PHILIP WARWICK, Durham University Business School

              

INTRODUCTION of the author & entrepreneur Peter Wilcock (a guest post by Philip Warwick)

The Business Whisperer

This week, Philip Warwick, Senior Teaching Fellow at Durham University Business School, UK, introduces the author Peter Wilcock who visited Durham in November this year. Wilcock’s new book “The Business Whisperer” helps budding entrepreneurs to develop the tools they need to be successful business people. 

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Global Power Struggles

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Two news stories grabbed my attention over the last few days. In my opinion both are indicative of a where we are with globalisation and the shifting powerbases of the global economy. First, Apple apologised for the perception that they showed arrogance to their Chinese customers. Secondly, The Indian Government refused to extend the patent of a cancer drug made by Swiss Pharmaceutical giant, Novartis.

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Does management work and does it have a future?

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I recently completed some research on the management and organisation of British universities, which concluded that despite being full of good intentions (in this case to internationalise their offering) they lacked the management experience and know-how to implement the changes necessary to implement their strategies. Whilst it seemed fairly clear to me that what they needed to do was improve their management knowledge and know-how, it did not feel entirely comfortable for me to be saying this. After all I work at a Business School, one of whose primary functions is to provide management education to help managers develop their knowledge and know-how.

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The Internationalisation of UK Universities – a progress report

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This week, Philip Warwick, Senior Teaching Fellow at Durham University Business School, UK, writes at guest blog on the state of internationalisation in British universities. Professor Warwick has been studying the international strategies of a number of universities in the UK and in other countries. He has found that approaches vary across countries. Within the UK he has identified four specific strategies to international development within the group of universities he studied.

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