UCL School of Management professor Paolo Taticchi has featured in two articles with the Guardian, both of which address the need for sustainability and the ways that businesses can incorporate more sustainable practices.
UCL School of Management Professor Jean-Philippe Vergne has appeared on Al Jazeera’s live global broadcast ‘The Stream’ to discuss the future of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and art. The platform, which has a global reach of 310 million households in over 140 countries, is a television and online programme that airs daily and discusses the most pressing topics of the time.
UCL School of Management Professor Susana Frazão Pinheiro has received an honour from the President of Portugal for her services to Education. Appointed Commander of the Order of Public Instruction, Susana's work was celebrated in a ceremony held in London on 10 June.
UCL School of Management Professor Chia-Jung Tsay has written an article for Sifted, an online platform specialising in startups, in which she discusses the key factors in pitching to venture capitalists.
We are delighted to announce that Professor Davide Ravasi, head of the Strategy and Entrepreneurship and research group and Director of the UCL School of Management has been appointed as one of the new Associate Editors for the Academy of Management Journal.
UCL has been ranked among the Top 10 universities in the world in the 2023 QS World University Rankings. For the second consecutive year, UCL has placed eighth on the prestigious list, joining other global universities such as Stanford and MIT.
A new research project coordinated by UCL School of Management Professor Paolo Taticchi, OMRI will assess how Italian SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) are engaging with the sustainable transformation of their business.
We are delighted to announce that three UCL School of Management alumni have been named in Forbes’ annual 30 under 30 list in multiple categories. In total, fourteen members of the UCL community have featured in the list, which includes UCL staff, students and alumni.
The UCL School of Management recently celebrated the success of five graduating MBA students, who joined us in London for our UCL MBA Orientation and Immersion Weekend and our first Completion Ceremony. Set to become a bi-annual event, current and former School of Management students were invited to attend the four-day Ceremony to celebrate the Founders' Cohort, the first class of UCL MBA graduates.
Increasingly, scholars and organisations are placing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) at the forefront of their efforts. On May 5th, 2022, faculty in the UCL School of Management hosted the first annual UCL Diversity Research Day. The event brought a select group of scholars from across the UK to share cutting edge research in the space of EDI.
Organisations continue to create digital interfaces and infrastructure that are designed to heighten consumers’ online visibility and encourage them to part with their data. The way these digital systems operate and the rules they are governed by are often opaque, leaving consumers to deploy their own strategies for managing their online information sharing with organisations.
This year, two members of UCL School of Management's fantastic faculty have been named in the Poets&Quants Best 40-Under-40 Business School Professors list. Congratulations to Yiting Deng and Blaine Landis.
The REF 2022 results, released on 12 May 2022, show a significant increase in The School of Management’s scores, confirming our position as a leading UK institution producing innovative and disruptive research. This year 95% of our research outputs were deemed 'world-leading' and 'internationally excellent', which placed the school 2nd in the UK for Business and Management.
UCL School of Management professor Anthony Klotz has featured in an article with the Financial Times. Known internationally for coining the term ‘The Great Resignation’, Klotz addresses his creation of what the Financial Times refers to as “one of the defining phrases of the pandemic”.
Data shows that the number of investments between Multinational Organisations (MNCs) and foreign governments has increased significantly in the last 20 years, but what happens when disputes arise between the two parties? Research by Davide Ravasi, Caterina Moschieri and Quy Huy published in the Journal of Management Studies, explores how events evolve from the inception of a dispute between an MNC and a host government to its eventual resolution, whether favourable or not to the MNC.
As talks continue around the potential privatisation of Channel 4, many are looking back at the lessons learnt from the privatisation of Royal Mail in 2013. Cited in the Financial Times, research by Davide Ravasi and Mislav Radic, into the cultural changes in an organisation warns that cultural tensions are likely to occur with the planned move.
UCL School of Management students have placed third in the International Executive Challenge 2022! The all-female team comprised of Julie Wouters, Emmy Vanherpe, Wiam Kebbou and Tsvetina Chelebieva competed against 15 other teams in front of a US-based panel of judges.
A new report from UCL School of Management MBA students Ian Cooper and Wendy Kent and the Consultancy firm Capgemini, argues that the key to the success of AI is explainability. Carried out at the UCL School of Management’s new Analytics Lab, the report explains why it is so important for people to understand what AI is doing and why in order for the technology to succeed.
After working as a tax specialist in multinational corporations for over 20 years UCL MBA student, Iain Cooper wanted to develop his strategic skills and help take his career to the next level. Speaking with QS Top MBA he explains how the UCL MBA has helped him achieve this and why the online learning method was perfect to accommodate his work schedule.
Despite decades of effort for equality in the workplace, women remain severely underrepresented at senior management level. Writing for Maddyness, Felix Danbold explains why the problem of “masculine prototypes” is a major contributing factor to why women are still overlooked and underrepresented, globally.
UCL School of Management is looking for participants in a research study to come up with a business action plan to help save Riverside Theatre. Participants are paid and studies are conducted remotely.
UCL School of Management Assistant Professor Joost Rietveld discusses his research project, "Market Orchestrators: The Effects of Certification on Platforms and their Complementors" on the podcast "Talking about Platforms".
Organisations are increasingly embracing substantiality practices, but many face the challenge of achieving growth whilst being truly sustainable. In Paolo Taticchi’s latest research with his co-authors, Paolo offers actionable recommendations and a process framework to support “gracious growth” and help leaders manage the trade-off between corporate greening and corporate growth.
Paolo Taticchi, a professor at the UCL School of Management and an expert in corporate sustainability, has today launched the “NFT sustainability manifesto” to raise awareness about the opportunities and environmental risks for companies using NFTs.
This International Women’s Day we hear from UCL School of Management’s Director Davide Ravasi as he discusses how as a School, we are raising awareness against bias and taking action for equality and the wonderful community at the school about their research into gender bias, experiences and advise to #BreakTheBias.
When faced with a problem, organisations often create a specific task force or steering committee to solve it. Writing for Harvard Business Review, Sarah Harvey and her co-authors highlight their research findings to explain the issue of groupthink with such groups.
Events in our personal lives impact our professional lives too, so why do we not share these fundamental life events with our colleagues and employers and seek appropriate support? Speaking with the Financial Times, Raina Brands shares why in 2021 she updated her CV to include two major personal life events; her recurrent pregnancy loss (2019-2020) and then the birth of her son (2021).
Speaking with the BBC, Felix Danbold explains how masculine traits typically associated with leadership, combined with a male-dominated leadership team, increase men's potential value and make it easy to overlook women’s potential as leaders
As Chief Information Officers, CIOs, become increasingly more influential in the strategic management of organisations, it would be reasonable to presume they would ascend to Chief Executive Officers CEOs but this isn’t strictly true. Speaking with raconteur James Berry explains that while they do possess the necessary skills required, a good CEO needs a broader set of expertise.
After graduating from the BSc Management Science programme in 2020, Tanika Dahad has been keeping extremely busy, balancing a job as a Consulting Analyst at Deloitte Digital and writing her own book. Tanika explains how her 80-year-old grandmother and Tanika's own medical journey inspired her to write the book and what she hopes readers will take from the science-based, natural remedies.
A new ranking index scoring system to assess sustainability in motorsport championships has concluded that ABB FIA Formula E World Championship is the most environmentally conscious motorsport, followed by Formula 1 and Motor GP. Speaking with The Race, Paolo Taticchi explains why he believes this is a good step towards sustainable transformation.
Microsoft’s $68.7 million acquisition of Acitivision Blizzard has been the talk of the gaming industry, but what does the acquisition mean in the long term? Writing for Game World Observer, Joost Rietveld explains how the deal strengthens Microsoft’s position in the metaverse race and become the “Netflix of Gaming.”
How can cities make the best use of digital technologies without becoming places of systemic surveillance and constant overstepping of citizens’ privacy? Dr Rikke Duus and her co-authors, share their thoughts and perspectives in a feature article in the Danish national newspaper, Weekendavisen.
With the rising popularity of the freemium model across industries, Joost Rietveld has been speaking with Financieel Dagblad about the file-sharing platform WeTransfer and its success in applying the model. Recently valued at €716 million WeTransfer is an example of a breakout hit for the freemium business model. But why do so many other competitors fail to do the same?
Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard for an astonishing $68.7 billion, makes it one of the largest acquisitions in the gaming industry to date. Speaking with Game World Observer, Joost Rietveld explains that while this is a remarkable move it is also quite a typical one in the gaming ecosystem.
The effects of cronyism can ripple through an organisation shaping the culture and corroding trust and workplace relations. Speaking with the Financial Times Blaine Landis explains how even the suspicion of cronyism can sow discord in the workplace.
Recent studies indicate that almost 55% of the global workforce are considering resigning from their current role. Adam Kingl has been discussing the innovation and finance implications of the current resigning crisis with HR Magazine.
Writing a joint piece for Fast Company, Sunny Lee explains that there is more to job negotiations than the salary. She shares why it is an opportunity to explore future career ambitions and what can support personal and professional development to achieve the end goal.