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Escalation and Intervention

Escalation and Intervention

27 April 2022

The Welsh Government accept that the current framework for identifying and tackling major issues with services in NHS Wales needs to be revised. In this post Tracey Rosell explores the acknowledged problems. A full version of this blog is published on the Senedd Research website. The joint NHS Wales Escalation and Intervention Arrangements (the E&I

International Women’s Day 2022

International Women’s Day 2022

8 March 2022

On International Women’s Day 2022, we are celebrating the significant contribution women at Cardiff Business School have made, and continue to make, to the lives of women around the world. #BreakTheBias Professor Rachel Ashworth, Dean of Cardiff Business School writes: “International Women’s Day provides an opportunity for us all to reflect on what has been

The effect of the pandemic on supplier payment times

The effect of the pandemic on supplier payment times

2 March 2022

With businesses facing new challenges and risks, has the pandemic had an effect on supplier payment times? In our latest post, Anthony Flynn explores the impact the pandemic has had on invoice payments. Between lockdowns, product shortages and staff absenteeism, the COVID-19 pandemic caused major disruption to business activity. Within the supply chain field, the

Behind those doors, it’s a different world

Behind those doors, it’s a different world

2 February 2022

The physical isolation of chefs working in Michelin-starred kitchens can lead to violent misbehaviour and a different moral code. In our latest post, Robin Burrow, Rebecca Scott and David Courpasson explore how this happens. Published in Journal of Management Studies here, our article is concerned with the connection between isolated places and misbehaviour. We address

The negativity bias in news about how public money is used affects our willingness to pay taxes

The negativity bias in news about how public money is used affects our willingness to pay taxes

3 December 2021

To meet the public’s preference for negative content. the media tend to overreport negative news. Miloš Fišar, Tommaso Reggiani, Fabio Sabatini, and Jiří Špalek write that this negativity bias in the coverage of economic policy issues decreases tax compliance. Conversely, when people are exposed to authentic information about the appropriate use of tax revenues, compliance increases significantly.  Why do we pay

Intergenerational precautionary savings in Europe

Intergenerational precautionary savings in Europe

18 October 2021

The extended family can act as an insurance tool against adverse events. In our latest post, Francesco Scervini and Serena Trucchi document a new channel for saving, namely the effect of uncertainty in the offspring’s income on parental savings and illustrate its role in the framework of the COVID-19 outbreak. During the COVID-19 pandemic, household

Investors’ Reaction to Cyber-attacks

Investors’ Reaction to Cyber-attacks

21 September 2021

In our latest blog, Dr. Onur Kemal Tosun, Assistant Professor of Finance, gives insight into effect of data breaches on company reputation.

Assignment to Appointment

Assignment to Appointment

8 September 2021

In our latest post, PhD candidate Julie Sharmin Akter shares a career hack which might just make securing a job after university that much easier.

Five ways Cardiff’s MSc in Public Leadership helped me in my career

Five ways Cardiff’s MSc in Public Leadership helped me in my career

17 May 2021

In our latest blog, Gemma Charnock – a second-year student on the part-time MSc in Public Leadership at Cardiff Business School – tells us about the ways postgraduate study has helped her achieve her career aspirations.

Are you having a laugh?

Are you having a laugh?

11 May 2021

In our latest post, Dr Rebecca Scott reflects on the importance of humour in the workplace and its effect on human behaviours like leadership, trust, communication and relationship building in business.