why adaptive non-verbal communication is a key leadership tool
It is widely accepted that non-verbal communication is extremely influential in interpersonal encounters, and non-verbal signals (i.e. everything except the words themselves), including body language, eye contact, tone of voice and rapidity of speech, can have a subtle but significant influence on the dynamic between two people. For leaders in a professional context, there is no exception. I have recently […]

Businesses will increasingly use robots to deal with the explosion of data
The term “Robotic Process Automation” (RPA) connotes visions of physical robots wandering around offices doing the job of humans. However, the term really means automation of service tasks. Let’s think of business processes such as transferring data from multiple input sources such as email and spreadsheets to systems of record like Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Here the […]

 

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