Tag Archives: innovation

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 »

How should a top business school celebrate its 50th anniversary?

Posted by on Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Founded in 1963, later this year the School of Management will start our 50th anniversary celebrations. In times of austerity, it has been an interesting challenge to identify events and activities that both celebrate but add value to our alumni, academics and the global business community that we support. As one of the UK’s first… Read More »

How can businesses profit from the circular economy?

Posted by on Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Attending a recent breakfast meeting at the World Economic Forum in Davos, to launch the second EMF/McKinsey report on the circular economy, I calculated that the annual revenues of the companies present at the meeting was in the order of a 300 billion GBP.

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 »

The ‘need to get more for less’: a new model of ‘engaging leadership’

Posted by on Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Mother and daughter academic team – Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe, Professor of Leadership, Bradford University School of Management and Juliette Alban-Metcalfe, Managing Director, Real World Group – are the first winners of a new Chartered Management Institute (CMI) competition to find the most useful research to practising managers.  This article achieved the highest average rating from CMI… Read More »