Category Archives: Sustainability

Should sustainability be part of your business strategy?

Posted by on Tuesday, October 1, 2013

How big a part does sustainability play in your business strategy? Perhaps you’ve heard of the circular economy but are still unconvinced about how it can help your business turn a profit.

Through this two-part blog, I will explore the differences between a linear and a circular economic approach; show you how the circular economy not only benefits businesses, but that real strategy and the drive for sustainability are inextricably linked; and explain how to implement sustainable practices and gain competitive advantage along the way.

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 »

Bradford ‘Management Thinking’ Digest – the latest on business strategy, leadership, finance, innovation and sustainability

Posted by on Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Welcome to our new students across our global campus. We hope our monthly digest of the latest thinking on business strategy, leadership, finance, innovation and sustainability from within the School of Management and beyond will help set your studies into context and give you some food for thought. This edition of Bradford Management Thinking features… Read More »

Choosing an MBA that helps you make a difference

Posted by on Monday, September 12, 2011

Hajime Sudo is about to start Bradford University School of Management’s full-time MBA based at the University of Perugia in the Spoleto region of Italy. I graduated from the Accounting School of Tohoku University in Japan this spring. The School is located in Tohoku area, which was one of the areas most damaged by the… Read More »

Bradford “Management Thinking” Digest – the latest on business strategy, leadership, finance, innovation and sustainability

Posted by on Thursday, August 4, 2011

This edition of Bradford University School of Management’s digest of the latest business thinking features HR’s role in brand value 10 ways managers can improve trust in the workplace A regime switching approach to pension plan solvency Creating the sustainable business leaders of tomorrow Please share your views here and on Twitter @BradManagement STRATEGY Blog:… Read More »

Bradford ‘Management Thinking’ Digest – the latest on business strategy, leadership, finance, innovation and sustainability

Posted by on Tuesday, June 28, 2011

This edition of Bradford University School of Management’s digest of the latest business thinking features Quotas for women on boards Peer learning on the Ideas Bus Robert Peston on the Greek Economy Cutting the cost of an MBA Please share your views here and on Twitter @BradManagement STRATEGY & LEADERSHIP Blog: Will quotas get the… Read More »

Bradford ‘Management Thinking’ Digest – the latest on business strategy, leadership, finance, innovation and sustainability

Posted by on Friday, May 27, 2011

This edition of Bradford University School of Management’s digest of the latest business thinking features Cognitive mapping Sustainability Award Chinese companies and investor expectations Measuring the long term success of an MD Please share your views here and on Twitter @BradManagement STRATEGY Journal of Change Management: Cognitive mapping case study Our organisational behaviour and change… Read More »