Tag Archives: executive MBA

The role of HR – and an MBA – in organisational transformation

Posted by on Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Guest blog by Helen Taylor, Organisational development Manager at Damart, a leading brand in clothing for the senior market. Helen has signed up to start an executive MBA at Bradford University School of Management, starting in September and is sponsored by her employer, Damart. The role of HR is evolving all the time and there… Read More »

Has the recession affected the role of HR in corporates?

Posted by on Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Guest blog by Linda Montgomery, HR director at Damart, a leading company in thermal underwear and clothing.  A number of their senior team will be starting the executive MBA at Bradford University School of Management in September.  Here she looks at the learning and development challenges of corporates, particularly when employees are stretched for time… Read More »

Five winning tips to keep your customers in a recession

Posted by on Friday, December 7, 2012

Chrissie Rucker, founder of the White Company, this month told the Financial Times “It only takes a couple of bad experiences, of being disappointed in the quality of products, for you to lose your customers in the future”. For Ms Rucker this means she will not cut corners in her linens company.  So she won’t… Read More »

Choosing a Business Dissertation Question: How can you manage the expectation of all parties involved?

Posted by on Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Guest blog by Dr Robert Lomas: Lecturer in Technological Management; member of the Operations and Information Management group and author of Mastering Your Business Dissertation (2011) Routledge, Oxford. Twitter @Dr_Robert_Lomas   Amazon Author Central Page: Choosing the dissertation topic for your MBA, Masters or undergraduate business degree is potentially the most empowering step you can take… Read More »

If the HR role is to survive, it has to link up with marketing

Posted by on Friday, July 1, 2011

Simon Kingsnorth of Optimal HR, did his executive MBA at Bradford.  Here he challenges HR teams to understand their role as part of brand value – or find they will be taken over by the marketing function Long ago I noticed similarities between marketing and HR – I have also been part of the organisational… Read More »