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Comment: Stay in or out? The British dilemma

With the EU Referendum fast approaching, Professor George Saridakis examines the economic arguments being made by each side. During the past few years, the European project has become increasingly brittle and questionable. Public trust in the European institutional framework has decreased and Euroscepticism has spread across Europe. Unfavourable and unpopular policy mechanisms and responses to...

20 June 2016Read More

Kingston University number one for UK graduate business start-ups for sixth time

Kingston University has topped the table for graduate business start-ups in Higher Education Business and Community Interaction Survey for the sixth time, according to latest figures released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency. Seeing off stiff competition from 158 higher education institutions across the UK, the University helped 371 of its entrepreneurial graduates get their companies...

16 June 2016Read More

Kingston Business School students win Young Enterprise Start-Up UK final for third year running

A group of third-year Kingston University business students has been named Company of the Year 2016 at the United Kingdom Young Enterprise Start-Up Awards and will now go on to represent the UK in July at the European final in Bucharest. Team Staunchh, made up of  final-year students David Boadu, Sana Khan, Adit Raja and Sanif Mom, saw off competition from almost 300 different teams...

15 June 2016Read More

Kingston Business School marketing experts win Best Paper Award

A team of three academics from the department of Strategy, Marketing and Innovation at Kingston Business School (KBS) recently won the Best Paper Award at the 11th Global Brand Conference, a prestigious specialist conference on branding. The paper, co-authored by Professor Jaywant Singh, Professor Francesca Dall’Olmo Riley and LaToya Quamina (KBS doctoral candidate), focuses on how people’s...

15 June 2016Read More

Research students and staff get top tips on how to write a world class publication

Kingston Business School research students and staff were provided with top tips on how to write a world class paper in a session delivered by Peter LaPlaca, Editor in Chief of high ranking business journal Industrial Marketing Management (IMM). The whole publication cycle, from titles to referencing and submission to revision, was covered in the session. The insights were particularly...

13 June 2016Read More

New book by Professor Audley Genus on sustainable consumption published

Professor Audley Genus, of Kingston Business School’s Small Business Research Centre, is the co-author and editor of a new book published by Springer, called Sustainable Consumption: Design, Innovation and Practice. It is available now as an e-book and in softcover and can be previewed online. The book is the product of an international group of scholars and practitioners belonging to the SCORAI...

09 June 2016Read More

Kingston University professor publishes new research handbook on employee turnover

George Saridakis, Professor of Small Business and Entrepreneurship of the Small Business Research Centre at Kingston University, has published a new research handbook on the different forces that drive employee turnover. The discussions from a range of contributors in the Research Handbook on Employee Turnover cover the period of the financial crisis and explore issues from the perspectives of...

31 May 2016Read More

A sense of purpose is key to successful leadership, new Kingston Business School research shows

Research led by Dr Emma Russell and Dr Jo Yarker of Kingston University’s Business School has revealed that a clear sense of purpose is essential to leadership success. Interviewing senior leaders from a variety of industries, Dr Russell found that effective leaders align personal values with their own definition of success, and are aware of the legacy of their actions, which drives them towards...

20 May 2016Read More

Kingston Business Expo: the largest networking opportunity of the year

Taking place at Kingston Business School on Wednesday 22 June, the Business Expo 2016 will offer engaging and inspirational speakers, workshops, and networking opportunities as well as an insight into the latest and greatest business technology. Speakers include winner of The Apprentice 2014, Mark Wright, who founded one of the UK’s fastest growing digital marketing agencies, making it the most...

19 May 2016Read More

Professor George Saridakis on managing employees in times of crises

Professor of Small Business and Entrepreneurship, George Saridakis, has set out his views on how to manage employees during times of crises in an opinion piece published by Employee Benefits magazine. In the UK publication, which covers research, news and insights into employee benefits, Prof Saridakis argues that while interconnected economies give rise to many opportunities, there are also...

05 May 2016Read More

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