Localism or Regionalism – The Need for a Multi-Scalar Approach to Regional Development, not one or other
The Leicester City region’s governance structure was far more successful in the late 2000s than the East Midlands Development Agencies attempts, so Martin Quinn discovered.
Mark Stein (Professor at the School of Management, University of Leicester) and co-author Jonathan Pinto (Imperial College London) have been awarded the ‘Group & Organization Management’ prize for the best micro paper, 2011. The plaque was presented at the Academy of Management annual conference that took place in Boston, USA in August 2012.
Stephen Wood and Catherine Casey will be presenting full papers at the British Academy of Management’s 2012 conference in Cardiff 11th – 13th September.
UK Company Directors are paid for who they know rather than for what they know, so Professor Yuval Milo shows in his most recent research (with Jo Horton, University of Exeter and George Serafeim, Harvard Business School). However, this has advantages as the research also reveals that the directors’ connections is associated with their companies’ performance, measured by market-to-book ratio and return on assets.
The best paper award at the recent 37th Annual Macromarketing Conference, held in Berlin, was won by Professor Michael Saren with co-authors Norah Campbell (Trinity College Dublin) and Aidan O'Driscoll (Dublin Institute of Technology).
Dr David Harvie has been invited to speak this weekend at the Karlsøy Festival, held each year on Karlsøya island in the far north of Norway.