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February 2017

Making countries more business-friendly: the role of international organisations Making countries more business-friendly: the role of international organisations
10 February 2017

Ken Davies is the former head of global relations at the OECD, and also worked as a Senior Economist at the Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment at Columbia University

Specialist CEOs and IPO survival Specialist CEOs and IPO survival
15 February 2017

This seminar will present findings that investigate the influence of a CEO’s specialist managerial experience on the probability of failure and survivability of IPO firms.

March 2017

Toxic Roads, Unearthing Hazardous Toxic Waste Dumping Toxic Roads, Unearthing Hazardous Toxic Waste Dumping
01 March 2017

This talk will present its findings which investigate how new roads are used as burial sites for hazardous waste and the health implications this has on individuals who live nearby; with a particular focus on Ethiopia. 

Networked Creativity: An organisational inquiry into creative interactions among entrepreneurs at London-based coworking spaces Networked Creativity: An organisational inquiry into creative interactions among entrepreneurs at London-based coworking spaces
08 March 2017

This talk will present the core ideas and preliminary findings of an ESRC Transformative Grant Research Project into collective creativity among entrepreneurs who utilise one of London’s many innovation hubs (co-working spaces). The contents and arguments offered will be of interest not only to those with an interest in entrepreneurship, organisations and collective creativity but also for researchers focusing on the future of work, business models and space.

Exploring Affective Practices in the Changing Context of Dirty Work Exploring Affective Practices in the Changing Context of Dirty Work
15 March 2017

The aim of this study is to explore dirty workers’ affective responses to chronic insecurities produced by the practices and logic of neoliberalism, and to demonstrate the centrality of affect in shaping the relationship with the past and the future.

Can adaption beat hindsight? Evidence from investors’ adapting technical trading rules Can adaption beat hindsight? Evidence from investors’ adapting technical trading rules
22 March 2017

Can adaption beat hindsight? Evidence from investors’ adapting technical trading rules

Meet the Editors Workshop Meet the Editors Workshop
22 March 2017

The School of Business and Management is organising a seminar on submitting to and getting accepted by highly ranked journals in business and management.

The contested terrain of social media in employment The contested terrain of social media in employment
29 March 2017

A small body of emerging research suggests that employers are increasingly profiling employees and institutionalising social boundaries by codifying, monitoring and enforcing professional online conduct.

 


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