Global Policy Challenges – Interactive Event
For our February 8th event we welcomed five Business School academics from the Business, Institutions and Policy research cluster, each delivered a mini-presentation to the forum, hosted by Professor Will Harvey.
|Professor Miguel Fonseca - Associate Professor of Economics, current research interests include tacit and explicit collusion; social identity and its effect on public good provision and bargaining|
|Professor Will Harvey - Associate Professor of Management Studies, Director of Research in Organisation Studies, Director of 'Business, Institutions and Policy' research cluster|
|Dr Gregory Morris - Lecturer in Accounting and Taxation, Gregory’s research interests are multidisciplinary and focus on taxation, law, organisational form, business ethics and human rights. Currently a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.|
|Dr Sarah Hartley - Senior Lecturer in Management, an interdisciplinary social scientist working closely with natural scientists, engineers, regulators and policy-makers|
|Professor Christos Kotsogiannis - Professor of Economics at the University of Exeter, Co-Director of the Tax Adminitstration Research Centre and a Research Fellow at CESifo, Germany|
Following each presentation they posed a business question which was discussed in groups, led by the academics during supper.
- How best to use financial incentives to change behaviour?
- When an organisation already has an established reputation, how can it change?
- What are the most pressing tax issues for businesses in 2017 and beyond?
- How can organisations innovate responsibly?
- What advice to give to a new Board member of a high-profile institution?
The event proved exceptionally popular and a lively feedback session was enjoyed by all.
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