Cardiff Business School News


Academics secure major ESRC grant

Thursday 19 January 2017

A team consisting of several Cardiff Business School academics has won a prestigious grant, worth £330,000, from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and 2 million RMB from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC).

Professor George Thomason (1927 - 2017)

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Cardiff Business School has learned with sadness that Professor George Thomason, former Chair of Industrial Relations, died on Friday 6 January 2017. He was 89 years old.

The late Professor Thomason enjoyed a long and distinguished academic and civil career and was key figure in industrial relations arbitrations in England and Wales.

Demonstrating the value of ethically screened stocks

Friday 13 January 2017

Research from Cardiff Business School’s Accounting & Finance section has been featured in a prestigious business journal.

Charity fundraising drive raises £1,000

Friday 13 January 2017

Cardiff Business School staff and students have raised £1,023.60, for Cancer Research UK through a number of activities held in late 2016.

The fundraising activity was instigated following the death of highly respected, and long-standing, colleague, Bruce Webb, who died in October 2016.

Employers sceptical about Government’s ‘superficial’ gender pay plans

Thursday 22 December 2016

Companies with 250 or more employees will soon be required to give average pay and bonuses data for men and women.

However, employers have told researchers from Cardiff University, the University of Exeter and the University of Bath that they were concerned they would not be given the time to understand or prepare for the change.

Reducing the disability gap

Thursday 22 December 2016

A team of Cardiff University researchers is leading the debate around reducing the disability employment gap in the UK.

Journal highlights work on ‘lean’ supply chains

Tuesday 20 December 2016

A partnership between Cardiff Business School and global logistics company Panalpina has been showcased in a major practitioner management journal.

Pilot recognition scheme flying High

Monday 19 December 2016

Cardiff Business School’s pilot professional services recognition scheme, High 5, and its initial cohort of successful nominees, were recently celebrated at the School’s end of year all-staff meeting.

Students shortlisted for employability awards

Monday 19 December 2016

Two Cardiff Business School students have been shortlisted for the National Undergraduate Employability Awards 2017.

China visit for Deputy Dean

Friday 16 December 2016

Professor Mohamed Naim, Deputy Dean of Cardiff Business School, has recently returned from a three-day visit to China.

During his visit Professor Naim met with senior staff members of Xiamen University’s School of Management, Beijing Institute of Technology Zhuhai (BITZH) and Beijing Normal University Zhuhai (BNUZ).

School hosts Chartered ABS Professional Managers’ conference

Friday 16 December 2016

Cardiff Business School hosted the Chartered Association of Business Schools (Chartered ABS) Professional Managers’ Annual Conference 2016 (PMAC 2016) from 12 – 13 December.

Cardiff University partners with Lexington to help match corporate buyers and sellers

Friday 16 December 2016

Lexington Corporate Advisors has partnered with Cardiff Business School and Cardiff University to offer internships to students striving to make an impact in the corporate finance world.

As part of the initiative, the firm, which was set up by Gary Partridge and Nigel Greenaway at the start of the year, has taken on Alexandra Ross as a Corporate Finance Research Analyst.

Executive MBA celebrates scholarship winners

Wednesday 14 December 2016

Cardiff Business School’s Executive MBA programme recently recognised its 2016 scholarship winners, when classes got underway for new and returning students this semester.

Academics scoop prestigious book prize in Paris

Monday 12 December 2016

Cardiff Business School academics, Dr Robert Mason and Mr Barry Evans, have won the Prix des Associations at the Les Plumes de Achats for their book, The Lean Supply Chain: Managing the challenge at Tesco.

Academics lead growth workshop with Welsh drinks sector

Thursday 8 December 2016

Cardiff University academics delivered a joint CO-Growth (Collaborative Operations for Growth) workshop with WRAP Cymru.