Category Archives: Human rights

Bringing Rwandan génocidaires to justice 

Posted by on Monday, May 16, 2016

This month saw the opening at the Paris Cour d’assises, accompanied by a certain amount of media attention, of the trial of two elderly Rwandan gentlemen, Tito Barahira and Octavian Ngenzi. The events that led up to the trial of Barahira and Ngenzi, which started on May 12, took place more than 20 years ago, several thousands… Read More »

Big data: after the gold rush

Posted by on Friday, May 6, 2016

In case you haven’t noticed Big Data (BD) has been a hot topic in business for some time. Governments and public institutions, not to mention economists, business commentators and technology companies have been promoting the idea of a Big Data Revolution. Technology companies, whether providers of Business Systems, CRM software or Analytics have been promoting… Read More »

As part of a technology university, Bradford School of Management can be a global leader

Posted by on Tuesday, May 3, 2016

I was delighted when I heard that Bradford has become a technology university. As the world’s leaders are struggling to manage the impact of technology – is this an opportunity for the University of Bradford School of Management to lead the world in helping business leaders create strategies and manage for the future? Management teams… Read More »

The push to unionise the sex industry

Posted by on Monday, March 7, 2016

I began studying the unionisation of sex workers in 2002 when the media in Britain was awash with stories about the formation of the London-based International Union of Sex Workers (IUSW). It turned out that the IUSW was not a (labour) union and wasn’t very international either. Both were aspirations that were not to be… Read More »

Made in Dagenham hid the truth about equal pay for women

Posted by on Monday, March 11, 2013

Dr Peter Prowse, senior lecturer in HRM and employment relations, University of Bradford There was a sense of irony that the film Made in Dagenham, shown on BBC2 this weekend, came out on the same day as the Equality Act 2010.   People Management highlighted the struggle by Ford’s skilled female machinists to achieve pay… Read More »

The New Era of Management Skills

Posted by on Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Neil Gaydon, former ceo Pace, speaks at a free event organised by Bradford School of Management at the Leopold Hotel in Sheffield on Wednesday 13 June from 7pm – 9pm. He has written a blog on senior management skills for today which featured on the Huffington Post. You can read more about it here.

What can business schools do for creating community social mobilisation?

Posted by on Monday, March 5, 2012

Delroy Beverley, Director of Propertysolutions at Bradford-based housing association Incommunities Group, recently joined Bradford University School of Management’s Advisory Board. He holds a number of board level positions, advises many businesses on diversity and inclusion and was a trustee of one of the world’s largest and most influential charities. He is also a Fellow of… Read More »