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Distance learning MBA ranked the best in the world

Students and staff at Warwick Business School are celebrating after its online MBA was ranked the best in the world by the Financial Times.

Mon 05 March 2018, 12:10 | Tags: University of Warwick, WBS

NHS management consultants worsen a service already under pressure, research finds

Millions of pounds are being wasted each year on NHS management consultants who are causing a service already under pressure to be less efficient rather than making things better, according to new research published in the journal Policy & Politics today.

Wed 21 February 2018, 14:08 | Tags: NHS, Social Science, WBS, research, Faculty of Social Science

Why do some firms survive a crisis and others don’t?

An international study, including Warwick Business School researchers, of small and medium-sized firms has been launched to find out why some are more resilient than others when a crisis hits, at both the level of the firm and in the wider economy.

Fri 09 February 2018, 11:25 | Tags: Warwick Business School, WBS

Why India's kanthari Foundation is leading the way in social enterprise

Empowering the most vulnerable and driving social change is something Governments, charities and NGOs have been attempting to do for decades. Haley Beer, Assistant Professor of Performance and Responsibility, is researching a foundation in India, led by Sabriye Tenberken, who has been blind since childhood, and Paul Kronenberg to find out the secret to its success.

Tue 16 January 2018, 13:27 | Tags: University of Warwick, WBS

Predicting behaviour by measuring our brain’s ‘state’

The state of your brain can be used to predict your future decisions before you even see the options, researchers have discovered. Drawing on methodologies and theories at the cutting-edge of neuroimaging and chaos theory, Nick Lee, Professor of Marketing at Warwick Business School, Sven Braeutigam, of the University of Oxford, and Carl Senior, of Aston University, argue that this knowledge can give important insight into how and under which circumstances people might engage in risky decision-making.

Wed 20 December 2017, 16:46 | Tags: WBS, psychology, Pscyhology

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