Centre for Business in Society
This edition of the CBiS Newsletter offers an insight to our plans and aspirations for our research teams, the PhD and DBA programmes, our support and infrastructure resourcing, and for our global footprint.
Creative United, a support organisation for the cultural sector, has published a report ‘Mind the Understanding Gap: The Value of Creative Freelancers’ based on timely research led by Coventry University's Centre for Business in Society.
Dr Cristiana Pace, a Coventry University Visiting Fellow who successfully completed her PhD within the Centre for Business in Society (CBiS), has been awarded a place in the UK’s Top 50 Women in Engineering (WE50) for 2021 by The Women’s Engineering Society, in association with The Guardian newspaper and Assystem.
In a year that marks the end of the Research Excellence Framework (REF21) cycle and the beginning of Coventry City of Culture 2021, we reflect on the transformational activities and impactful research that is helping navigate the challenges of the ‘new normal’ and enrich the teaching and student experience.
Cover Photo: Taxi in the old Cathedral ruins – Andrew Moore
Dr Alessandro Merendino is a researcher within Coventry University’s Centre for Business in Society (CBiS), specialising in how leaders’ actions can directly affect the performance of a business. In this blog, he looks at how they can survive crises like the COVID-19 pandemic and Brexit by ensuring they are resilient.
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"Researching the impact of businesses' activities on society, for better or for worse, and understanding the consequences so that we can hopefully improve behaviours in the future."