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Happy experimenting!

  Over the past few months at Surrey Business School’s Centre for the Digital Economy (CoDE) we have spent a great deal of time working with businesses from many domains who are looking to understand their capacity for new product creation, to develop their potential for innovative thinking, and to shorten the time from ideas […]

Award Winning Case History – Using Storytelling to Teach Sampling Techniques

Award Winning Case History – European Conference for Research Methodology (ECRM), 2016 In collaboration with Dr. Smirti Kutaula (Kingston Business School) and Prof. Mark Saunders (Birmingham Business School), I received a runner’s up prize for our paper titled: “Using Storytelling to Teach Sampling Techniques” at the European Conference for Research Methodology (ECRM), 2016 at Kingston Business School. […]

The store manager in the shopping centre: retailer, ambassador and seismographer!

Surrey Business School researchers Professor of Retail Management Andrew Alexander and Chair in Retailing and Marketing Christoph Teller, have been working to improve our understanding of the role and contribution of retail store managers. In today’s competitive omni-channel retail environment, brick and mortar retailers increasingly compete on the basis of the customer experience that they […]

Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa

Harnessing Extractive Industries for Development in sub-Saharan Africa: An Interdisciplinary Workshop Thursday 9 and Friday 10 June 2016   Over 40 PhD researchers, leading academics, and expert industry practitioners met at Surrey Business School (SBS) to explore the challenges and pathways to realising the development potential of extractive industries (mining, oil and gas) in sub-Saharan Africa. This […]

Accelerating learning with practice

During May 2016, 4 leaders in the business, retail and finance community participated in a series of lectures given to our International Business Management students. Our guest lecturers shared their decades of experience from their respective industries and engaged students in lively Q&A sessions. Suman Saha organiser and Programme Director (MSc International Business Management) commented: […]

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