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 showcases some of our research and the impact it has had by inspiring business managers, informing policy makers and influencing society. It also features 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.
Dr Nick Williams explains how corruption is often systemic and permeates many spheres of everyday life within transition economies.
We share some of our research highlights from 2015, as well as a few resolutions for 2016.
Professors Robson and Clegg and Drs Kadile and Watson offer advice for “best in class” international franchising.
A team from Leeds look at public perceptions of extreme weather.
Dr Gary Graham explores the ways in which 3D weaving has the potential to revitalise the textile industry.
Professor Clegg discusses Britain's productivity problem and suggests 5 steps to fix it.
Vedran Lesic studies the difference between consumers’ perceived and actual residential electricity use for specific appliances.
Dr Simon McNair discusses the importance of psychological resiliency for financial management when it comes to Christmas spending.