Academic staff profiles


    • Another successful year for enterprise at The University of Manchester

    • Fairness at Work research briefings and video

    • Reconstructing fairness? The contested terrain of fairness and decency at work

      FairWRC Conference, 11-12 September

    • Manchester Business School inspires leaders with business coaching confidence

    • Vital Topics 2014 - Register for our next event

    • Venture Further finalists turn party trick into craft beer brewing business

    • Financial incentives for hospitals only reduce patient death rates in the short-term

    • Plans submitted for retail and leisure phase of £50 million redevelopment of MBS

    • MBS in the news

    • Announcing the date of a new coaching conference for business leaders: 19 November 2014

    • NEW for 2014 – work placements for Management and IBFE students

      ‘Original thinking applied’ in action – putting academic ...

    • Manchester Business School expands in Singapore

    • Expert commentary

    • Masters Insights: Olayinka Arokodare, MSc Finance

    • Masters Insights: Hannah Lister, MSc Organisational Psychology

    • Masters Insights: Venkata Sai SriHarsha, MSc Management

    • MBA Banking and Finance Society 2014 Stock Picking Competition

    • Gold award win for Marketing Team

    • MBS Business Summit 2014 : Disruptive Technologies

    • Expert commentary: Dr Leah Donlan on Adidas’ sponsorship of Manchester United

    • University strikes hotel deal as part of £1billion campus master plan

    • Lord Digby Jones - Troubleshooting international trade

    • Studying for a Masters in finance – a graduate view

    • Expert commentary

      W/C 7 July 2014

    • Manchester Business School appoints strategy expert to drive innovation studies

    • Master of Enterprise (MEnt) student hopes to add fizz to his two Manchester city centre bars

    • MBS in the news

    • Can Wimbledon compete with the World Cup for viewers?

      By Leah Donlan, Lecturer in Marketing at Manchester Business School

    • Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers 2014

    • EU-SPRI Conference- Science and innovation policy: Dynamics, challenges, responsibility and practice

      18-20 June

    • Manchester's Creative Conversation

      8am-10am, 18 June

    • Enterprise Futures postgraduate event sets new attendance record

    • MBA Banking and Finance Society student and alumni networking event

    • Three-day event for leaders in the UK third sector

      Prometheus: executive leadership for the third sector

    • Troubleshooting international trade

    • FairWRC launches research briefings and new portal

    • MBS in the news

      w/c 18 May 20134

    • IT Counts. Discover ITMB at Manchester Business School

      A free event for year 11 and 12 students interested in studying IT...

    • MBS Alum hits the high note with successful music businesses

    • MBA taster lecture - leading change in times of uncertainty with Professor Chris Bones

      Institute of Directors, Pall Mall...

    • Venture Further 2014 winners announced

    • Prof John Øvretveit shares his evaluation expertise

    • Calls for rethink into wider, societal impact of management accounting practice & research

    • Expert blog: Adam Leaver on Manchester United leadership

    • Appointment of Peter Folkman as Honorary Professor at Manchester Business School

    • MBS in the news

      17th April 2014

    • ICAEW president to speak at Manchester Business School

    • John Pal awarded for teaching excellence

    • Middle East Centre awarded by ACCA

    • University Professors to carry out research on marketing of historic churches

    • Digital age creating turbulence, uncertainty and chaos for local newspapers

    • MBS in the news

      3 April 2014

    • Students go for growth in financial skills challenge

    • MBS supports Responsible Business Week – you can get involved too

    • Odds are against a Graphene-driven Mancunian industrial revolution says Dr Kieron Flanagan

    • The birth of a New Industrial Revolution - Peter Marsh

    • The social media reaction to #Budget2014

    • Panel event gives undergraduates chance to hear about real-life business experiences

    • The Great British Class Survey: discussing class in Britain with diverse audiences

    • The Great Manchester Business Conference

    • Soviet-style central bank control

    • MBS’ Jack Green wins library challenge

    • Budget 2014

    • Students celebrate success

    • IT Counts!

    • Vital Topics - The New Industrial Revolution: Where next for the North West?

    • MBS in the news

      7 March 2014

    • Audit Futures: What would make you proud to be part of a profession?

    • What's new in recruitment? How to attract, recruit and retain high calibre accounting graduates

      Event: 3 April 2014

    • MBS in the news

    • Sign-up now for Manchester Business School’s first MOOC

    • FT Business School Challenge

    • International football challenge comes to Manchester

    • MBS in the news

      18th February 2014

    • Thought Leaders in Infrastructure – Lord Deighton KBE

    • Expert commentary

      W/C 10th February 2014

    • Dragon's Den investment for MBS alumnus

    • Case study: Global MBA project

    • Expert commentary

      W/C 3rd February 2014

    • The changing face of high street finance - The Economist and MBS in conversation

    • MBS helps Tyres on the Drive gear up for growth

    • Lesbian, gay & bisexual employees twice as likely to experience bullying and discrimination at work

    • MBS in the news

      W/C 30 January 2014

    • MBS commissioned to undertake research into information available to members of the Armed Forces

    • New Director for Social Responsibility appointed to Manchester Business School

    • Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2014

    • The ups and downs of LGBs' workplace experiences

      Event: 30 January 2014, 2-5pm, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Canary Wha...

    • N8 Policing Research Partnership

    • MBS retail expert speaks at Royal Town Planning Institute

    • Global Executive MBA

    • Thought Leaders in Infrastructure event

    • Expert commentary

      W/C 13 January 2014

    • CBEs awarded to MBS alumni

    • MBS student latest Financial Times MBA blogger

    • MBA alumna receives OBE in Queen's New Year Honours

    • Expert commentary: Retail focus

    • MBS in the news

    • Expert commentary - Retail in 2013

    • Expert commentary

      WC 18 December 2013

    • New head for Manchester Business School

    • Venture Out 2013 competition winners announced

    • Four firsts for Information Technology Management for Business students

    • MBS in the news

      10 December 2013

    • Using Twitter for business

    • New doctoral training centre

    • Autumn Statement: cautious optimism ahead of 2015 election

    • Expert commentary

      W/C 02 December 2013

    • MBS in the news

      2 December 2013

    • Gary Davies takes Tesco Professorship

    • Opening of MBS' new China Centre

    • Expert commentary

      W/C 25 November 2013

    • Student entrepreneurship - an online Twitter Q+A session

    • MBS in the news

      20 November 2013

    • Brands in the gutter

    • Expert commentary

      W/C 18 November 2013

    • Global Entrepreneurship Week - advice for aspiring entrepreneurs

    • Thought Leaders in Infrastructure

    • Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013

    • Manchester Enterprise Centre shortlisted for Prospects Postgraduate Award

    • As BAE cuts jobs, is a strong defence sector really needed?

    • Expert commentary

      W/C 11 November 2013

    • Grigor McClelland 1922-2013

    • Student barometer

    • MBS in the news

      8 November 2013

    • Expert commentary

      W/C 4 November 2013

    • First Manchester Business School MOOC launched

    • Student start-up goes from strength to strength

    • Class system study goes under spotlight

    • MBS in the news

      29 October 2013

    • Innovations in Transport Event

    • The wellbeing of an ageing workforce

    • MBS in the news

      23 October 2013

    • Double whammy for Greater Manchester: Airport City and Chinese investment

    • Top ten download success for Nuno and Carliss’ paper

    • MBS in the news


    • Have you ever wondered when football changed from sport to business?

    • Forbes ranks Manchester Business School’s MBA as fourth strongest in the world

    • Healthcare technology adoption: what’s the problem?

    • The analysis of HS2: Waiting for the Holy Grail

    • MBS in the news


    • The organisational risks & moral dilemmas of privatising Royal Mail: Why undo something that works?

      Professor Miguel Mart...

    • Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking 2013

    • What’s the future for Britain’s high streets?

    • MBS in the news


    • Manchester Enterprise Centre 2012/13 annual update published

    • Professor Frank Geels awarded best paper prize

    • MBS in the news

      23 August 2013

    • What is a retailer?

    • An outstanding alumnus

    • Professor Karel Williams at the Critical Management Studies Conference 2013

      Download and listen

    • Tesco pays a high price for the persistence of a single customer

    • MBS in the news

      16 August 2013

    • Patients in Greater Manchester to benefit from more funding into health research and care

    • Zero-hour contracts: the dark side of flexible labour markets

    • Teddy Chester Lecture 2013

      Technology adoption in healthcare: What’s the problem?

    • MBS alumna nominated as one of Africa’s outstanding young female leaders

    • University scoops ‘Outstanding HEI Supporting Social Entrepreneurship Award’

    • MBS in the news

      23 July 2013

    • Critical Management Studies Conference

      15 July 2013

    • MBS in the news

      9 July 2013

    • MBS opens door to China with new business initiative

    • MBS in the news

      25 June 2013

    • A matter of time: The rise of zero hours contracts

    • The future for the UK energy market

    • MBS in the news

      18 June 2013

    • MBS in the news

      04 June 2013

    • More success for Manchester social entrepreneur

    • Building a culture of creativity

      Dr Mark Batey, Creativity Specialist, Manchester Business School

    • MBS in the news

      20 May 2013

    • Student entrepreneurs set for success

    • Vital Topics 2013: Sir Terry Leahy - Management in 10 Words

    • Threats of ‘social message schizophrenia’

    • Student entrepreneurs’ success in global business competition

    • MBS in the news

      18 April 2013

    • The Guardian Public Leaders Network live chat: the problem with procurement

    • MBS in the news

      10 April 2013

    • Retailers need to be data responsible to keep customers in a virtual world

    • Spontaneity leads smartphone shopping

    • MBS in the news

      26 March 2013

    • Major award granted for evaluation of stroke services

    • Michael Luger on the Budget

    • MBS alumna selected for World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders Class of 2013

    • UK businesses struggle to match IT skills with cloud computing demand

    • Jekyll or Hyde Budget? Watch our analysis and make up your mind

    • MSc Organisational Psychology reaccredited by British Psychological Society

    • Top Human Relations honour for John Hassard

    • Creative counting boosts women on boards

    • – ask the expert – online learning

    • Global MBA ‘Info Social’ in Spinningfields

    • 83% of cloud users point to cost savings according to new research

    • MBS in the news

      5 March 2013

    • MBS voted 22 in the Top 50 Social Media Friendly International MBA Schools Survey

      4 March 2013

    • MBS in the news

      27 February 2013

    • Vital Topics 2013: Sir Terry Leahy - Management in 10 Words

    • MBS to play key role in pioneering NHS Leadership Academy

    • MBS in the news

      19 February 2013

    • Retail Update 2013

    • MBS graduate keeps Oldham on the Road to Wembley

    • MBS and the British Quality Foundation join forces to showcase business excellence

    • International football challenge comes to Manchester

    • Retailers need to be data responsible to keep customers

    • Global MBA workshops 2013

    • Vital Topics 2013: Women in the C-Suite, London, 26 February, 6-8pm

    • MBS appoints Dil Sidhu as Chief External Officer

    • Venture Further 2013

    • MBS graduate Matt is Oldham's Cup hero

    • Manchester Business School rises to world 29 in The Financial Times MBA ranking

    • Consultancy projects: A whole new ballgame

    • MBS expert elected to The Guardian’s Public Leaders advisory board

    • Venture Further competition launch event

    • MBS merchandise e-store

    • MBS expert in the news: Professor Gary Davies

    • MBS expert in the news: John Pal

    • Venture Further winners set to take on Europe

    • MBS expert in the news: How big firms quietly own little brands

    • MBS events manager wins £500 funding for Manchester-based social enterprise

    • MBS to exhibit at HR Directors Business Summit

    • Season's Greetings from all at Manchester Business School

    • Venture Out 2012 winners revealed

    • Starbucks row over tax and staff contracts could reduce sales by 24%

    • Knowledge Transfer Partnership with MBS gives a competitive advantage

    • Venture Further 2012 finalists revealed

    • MBS expert on Sky News

    • Autumn Statement 2012

    • Should I strap a battery to my head? (and other questions about emotion)

    • Global Entrepreneurship Week events rated 'high impact'

    • Sports Analytics Conference: Next generation of sports analysts face major challenge

    • Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012

    • The social moment of truth

    • UK police and crime commissioner elections

    • Darzi clinical leadership scheme

    • Postgraduate open day

    • Obama and the UK Economy

    • Sports Analytics 2012

    • Recession means tackling workplace stress has never been more important

    • Vauxhall closes its Ellesmere Port car plant for a week

    • Are we really open for business?

    • Spending Review 2013 – politics trumps planning, again

    • How far can we trust earnings numbers?

    • Civil Service - getting on or getting out?

    • Scholarships for Indian students to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

    • Barclays shares to be hit by probe

    • New health quango struggling to recruit enough expert staff

    • Fairness at Work in Challenging Times

    • Ant-like technology could reduce commuting times, reduce C02 and tackle congestion.

    • Inflation rise raises doubts over bank’s forecasts

    • Libor failures neuter BBA as lobby may lose oversight of rate

    • MBS expert discusses the impact of working extra hours

    • MBS appoints Euro RSCG’s Julie McGuckian to head up global marketing and communications

    • Regional schools invest in financial and business skills competitions

    • Not all that glitters is social

    • MBS banking expert talks eurozone crisis on BBC

    • International Product Development Management conference

    • Radical vision to prevent eurozone disintegration

    • Asbos for executives and keeping the lid on pay rebellions

    • Government’s infrastructure plan

    • MBS’ retail expert reaches 7.2 million viewers

    • Bridging the valley of death

      MBS Professor gives evidence at Government committee.

    • Value for money in public-private partnerships yet to be proven

    • MBS in the news

      26 March 2013

    • MBS in the news

      26 March 2013

    • MBS in the news

    • MBS in the news

      26 March 2013

    • MBS in the news

      26 March 2013

    • No news, not good news for Civil Service

      Does regional pay and increased public borrowing spell disaster for public serva...

    • Budget 2012: ‘Structural Adjustment’ continues as public spending squeezed even more

      By Professor Colin Talbot

    • Budget 2012. Watch this space for live expert commentary on today’s Budget.

    • Manchester Business School official promotional video

      Watch our new video and find out more about what we do...

    • High Street: Bye or Buy?

      With mobile set to account for 50% of all retail sales by 2020, Manchester Business School advis...

    • Royal Bank of Scotland Chief Executive, Stephen Hester to speak at MBS

    • Manchester Business School rated world 31st in The Financial Times MBA ranking

    • Subscribe to the official MBS podcast series

      The podcasts are released twice a month and feature expert commentary and in...

    • Gender personality research finds men and women are poles apart

      Dr Paul Irwing speaks to the Telegraph about his recent s...

    • Cuts in the City 2011

      Manchester Business School’s Professor Colin Talbot and Dr Carole Talbot have exclusively teamed up...

    • Government accepts Vickers banking reforms

      Ismail Erturk, senior lecturer in banking at Manchester Business School, said ...

    • Strategic Shanghai partnership opens gate to world class research

      Manchester Business School’s strategic partnership wit...

    • Groundbreaking Sports Analytics conference at MBS

      The UK's first Sports Analytics conference brought together professiona...

    • Companies losing more than just jobs by reducing workforce

      The latest Office of National Statistics data showing unemploy...

    • Restoring the reputation of UK cities

      The BBC’s Gordon Burns, recently chaired a debate at MBS discussing whether this y...

    • Manchester Business School wins Private Equity Competition

    • The University of Manchester and Bruntwood team up to create ambitious new building project at MBS

      The University of Manc...

    • Knowledge Transfer Partnership gives PAS Ltd a competitive advantage

      Personal Audit Systems (PAS) Ltd, a market leading b...

    • MBS Supports the I Love Manchester campaign

    • Fairness at work after the financial crisis

      A 15-strong team from Manchester Business School’s Fairness at Work Research...

    • From Babygrows to Barbados - John Hays, founder and MD of Hays Travel to speak at MBS

      Wednesday 28 September 2011, 6.30pm...

    • The Riots: It may be the Under-Class that did it, but it’s the Uber-Class that lost it

    • Forbes ranks Manchester Business School’s MBA as second strongest in the world

      Manchester Business School's 18-month MBA ...

    • State procurement on the wrong track

      State procurement should take much of the blame for the 1,400 job losses at Canadian...

    • The Guardian - live debate - 12.00 today - what can the NHS learn from other global health systems?

      Manchester Business S...

    • Public sector strike dilemma

      Professor Colin Talbot discusses the dilemma facing public sector managers as the wave of st...

    • UK Government should concentrate on fiscal policies to spur on economic growth

      Ismail Erturk discusses how the UK can sta...

    • Manchester Enterprise Centre initiatives help stimulate UK economy

      Manchester Business School has been recognised for its...

    • Join Manchester’s health management experts at the NHS Confederation, 6-8 July

      As the NHS undergoes unprecedented change,...

    • Manchester Business School and Creative Lynx scoop Heist silver

      Simon Callow presented the team behind Manchester Busines...

    • The University of Manchester and Shanghai Jiao Tong strengthen links through MBS collaboration

      Dame Professor Nancy Rothw...

    • MBS launches new MBA scholarships

      Manchester Business School has launched four new MBA scholarships, thanks to generous d...

    • Manchester Business School footballer gets England call up

      21-year-old Matt Smith has been named in the England C squad f...

    • NHS Fast Track Management at Manchester Business School

      Manchester Business School and the Health Services Management Cen...

    • The Guardian - live online NHS Reforms Q and A session

      The Guardian’s live online Q and A session, today at 13.00

    • Latest visa changes and opportunities

      New student immigration policy

    • Founding father returns to MBS

      Professor Grigor McClelland, the first director of MBS, will be guest of honour at a confe...

    • Osborne's "march of the makers" questioned by MBS panel

      Chancellor George Osborne’s heralding of a manufacturing-friendly...

    • When The Boss is Out You Can Shine

      It's a peculiar thing, but whenever David Cameron goes away on holiday or on overseas ...

    • Cult of Leader

      Professor Chris Bones discusses why the only people who can curb excessive pay are those benefiting from i...

    • Eddie Davies, OBE, opens Manchester Business School's new Finance Zone

      A generous donation from Eddie Davies OBE, owner o...

    • Vital Topics 2011 line up announced

      Manchester Business School has attracted some of the world's most influential busines...

    • Big Society: be careful what you wish for, Mr Cameron

      The level of self-organisation exhibited by the Egyptian revolt has...

    • New Manchester Business School merchandise has arrived

      Check out the new range of Manchester Business School merchandise.

    • Matt Damon's Inside Job with Professor Michael Luger, Insider and Pro Manchester

      Professor Michael Luger is taking part i...

    • Older workers better able to cope with emotional stress and burnout

      Research from Manchester Business School shows that o...

    • Apple shares fall - emotion and share value

      Read Professor Gary Davies' views as to how Steve Job's announcement that he ...

    • A rock and a hard place

      Listen again to Colin Talbot, professor of public policy at Manchester Business School, discuss M...

    • MBS students triumph in the e-skills business challenge

      Congratulations to first year students Anne-Marie Donaghy, Andrew...

    • Economists predict minimal growth and bumpy ride for retail in 2011

      Dr Tom Kirchmaier, lecturer in strategy at Manchester...

    • Manchester Business School wins Private Equity Competition


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