14 Mar 2019

Sharing an inspirational business model

Grace Chocolates is an inspirational Scottish business setup in 2017. The business manufactures handmade chocolates with the support of women who have touched the Scottish criminal justice system and are choosing to make positive changes in their lives. Through making and selling the chocolates the women receive support, training, work experience and the opportunity to raise their self-esteem and resilience which helps lower the barriers they face in finding meaningful employment. Founder and Director of Grace Chocolates, Joyce Murray has recently started what we hope to be a long lasting relationship...

Sharing an inspirational business model

11 Feb 2019

Centre for Qualitative Research in Finance - Inaugural Conference

4TH JUNE 2019   Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK  Guest Speaker: Professor Jill Atkins, University of Sheffield   2nd CALL FOR PAPERS   The Centre for Qualitative Research in Finance (CQRF) is hosting its inaugural conference on 4th June 2019 at the University of Dundee.   Papers are invited from across the financial management, financial markets and corporate governance fields, as well as explorations of methodological issues in the area.   Accepted papers will be eligible for submission to a special issue of Qualitative Research in Financial M...

Centre for Qualitative Research in Finance - Inaugural Conference

4 Feb 2019

Published article, the latest output from our Post-Crash Economics project.

Published by Palgrave Macmillan in the framework of the Campaign on Academic Excellence. The 2007-08 financial crisis represented a key event and a critical turning point in economic theory as it underlined the inadequacy of mainstream economic doctrine to explain and to address real-world questions. It has generated a debate about the necessity for economics to change and to depart from the prevailing theoretical approaches that were common practice prior to the unforeseen 2007-08 crisis. Consequently, there has been a growing demand for introducing more pluralism and heterodox ideas both in economic rese...

Published article, the latest output from our Post-Crash Economics project.

25 Jan 2019

University of Twente link

Prof. Graeme Martin was in the Netherlands last week presenting at the University of Twente.  The focus of his presentation was on; "Changing healthcare through medical leadership and engagement". As part of the trip, Graeme had positive discussions around future potential collaborations between the School of Business and University of Twente Business School, in the areas of teaching and research.  Graeme is currently researching into the role of employee engagement and organizational trust, medical leadership and medical engagement, the changing work experience of hospital consultants and the pr...

University of Twente link

24 Jan 2019

The works of Henry George kindly donated to the School of Business

Dr Duncan Pickard received the annotated works of Henry George from the Henry George Foundation and we were delighted to welcome him to the School of Business this week as he offered them up to us as a gift.  Dr Duncan Pickard was a lecturer at Leeds University and moved into full-time farming in Scotland, in 1992. He is a Council Member of the Henry George foundation. Established in 1929, it aims to administer a Trust Fund for spreading a wider knowledge of the social and economic teaching of Henry George as set forth in his books. Henry George was a political economist whose work was popular in the ...

The works of Henry George kindly donated to the School of Business