Recent stories

Here’s the freshest selection of recent features I’ve had published/broadcast:

MBAs in space: rocket science absorbs business school thinking (Financial Times)How should cities deal with street begging (The Guardian), Online classrooms – virtually like the real thing? (Financial Times)Running out of paper (UK Press Gazette), Online law degrees flourish under tight supervision (Financial Times)The soup revolution: changing cities over dinner, from Detroit to Liverpool (The Guardian)Is fluoride actually good for cities? (The Guardian), France says au revoir to the météo marine (Monocle 24)

Women must unite to maximise success in start-ups (Financial Times), Free Moocs act as try-before-you-buy model (Financial Times)From Berlin’s warehouses to London’s estates: how cities shape music scenes (The Guardian), MBA graduates’ love affair with consultancy endures (Financial Times), Patty Griffin, Sage Gateshead — ‘Heartbreak and joy (Financial Times), Business schools respond to globalisation of luxury sector (Financial Times), Truth behind the ‘vainies, brainies and Bainies’ labels (Financial Times)Traffic lights are so dictatorial (The Guardian), Entrepreneurship classes grow up (Financial Times), Fighting the fatbergs (The Guardian)Why do cities still use glyphosate? (The Guardian), The internet of vulnerable things (Financial Times)How supermarkets choose where to open… and close (The Guardian)University museums enjoy global renaissance (Times Higher Education)Bands of brothers (Financial Times)The virtual assistants who juggle kids and career (Financial Times)Crowdfunded start-up takes to the skies (Financial Times)Smart moves: chess is back (The Guardian)Great Place to Meet: Madinat Jumeirah (Financial Times)Burning Ambition (Weapons of Reason)Outlook on the Global Agenda 2015 (World Economic Forum)Germany warms to the MBA (Financial Times), Passion breeds success (Daily Telegraph)Reinventing the wheel (Daily Telegraph), War for talent goes on (The Guardian)Sewing a fashion team together (Financial Times), Welcome the Northern Correspondent (The Guardian)At the top of his Games (Financial Times)Outlook on the Global Agenda 2014 (World Economic Forum)Austerity measures force a change of tactics for French schools (Financial Times), New models could change shape of social care (The Guardian), Handy hints from the hactivists (Management Today), Comic artists who make radio shows (Monocle 24 Radio)

Jugaad innovation: How to disrupt-it-yourself (Google Think), We’re with stupid (Cass Business School’s InBusiness), Skyscraper’s the limit for furious NYU academics (Times Higher Education), Education goes global (FT Wealth)

 

And here’s a fuller archive of published work from the last couple of years:

The Guardian

How should cities deal with street begging

The soup revolution: changing cities over dinner, from Detroit to Liverpool

Is fluoride actually good for cities?

From Berlin’s warehouses to London’s estates: how cities shape music scenes

Traffic lights are so dictatorial

Fighting the fatbergs

Why do cities still use glyphosate?

How supermarkets choose where to open… and close

Smart moves: chess is back

‘War for talent’ goes on in recruitment

Apprenticeships are just the job

New models could change shape of social care

A pilot scheme for end-of-life support

Strangeways: working prison aims to reduce reoffending

Graduate jobs storm back

Green degrees target solution to climate change issues

Public sector a class apart

UN climate chief jabs back

Jobs of the future

Civil engineering isn’t a just a pipe dream

Redundancy: How to restore balance

Financial Times

MBAs in space: rocket science absorbs business school thinking

Online classrooms – virtually like the real thing?

Graduates reveal the strengths and weaknesses of online degrees

Explosion in data ushers in new high-tech era

Competitors forced to work together to tackle complexity

Online law degrees flourish under tight supervision

French business schools take a global view

Oil and gas workers take refuge on MBA programmes

Women must unite to maximise success in start-ups

Free Moocs act as try-before-you-buy model

MBA graduates’ love affair with consultancy endures

Patty Griffin, Sage Gateshead — ‘Heartbreak and joy

Business schools respond to globalisation of luxury sector

Truth behind the ‘vainies, brainies and Bainies’ labels

Entrepreneurship classes grow up

The internet of vulnerable things

Bands of brothers

The virtual assistants who juggle kids and career 

Crowdfunded start-up takes to the skies

Great Place to Meet: Madinat Jumeirah

Companies want learning tailored more closely to business needs

Salesman puts skills to use building aspiration

Naomi Hewitt of Net-a-Porter finds thread to sew fashion team together

At the top of his Games

The maths behind Olympic projects

Pay rising for in-demand accountants

Technology start-up hotspots for MBAs

A great awakening – or jobs spam

Masters in Management: just the job

Austerity measures force a change of tactics for French schools

MBA students learn the value of influence

Fluctuations in the cycle business

Yale MBAs engage in legal cannabis venture

Research? Most people cannot understand it

How business data has evolved

Bogus certificates cost schools time and money

Consultancy projects: a whole new ball game

Entrepreneurs learn to work together on road to Mendeley

Education goes global

Supply chain of information offers vital link

Lessons from management’s wild west

Because you’re worth it?

Doubling up

Culture club

Teachers get ahead of the class

In search of fresh standards

A carefully managed take-off

Bruce Springsteen review

Students start to think about broader social values

Executives are willing to pay the price for knowledge

Schools have final word on plagiarism

Delivering more with less

Getting real

Meet the dean (Georgetown’s Professor David Thomas)

Enterprise and ambition meet in Casablanca

Learning the game of social media

Untapped markets lie in the export crosshairs

Enterprising lessons for entrepreneurs

The case of the white-collar criminal

Said fashions a tailor-made entrepreneur

UK schools wary of new visa rules

From charity to teacher

Business Diary: Ross Gays

The Bologna Accord: a revolution by degree

Innovative path for Egypt’s entrepreneurs

The great billionaire giveaway

Grandes écoles face a fresh revolution

Training on the shopping list

Helping hand for GMAT security

Eye on the future

The business of sport

Bus maker on a different route

Time to spend

Tactics of low-cost airline

Flying far and wide on the back of airline loyalty

Little luxuries bring consolation to consumers

Crisp judgment builds a brand

Checklists offer a cure for many ills

Meetings resolve almighty issue

 

Daily Telegraph

Managing your workflow

Great saves: keeping your business costs down

Reinventing the wheel

Management Today

Handy hints from the hactivists

Setting the well-being agenda

How we started up our own free school

Fleet turns over new leaf

Opening up the public service monopoly

InFocus: Change Management (editor)

InFocus: Diversity (editor)

InFocus: Risk (editor)

InFocus: Going Global (editor)

Know your customer, grow your business (video)

How To Do More With Less (video)

InFocus: Innovation (editor)

InFocus: Competitiveness (editor)

The trouble with MBAs

Greening your carbon footprint

Is now the smart time to relocate?

Monocle

Comic artists who make radio shows (broadcast for Monocle 24 radio)

Making the next Silicon Valley (broadcast for Monocle 24 radio)

Mint profitable – Finland

Civic slickers

Law unto itself

The no-frills shipping format arrives

Energy required at head of renewables club

Ugly no more

Lucky 13

Savings with soul

Google Think Quarterly

Jugaad innovation: How to disrupt-it-yourself

Brain Games

Times Higher Education

University museums enjoy global renaissance

Skyscraper’s the limit for furious NYU academics

InBusiness (Cass Business School)

We’re with stupid

Virgin Hotline

Manchester Rising

The Art of Gurning

Switched on

You don’t need to be outside to go skiing

easyJet Traveller

Smart Thinking

Desk Wanted

School for High Flyers

Potato King

Change From Above

Should Governments Stop Pushing Paternity Leave?

Should Contraflow Cycling Be Allowed?

Should There be an Age When Retirement is Compulsory?

Do Women Make Better Bosses?

Should Swiss banking laws be overhauled?

Should the Rich Pay for Healthcare?

Is boss-napping a protest too far?

Jetaway

Looking Up – northern cities supercharging their economies

Gulf Life

The Egyptian Croquet Open

VLM Velocity

Sworn leaders