Policy

The unexpected consequences of COVID-19

Posted on 5 November 2020 by Catherine Farrell

We hear a lot about the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and, predictably, we can see the huge impact it has had on employment – particularly those directly affected by the closure of retail, service and also the hospitality sectors. As each of these opened up during the summer of 2020, there was hope
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The Second World War and COVID-19: building narratives

Posted on 4 June 2020 by Leon Gooberman

In our latest post, Dr Leon Gooberman relates the narratives surrounding the unfolding COVID-19 crisis and the end of the Second World War in Europe. The COVID-19 crisis coincided recently with the seventy-fifth anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe. Coincidence prompted comparisons between the trajectories of mobilisation within both periods.
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Small business in the time of COVID-19

Posted on 18 May 2020 by Professor Andrew Henley

In our latest post, Professors Andrew Henley and Tim Vorley comment on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on small businesses in the UK. Across the world, as the COVID-19 pandemic is raging, the disruptive impact on small businesses has been without precedent. Immediate commentary documenting both scale and specific examples of this impact is
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How will the Polish economy look after the COVID-19 pandemic?

Posted on 11 May 2020 by Wojtek Paczos

In our latest post, Dr Wojtek Paczos, macroeconomist and lecturer at Cardiff Business School, and Dr Pawel Bukowski, researcher and lecturer at the Centre for Economic Performance at London School of Economics and Political Science, outline their four-stage rescue plan to save the Polish economy following the COVID-19 pandemic. The impact of the current shutdown
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Make capital work for us!

Posted on 5 November 2019 by Jonathan Preminger

In our latest post, Dr Jonathan Preminger and Dr Guy Major make a real-world proposal for gradual transformation of the economy. They argue that employee ownership is crucial for economic democracy, in a climate where worker-controlled firms can struggle to raise needed funds. In response to growing popular discontent with traditional shareholder capitalism that works
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Unpacking digital transformation and its implications for business and policy

Posted on 4 November 2019 by Dylan Henderson

In our latest blog post, Dr Dylan Henderson outlines Cardiff Business School’s research on the growing presence of digital technologies in business, policy, and wider society. Understanding the idea of ‘digital transformation’ is said to be increasingly crucial to appreciating how modern small businesses operate, and how they can be helped to thrive and grow.
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How does the pursuit of harmony shape expatriate management in Chinese multinational corporations?

Posted on 9 September 2019 by Muhao Du

In our latest post, PhD researcher Muhao Du outlines the ambitions of his doctoral research on Chinese expatriate management. The post is based on his prizewinning poster presentation exhibited at the inaugural Welsh Postgraduate Research Conference in June 2019. My research focuses on the lifecycle of expatriate management in Chinese multinational corporations (MNCs) through the
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