Recorded lectures

Date: 8 May 2014 - in London Road room A9
Scottish Independence: Advantages and Disadvantages from an Economic Perspective
Speaker: Professor David Bell (Stirling University).
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Date: 11 February 2014
How big should you be: Getting peak performance from right-sizing
Speaker: Robert Shaw received his masters degree and PhD at Cambridge University, both in mathematical physics, and he also holds an MSc in Operations Research. He worked for Andersen Consulting leading consulting projects and developing new concepts on marketing data and metrics and then in 1989 founded VBMF, his own consulting firm. He has been consulted by many large companies - including BP, IBM, Manchester United, Nestle and Unilever and has a Brand Leadership Award from the World Brands Congress; CEO Magazine has named him "leading new-generation business guru"; the Management Consultants Association and the Chartered Institute of Marketing have both awarded him book of the year author. He is currently Honorary Professor of Marketing Metrics at Cass Business School. Two key ideas have run through Robert's writing – that the marketing function should embrace IT and that marketing needed to become more measurable and accountable.
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Date: 28 November 2013 - Theatre B at 5:30pm
Evaluating the Board of Directors of your Company (and why it matters!)
Speaker: Simon Osborne, ICSA. Simon is Chief Executive of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. ICSA is the Membership and qualifying body for board and company secretaries, in-house lawyers and other professionals working in governance and compliance roles.
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Date: 22 October 2013 - Theatre A at 5:30pm
Comparative Capitalisms and Comparative Human Resource Management
Speaker: Chris Brewster, Professor of International HRM at the University of Reading. Chris is one of Europe's leading researchers on International HRM. He is also responsible for the regular Cranfield study of global HRM practices, based on a global survey of HRM practitioners.
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