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

19 May 2016

In pictures | MBAs learn power of community from Mumbai to Medellin

More than ever, an MBA is a global qualification. And an opportunity to study with a diverse cohort in a classroom setting can be an incredible experience.

But as Chair in International Strategy, Professor Simon Harris, explains, it can’t replicate the experience of working in new international contexts. On the road.

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📅17 May 2016

Podcast | Brexit: Project fantasy or a way out of European economic decline?

We welcomed leading figures from each side of the debate on the UK’s EU membership referendum. Would Brexit leave us floating alone in the cold North Sea, or would our departure pre-empt an inevitable decline in the European project?


📅16 May 2016

It’s time to stop worshiping certainty

Professor Paolo Quattrone argues it’s time to stop blaming complexity for failure and realise it’s our search for certainty that’s at fault.


📅10 May 2016

Spin is dead. Reputation is a craft

Professor Chris Carter looks at what reputation means for today’s organisations, and argues authenticity and craft above all other considerations must be of the most strategic concern.


📅04 May 2016

Edinburgh student innovation could save NHS £ millions in lost blood

A pioneering new approach to blood bank management developed by students at University of Edinburgh Business School could save the NHS £ millions each year.


📅22 April 2016

Five corporate sustainability mistakes business leaders need to stop making. Right now.

Corporate sustainability continues to divide the boardroom. While most CEOs agree it can create opportunities, for others it remains shrouded in mystery. Dr Kenneth Amaeshi explains five things it most definitely is not.


📅20 April 2016

Regulators must get ahead of game to make electronic trading fair, say experts at Wall Street event

Business School experts have warned regulators must stay one step ahead of the rapid growth in high-frequency trading, to ensure a level playing field for all investors.


📅06 April 2016

Video | E Club Start-up Festival – Unmissable moments

Last month we launched the first E Club Start-up Festival. Thank you to the 1,200 attendees, start-ups, students and academics who came together to celebrate the city’s vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem! Watch the video and listen to the podcast now.


📅24 March 2016

Business School experts kick-off new UK-China Low Carbon project

Academics from University of Edinburgh Business School have launched a new international partnership at UK-China Low Carbon Week.


📅23 March 2016

Social media has ‘chilling effect’ on offline behaviour, says Business School study

Facebook is affecting behaviour offline, with people acting as if they are under constant surveillance from online friends and family.


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