Below is a selection of projects taking place under the theme of Business, Enterprise and Management.
Lead by researchers primarily from Staffordshire Business School, these projects will give you an insight into the wide range of research that takes place, and the impact it has both in our local community and across the globe.
The policy framework provides empirical insights to policy makers in the ethnic minority and border areas in Southwest region of China to develop sound and evidence-based strategies and policies to improve sustainable livelihoods and achieve sustainable development of the targeted poverty alleviation in China.
The project takes an integrative approach to investigate the economic and socio-cultural implications of coworking trend for smart cities, their ecosystems and the use of urban public spaces.
The project investigates and analyses a range of disruptions of Covid-19 to urban development and the changing scenarios of smart cities in the wake of Covid-19. The project identifies the opportunities as well as the challenges for businesses, city councils and universities to take Covid-19 as a catalyst for change. The project develops evidence-based strategies for such change and business transformation.
Much of what we know about modern leadership derives from traditional understandings of how titular leaders operate within fixed organisational forms and how they manage planned change. But what about the more fluid and informal networks and partnerships where business, public agencies, communities and universities come together to get things done? This suite of writing and research attempts to make sense of the highly complex nature and processes adopted by these little known discursive communities, explaining for the first time, how they come to impact socially on the world around them by enacting their preferred types of leadership.
Advanced information and communication technologies have changed the way teaching and learning are conceptualized and conducted in higher education.
Our research will investigate the specific challenges that BAME business owners faced during the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, the strategies that they used to keep their businesses afloat, and how they engaged with financial and regional support.