Business, Management and Economics

Covid cases across a map

Andreas Nölke, author of 'Post-Corona Capitalism: The Alternatives Ahead', reminds us that this is a perfect time to take stock of the societal, economic and political effects of COVID-19 so that we don’t waste an important window of opportunity for wide-ranging social reform. …Read more

Metal frame network over a purple backdrop.
by Katherine K. Chen  |  27th April 2022

Katherine Chen on using our scyborgian capacity to rethink colonial practices in organisations so that they serve traditionally less advantaged stakeholders. …Read more

Icons with one red set to the side
by Stephen Cook  |  2nd March 2022

Stephen Cook, co-author of 'What Have Charities Ever Done for Us?', discusses the collapse of Kids Company and the perils of 'founder syndrome'.…Read more

Rubiks cube displaying the UN SDGs

In this episode Ian Thomson and Dom Bates discuss the current way businesses engage with the global goals, the myths that hold businesses back from change, and what individuals within businesses can do to push for progress.…Read more

View of a field full of solar panels from above,
by Ian Thomson and Dominic Bates  |  15th February 2022

Dominic Bates and Ian Thomson argue why the Sustainable Development Goals are the best way for businesses to be more responsible and sustainable. …Read more

Climate change protest, the main sign in view says "there is no planet b"

Author of 'Urgent Business: Five Myths Business Needs to Overcome to Save Itself and the Planet', Ian Thomson, talks about the 3 things your business can do to help achieve net zero. …Read more

Extinction rebellion protest 'All I want for XMAS is clean air'
by Bristol University Press and Policy Press  |  3rd December 2021

This alternative Christmas list features books that address prominent social issues from 2021.…Read more

by Ruth Weatherall  |  29th November 2021

Ruth Weatherall shares how breaking down the barriers between her two identities – academic and activist – opened up new possibilities.…Read more

Street art of Darth Vader with a halo
by Carl Rhodes  |  23rd November 2021

In this episode, we speak with Carl Rhodes, author of 'Woke Capitalism: How Corporate Morality is Sabotaging Democracy', about the dangerous consequences of businesses being ‘woke’.…Read more

Anna Rosińska, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, describes a virtual meeting of domestic workers in Chicago and Warsaw that led to the establishment of a new trade union. …Read more