Home > Department of Management

Department of Management

How to contact us
 

DoM-Logo_small


Enquiries: Contact us

  

Postal address:
Department of Management
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE


Location address:
New Academic Building
54 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London WC2A 3LJ
Map

 

Follow us online
Facebook-Square-38x38Twitter-square-38x38Youtube-square-38x38

 

 

Homepage-banners-1

The Department of Management is a world class centre for education and research in business and management. At the heart LSE’s academic community in central London, we are ranked #2 in the world for social science and management

Study >We offer a comprehensive portfolio of cutting-edge teaching programmes for full-time students and working professionals, founded in the latest research in our field.

Research >We are proud to be ranked #1 in the UK for research in business and management studies (REF 2014). Our research impacts on real challenges in business and policy worldwide. 

JCoyle-Shapiro

Department Professor elected President of the Academy of Management

Congratulations to Dr Jacqueline Coyle-Shapiro, professor of organisational behaviour in the Department of Management, who has been elected as President of the Academy of Management (AOM).

Find out more

 

robot-vs-human-62x83

Service Automation: Robots and the future of work

Thinking about deploying robotic technologies in your organisation? Two leading academics present a year's study on the impact of these disruptive technologies within the modern workplace at a Department of Management public lecture on Monday 9 May.

Find out more

 
Image of Iris Bohnet

Public lecture with leading behavioural economist

Iris Bohnet, Director of Harvard Kennedy School’s Women and Public Policy Programme, outlined how behavioural insights can be used to overcome gender bias in the workplace on Thursday 14 April 2016.

The lecture was chaired by Professor Carola Frege, who heads the LSE Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce.

Find out more

 
Alec Ross

Public lecture with Alec Ross broadcasted to worldwide audience

Alec Ross, former Senior Advisor for Innovation to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, spoke on innovation that is changing the world at a Department of Management public lecture. The event was made available to worldwide audiences via LSE's live webcast.

Listen to podcast

 
image of a smiley face

Public lecture provides insight on 'how to have a good day'

Leading management consultant and executive coach, Caroline Webb, revealed how behavioural sciences can be applied to our everyday lives in a Department of Management public lecture.

Listen to the podcast

 
Ruth Kaufman

Ruth Kaufman receives OBE for services to operational research

Ruth Kaufman, senior visiting fellow in the Department of Management, has been awarded an OBE for her services to operational research in the 2016 New Year's Honours lists.

Find out more

 
Image of an eye

How technology will transform the work of human experts

In this public lecture on 30 November 2015, Daniel and Richard Susskind present how increasingly capable systems will bring fundamental change in the way practical expertise of specialists is made available.

Listen to the podcast

 
Gillian Tett

Gillian Tett delivers Department of Management public lecture

The author and award-winning Financial Times journalist spoke at the LSE in October on the divisions of labour and how siloed working has the potential to collapse companies and destabilise markets.

Listen to the podcast | Watch the video

 
CEMS logo

CEMS Global MiM places in FT Ranking's top five

A global Masters in Management programme, offered in the UK by LSE's Department of Management, has placed within the top five of this year’s Financial Times' Master's in Management ranking.

Find out more

 
Canadian Flags

Canadian Embassy hosts inaugural alumni networking evening

The Deputy High Commissioner of Canada welcomed students and alumni of LSE’s Executive Global Master’s in Management (EGMiM) to the Canadian Embassy in London for a drinks reception on 3 September 2015.

Find out more

 
David Halpern

David Halpern, CEO of The Behavioural Insights Team, speaks at LSE

Dr David Halpern, who leads the experimental ‘Nudge Unit’ at 10 Downing Street, reveals how behavioural economics has been applied to policy to achieve remarkable results at a Department of Management public lecture on 14 September.

Listen to the podcast | Watch the video

 
News and media archives: 2015-162014-152013-14

Global academic networks:

CEMS logo            GMAC logo            GNAM-Logo_small   

The latest posts published by our Department of Management blog:

  • Will robots really take over our jobs?
    Upon checking into the Henn-na Hotel near Nagasaki in Japan, guests are greeted by an impeccably dressed, well mannered, multilingual receptionist who recognises them on sight. She’s incredibly efficient at her job, she’s always on time and has no problem staying late without overtime pay. In fact, she never asks for any pay at all. Why? She’s a robot. The […]
  • Capstone series: Communication in crisis – When things go overboard
    It’s time for another instalment of our Capstone Series! This blog was written by first year MiM students Kartik Bhandari, Harsh Gupta, Emily Wang, Lara Meyer and Ben Scott.  Communication in crisis – When things go overboard “You say it best…when you say nothing at all” –     Ronan Keating (1999) 1991 was a year of key events, the collapse of the Soviet […]
  • Work and family in the UK: Perspectives of minority Asian women expatriates
    Balancing work and family commitments is challenging for everyone. But what happens when you are an expatriate, cut off from your family support network, and adjusting to a culture with potentially very different expectations around gender roles and the appropriateness of non-family-based childcare? Some of my recent research has explored how expatriate Asian minority women in the UK experience the […]
  • Leadership development: one size does not fit all
    Within the domain of executive education, the concept of leadership development is an increasingly romanticised one. When we say ‘leadership development,’ more often than not, images of executive travel, luxury retreats, world class ‘experts’ delivering ‘high-end management interventions’ spring to mind, with management gurus flown across the globe to impart knowledge on organisational transformation. But the accepted approach taught in […]
  • Do state owners constrain or facilitate corporate strategies of internationalisation?
    A changing landscape The global sources of foreign direct investment is changing, and state-owned enterprises (SOEs) are an increasingly large proportion of the pool of available global capital. In 2013, SOEs invested $US160 billion internationally, representing 11 per cent of global foreign direct investment flows, despite making up 1 per cent of total multinational corporations. SOEs also dominate cross-border M&As: […]
  • Five steps to scaling social impact
    How and why do some impact-orientated projects scale, while others fail? Over the last eight years, much of our research at the LSE’s Innovation and Co-Creation Lab has focused on the question of how sustainable organisational models for large-scale impact can be developed. RLabs: From idea to scale One of the organisations that we have accompanied on their path to […]
  • Is flirtation an effective negotiation tactic?
    When I teach negotiation skills, my students and I explore a variety of strategies for reaching agreement, but we almost never mention flirtation. This may be because there is very little research on flirtation as a negotiation tactic – but it may also be because, as we found in one of our surveys, negotiation students do not consider flirtation to […]
  • To be, or not to be. The MiM at RADA.
    The following blog was written by Victoria Bubmann. Victoria is a first year Masters in Management student with an undergraduate degree in Archaeology and Anthropology. Originally from Germany, she ditched her trowel after graduation and worked in consulting before coming to the LSE. Having discovered her love for motivating people and creating environments in which employees thrive, she now hopes […]
  • Volkswagen: the need to enforce ethical corporate behaviour
    ­ DECEIT, FRAUD, REGULATORY EVASIONS, WINDOW DRESSING: words that have become far too familiar in business news headlines. The ongoing Volkswagen emissions scandal is the perfect example of disingenuous corporate malpractice that has had far-reaching consequences for the ordinary customer, shareholder, and any other stakeholder directly or indirectly impacted by the actions of a few. The outrage against the VW Group […]
  • Houston, we have lift off!
    The following blog was written by Executive Global Master’s in Management alum, Peter Holdt Holsteen. Peter holds an LLB (2004) and LLM (2008) from Copenhagen University as well as a degree in finance (HD Finance) from Copenhagen Business School (2013). He is also an Attorney-at-law that enjoys reading books, watching movies and playing chess in his leisure time. When a […]

 

The latest journal articles and books published by our leading research faculty:

happiness

The one key way to finding joy in your job
Psychology Today, 29 March 2016

Dr Shoshana Dobrow Riza suggests enacting behaviours related to a person's calling will result in more job satisfaction and feelings of fullfillment. 

 
robot-vs-human-62x83

Will robots really take over our jobs?
Huffpost Tech, 23 March 2016

Prof Leslie Willcocks discusses the future of work, taking into account that various administrative and repetitive jobs will be done by robots.

 
robot

CIOs vs robots: What's the best way to use automation in business?
ZDNet, 21 March 2016

Prof Leslie Willcocks considers how tech chiefs are getting ready for the big changes automation will bring to the world of work.

 
Image of coins

Pay for UK bosses is ‘absurdly high’, top headhunters admit
The Guardian, 5 March 2016

However if a CEO indicates they would be willing to work for less, it would result in career suicide, claims LSE report.

 
Executive education

'Why your organisation should invest in executive education'
Changeboard, 23 February 2016

Prof Saul Estrin and Dr Connson Locke comment on effective leadership in an article that considers why organisations should invest in executive education.

 
image of women

Here’s the real reason you don’t fit in at work
BBC Capital, 15 February 2016

Dr Shoshana Dobrow Riza comments on meaningful work and choosing organisations with cultures to match.

 
image of paint brushes

'Wake up: this job is no dream'
The Sunday Times, 10 January 2016

Many people make career changes, but Dr Shoshana Dobrow Riza explains why loving your job doesn’t always mean you’ll be good at it.

Dr Dobrow Riza also writes on the financial and intrinsic rewards of following calling.

 
Image of children jumping

'Small families are better for kids, new research says'
The Washington Post, 1 January 2015

A working paper co-authored by Professor Yona Rubinstein suggests that more may not be merrier.

 
image of coins

'Where is the boss big enough to admit: ‘I’m not worth it’?'
The Guardian, 5 January 2016

Professor Sandy Pepper’s research is cited in an article that proclaims the advent of ‘Fat Cat Tuesday’.

 
media-tebr-small

'Time for change in executive pay?'
The European Financial Review, 28 December 2015

Professor Sandy Pepper argues for the redesign of current executive pay practices.

 
Image: man smiling

‘The overlooked perk that your employees wish you gave them’
Ivy Exec, 17 December 2015

Dr Chia-Huei Wu draws upon recent research projects to discuss how employers can encourage disconnected employees beyond monetary incentives.

 
Image of mens' legs in business suits

'CEOs are less valuable than they think'
Financial Times, 16 November 2015

Professor Peter Abell’s research on head-hunter methods for CEO selection provides the argument for a Financial Times article on the mediocrity of chief executives.

 
digital drugs image

'Is the cloud still the future?'
HIMSS Insights magazine, Volume 4, November 2015

Dr Tony Cornford draws on the findings of LSE’s Delivering Digital Drugs project, which builds on a decade’s work of digital healthcare research. 

 
The Thinker

'The debate: case study method or a more academic approach?'
QS Top MBA, 5 November 2015

Professor Saul Estrin goes head-to-head with IESE Business School in the hot debate on the best way to teach business, and why LSE has launched the Executive Global Master's in Management as a pioneering alternative to an MBA.

 
Image of a robot

'Robot revolution: will machines replace humans and take our jobs one day?'
City AM, 30 October 2015

Professor Leslie Willcocks’ research dispels myths around job losses with the rise of robotic process automation.

 
LSE Executive Summer School 2016