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Thought Leadership

Learn from the insights of a trusted source.

Our faculty across the university are informed opinion leaders and often the go-to people in their field of expertise. Here, they share their many insights and opinions gleaned from years of research and/or experience in their respective fields in order to further debate, inspire new ideas and help turn these into reality with a view to finding a way forward in meeting the many and diverse challenges of an increasingly uncertain and changing geopolitical and socioeconomic landscape.

I befriend women detained at Yarl’s Wood: their life in immigration limbo is excruciating

For nearly two years, Joanne Vincett, PhD Student in the Deparment for Strategy and Marketing at OUBS, has been researching and volunteering as a “befriender” and trustee with Yarl’s Wood Befrienders, a charitable volunteer visitors’ group that offers emotional and practical support to women migrants and asylum seekers detained in Yarl’s Wood.

12th March 2018
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The five-minute management idea: employees as stakeholders

Graeme Salaman and John Storey are authors of the book: A Better Way of Doing Business? Lessons from the John Lewis Partnership, shortlisted for the CMI Management Book of the Year in the Management Futures category. In this article, they ask what is the future for management and business? 

12th February 2018
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Brexit's impact on City of London employment

In the lead up to Brexit we might be able to learn both something about the City and something about how well we adapt to change.

10th January 2018
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The need for data empowerment

A critical question is how big data can be simultaneously empowering for employees and beneficial to employers.

8th December 2017
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A Year of Insight: eBook now available

A new eBook "A Year of Insight," created in partnership with HR Magazine, is available now.

27th November 2017
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Rapid internationalisation and performance: Is the sky the limit?

To speed or not to speed is the looming question in today’s time-competitive international markets.

25th October 2017
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The future of work is a choice but business needs to step up and be brave

If people want a meaningful and empowered future in an automated world, rather than the dystopian future often painted, then they have to claim it. But is business ready for this seismic shift and will it choose to put humans and society first?

27th September 2017

Diversity, Migrant Entrepreneurship and Socio-Economic Inclusion

Dr Cinzia Priola, Senior Lecturer in Organisation Studies, discusses the need to pay attention to diverse groups of workers.

18th September 2017

Inequalities, discrimination and the pay gap

Can HR play a role in fostering workplace inclusion and equality?

11th September 2017

Rapid internationalisation and performance: Is the sky the limit?

To speed or not to speed is the looming question in today’s time-competitive international markets.

29th August 2017

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