A list of external media coverage for the The Open University Business School. Use the dropdown selection form below to find press coverage in a particular month and year.
Jo Salter, OU Associate Lecturer and MBA graduate, is mentioned in this feature focusing on academics with unusual backgrounds. Jo was Britain's first female fast-jet pilot, and studied for an MBA with The Open University while policing the no-fly zone in northern Iraq. She is now an associate lecturer in management for the OU, and has drawn on her experiences in her books, consultancy work and "inspirational speaking".
Derek Pugh, Emeritus Professor of International Management, is quoted in an article looking at how to get the best out of a PhD. He says it’s imperative that students choose an institution that suits their research needs and also that they find out as much a possible about their prospective supervisor to ensure they make the right choice.
An international marketing manager says that studying his MBA part-time with Open University Business School let him keep his independence whilst providing a superior learning experience.
Open University Business School MBA graduate Neil Mcintosh challenges the view that MBA graduates are “dangerous” and “value-destroying frauds.”
In a profile of Peter Page, chief executive of Devro, it is noted that he holds an MBA from The Open University Business School.
An opinion piece by Professor Malcolm Prowle looks at the parallels of the economic crisis after the First World War and the challenges faced today.
Professor Gary Slapper explains the purpose of the European Court of Human Rights and the European Union as he comments on how the British Government has the power to repeal decision made by both of them.
Newly-qualified solicitor Bob Scott has been appointed by Salisbury solicitors Richard Griffiths & Co. He has a law degree from The Open University Business School and studied part-time while still serving in the Army.
Dr Fiona Elis-Chadwick provides expert opinion on the issue of branding
Professor Mark Fenton O’Creevy provides expert comment on what makes traders tick. He has been carrying out research into financial traders since the late 1990s and more recently has been recording how emotions effect financial decision making.
A former Army Coronel who is now the Chief Executive of Derbyshire Police Authority says he owes his career development to his Open University Business School MBA.
The Quarterly Survey of Small Businesses in
Vince Cable, Business Secretary, will hold a summit this week to challenge the perceptions of the business industry. The article also talks about The Open University Business School, stating that the new quarterly small business survey reports that small manufacturers are showing increases in employment for the first time in two years.
Small firms in Britain are now showing positive sales performances for the first time in two years and new business starts continue to rise, according to the latest Quarterly Survey of Small Business in Britain from The Open University Business School.
In his regular column Professor Gary Slapper looks at the top ten bizarre responses people have given to legal questions.
An opinion piece by Professor James Fleck, Dean of The Open University Business School, looks at how business education needs to foster more socially responsible global managers.
Martin Upton gives his opinion on how people can save money in these tight financial times as research predicts an increase in the number of people customising old clothes and buying books from second hand shops rather than new ones.
Professor John Storey is quoted in a feature about senior executive pay, how it is predicted to increase and how this affects relationship with other workers.
Professor David Mayle provides expert comment on what’s next for industrial engineering and why Japan has become a world leader in this field.
Sean Gartland has been elected Vice President of Moog Inc., a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Mr. Gartland has been with Moog for 23 years and has an MBA from the Open University.
Professor Malcolm Prowle, a visiting academic at the
Results from the Quarterly Survey of Small Businesses in Britain revealed that almost 42% of small businesses said that speeding up their late payments has helped improve cash flow.
Dr Richard Blundel is interviewed on Three Counties Radio discussing the research into SME recession strategies and businesses chasing late payments - part of the findings of the Survey of Small Businesses in Britain.
(Interview at: 1:09.40)
Professor Gary Slapper, from the Open University Business School is interviewed discussing the subject of being able to sue for trivial reasons. Professor Slapper believes that some people choose to sue those close to them out of 'desperation' and that 'extreme cases generate extreme solutions'.
Reverend Alexander McKenzie has been inducted as a new Minister of Columba’s Church of Scotland in Sterling. He has an MBA from OU Business School which was awarded in 1996.
Dr Devendra Kodwani, of The Open University Business School, discusses can an MBA help improve managerial efficiency.
In a profile of Dr Bhuwnesh Agrawal who has recently become Country Managing Director, for Roche Diagnostics India Pvt Ltd for South Asia Region he mentions that he has an MBA from the Open University Business School.
'All change for law student Suzanne' - OU law graduate Suzanne O’Donnell has joined the College of Law. She was also the Open University Business School’s Law Student on the Year in 2010.
Business School academic, Dr Fiona Ellis-Chadwick, who was one of the consultants on the BBC co-production The Foods That Make Billions has written a blog about her involvement and what she found most revealing about the series.
Dr Fiona Ellis-Chadwick, Senior Lecturer in Retail Management, is interviewed discussing the co-produce BBC programme The Foods That Make Billions that started on 23 November. (interview at 1:38:50)
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