Leeds University Business School is proud to be a top ten research-intensive institution. Our research mission is to produce and disseminate research of world-class, to increase knowledge, skills, understanding and impact.
This blog will showcase some of our research and the impact it has had by inspiring business managers, informing policy makers and influencing society. It will also feature informative entries for researchers at various stages of their careers, as well as news and opinion pieces of interest to the business research community. All the articles on this blog are the view of the individual authors, not Leeds University Business School or the University of Leeds.
Professor Barbara Summers comments on the 'nudge' approach and highlights the value of 'habit' research for policies to sustain behaviour change.
Professor Barbara Summers writes about the need to understand motivation before explaining behaviour.
The University of Leeds hosted the final seminar in a series focusing on food options, opinions and decisions.
Postgraduate Researcher Rachel Hollis summarises her research findings on the differences between “green” and conventional cleaning products.
Professors Wändi Bruine de Bruin and Baruch Fischhoff discuss the benefits of collaborations between psychologists and economists for decision making.
Professor John Maule discusses how stress can affect the nature and quality of decision making.
Dr Simon McNair discusses his Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship, developing more effective financial support service provision in the UK.
Dr Yasmina Okan has been awarded a Cancer Research UK Fellowship to improve the design of web-based communications about cervical cancer.