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Dr Irina Cojuharenco discusses the importance of building rather than dividing capacity, especially in the wake of COVID-19, based on an exercise she frequently runs in modules on leadership and decision-making at Surrey Business School. Who lives? Titled “Who lives?”, the exercise hits very close to home at the peak of COVID-19, or as we […]


News roundup: Surrey Business School Academics contribute to media around Covid-19

While the effects of Covid-19 unfurl, Surrey Business School academics have rallied round to offer some insight into the possible effects of the pandemic on business, wellbeing and more. Here are some examples of what’s been featured in the media. Dr YingFei Héliot was featured on Times Higher Education highlighting the importance of psychological safety […]


Innovation for Realists: How Great Companies Deliver Today Whilst Designing Tomorrow

Here is an overview of our lunchtime webinar delivered by Innovation Expert and Author of the book Be Less Zombie, Elvin Turner. The webinar highlighted the common barriers for businesses trying to achieve innovation, and the approach that must be taken to become a truly innovative company. The Zombie in Be Less Zombie represents an organisation with […]


Why taking positive steps now in your human capital strategy will pay dividends on the road to recovery in the future

In the early stages of any crisis for many organisations, human resource and recruitment decision-making can understandably fall under the auspices of crisis management rather than a vital, continuous strategic necessity. There will, of course, be more optimistic days to come, where crisis resolution within businesses gives way to economic stabilisation, re-tooling and recovery. At […]


Business student Chwas Rostam shortlisted for Future CFO Undergraduate of the Year Award

Congratulations to first-year Business Management student Chwas Rostam, who has been shortlisted in the top 10 of the TARGETjobs Future CFO Undergraduate of the Year Award, partnered by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Congratulations on being shortlisted! How did you find out about the award? Having maintained the desire to work in corporate […]


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