The Business School advances knowledge through theoretical and applied discipline-based research. That research is published in top academic journals and creates impact through peer recognition, corporate and community engagement, and the support of student learning.

Our research mission

The Business School's research mission is to produce theory-led, practically relevant research that addresses contemporary organisational and management challenges faced by businesses, public organisations, regulatory bodies, and policy-makers. 

Our research strategy is focused on creating and sustaining a supportive, collaborative, and vibrant research culture through raising the quality and quantity of our research output and by developing and managing all faculty to achieve our goals.


Practitioner Engagement

Practitioner engagement is a major emphasis of the Business School. In addition to dissemination in academic and practitioner journals, each research group runs a variety of activities with the aim of providing a broad base of accessible evidence for practitioner-oriented activities.

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Doctoral Community

The Business School's research environment is further enlivened by our growing doctoral community, with over 100 research students from across the globe. Please see the PhD section for detailed information on our research degree programmes and how to apply.

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Latest Research News

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Latest Research News

Africapitalism, African Business Leaders, and Africa’s Development

22nd September 2014

What does Africapitalism mean? What can it mean? How can it inform business decisions and government policies? Should business leaders and policymakers in African countries be involved in Africapitalism? Can they tell us their stories? Will they tell us their stories? What will their stories be?... Continue reading

Research on Twitter

@uebsresearch 2 weeks ago
Kenneth Amaeshi's article 'CSR in Challenging and Non-enabling Institutional Contexts' now in J of Business Ethics http://t.co/kWW2UOeBVp

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RT @HSSOpenAccess: Need more info about Open Access? - Green? Gold? Confused? 20 Oct - 12:30-1:30pm - Free Lunch. #oa #openaccess #UoE #CHSS

@uebsresearch 3 weeks ago
Wendy Loretto was interviewed on BBC Hereford and Worcester this am, about Government plans to up retirement age http://t.co/LerVK5Svzt

@uebsresearch 3 weeks ago
Paolo Quattrone's article on how the balanced scorecard engages and unfolds, now in Contemporary Accounting Research http://t.co/9HQRS2haqF

@uebsresearch 4 weeks ago
Registration is now open for the 3rd seminar in our @esrc series on Financial Services and Consumers http://t.co/NoTlM3Q0Bj