Category Archives: Guest posts

A guest post is a blog written by a guest blogger

Does an MBA develop the soft skills that a manager needs for work?

Posted by on Thursday, June 26, 2014

Guest blog by Mohit Soral, Vice President – Market Operations (Revenue Optimisation) at Emirates .  Mohit is an MBA alumnus of Bradford University School of Management on its Dubai programme In her book, Becoming a Manager, Linda Hill argues that, based on her research, ‘the education many business schools provide does little to prepare managers… 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 can businesses innovate beyond obsolescence?

Posted by on Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Mark Buckley is a 20-year-old product design student and won a place on the B&Q Youth Board as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, which has worked with Bradford University School of Management to develop the Innovation, Enterprise and the Circular Economy MBA. It’s only when business leaders question the current ways of working, and… Read More »

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 »

Organisational psychology: is knowing yourself the key to understanding organisations?

Posted by on Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Guest blog by Alumnus Dr Chris Ridgeway, one of the first BSc students at Bradford University School of Management from 1964-67 graduating with a BSc in Business Studies: occupational psychologist; coach; therapist; organisational consultant and occasional visiting academic Atvarios UK,US African and Middle East universities . In order to understand the motivations of others and… 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 »

The power of placements: Why businesses must work with universities to meet the current skills shortage

Posted by on Tuesday, November 5, 2013

John Turner completed both a BSc in Business and Administration Studies in 1967 and an MSc in Management Studies in 1971 at Bradford University School of Management (then called the Management Centre), publishing his thesis in 1974 as a book entitled Forecasting Practices in British Industry. He was the first person from the Management Centre… Read More »