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Category: Business Innovation

Why do Cities Matter in Sustainable Development Discourse?

Maha Al-Zu'bi, Vesela Radovic - Business Innovation, Culture, Environment

As current projections indicate that the majority of the world’s future population will live in urban areas, cities play a central role in the pursuit of sustainable development. This recognition materialized through the inclusion of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 11 (in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development): “Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient

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How Academic Research is Driving Innovation and Growth

Vinod Saratchandran - Business Innovation

Vinod Saratchandran, Business Analyst at Fingent, has experience conceptualizing and delivering niche mobility products that cater for various domains including logistics, media, and non-profits. In this blog, he explores how useful academic research can potentially be for enterprises.

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Bridging the Research/Application Gap with Cases

Michael Groth - Business Innovation

Michael Groth is Senior Brand Manager at Emerald Publishing, where he oversees international brand strategy, champions the cause of research impact, and creates opportunities for engagement across the company’s regional markets. In this blog, he describes a panel session organized for this year’s AACSB International Conference on business cases as intellectual contributions linking academia with industry.

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How can we make our buildings more resilient to flooding?

Professor David Proverbs - Business Innovation, Environment

Professor David Proverbs, co-editor of International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation (IJBPA), has over ten years’ of experience as a Project Manager in the construction sector prior to entering the world of academia. With extensive expertise in flood risk management, David Proverbs discusses how we can implement vital research to ensure buildings are more flood resilient.

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Why We Need to Rethink CEO Compensation Practices

Herman Aguinis - Business Innovation

A 2018 report by The Wall Street Journal showed that in 2017 a quarter of CEOs among the 133 largest U.S. firms saw their pay go up by approximately 25%. The average increase for the entire sample was around 10%. In sharp contrast, wages for employees at the same firms barely showed an increase. This obvious disparity in wage increases prompts a re-examination of that age old, much-debated question: do CEOs deserve the pay they receive?

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The Hidden Impact: a Reflection on the Importance of Research

Professor Andy Penaluna - Business Innovation

Professor Andy Penaluna is the Director of the International Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship at University of Wales Trinity Saint David. He also has experience working for the UK Government, the United Nations and the OECD on related policy making. Here, he discusses his successful career in the field of Entrepreneurship and reflects on how his research has made a difference.  

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The Impact of Research for Family Owned Businesses

Claire Seaman - Business Innovation

Claire Seaman is Professor of Enterprise and Family Business at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh. Her main areas of research encompass networks and leadership in family owned businesses. Here she discusses the need for researchers to work with business organisations to identify information of direct use to policy makers.

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Improving Collaboration and Innovation between Commerce and Business Researchers

James Guthrie - Business Innovation, Policy

In February 2017, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand called for stronger collaboration between businesses and universities to ensure the research is relevant to the challenges which face industry and the public sector.  James Guthrie, Head of Academic Relations, engages with accounting academics and stakeholders in the Australian higher education system and shares his thoughts on promoting partnerships between business schools and the real world.

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The impact of business research

Chatura Ranaweera - Business Innovation

Chatura Ranaweera is Associate Professor of Marketing at Lazaridis School of Business.  His main area of research is service and relationship marketing and his background includes a PhD (Cambridge University), MEngM (George Washington University) and a BSc (University of Moratuwa).  Here he discusses the need for research to have a real world impact on business practice and what needs to be done to bridge the gap and implement this change.

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