Medical doctors with executive roles in medical device start-ups can hinder innovation, finds new research from UCL School of Management and Stanford University, but have a positive impact if they are inventors or board members.
Professor Bert De Reyck was featured in IMPACT magazine after he worked with Noble Group to develop a decision support system to facilitate the planning and management of Noble’s transshipment operations.
Professor Bert De Reyck, Director of the UCL School of Management, is leading a team of researchers from UCL and the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia to improve the passenger experience and reduce delays at Heathrow airport.
In light of the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, UCL President & Provost Professor Michael Arthur assures UCL students and staff from EU countries that they will continue to be as valued and as welcome as before.
Rikke Duus, Senior Teaching Fellow at UCL School of Management, delivered a masterclass at the World Economic Forum earlier this month, addressing the importance of acquiring a digitally-charged mind-set in a fast-paced and interconnected world.
The Wall Street Journal discussed the implications of research from Chia-Jung Tsay, Assistant Professor of Organisation and Innovation, on a sports phenomenon seen in the NBA: assessing whether fans prefer certain players because they are perceived as naturally gifted and not 'strivers.'
As the economic crisis grows in Venezuela, President Nicholas Maduro has deployed the army to strategic areas for two days of 'war games'. Dr Marco Aponte-Moreno, himself a Venezuelan, discusses the ever-changing state of affairs.
The state of Minnesota largest newspaper Star Tribune has featured Peter Clark in its article 'As deal-making wave crests, three large Minnesota companies will have new owners'. With mergers hitting record valuations last year, he provides an overview of the current situation, illustrating the reason for this surge and who the 'potential targets' are.
To grow their businesses, entrepreneurs must continually invest both their time and money to generate sales and re-invest the earnings. Despite the popular notion “time is money,” the two resources have different natural properties that leads to several important insights for entrepreneurs, according to Assistant Professor Onesun Steve Yoo from UCL School of Management.
The BBC have published Onesun Steve Yoo's comments in an article entitled 'How to create something everyone wants.' Steve's research paper 'Optimal Time Allocation for Process Improvement for Growth-Focused Entrepreneurs' has successfully featured in a number of media pieces.
Virgin.com have posted an article that questions the extent technology is having on our well-being. The article focuses on how rapid developments in technology have made business life easier, but have also added to the pressures of business life.
Along with a number of other experts in the field, Kenny Ching, Assistant Professor of Strategy in the School of Management at University College London, shared his specialist knowledge with the BBC about how to build a digital strategy for companies that are lagging behind in this area.
The authors UCL's Bart Vanneste and INSEAD's Phanish Puranam tackle the big decisions that determine whether multi-business companies thrive or falter. Based on over two decades of research and teaching in the world’s leading business schools, this book combines the latest thinking on designing organisations with corporate finance – both key ingredients for a corporate strategist, but which rarely appear together in contemporary books on the topic. By showing corporate strategists how to break down and analyse complex decisions, the authors aim to help improve the quality of corporate strategy choices, show observers how to analyse them and guide students towards understanding them.
Congratulations to Paul Varga and Toulope Ogunsina, both alumni of the MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship course, who have been shortlisted for two awards; the Duke of York’s Pitch@Palace for the People's Choice Award - Best Entrepreneur, and the 2016 British Inventors’ Project finalists.
MSc Technology Entrepreneurship graduate Marcin Piatkowski has been named in Forbes' 30 under 30 Europe list of the brightest entrepreneurial and management talent looking to bring new ideas to market.
Leading technology companies SAP, Accenture, IBM and Goldman Sachs yesterday presented to management students on the key critical trends affecting the sector − from the Internet of Things and Big Data, to Cloud and Cybersecurity.
The UCL School of Management was established on 1st August 2015, significantly expanding UCL’s research and teaching in business and management, and with a focus on innovation, technology management, analytics, and entrepreneurship.
Senior Teaching Fellow Dr. Marco Aponte-Moreno and Teaching Fellow Lance Lattig have published an article in The Conversation this week. The piece explores the relationship between the Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, and her Venezuelan counterpart, Nicolas Maduro, in light of an increasingly unstable political climate in both countries.
House of Fraser, a leading UK premium department store group, has launched an Android app powered by the Poq Studio platform, a startup company founded by former MSc Technology Entrepreneurship students.