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May 13, 2022
Research Excellence Framework confirms LSE’s strengths in business and management

LSE’s approach to research excellence in business and management studies has been recognised by assessors in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework. Ninety-six per cent of the overall research profile for business and management studies at LSE was regarded as world-leading (four star) or internationally excellent (three star). MORE

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February 20, 2022
Legends in Risk Management with Professor Michael Power

Watch full discussion with Håkan Jankensgård, Associate Professor at Lund University, Sweden with Professor Michael Power, LSE, on the organizing and formalizing risk management. Professor Power points out, many of these attempts at ‘organizing uncertainty’ end up being rather shallow processes that merely serve to create a false sense of security. MORE



February 19, 2022
LSESU Accounting Society holds first student -led accounting conference at LSE

This year's theme focused on Accounting for ESG and Sustainability and included a panel discussion from leaders in the field of sustainable accounting including Alice Chapple, Paul Druckman, Neil Stevenson, and Ian Thomson. MORE



February 15, 2022
LSE Professor receives British Accounting and Finance Association Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Alnoor Bhimani is awarded the BAFA Lifetime Achievement Award for substantial contributions to UK academic accounting and finance. The award will be formally conferred during the gala dinner at the Annual Conference on 12 April 2022 in Nottingham. MORE


January 31, 2022
LSE’s new Marshall Building opens its doors

Since opening its doors in January 2022, the Marshall Building, has already transformed campus life. Designed by award-winning studio Grafton Architects and located at the south-west corner of Lincoln’s Inn Fields, it is LSE’s largest building with ten storeys plus two basement levels. It also houses the Department of Accounting, Department of Finance and the Department of Management. MORE



January 13, 2022
LSE Business Review - Scenarios in Innovation Pitches: Boon or Bane?

Professor Wim A Van der Stede discusses the effects of scenario presentation on the perceived innovation project risk and project team expertise. MORE



September 02, 2021
LSE Business Review - Sticks and Carrots: the Effectiveness of Penalties Versus Bonuses
Professor Wim A Van der Stede, Department of Accounting in the LSE Business Review asks should organisations penalise employees who underperform or should they limit themselves to rewarding good performance? MORE