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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.

Cathy Newman

We need to celebrate Brilliant Women More Often

We were delighted to welcome Cathy Newman to open the 2019-20 Leeds Business School guest lecture series this year.

Workplace Stress and Emotional Labour in Public Relations

Public relations is a stressful occupation. According to the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) annual member survey, ‘heavy/unmanageable workload’ is the top factor contributing to workplace stress (59%), followed by ‘unrealistic deadlines or expectations from colleagues’ (46%).

11/07/19
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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.

What are the Core Components of Communication Excellence?

The European Communication Monitor 2018 finds that excellent organisations both collect and use more information than ever before. Crucially, they also have effective leaders – although gaps in leadership skills and support exist across Europe. Insights from the largest transnational study on strategic communication worldwide.

IKEA Group

The Allen Key Effect. Swedish Style.

 A case study using IKEA to build postgraduate students’ employability skills on a vocational higher education course.

30/09/18
Leeds Beckett University Robert Minton-Taylor

Fact or fiction: Re-writing the text on gender inequalities in communication management

During our twelve years of studying the annual status of the profession through the European Communication Monitor and the Latin American Communication Monitor, we have also painted a picture of the gender issues in public relations and communication management practice.

13/03/18
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Leeds Beckett University Professor Ángeles Moreno
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Excellent, Moi?

What constitutes excellence in strategic communication? This is a question we are often asked by business partners in the region.

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