Category Archives: Innovation management

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 »

What makes an excellent business? Motivated and happy employees – and innovation

Posted by on Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Last month I attended the Yorkshire Post’s Excellence in Business Awards in my capacity as judge of the Outstanding Employer category, which is sponsored by Bradford University School of Management. It’s always gratifying to see the number of great businesses we have in Yorkshire – both large and small.   These businesses would stand out wherever… 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 »

The 7 key principles for an innovation mindset:Advice for employers and leaders on building innovation into everyday business practices

Posted by on Monday, September 2, 2013

Dr David Spicer is Senior Lecturer in Organizational Change and Head of the Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour Group. Innovation is BIG news. Everyone wants it. Everyone wants to be described as innovative. But what exactly does it mean to be innovative, and can it really be achieved without large upfront research costs and… Read More »

What’s in a name? Re:thinking sustainability for our new re:centre

Posted by on Friday, May 17, 2013

In July 2013, Bradford University opens the doors of a new £6m building in the heart of the city campus. re:centre is an exciting and dynamic space, which aims to inspire the innovative design of products, services and infrastructure to deliver radical new business solutions to current and future economic and societal challenges. The new… Read More »

Transformational strategies for the future of business

Posted by on Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Guest blog by Alan Moore, guest lecturer at Bradford University School of Management and author of No Straight Lines: Making Sense of Our Non-linear World Wherever you look in our world, you have to agree that the way we are living is unsustainable. Businesses are using resources – from energy to raw materials – without… Read More »

Three reasons why industry should get involved with a university

Posted by on Tuesday, June 26, 2012

by Andrew Isherwood, associate lecturer and runs a business and technology consultancy ai:consortia Three reasons why industry should get involved with a university I’ve recently been working with Bradford School of Management on developing and delivering a Technology and Innovation Management course for their MSc students. During this course I have encouraged external companies to… Read More »