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How will new technology shape the world

Professor Jamie Morgan, from Leeds Business School, examines the next step-change in technology, known as the fourth industrial revolution.

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Supporting Small Business Growth through Business Mentoring, Strategy tools and Certification

‘Everyone should have a good mentor’ is a phrase that has gained considerable currency over recent decades which have seen mentoring reach the mainstream of human resource development practice and business support policy.

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Sustainable Business Model Competition 2020

Following a successful introduction last year we are delighted to announce the Leeds Business School Sustainable Start-up Competition for 2020.

Work Discrimination and Bias against Women in Public Relations Literature : A Full Circle of Women’s Plight for Equality

I recently released a report from my EUPRERA project on ‘Women in Public Relations’, which provided a systematic overview of four decades of research on women in public relations.

Front cover of the the report - "Bloke-ification as a social issue? The case study of women in the UK advertising industry."

Women in UK’s Advertising Industry: Female managers better bosses, but women not listened to

I recently completed an analysis of data on the UK’s advertising industry, which revealed some problematic findings.

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Social Enterprise on the Rise

Thursday 21 November is Social Enterprise Day, marking day four of Global Entrepreneurship Week.

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#gew2019 – Opportunities for students at Leeds Beckett

10 million people in more than 170 countries have participated in entrepreneurship-related events, activities and competitions during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW).

Driving sustainable value through responsible leadership and management

Leeds Beckett University is proud to be a support member of The Good Governance Academy established last year to develop ‘conscious leaders who pursue value creation and the development of healthy, purpose driven organisations within the context of inclusive capitalism and sustainable development in all three dimensions of economy, society and the environment&rsquo

Business School Start-up Competition Winner receives Royal Recognition

More than seventy students participated in the first start-up model competition introduced in the Business School earlier this year.  

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An entrepreneurial celebration at the House of Lords

The Small Business Charter Summer Reception at the House of Lords provided an opportunity to hear about how business schools and small businesses are working together to benefit our society and economy.

SME Internationalisation – Innovation through sharing research and practice

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are important for economic sustainability, not only because of their capacity to create jobs but also due to their innovativeness and agility. 

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Life as a KTP Associate at Leeds Beckett

For over 40 years the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) has been a successful part-government funded initiative that has contributed towards the growth of Research and Innovation in businesses across the United Kingdom.

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Opportunities for Internationalisation of British SMEs

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can benefit greatly from internationalisation, as illustrated in a new report prepared by Dr Martina Topić. The research, which is funded by the EU as part of the Interreg COMPETE IN project, highlights opportunities abroad to show how businesses can internationalise, increase their profits, and engage with the global community.

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Supporting small business growth

Young businesses that want to grow are being offered funded business support and expertise by Leeds Beckett University through an innovative business programme.

Small Family Businesses: a key to economic resilience and sustainability

A report published earlier this year by the Institute for Family Businesses highlights the importance of family busineses to the UK economy. There are over 4.5 million of them in the UK, employing over 12 million people and contributing £460 billion to the UK’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

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Transformative technologies and their application within financial services

At a recent guest lecture in the Rose Bowl, Chris Sier, Envoy of the Northern Powerhouse, provided a wake-up call to organisations operating in the Financial Services sector.