Society has become more informed and less tolerant since the advent of the internet and social media, particularly in light of increasing concerns over climate change, social inequity and injustices, corporate scandals and the 2008 global financial crisis.
Developing business strategy skills to sustain and support the growth of start-up firms in an increasingly complex, uncertain and volatile environment can be a risky challenge.
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
Leeds Business School Guest Speaker Series welcomed Charlotte Valeur, recently appointed Chair of the Institute of Directors who talked about the importance of balance and the value of a perspective that blends together social, economic and environmental dynamics, spatial dimensions and the nature of power at various levels of society and organisations.
Professor David Devins and Dr Fiona Robertson were delighted to attend the first meeting of international partners working together on the ISSUE project.
As I write this question is ricocheting around Hollywood, post-Weinstein, and even the Houses of Parliament, leading in the first instance to Michael Fallon’s resignation. It is of course déjà vu. In the last decade the same cries went up after all the major governance crises - from the BBC and Jimmy Savile to the Catholic Church; from Parliament to the Mid Staffs Hospital Trust.
Society’s trust in key institutions — business, government, NGOs, and media - has reached crisis point, according to a survey by the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer of over 33,000 respondents in 28 countries.1
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