Business Strategy and Innovation

BSI Research Seminar: Preparing logistics for a low carbon world

BSI Research Seminar: Preparing logistics for a low carbon world

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change now argues that to keep global warming to a sustainable level of total CO2 emissions will have to drop by 45-50% over the next twelve years. What does this mean for logistics, a business activity accounting for 10% of energy-related CO2 emissions? In this seminar, Alan McKinnon will explain how companies can devise a strategy for decarbonising their logistical activities.
BSI leadership seminar: The Nordwand Principle:  How to manage uncertainty

BSI leadership seminar: The Nordwand Principle: How to manage uncertainty

In this seminar, Rainer Petek, extreme mountaineer, professional mountain guide and change expert, invites us to confront the thought and action framework of executives and academics with the thinking and acting practices of the extreme climber. Combining memorable stories with impressive images, Rainer will provide insights into developing strategies for successfully managing change and uncertainty.
BSI Research Seminar: Developing a dashboard for monitoring usability of educational games apps for children

BSI Research Seminar: Developing a dashboard for monitoring usability of educational games apps for children

Professor Nayeth Solorzano-Alcivar will present the first results of an extensive and longitudinal multidisciplinary research carried out with children from 4 to 8 years attending schools of marginal areas in the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador to measure the behavioural use of games apps and the influence of previous knowledge about digital educational games.
Official Launch - Department of Business Strategy and Innovation

Official Launch - Department of Business Strategy and Innovation

We are delighted to celebrate the launch of the Department of Business Strategy and Innovation.

Building on the Department's existing strengths in teaching, research and engagement, our Department of Business Strategy and Innovation will beneft from a new focus which will ensure our work remains relevant to the ever-changing world of work.

We hope you are able to join with us as we celebrate new and exciting directions for the department.
BSI Research Seminar: Networked risk, and a case of an "almost" disaster in the world's happiest country

BSI Research Seminar: Networked risk, and a case of an "almost" disaster in the world's happiest country

Isabell Storsjö will present a series of interconnected events and failures in a specific area in Finland that could have turned into disaster. After the hottest summer ever in Finland, an area that also experienced an unusually dry summer was hit by the worst winter storm in history. The case exemplifies some of the problems of preparedness and response in today's world.