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Expertise

The school’s research output spans a wide range of topics, from theoretical advances to practical applications, and contributes to advancing knowledge in the field of management.

Dr Benjamin Hammer Assistant Professor in Accounting and Finance

LUMS boasts a diverse and talented faculty comprising leading experts in various management disciplines, including logistics and supply chain management, health care operations, science and innovation management, marketing and consumer research, corporate social responsibility, accounting, finance, economics, and management education. Many faculty members have extensive industry experience and are actively engaged in cutting-edge research projects. Faculty members at LUMS regularly publish their research in top-tier academic journals and present their work at prestigious conferences worldwide.

LUMS hosts several areas of expertise. These provide a platform for scholars to conduct in-depth research, collaborate with external partners, and disseminate findings to academic and practitioner audiences.

Our areas of expertise

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Some highlights include research on sustainability, innovation and risk issues in supply chain management, procurement and operations management, and on the intersection of technology and sustainability in supply chain management. LUMS authors have published in outlets such as the Journal of Operations Management, International Journal of Operations & Production Management, and Journal of Business Ethics.

Health Care Operations

Some highlights include research on operating room management, capacity planning, nurse and physician scheduling, and stroke care. LUMS authors have published in outlets such as the European Journal of Operational Research.

Science and Innovation Management

Some highlights include research on the development of analytical methods for studying science and innovation, drawing from fields of bibliometrics, statistics, and machine learning. LUMS authors have published in outlets such as Research Policy.

Marketing and Consumer Research

Some highlights include research on experiential and social issues in marketing, customer experience management and customer journey design, and digital marketing. LUMS authors have published in outlets such as the Journal of Marketing, and Harvard Business Review.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Some highlights include research on the impact of human resources management on social responsibility and environmental sustainability. LUMS authors have published in outlets such as Work, Employment and Society, and the International Journal of Human Resource Management.

Accounting, Finance and Economics

Some highlights include research on ESG reporting, growth financing through Private Equity, the impact of diversity in top management teams on corporate governance, and the role of geographical and sectoral mobility in bringing up new economic opportunities. LUMS authors have published in outlets such as the Journal of Corporate Finance, and the British Journal of Management.

Management Education

Some highlights include research on multimodality, Critical Management Education, digital storytelling, and the Principles for Responsible Management Education. LUMS authors have published in outlets such as the Academy of Management Learning & Education.

Benefits for students

Students at the Leipzig Campus benefit greatly from research-oriented teaching in the various areas of expertise. Research-oriented teaching encourages active engagement and critical thinking among students. It allows educators to incorporate the latest research findings, theories, and methodologies into their teaching, and helps students develop essential research skills such as information literacy, data analysis, problem-solving, and communication. Engaging in research-oriented teaching encourages students to think creatively, explore new ideas, and propose innovative solutions to complex problems.

Benefits for companies

Companies and stakeholders can benefit from the high-quality research conducted by LUMS faculty members at Lancaster University Leipzig in several ways:

  1. Access to Cutting-Edge Knowledge: Companies can leverage our research to stay informed about the latest trends, developments, and innovations in their industry.
  2. Solution to Business Challenges: By collaborating with our researchers, companies can tap into academic expertise to address specific problems, improve processes, and develop innovative products or services.
  3. Opportunities for Innovation: Companies can partner with us to pursue joint research projects and gain a competitive edge in the marketplace.
  4. Talent Development and Recruitment: By participating in research projects, internships, or industry partnerships, companies can identify and recruit top talent to drive innovation and growth.

For more information, please contact the LUMS Research & Engagement Lead or reach out to our experts in the respective fields directly.

LUMS Research & Engagement Lead

Dr Benjamin Hammer

Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Accounting and Finance

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