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Caroline Roberts-Cherry Women Leading in Business

In this podcast we hear from Caroline Roberts-Cherry during our latest Women Leading in Business webinar. Caroline runs Saffron Cherry Productions in Manchester, an independent TV and film company that has just launched a new children’s series The World According to Grandpa on Milkshake! Caroline has held senior positions at the BBC and ITV and …

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David Gregson and his Young People’s Wellbeing Programme

In this podcast we are delighted to be joined by businessman and philanthropist David Gregson discusses the Greater Manchester Young People’s Wellbeing Programme. During a distinguished corporate career David has sat on the boards of some 30 companies and charities while also co-founding a leading private equity firm. He is also an alumnus of the …

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Ethical Vanities: the promise and pitfalls of social responsibility

During this podcast, Professor Timothy Devinney, draws on his expertise to address the question of whether we can have CSR without other forms of social responsibility that are reflected in the behaviour of consumers, investors, managers, and employees. He takes the discussion a step further by addressing the question of whether our failure to deal …

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How large companies can see the future and rethink innovation

Ismail Amla is Chief Growth Officer at Capita and AMBS alumnus and is recognised as one of the top 100 most influential Black, Asian and minority ethnic leaders in the UK tech sector. He has had a technology-focused career, spanning Europe and North America, having held leadership roles at Accenture, CapCo and IBM. Drawing on …

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Artificial Intelligence Systems: an interdisciplinary research agenda

During this podcast, Panos discusses artificial intelligence systems. Research into Artificial Intelligence systems has increasingly moved out of the lab and into organisational and social settings where they affect how people live and behave. Panos’ research describes the evolution of technology-assisted driving across the five automation levels specified in the Society of Automotive Engineers International …

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The value of human labour part 2

This podcast continues the discussion of critical issues confronting human labour under COVID-19.  Conflicting Covid narratives: The value of supermarket work and implications for the future Abbie Winton is a final year doctoral researcher at the Work and Equalities Institute. Her research explores retail work and sociotechnical change, with a current focus on the crisis and …

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Women in Business MBA Student Council

This podcast was recorded at the Women in Business MBA Student Council event held on International Women’s Day. Joining us on the panel were: Professor Fiona Devine OBE, Head of Alliance Manchester Business School Damaris Albarran, Chair of Alliance Manchester Business School Advisory Board and former Vice President at Bank of New York Mellon Katie …

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Susan Hayes Culleton Women Leading in Business

In this podcast we hear from Susan Hayes Culleton during our latest Women Leading in Business webinar. Susan is Managing Director of the Hayes Culleton Group, with clients across Europe and the USA. The businesses include BECKSearch which facilitates active peer learning and #SavvyTeenAcademy which manages the entire experience of teenage work experiences in corporate …

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