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RTE Brainstorm: Should your Employer get rid of managers

Read Prof. Kevin Murphy, Chair, Work and Employment Studies, recent article on the RTE Brainstorm Series where he questions "Should your employer get rid of managers?"

Two KBS Staff awarded Presidents Staff Excellence Awards 2018

Two Kemmy Business School faculty were this afternoon awarded the Presidents Staff Excellence Awards 2018.
Ms Yvonne Delancy, Director of Management Development Unit (MDU) was awarded the Business Transformation/Excellence Award because of her work in the MDU, and Dr Finbarr Murphy received the Innovation Award for innovation in research and solving problems creatively and proactively with positive results

Limerick Business Leaders: KBS graduates

Limerick Business Leaders: Firm aims to help students ‘Jump’ through state exams
David Neville and Padraic Hogan are behind ‘JumpAGrade’, which has helped students all over the country through the Junior and Leaving Certificate:
Limerick Leader has published a nice piece on two KBS graduates on their company JumpAGrade.  

Funded Places on KBS Programmes under Springboard Initiative

The KBS is offering fully funded places on a number of its programmes to eligable applicants under the Springboard Initiative. 
Full details on all Springboard programmes at UL are available here www.ul.ie/sb
Download more information here

KBS publish latest report to the United Nations PRME

KBS is delighted to present our latest report to the United Nations PRME on our activities under the six principles of Responsible Management Education and each of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The report covers the actions of our students and staff in teaching, research and external engagement, and can be seen on this Link

Peadar Collins on Life in Massey University, Palmerston North

Peader Collins, is a KBS Business Students currently on Erasmus placement in Massey University as part of their global Student athlete program for rugby; Peader has kindly sent us back his account of life in in Massey University, Palmerston North

31st Annual Irish Accounting and Finance Association Conference

The Department of Accounting and Finance hosted the 31st Annual Irish Accounting and Finance Association Conference in the KBS between the 23rd-25th May. The conference ran over 3 days, with the Doctoral Colloquium taking place on Wednesday and the main conference spread over Thursday and Friday. 31 papers were presented by PhD students on Wednesday, facilitated by 17 experienced academics who provided feedback. A total of €6,000 in research funding was awarded to 4 students to support their research.

CSEAR Ireland 2nd Congress on Social and Environmental Accounting Research - Call for Papers

CSEAR Ireland 2nd Congress on Social and Environmental Accounting Research

Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, Ireland

October 31 – November 2, 2018


2 day skills programme for the transition year students of Gaelcholaiste Luimnigh

Kemmy Business School in partnership with Lero Software hosted a 2 day skills programme for the transition year students of Gaelcholaiste Luimnigh. Students took part in engaging workshops on communication and interview skills. Having been taught the skills, students were given the chance to conduct interviews and presentations to showcase what they had learned and this was done to an amazing standard.

UL Enactus team - finalists at Enactus Ireland National Competition 2018

On May 31st, Enactus University of Limerick made it into the final round of four teams of the 2018 Enactus Ireland National Competition.

RTE Brainstorm Series: Is flying getting More Dangerous

Professor Kevin Murphy, Chair of Work and Employment Studies discusses how recent incidents may have raised concerns about unsafe planes and flying, but it's really about human psychology and the availability heuristic and says "the best advice is that the world is rarely as scary as it is portrayed in the media". We are more likely to see stories about something that is both spectacular and unrepresentative (being sucked out an airplane) than about things that are boring and normal (on-time arrival, with a minimum of luggage lost or delayed).

Deirdre O'Shea on Clare FM advises on beating workplace stress

Managing workplace stress can be a major issue for many people.
Morning Focus heard some invaluable tips from Deirdre O’Shea of the University of Limerick (UL).

Listen to  the podcast here  http://www.clare.fm/podcasts/ul-lecturer-advises-beating-workplace-stress/


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