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    Of passion and purpose: an insider’s guide to succeeding at LSE

Of passion and purpose: an insider’s guide to succeeding at LSE

Life at LSE is what you make of it. And for Global Master’s in Management student Inaya Kamal, getting their most out of your degree is about much more than just studying. Here are her lessons for new starters looking to make the best of it.

To those who are coming to LSE with the pure goal of excelling in […]

Millennials in the workplace – heroes or headaches?

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of LSE’s international exchange partner CEMS, the Department of Management held a public lecture focusing on the challenges facing different generations at work. MSc Management & Strategy student Srishti Gupta attended the ‘Mastering the multi-generational workplace’ talk to find out whether Millennials really are as bad as they’re made out.

Every millennial at some point has […]

How I became CEO for one month – as a student

This week, Department of Management student Luca Feser begins his month as CEO of the Swiss division of The Adecco Group, a global workforce solution provider. In this interview, Luca talks about how he has been selected for the position, his plans as CEO and how LSE changed his perspective on the future. Luca is a student in the […]

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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 Executive Global Master’s in Management student 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 […]

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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 dissertation as part of the Executive Global Master’s in Management programme, 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 […]

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 […]