November 20, 2017

Archives for July 2013

Could retailers have the last laugh?

Another retailer gone. This seems to be a recurring theme, transforming the British high street, and streets in many other countries too. Meanwhile, online commerce is gaining fast. What does the future hold for bricks-and-mortar shops? On the plus side, there are many reasons why people go shopping, other than just to buy things. Shopping […]

Working too hard? Work Intensification in Britain.

Britain, regarded as the sick man of Europe in the 1970s, bedevilled with militant trade unions and work-shy employees (according to popular mythology at least), seems to have regained its work ethic with a vengeance in the 21st Century. According to the UK Skills and Employment Survey 2013, hard work can be challenging, stressful and […]

Heriot-Watt University graduate returns to Edinburgh to graduate again!

On June 17 & 18, Edinburgh Business School and Heriot-Watt University welcomed over 280 new graduates and their families to Edinburgh as the graduates received their awards from Heriot-Watt Univeristy Chancellor, Dr Robert M Buchan. Amongst those graduates receiving an award was Teresa Garnett (nèe Simpson), who had previously graduated from Heriot-Watt University some 32 […]

Is it worth doing an MBA?

 The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development  (CIPD), the UK body for professional Human Resource Managers, asks this question in the latest edition of their magazine People Management. In an article entitled ‘It’s just for geniuses  – and six other myths about MBAs’ they ask the pertinent question: is an MBA worth it  – especially […]

Edinburgh Business School Dubai holds Information Session and Alumni Event in June 2013

Edinburgh Business School welcomed 100 of its UAE alumni, students and guests in Dubai on Saturday, 8th June 2013 at The Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai. It was pleasing to see our alumni and students enjoying the afternoon of informal networking, renewing friendships and meeting new members of the alumni community or student body over a nice […]