A New Book by Edge Hill Business School staff evaluates international practice in Sociability, Social Capital and Community Development

Paresh Wankhade, Professor of Leadership and Management at Edge Hill University Business School has co-authored a new book with Professor Ian G. Cook (John Moores University) and Dr J.P. Halsall (Huddersfield University) entitled “Sociability, Social Capital and Community Development”. Sociability is a concept that has considerable currency and community groups are increasingly willing and able […]

Managing the Urgent and Unexpected

Edge Hill University Visiting Professor Keith White-Hunt has co-written with Professor Stephen Wearne (University of Manchester) have recently released a new book entitled ‘Managing the Urgent and Unexpected: Twelve Project Cases and a Commentary’. The book addresses unanticipated threats or opportunities in business and society in which work is required unexpectedly and demands an instant […]

To tweet or not to tweet? New Research

Work by Business School academic Dr. Charles Knight and Dr. Lynda Kaye from the School of Psychology has highlighted the increasing importance of twitter in the work of academics and their relationships with peers and with their students. The research highlights the wealth of opportunity in social networking sites; for shared academic knowledge, distribution of information, […]

Point of view – Charles Knight on the WhatsApp sale

In this new ongoing series, Edge Hill Business School staff offer their views on current organisational, economic and policy issues. In this short video, Dr. Charles Knight offers some short commentary on why Facebook is willing to spend $19 Billion to buy social media messaging service WhatsApp. His research interests include social media and the digital economy […]

Research seminar: Entrepreneurship may well be precarious, but is there a precarity of enterprise?

Dr. Alan Southern will be giving a talk at the Business School on the 5th March 2014 entitled: Entrepreneurship may well be precarious, but is there a precarity of enterprise? The term ‘precarity’ is a relatively new term, a neologism that has drawn attention from academics in Western Europe and North America in recent years. […]