Inequality causes Corruption…or is it the other way around?
Posted by awynne in School of Business Blog on September 25, 2015
Senior Lecturer in Public Financial Management at the School, Andy Wynne, briefly surveys one of today’s most pressing debates Last December, in Paris, attendees at an OECD donor symposium entitled Anti-Corruption Development Assistance: Good Practices among Providers of Development Cooperation debated the causes and consequences of corruption for two full days. But poverty or inequality […]
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Causality, Causation, Correlation, Corruption, Development Economics, Economic Policy, Fraud and Corruption, Gini Index, Inequality, Nigeria, OECD, Poverty, Research Methodology, Scandinavia, Statistics | 2 Responses
The Interviewer becomes the Interviewed
Posted by Benjamin Hopkins in School of Business Blog on March 25, 2015
Recently appointed Lecturer in Work and Employment, Benjamin Hopkins, ponders a little about how he has been represented in the popular media, and a lot about how research subjects are represented within academic media. The forthcoming election has sparked a flurry of television programmes discussing immigration: Channel 4’s UKIP: The First 100 Days, ITV’s Tonight: […]
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged ABS, BBC, Channel 4, Election, Green Party, Immigration, Interview, Interviewing, Jo Brewis, Mass Media, media, Media Appearances, Natalie Bennett, NHS, Plaid Cymru, Public Debate, Qualitative Research, REF, Representation, Research, Research Ethics, Research Methodology, Research Methods, The Smiths, UKIP, Week In Week Out | Leave a response
How do you win the research game? Hide the results you don’t like!
Posted by Simon Lilley in School of Business Blog on January 22, 2015
Head of School, Professor Simon Lilley and Director of Research, Professor Martin Parker, discuss the problems of comparing apples, pears and potatoes, in the ranking of business and management research. We live in a world of rankings nowadays. There are league tables for schools, washing machines and doctor’s surgeries. In a complicated world, it’s not […]
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Accountability, Accounting, Auditing, Competition, Competitiveness, Higher Education, Management Education, Management Pedagogy, PR, Public Debate, Public Sector, Publishing, Rankings, Research, Research Ethics, Research Excellence Framework, Research Methodology, Spin | 6 Responses
Getting by with a little help from our friends
Posted by Jo B in School of Business Blog on July 9, 2014
Professor Jo Brewis, Deputy Head of the School, discusses the under-acknowledged practical and interpersonal consequences of the methodological decisions researchers make The critical tradition of management scholarship with which Leicester’s name has become synonymous has been applied to a wide variety of organisational settings, it has employed numerous research methods and it has drawn on […]
Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged Caricature, Critical Management Studies, Ethics, Friends, Friendship, Jo Brewis, Methodology, Qualitative Research, Representation, Research, Research Ethics, Research Methodology, Research Methods, Research with Friends, Stereotyping, Trust | 5 Responses