Blog

Our blog features opinion*, analysis and case studies from across the business school sector, plus contributions from the Chartered ABS and external commentators. Each blog has a comments box on it so you can post your comments.

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*These are the views of the author(s) and are not necessarily the views of or endorsed by Chartered ABS.

Chinese graduates: the employability disconnect

As more and more Chinese students study internationally, business schools must look at how they enable graduates to obtain jobs in China. A decade or two ago, foreign graduates…

The Double-Edged Sword of COVID-19 and the New World of Work in Academic Institutions

Is Covid-19 leading academic institutions into a new world of work? Will this global lockdown cause significant long-term disruptions to students’ learning and teaching and…

How the global simulation modelling community can help reduce the impact of COVID-19

A recent research paper has initiated a call to arms for the modelling and simulation community to deal with COVID-19. The paper, developed by an inter-disciplinary team of…

How business schools can pitch stories to journalists during COVID-19

With an abundance of COVID-19 content hitting the presses, how can business schools stand out?

Emergency service workers are already at high risk of burnout – COVID-19 will make this worse

As the COVID-19 pandemic moves from weeks to months, the emergency services are coming under even more strain and pressure – whether they are operating in the police, fire…

Athena SWAN Review summary

We respond to the long-awaited outcome of the Athena SWAN review.

What the Post-COVID-19 world could look like for business schools

Professor Zahir Irani assesses the best and worst case outcomes for business schools after COVID-19.

Leadership Intelligence: How to Manage in Unchartered Territory

Our Chair shares his advice for demonstrating effective leadership in a crisis.

Moving to deliver your course online: practical tips

In light of recent global events due to COVID-19, you are likely to be moving to online delivery methods in the coming weeks and you may not know for how long. In this blog, we…

Intellectuals of the World, Please Unite

Professor Johan Roos calls for business academics to collaborate to combat the impact of COVID-19

COVID-19 is a challenge for business schools, but we can support each other through it

Challenges lie ahead, but business schools are already adapting to the new situation under COVID19.

Business Schools, Knowledge Management and COVID-19 – an early perspective

Stephen Ellis and Jakob Werdelin discuss how COVID-19 is shaking up business schools' strategic planning.

The value of play in business and management education

Throughout my career in higher education I have been fascinated by the inventive, creative, playful ways in which teachers seek to engage students. My explorations have led to a…

“Ready or not, here they come”: a case study on preparing Gen Z graduates for the workplace

Newcastle Business School share how they have adapted to the development needs of Gen Z students.

Freehand drawing activities in the classroom: opportunities and challenges

How can freehand drawing encourage visual literacy skills in business students?

Using assessed learning logs as a feedback tool

Providing effective feedback to students is an important and challenging aspect of the teaching and learning process, especially when dealing with a large cohort. One programme…

Salaries for business school staff

We analyse HESA 2018-19 data on business school staff salaries by ethnicity and gender.

Developing a business school international strategy

In business schools there are always new roles and responsibilities for staff, and one of the key areas is that of the internationalisation agenda. Whether staff are experienced or…

Reach, relevance, and impact: how business and management research is helping society

Scientific research is high on the agenda of the new Government. Rumours abound of a planned shake-up of research funding, the possible introduction of a new funding body, and even…

We need to talk about Apprenticeships

There has been a lot of talk about apprenticeships and what has gone wrong with them. Inherent in many of these arguments are misunderstandings, misinterpretations and myths. What…