public value

COVID-19 lockdown and the needs of garment workers in Bangalore, India

Posted on 20 October 2020 by Jean Jenkins

In our latest post, Professor Jean Jenkins explains the work she has been undertaken together with colleagues as part of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)-funded Operationalising Labour Rights project. Since October 2018, researchers from the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) and Cardiff Business School have been working
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Legally disabled? The career experiences of disabled people working in the legal profession in England & Wales: research & resources

Posted on 21 September 2020 by Debbie Foster

The Legally Disabled? project, explains Cardiff Business School’s Professor Debbie Foster (lead researcher), is an ongoing unique collaboration. Chosen for funding by Disability Wales, the grant came from a national lottery initiative involving disability rights organisations across the four nations of the UK. Research was done in partnership with Dr Natasha Hirst (independent disability researcher)
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Our circular economy makeover

Posted on 27 February 2020 by Carolyn Strong

In the summer of 2019, Dr Carolyn Strong and Cardiff Business School’s Estates Strategy Committee, set about a refurbishment project with a difference. They wanted to breathe new life into our offices, teaching rooms and social spaces in a way that wouldn’t compromise our public value principles. Sourcing and installing circular economy products from UK
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#BalanceforBetter

Posted on 8 March 2019 by Rachel Ashworth

To mark International Women’s Day 2019, Dean Professor Rachel Ashworth highlights the significant contribution women have made, and continue to make, to the success and culture of Cardiff Business School, and explains a recent project designed to clarify the School’s values. The theme for this year’s International Women’s Day is ‘Balance for Better’. There have
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Can we teach entrepreneurship?

Posted on 21 February 2019 by Shumaila Yousafzai

In our latest blog post, Dr Shumaila Yousafzai argues for a new approach to teaching entrepreneurship, which calls for action, practice and experimentation. The American Professor of Entrepreneurship, Jeff Timmons, once said: “[Entrepreneurship] is not just about new companies, capital, and job formation, nor innovation, nor creativity, nor breakthroughs. It is also about fostering an
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The public value business school

Posted on 11 December 2018 by Martin Kitchener

In our latest post, Professor Martin Kitchener spoke with Your Public Value, an NGO based in Berlin to explain how and why Cardiff Business School decided to pursue a strategy which foregrounds social and economic development. It all started when I became Dean of Cardiff Business School six years ago, and I focused on defining
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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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Urban innovation in Canada: a few lessons

Posted on 18 September 2018 by Rick Delbridge

Professors Rick Delbridge and Kevin Morgan visited Toronto and Ottawa to explore and begin to map the changing role of universities and cities in urban innovation networks. “Current developments in urban innovation present us with opportunities but may require new ways of thinking and acting.” The Canadian capital and Toronto are instructive examples because both
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