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Category: Policy

The AGM in Europe: an Important Governance Tool or Dull Ritual?

Dr. A.J.F. Lafarre - Global Events, Policy

Dr. A.J.F. Lafarre is an Assistant Professor at Tilburg University, with specific expertise in Corporate Governance and law and economics. In this latest Real World Impact blog, she discusses the actual role of AGMs in Europe and how her research plays a key part in demonstrating its importance.

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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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Governance of the Smart Mobility Transition – An Agenda for Researchers and Practitioners

Louise Reardon and Greg Marsden - Policy

Louise Reardon and Greg Marsden, editors of ‘Governance of the Smart Mobility Transition’, have looked at the real world impact of  ‘smart’ technology in vehicles and how this could provide mobility solutions.  With more recent advances in this technology, is the potential impact that these changes could bring being given enough focus?

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Brexit and the real world impact debate: some reflections on the role of social sciences

Professor Alex De Ruyter - Policy

For academics, Brexit brings up difficult issues in terms of whether one’s role is merely to observe and comment on the process as it unfolds, or to explicitly argue for or against it, says Professor Alex De Ruyter, Director of the Centre for Brexit Studies at Birmingham City University.

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