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27% of European companies are actively using HR analytics for performance management

Keen to understand why firms make use of the opportunities HR analytics can offer, new research conducted by Barbara Bechter, Associate Professor in Human Resource Management, and Bernd Brandl, Professor in Management, alongside Alex Lehr, Radboud University, has found that 27% of European companies are actively using HR analytics for performance management.
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IMPACT magazine - World Economy and Society - Issue 11

Issue 11 of our award-winning magazine, IMPACT, is out now. Themed around ‘world economy and society’, the issue looks at our research on the economy at a global and local level. With the world experiencing war in Europe the shockwaves are being felt everywhere and driving a cost-of-living crisis through the availability of oil, gas and grain. Is it overly dramatic to say the world economy is on a knife edge?
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UK parliamentary committee reference business school social housing research

A report recently published by the cross-party Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (LUHC) Committee addresses a series of issues relating to the supply, quality and regulation of social housing in England. The committee heard about the research findings co-authored by the School's Dr Mercy Denedo, Assistant Professor in Accounting, and Dr Amanze Ejiogu, Senior Lecturer in Accounting at Newcastle University Business School into stigma and discrimination in England's social housing sector.
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Inspirational Leader on Mandela Day

MBA graduate Steven Zwane is inspiring Africa’s future entrepreneurs and has returned to Durham to continue his own learning through the DBA. Steven recently visited Durham as part of his Durham DBA programme and shared his story about meeting Nelson Mandela, why he received his Mandela Scholarship to do his MBA and what motivates his continued learning on DBA journey.
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Durham University Business School achieves five-year EQUIS re-accreditation 

Durham University Business School, one of the UK’s longest established business schools, has been awarded a five-year extension to its accreditation from EQUIS, the leading international system of quality assessment, improvement and accreditation of higher education institutions in management and business administration. 
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