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March 2017


Tip or bribe? Southampton Business School academic probes corruption in Las Vegas hotels

31 March 2017

Anecdotally, visitors to the USA’s gambling capital Las Vegas can secure impressive upgrades at resort hotels by slipping a bank note between their credit card and ID on check in (also known as the ‘$20 sandwich trick’).


Leadership in the spotlight at a lively Southampton Business School debate

31 March 2017

Senior executives from more than 30 of the South’s major companies gathered at the Bournemouth headquarters of JP Morgan to discuss what makes an effective leader in the 21st century at Southampton Business School’s fourth Annual Leadership Debate.


Southampton Business School hosts MBA Employability Week

30 March 2017

In March, we introduced the new Contemporary Themes and Employability Week for the MBA programme, hosting a number of talks and workshop sessions with guest speakers from industry.


Southampton postgraduates seize victory in a challenging Association of Project Management contest

27 March 2017

Five Southampton Business School Project Management postgraduate students have defeated four other talented teams to win a prestigious Association for Project Management (APM) contest by organising a successful charity art exhibition.


Sustainable Salon launch event

27 March 2017

The Ecohair and Beauty project is run by Dr Denise Baden, Associate Professor within the University’s Business School, in association with industry partners (VTCT, Habia) as well as the National Hairdressers Federation and others.


MSc students present to CPA Australia

21 March 2017

Five MSc students recently had the opportunity to present their ideas for their dissertation to a panel from CPA Australia.


New research suggests swearing is now acceptable in the workplace

15 March 2017

Swearing at work can lead to positive consequences, according to an academic study led by a Southampton Business School professor. Research among senior managers and professional people has found it can relieve stress and aid team building and communications in the workplace.


Recent research highlights from Southampton Business School

7 March 2017

This page provides a spotlight on some of the most recent activity in Southampton Business School, with news about publications, speaking engagements and funded research.


Take part in the Boeing Business Case Competition

3 March 2017

Take part in an exciting competition run by Boeing and the University of Southampton Business School on 14th March 2017 and work alongside Boeing managers to solve a real business problem.


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