Category Archives: Business economics

Business economics as a field in applied economics uses economic theory and quantitative methods to analyze business enterprises and the factors contributing to the diversity of organisational structures and the relationships of firms with labour, capital and product markets. A professional focus of the journal Business Economics has been expressed as providing “practical information for people who apply economics in their jobs.

Business Challenge drew on skills learned on Bradford degree

Posted by on Monday, April 18, 2016

Our trip to Durham for the Business Challenge was an amazing experience and I gained a lot from it. The Challenge gave me the opportunity to demonstrate what I have learnt during my undergraduate studies so far. After signing in for event on the Saturday morning we moved to a big lecture theatre all very impatient for the… Read More »

Tendering: think like your customer or expect to lose the pitch

Posted by on Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Brendan Noonan is senior VP, learning and development at Emirates Airline.  His executive MBA was achieved at Bradford University School of Management in Dubai As an alumnus of Bradford University School of Management – top ranked by the FT – I have always been proud of my business school and its associations. Emirates decided to… Read More »

Setting sail for a circular economy

Posted by on Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Dame Ellen MacArthur is the record-breaking yachstwoman who launched the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in 2010 to encourage a global shift to a circular economy. She works with Bradford University School of Management to deliver a Circular Economy MBA and delivered this keynote address at the recent Re:Thinking Progress conference at the university. There are fundamental… Read More »

Can quotas correct boardroom bias for women?

Posted by on Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Christina Patino is the Corporate Programmes Coordinator at Bradford University School of Management and recently appeared on BBC Breakfast to debate the issue of having quotas for women on boards. Here she asks if a target for companies to recruit more senior women is enough, or should businesses face penalties to create equality on the… Read More »

How do businesses regain their appetite for risk?

Posted by on Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Dr David Spicer is Associate Dean and Senior Lecturer in Organizational Change at Bradford University School of Management where he lectures in the areas of change management and organisational behaviour on undergraduate, postgraduate and executive programmes.

Raising the Bar for CSR in Bradford: 5 key elements that the best CSR programmes always have

Posted by on Monday, January 13, 2014

Dr Kyoko Fukukawa is Senior Lecturer in Marketing at Bradford University School of Marketing and a member of the Marketing, Strategy and International Business group. She specialises in research on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and ethical decision-making in consumption and business practices. In this blog, Dr Fukukawa introduces Bradford Chamber of Commerce’s Raising the Bar CSR awards initiative, and explores the contributions that SMEs can make to CSR policy and good practice.

Will Bank of England’s forward guidance work for the regions?

Posted by on Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Guest blog by Paul Mackie, president of Bradford Chamber of Commerce – co-host of the Bradford University School of Management and Bank of England event with guest speaker, Dr Ben Broadbent of the Monetary Policy Committee At what point will interest rates start to rise again? This question is tied up with the Bank of… Read More »

Is there a place for heart and soul in a business strategy?

Posted by on Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Don’t walk the line: part two   The second of two guest blogs by Dr Elaine Hickmott, who studied for her MBA on business strategy and sustainability at Bradford UniversitySchool of Management. Read Part One here.  Here is part two of my guest blog for the School of Management on strategy and sustainability. Part one… Read More »

Can academic research influence government policy?

Posted by on Thursday, November 21, 2013

Jacoub has completed an MSc in Global Finance and Banking at Bradford University’s School of Management and is working with the Palestinian Monetary Authority (PMA) to develop plans to reestablish a single Palestinian currency, the Palestinian pound. Currently, Palestinians use three currencies – the US dollar, the Jordanian dinar and the Israeli Shekel. I am… Read More »