Can the peace dividend and devolution transform business in Northern Ireland: lessons from the UK fastest growing sub-region?

Dr Leslie Budd (OU) This presentation will consider this issue and draw on research in regard to the kind businesses and management challenges developing in Milton Keynes and its hinterland: the fastest growth region in the United Kingdom. If Milton Keynes can be considered a growth pole, what are its propulsive industries (in the sense … Read more

The Role of Knowledge Management in Building a Sustainable Economy in Northern Ireland

Dr Sandra Moffett (Ulster) The current Programme for Government 2011-15 focuses on growing a sustainable economy and investing in the future of Northern Ireland. To recover from the current economic downturn, organisations strive to become more innovative, streamlined and focused, providing high quality value-added goods/services to customers, in an efficient yet achievable way. To grow … Read more