November 23, 2017

Sometimes a glass is (almost) half full

There was an interesting article on the BBC News website last week that was brought to my attention by a colleague at EBS, Gerry Reilly . Its title says it all: ‘Shouldn’t lectures be obsolete by now?’ The article starts by saying that the reason the lecture has refused to go away is not ‘because it’s […]

A doctoral degree isn’t only for aspiring academics!

Why choose to dedicate 3 to 5 years of your life to pursuing a doctoral degree? The effort in terms of commitment, funding and gaining access to organisations willing to support your research are not insignificant. So, if you’re not planning to move into academia, what’s the point? Certainly many potential doctoral students come to us, at EBS, […]

Doing a DBA: is it worth the effort?

Deciding to embark on a doctoral research programme is not a decision to be taken lightly. Finding the time, in an otherwise busy life, is going to be difficult, and maintaining the momentum to drive the research over three to five years will take a significant amount of personal commitment and discipline. So the question […]

Election Fever

With the UK in the grip of election fever, there is much discussion this week about differing methods of measuring voter intentions and why they give different results (here). So should we trust the opinion polls? View image | gettyimages.com   It’s certainly difficult to know whether we should.  Even if an opinion poll is […]