How can HEIs build a better institutional understanding of the needs of disadvantaged students?
Professor Edgar Meyer discusses the EDI aspects of the impacts of remote working.
Professor Palie Smart reflects on the implications of recent anti-racist activism for business school leaders.
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One of our teams of 2018 Chartered ABS Scholars shares an update on their insightful - and playful - work to promote EDI.
Dr Liz Warren and Dr Dawn Reilly share a cutting-edge method for addressing the attainment gap.
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Professor Sally Everett presents the powerful calls to action from our latest Diversity Workshop
If we looked for visible signs of commitment to diversity in the content of business and management school degrees on your website, would it be easily found?
Reflecting on recent blog posts on this website it is clear that one of the fundamental roles of business schools is to ensure our graduates transition successfully into meaningful…
The Chartered Association of Business Schools is calling for new members to join our Executive Education Committee and our Diversity Committee. Executive Education Committee The…
How can business schools help prevent gender stereotypes hindering the progress of the future business leaders they teach?
Our commitment to principles on diversity, equality and inclusion
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has recognised the ground-breaking impact of a leading Birmingham Business School project, by awarding the co-directors an award as…
Professor Sally Everett shares her insights from the recent Deans' and Directors' Development Programme.
Our analysis of the results of the 2020 National Student Survey results for Business and Management Studies.
Dr Grigorios Theodosopoulos, Senior Lecturer in Accounting, and Sue Hardman, Senior Lecturer in Financial Accounting & Auditing, Brunel Business School
Evolving into cosmopolitan learning communities has, in recent years, become a norm across business schools, challenging them to innovate, anticipate, and cater for the…
This report looks at academic and non-academic staff by salary range, gender and ethnicity, based on 2018-19 HESA data.
Our analysis of the newly released HESA student enrolment dataset for 2018/19 highlights the latest trends in enrolments for Business & Administrative Studies courses.
Dr. Berry O’Donovan, Principal Lecturer Student Experience, and Birgit den Outer, Lecturer, Oxford Brookes University Business School
What does "intellectual challenge" mean in modern HE, and how can business pedagogy legitimise it?
How business schools can teach undergraduates employability skills using the 'authentic learning' pedagogical approach.
We analyse the priorities and areas of attention facing the UK's business schools for the year ahead.
Read and download our full response to the consultation on Research Leadership in the Social Sciences
Our first of a kind report provides detailed insights into postgraduate provision within the fields of Business and Management.
A business school used high-tech digital modelling to help improve social policy-making in Tanzania.
A high-tech solution helps improve the allocation of healthcare services.
The team from Manchester Metropolitan University Business School take on challenges in recruiting domiciliary care workers.
Background There is significant expert disagreement on how the distant future should be valued relative to the present. In general, people have a strong preference to consume now…
Our analysis of the results of the 2019 National Student Survey.
Find out how research into labour market policies has improved access to work.
The changing shape of business education provision analyses a range of new and alternative business education providers, and explores how a range of external influences may disrupt…
Read and download our full response to the KEF Consultation
Read and download our response to the Independent Review of Subject-Level TEF
Business and management research creates new tools for analysing match fixing, leading to real policy change
Research from the University of Liverpool Management School results in an innovate new Index for assessing patent strength
Research connects providers to bring efficiency and dignity to palliative care
A new procurement model developed by business academics transforms the social housing sector
The University of Birmingham’s Enterprise and Diversity Alliance uses expertise to tackle the issues BAME entrepreneurs have in accessing finance.
Degree Apprenticeships Resources and Guidance for Business Schools These resources are intended to illuminate and illustrate best practice for…
We respond to the published draft assessment criteria and guidelines for making submissions to Ref 2021
We present the case for a competitive and accessible post-study visa regime for international students.
Designed to help Deans and Heads of Schools develop business models to support their business schools to operate and grow.
Assessing key sector priorities for the year ahead
This white paper will be valuable for business schools looking to build and grow their executive education provision.
Teaching a sustainable, regional approach to management empowers local health groups.
This report focuses on the results for graduates in Business & Administrative studies from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey.
Our analysis of the results of the 2018 National Student Survey.
Cardiff's demand led approach to research enables policymakers to access and apply research evidence that improves policy making and delivery.
Producing intelligence on SME growth and performance for UK and international policymakers and practitioners.
This Department for Education (DfE) consultation was used to gather views from relevant stakeholders on how TEF at subject-level could be introduced in a manner that is both…
UK funding for business and management research in decline whilst funding from EU sources increase
The Chartered ABS Professional Managers’ Committee has produced this Professional Development Matrix, which shows the range of competencies and skills required to be…
In November 2016 the Prime Minister announced that HM Treasury would lead a review designed to strengthen growing innovative firms within the UK. The review explores long-term…
Our analysis of business schools across the UK.
On the 23rd of August, Chartered ABS carried out a survey measuring how reforms to the apprenticeship system are affecting social mobility amongst disadvantaged young people. This…
Our analysis of the results of the 2017 National Student Survey.
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Our response to the Governments Green Paper "Building our Industrial Strategy".
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Our annual report on research income for UK Business & Management
Read our full response to the second Research Excellence Framework consultation.
Our response to the Governement's Draft strategic guidance for Institute for Apprenticeships consultation.
Our report, based on DfE and HESA data, on how Business and Administrative studies students fare after graduation draws promising conclusions in regards to their employment…
Edinburgh Napier University has developed an innovative growth accelerator programme in response to the Fife Economic Strategy 2013-2023 which aspires to ‘develop a more…
The EDA is a unique grouping of public and private sector organisations dedicated to promoting diversity and enterprise.
Learn more about the Business, Improvement and Growth (BIG) programme, designed to identify the drivers of growth and performance for SMEs in their local context and to help…
Find out how Strathclyde Business School put their belief, in knowledge co-production and research excellence, into practice through active engagement with practitioners.
Find out more about the Cass Entrepreneurship Fund which is a £10 million venture capital fund, providing growth equity to early stage companies.
This three-year initiative, led by CIBEP researcher, Dr Geoff Simmons and Professor Andrew Fearne (University of East Anglia) is focused on supporting Northern Ireland food…
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How business schools contribute to local and regional growth and productivity
Our response to the Skills Funding Agency consultation.
NSS results for 2016 showed that courses in business and administrative studies are highly regarded by the student body.
Our response to HESA's consultation on changes to the DLHE survey
Chartered ABS response to the consultation on teaching funding to support widening access and successful student outcomes.
Following a consultation with our members, we have submitted a formal response to the Teaching Excellence Framework Technical Consultation. We recorded the support of members in…
Following a consultation with our members, we have submitted a formal response to Lord Stern's review of the Research Excellence Framework. In our view the Stern Review needs to…
This report provides analysis of research income in the field of Business and Management for the years 2010/11 to 2013/14. The report tracks funding from a variety of sources and…
The Government’s current student visa policy is having detrimental effects on universities and the economy. This report focuses on recruitment trends of international students…
This report provides insights into the motivations, expectations, and challenges of university-based business school deans.
This impact case study is based on research concerning the estimation of regional economic impacts through input-output models (IO models) and spatial econometrics.
Research by Birmingham Business School academics has contributed to the successful use of XBRL as the standard for mandatory on-line filing of company statutory accounts and tax…
Research from Francisco Ascui and Craig MacKenzie, Centre for Business and Climate Change Centre at Edinburgh Business School has improved the international practice of carbon…
BU researchers, Professor John Fletcher and Professor Adam Blake, have developed and pioneered new approaches to estimate the economic impacts of tourism activities.
Research conducted by Dr. Philip Alford at Bournemouth University is transforming small owner-managed enterprises into more entrepreneurial and innovative businesses, enabled by…
Research led by Professor Paul Nightingale has been involved in working with policy-makers to evaluate the most effective schemes to provide finance and other support for SMEs.
Research conducted by the Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC) at Manchester Business School has been used to develop a new approach to economic regeneration.
Research conducted by Professor John Wildman at Newcastle University Business School highlighted the issues with data and calculations used to understand the relationship between…
Dr Paul Cashian, Faculty Director of Learning and Teaching, Coventry University with Prof. Julia Clarke, Pro-Dean for Student Education, Leeds University Business School; and Mark Richardson, Head of Worcester Business School
Is it time to move the employability debate on?
Professor Cooper was appointed lead scientist on the Mental Capital and Wellbeing Foresight project, commissioned by the UK Government Office for Science to inform its vision and…
Kingston University Business School's Professor Giampiero Favato joined and contributed to a multidisciplinary research programme (BEST), aimed to demonstrate the…
This impact case study profiles research to build the capacity of smaller ports to perform economically and grow more sustainably through interfacing the knowledge and skills of…
This research by Sheffield University Management School into supply chain resource modelling has had economic and environmental impact, helping businesses adapt operations to…
The research has been undertaken in an economic and political context in which issues of workplace conflict resolution and downsizing have been central to public policy concerns
Professor Sara Carter and Professor Eleanor Shaw
This research demonstrates that women entrepreneurs make important contributions to economic development, but are disadvantaged by initial under-capitalisation.
This research focused on the defense industry investigated how the power structures underpinning particular buyer-supplier relationships affected the supplier’s willingness to…
Professor Susan Vinnicombe
Our research highlights the business case for women on boards, as well as seeking a better understanding of the reasons for lack of progress.
Mass car production is the world’s largest manufacturing sector, yet its historical development is poorly understood.
Professor Robin Mason
We showcase some of the very best examples of “impact” coming from business schools across the UK in this publication.
This series of thought pieces observes the challenges and trends of leadership in business schools through contributions generated from our second annual ‘business school…
This joint report with the Chartered Management Institute and Quality Assurance Agency highlights the gap in the collaboration between employers and business schools. It suggests…
This instalment provides a series of brief ‘perspectives’ on challenging learning and teaching issues authored by members of the Association of Business Schools' Learning,…
This report identifies opportunities for practical action to increase the impact of British business schools on innovation and growth in the United Kingdom economy. It provides…
This publication, which emerged from the 2013 ABS Policy Network meetings discusses current business and management education policy matters besides latest government opinion on…
Introduction Business and management studies are a central component of the learning, teaching, research, enterprise and administrative work of nearly all universities in the…
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