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Capping energy costs will damage climate change progress in developing countries

Developing and emerging countries will fail to make any significant contribution to global sustainability efforts, unless governments stop capping electricity prices, according to new research from Associate Professor Laura Marsiliani and Associate Professor Thomas Renstrom alongside colleagues from North South University in Bangladesh and Copenhagen Business School.
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MBA Mentor of the Year 2022 Announced

Each year, alongside their programme, our Durham MBA (Full-time) students are offered the support of a mentor to help them navigate the demands of MBA study and prepare for the transition to the workplace.
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MSc Human Resource Management (HRM) achieves CIPD programme re-accreditation

Durham University Business School has been awarded re-accreditation from Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in relation to our Human Resource Management (HRM) programme.
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High air pollution in cities contributes to firms being less efficient at investing

Firms that are based in a city with high levels of air pollution have much lower efficiency when it comes to corporate investments, according to new research from Guanming He, Associate Professor in Accounting, and Tiantian Lin, from Beijing Jiaotong University.
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What can business leaders learn from industrial action?

With industrial action being voted for by a variety of workers such as Royal Mail and Rail staff, we talk to Professor Bernd Brandl in our Department of Management and Marketing, whose research focuses on employment relations and international Human Resource Management, to ask some quick-fire questions in relation to how business leaders can learn from strike action in the UK in order to keep employees satisfied.
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Poets & Quants Ranking of The Best Masters In Management Programmes

We’re happy to announce that we've been included in Poets & Quants ranking of the world's best Masters in Management programmes.
Poets&Quants Masters in Management Ranking 2022

High air pollution in cities contributes to firms being less efficient at investing

Firms that are based in a city with high levels of air pollution have much lower efficiency when it comes to corporate investments, according to new research from Guanming He, Associate Professor in Accounting, and Tiantian Lin, from Beijing Jiaotong University.
Aerial Photography of City Buildings Under Cloudy Sky

Majority of customers have a positive experience with customer services robots

Interacting with robots triggers emotions of joy, love, surprise, interest and excitement for customers, whilst discontent is mainly expressed when customers cannot use service robots due to them malfunctioning, according to new research conducted by Dr Zhibin Lin, Associate Professor of Marketing, alongside colleagues from Smith School of Business, Queen’s University, Audencia Business School and Jimei University.
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What can business leaders learn from industrial action?

With industrial action being voted for by a variety of workers such as Royal Mail and Rail staff, we talk to Professor Bernd Brandl in our Department of Management and Marketing, whose research focuses on employment relations and international Human Resource Management, to ask some quick-fire questions in relation to how business leaders can learn from strike action in the UK in order to keep employees satisfied.
Empty UK train station platform

Poets & Quants Ranking of The Best Masters In Management Programmes

We’re happy to announce that we've been included in Poets & Quants ranking of the world's best Masters in Management programmes.
Poets&Quants Masters in Management Ranking 2022

Upcoming events

MIB Seminar - Professor Ruben Huertas

Thursday 6 October 2022 - Thursday 6 October 2022
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Room 454 Durham Business School Durham University Mill Hill Lane Durham DH1 3LB UK
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QRFE Seminar - Giovanni Cespa

Thursday 13 October 2022 - Thursday 13 October 2022
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Room 454 Durham University Business School Mill House Lane Durham DH1 3LB
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COP26+1: The Countdown to 2030

Friday 14 October 2022 - Friday 14 October 2022
9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
County Hall County Hall Durham Durham DH1 5UQ
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QS Virtual Connect MBA – Japan

Thursday 10 November 2022 - Thursday 10 November 2022
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Online
QS Virtual Connect MBA – Japan
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Podcasts

A series of podcasts hosted by Chris Roberts, Engagement Manager with the School’s International, Engagement and Careers team. Listen to career insights from a range of inspirational speakers.

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