The latest news and insights from the University of Edinburgh Business School.

26 March 2015

Insight | Contemporary accountancy has a lot to learn from the Jesuits

Business School Chair in Accounting, Governance & Social Innovation, Professor Paolo Quattrone, says Jesuit accounting was often superior to the contemporary discipline.

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Management accountants must ‘Rethink Reporting Practices’ to add value

17 March 2015

The financial crisis has created an opportunity for management accountants to add real value to governance and decision making, according to a former president of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).

Inspiring thought leaders | Lord Karan Bilimoria: UK is a top country to start a business in

06 March 2015

Lord Bilimoria, founder and chairman of global brand Cobra Beer. Watch the latest #edtalk video and download the full podcast.

Insight | Income redistribution not the solution to inequality

26 February 2015

Professor Brad McKay says voters deserve a more intelligent and informed debate on the different paths to creating a fairer society…

Rwandan entrepreneur says social enterprise key to peace-building

23 February 2015

Social enterprises have a crucial role to play in rebuilding countries after conflict, according to a pre-eminent Rwandan entrepreneur and former genocide refugee.

London Stock Exchange call-auction no longer effective, says Business School research

16 February 2015

The London Stock Exchange’s (LSE) opening call auction may need to be rethought after research finds it regularly fails to set efficient prices for more than 80% of FTSE 100.

Insight | European Central Bank bond-buying programme: A good start, but not a panacea for Eurozone’s woes

23 January 2015

Mario Draghi’s €60 billion a month ‘shot in the arm’ should work, but it will take time to take effect and may not have as much impact as the ECB hopes, says University of Edinburgh Business School’s Professor Jonathan Crook.

Edinburgh and Peking University’s Schools of Business and Management join forces to address China’s carbon reduction challenge

15 January 2015

University of Edinburgh Business School has developed a strategic partnership with China’s leading business school – Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management – extending the already successful collaboration between the two universities.

Business School ranks 16th in Research Excellence Framework

18 December 2014

University of Edinburgh Business School has been ranked 16th in the UK and second in Scotland according to the Power Index, which measures the quality and breadth of research, in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment.

Scottish workforce think bosses act with courage

15 December 2014

Scottish workers think their bosses are courageous, according to a new study from University of Edinburgh Business School.

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