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12 February 2014
Ken Brown, MBA Programme Director
Why should companies pay tax?  An American billionairess once said ‘We don’t pay taxes, only the little people pay taxes’.  Big companies...

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22 January 2014
Jane Priest, Teaching Fellow
Last week I had the pleasure of teaching our new cohort of on-campus students here in Edinburgh. During the marketing seminar, we explored the concepts of consumer...

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10 January 2014
Jane Priest, Teaching Fellow
English: Sewing machine (Photo credit: Wikipedia)To mark the launch of 2014, one of my first actions has been to permanently delete my Facebook account. A brave move...

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17 December 2013
Jane Priest, Teaching Fellow
This year I did the bulk of my Christmas shopping in one day but unlike many British people, I braved the shops rather than shopping online from the comfort of my own...

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13 December 2013
Dr Craig Robinson, Director of Learning and Teaching
Recently a good friend of mine said that there are "too many" people in the world. This made me think of a blog I wrote two years ago about the world's...

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27 November 2013
Iain Lauder
The Chairman of Tata Group, Cyrus Mistry, has set up a brain trust of young leaders in the organisation to provide strategic direction for the group on a range of...

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15 November 2013
Dr Craig Robinson, Director of Learning and Teaching
(Photo credit: Wikipedia)I've been listening to the radio intently on my drive to work every morning this week. Every time there is a news update I cannot help but...

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14 November 2013
Jane Priest, Teaching Fellow
We seem to be in an era where, on the one hand, new technologies are making many complex tasks much more straightforward, while on the other, only one person in the...

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11 November 2013
Iain Lauder
Judy Estrin is a Californian serial entrepreneur and is unusual in fulfilling her need for affiliation by creating new work teams to create innovation.  She...