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The UK Productivity Challenge – Entrepreneurs to the rescue?

Posted on 16 October 2018 by Professor Andrew Henley

In our latest post, Professor Andrew Henley explains how a team of economic, education and skills, health and well-being, transport and infrastructure, and business and enterprise practitioners are tackling the productivity challenge facing the UK economy. The adage that the average German worker has produced as much by Thursday lunchtime as a British worker will
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Evidence-informed policymaking: does knowledge brokering work?

Posted on 1 October 2018 by Sarah Quarmby

In our latest post, Sarah Quarmby takes us inside the Wales Centre for Public Policy to see how its day-to-day workings tally with the body of knowledge about evidence use in policymaking. There’s widespread and sustained interest in the role of evidence in policymaking. But because policymaking is inherently messy and complex, there’s no catch-all way
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Public Value

Building a digital community

Posted on 19 September 2018 by Jonathan Rees

In preparation for the launch of the Cardiff Business School blog, we sat down with outgoing Dean Professor Martin Kitchener and incoming Dean Professor Rachel Ashworth to talk about their ambitions for the new platform. So much like the recent appointment of our first female Dean, the blog is something of a first for Cardiff
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Employment Relations

Unravelling the dynamics within global supply chains

Posted on 18 September 2018 by Jean Jenkins

In 2008, I attended a lecture in London, organised by Labour behind the Label, where the speaker, Suhasini Singh, explained work being done for the rights of garment workers by Cividep India, a non-governmental organisation based in Bangalore, India. As a result of that meeting, I visited India to research Cividep’s work first-hand and so
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