Julianna LaBelle

Leeds Students Reach the Final of International Business Agility Lab

Leeds International Business students Adelina Argilashka and Dongjian Wu reached the final of the International Business Agility Lab hosted by the University of Maryland, USA. Leeds University Business School offers congratulations to International Business students Adelina Argilashka and Dongjian Wu who reached the final of the International Business (IB) Agility Labs Case challenge, hosted by the University of… Read more >

Fake News Contributes to Higher Consumer Distrust, Egypt Study Says

In turn, this also led to higher consumption of fake news and false information. This included false information about treatment methods and symptoms as well as frightening rumors and sometimes even inaccurate numbers regarding the infected people and deaths in different countries. A highlighted concern was social media’s role in knowledge mismanagement due to the… Read more >

Student Innovation Success: The Dragons’ Den Goes Virtual

Students returned to the Dragons’ Den in April for the annual conclusion of the Innovation Thinking and Practice module. The Innovation Thinking and Practice module supports the development of student employability skills through setting real-world innovation challenges in partnership with local, national and international organisations. Students work in small interdisciplinary teams to create, develop and ultimately pitch their ideas to… Read more >

Climate Series: Embedding Sustainability in the Curriculum

A Business School initiative with the aim of embedding sustainability in the curriculum has been recognized by Net Natives’ Think Student Awards. The ‘Water Bottle Brief’ poster design competition, devised and delivered by Sally Chan to MA Advertising and Marketing / Design students was shortlisted in the ‘Best Campaign Supporting Sustainability’ category. The brief ‘Go Plastic Free…. Read more >

Montpellier Business School Launched the “Communication and Organizing for Sustainability Transformations” (COAST) Chair

In March 2021 Montpellier Business School (MBS) launched the “Communication and Organizing for Sustainability Transformations” (COAST) Chair held by Dr. Helen Etchanchu and Dr. Domenico Dentoni. The COAST Chair explores the various drivers of societal change and transition mechanisms to reach the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). It combines two fundamental and inseparable pillars to… Read more >

American University in Cairo (AUC) Top African University That Produces Startup Founders, New Research

According to recently published research compiled by Antler, a Singapore-based venture capital (VC) firm, out of all African universities the American University in Cairo produced the highest proportion of individuals who went on to found highly successfully startups. More specifically, the report referred to growth-stage startups (ones that raised more than $10 million), soonicorns (raised… Read more >

Montpellier Business School launched the “Communication and Organizing for Sustainability Transformations” (COAST) Chair

The Chair stands out by its trans-disciplinary approach which brings together hard science expertise to assess the challenges and objectives, and social science expertise to promote sustainable transformation and stakeholder buy-in. COAST makes a point of leading by example and is committed to changing its own practices in research, teaching and consulting in order to… Read more >

MBS Developed its Own Sustainable Development Goal Challenge in 2021!

From March 31st to April 16th , 2021, MBS’ “Communication and Organizing for Sustainability Transformations” (COAST) Chair, held by Dr. Helen Etchanchu and Dr. Domenico Dentoni organized the first MBS SDG (Sustainable Development Goal) Challenge, in partnership with the associations “I love Planet” and “la Fresque du climat” (the Climate Fresk). This educational event brought… Read more >

Esade Welcomes the First Class of its New Bachelor in Transformational Business and Social Impact

Esade welcomes the first class of its new bachelor in Transformational Business and Social Impact. 44 students from 27 different countries start today the Transformational Business and Social Impact bachelor (BITBASI), Esade Business & Law School’s newest program. A university program designed to train the next generation of business leaders, the program aims to address… Read more >

Lessons from Practice: Insights on Cybersecurity Strategy for Business Leaders, From SMES to Global Enterprises

A new report has expert insight from industry-leading cybersecurity and risk practitioners on the cyber threat faced by today’s organisations. Importantly, there are recommendations and practical steps to develop a cybersecurity strategy aimed at business leaders and practitioners in organisations of all sizes. James Crotty and Professor Elizabeth Daniel are the co-authors of Lessons from… Read more >