Escalation and Intervention

Posted on 27 April 2022 by Tracey Rosell

The Welsh Government accept that the current framework for identifying and tackling major issues with services in NHS Wales needs to be revised. In this post Tracey Rosell explores the acknowledged problems. A full version of this blog is published on the Senedd Research website. The joint NHS Wales Escalation and Intervention Arrangements (the E&I
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International Women’s Day 2022

Posted on 8 March 2022 by Rachel Ashworth

On International Women’s Day 2022, we are celebrating the significant contribution women at Cardiff Business School have made, and continue to make, to the lives of women around the world. #BreakTheBias Professor Rachel Ashworth, Dean of Cardiff Business School writes: “International Women’s Day provides an opportunity for us all to reflect on what has been
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The effect of the pandemic on supplier payment times

Posted on 2 March 2022 by Anthony Flynn

With businesses facing new challenges and risks, has the pandemic had an effect on supplier payment times? In our latest post, Anthony Flynn explores the impact the pandemic has had on invoice payments. Between lockdowns, product shortages and staff absenteeism, the COVID-19 pandemic caused major disruption to business activity. Within the supply chain field, the
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Behind those doors, it’s a different world

Posted on 2 February 2022 by Robin Burrow

The physical isolation of chefs working in Michelin-starred kitchens can lead to violent misbehaviour and a different moral code. In our latest post, Robin Burrow, Rebecca Scott and David Courpasson explore how this happens. Published in Journal of Management Studies here, our article is concerned with the connection between isolated places and misbehaviour. We address
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The negativity bias in news about how public money is used affects our willingness to pay taxes

Posted on 3 December 2021 by Tommaso Reggiani

To meet the public’s preference for negative content. the media tend to overreport negative news. Miloš Fišar, Tommaso Reggiani, Fabio Sabatini, and Jiří Špalek write that this negativity bias in the coverage of economic policy issues decreases tax compliance. Conversely, when people are exposed to authentic information about the appropriate use of tax revenues, compliance increases significantly.  Why do we pay
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Intergenerational precautionary savings in Europe

Posted on 18 October 2021 by Serena Trucchi

The extended family can act as an insurance tool against adverse events. In our latest post, Francesco Scervini and Serena Trucchi document a new channel for saving, namely the effect of uncertainty in the offspring’s income on parental savings and illustrate its role in the framework of the COVID-19 outbreak. During the COVID-19 pandemic, household
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