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    Could the Internet of Things trigger a wave of privacy breaches?

Could the Internet of Things trigger a wave of privacy breaches?

As everyday objects become increasingly connected, the threat posed by hackers grows. But as Vera Nicotra discovered upon researching her dissertation, the corporations who are pioneering the Internet of Things are remarkably lax when it comes to protecting privacy. 

 

Commercially, the Internet of Things (IoT) is experiencing exponential growth. Soon, these connected devices are likely to have an increased presence in our […]

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    Customers are important, but firms ignore employees at their peril

Customers are important, but firms ignore employees at their peril

For his EGMiM dissertation, Ben Colton focused on how companies engage with their employees. Using employee engagement surveys as his focus, his work revealed the correlation between employee engagement and other indicators of progressive attitudes – and even with financial success or failure.  Over the past decade, the boards and executive management teams of public companies have become more engaged with external […]

Learning the Nordic Way at the Graduate Business Conference

As the President of the Graduate Management Society, Stephanie Bonham was invited to the Graduate Business Conference in Denmark, where she discovered the secrets of Nordic business – and fell in love with her subject all over again. 

Two months ago, I stepped off a plane and into Copenhagen.

I was filled with anticipation and excitement, but I didn’t really know what to […]

Deal or no deal: how LSE improved my negotiating skills

Most people think that negotiation is a niche skill which is rarely needed in everyday life. That’s what Srishti Gupta thought too – until she took Negotiation Analysis, a module on the MSc Management and Strategy programme which opened her eyes to the way negotiation shapes our lives.

There are some skills in life that, though necessary, aren’t actively taught in the […]

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    Going beyond theories: how LSE teaches management differently

Going beyond theories: how LSE teaches management differently

How does LSE’s commitment to ‘understanding the causes of things’ shape the way management is taught? Global Master’s in Management student Maieule de Carné reveals how different her graduate studies were from her undergraduate, and why it’s changed her perspective on business.

Having graduated with a degree in Business & Management with German, people asked me why I had then enrolled in the […]

How blockchain could revolutionise pharmaceuticals

Few people are aware of it, but releasing a new drug is a risky and painstaking process. Dr. Arti Thapliyal, a student on the MSc Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship programme, outlines how blockchain technology could overhaul the slow, laborious and uncertain manner in which new drugs are developed – and how it could shake up the healthcare industry.

Have you ever […]

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    How an LSE trip to Bangladesh changed my mind about learning

How an LSE trip to Bangladesh changed my mind about learning

Sometimes, textbooks and theories aren’t enough. Dylan Itzikowitz, studying for an MSc in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship, talks about his cohort’s field trip to Bangladesh. Working with an NGO striving to improve education, Dylan reveals the enormous challenges to widening education – and the incredible resilience and creativity they witnessed.

 

Last week, I was among the students privileged to consult […]

How a scholarship took me from Palestine to LSE

After winning the British Council’s HESPAL scholarship for Palestinian candidates, Dima Akel experienced a rare moment of reward and recognition for her academic achievements as a Palestinian.

It was one of those days: packed with classes and seminars discussing all things human resources, from organisational decision making to theories of organisations.

It was early evening and I had to rush to attend […]