Centre for Business in Society
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.
Our researchers have been exploring the impacts of COVID-19 on business and society and sharing their expert thoughts on a variety of topics affecting us all in these unprecedented times.
In this blog, CBiS researchers examine how the UK Supreme Court's ruling, that Uber drivers should now be provided with the same rights as other workers, will impact the gig economy and the future of this business model
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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."