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Latest Dissertations

How is planned obsolescence and profit creation beneficial or damaging for business and society?

  • Author:
  • Edward Bye
  • Subjects:
  • Apple
  • business
  • business and management
  • capitalism
  • conscious capitalism
  • corporate social responsibility
  • ethics
  • iPhone
  • obsolescence
  • perceived value
  • profit
  • stakeholders
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management

Has COVID-19 highlighted a way to equalise gender in the workplace? An exploratory investigation into working mothers

  • Author:
  • Stacey R Toms
  • Subjects:
  • career development
  • careers
  • childcare
  • children
  • Coronavirus
  • Covid-19
  • flexibility
  • flexible working
  • job role
  • pandemic
  • remote working
  • women
  • working environment
  • working women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management

A discourse analysis into the organisation Refinery29 and the social media platforms Instagram and Twitter regarding their approach to gendered racism in the workplace

  • Author:
  • Shannell Huskisson-Tate
  • Subjects:
  • black women
  • business and management
  • discourse
  • discourse analysis
  • discrimination
  • employment
  • feminism
  • Foucault
  • gender
  • gendered racism
  • leadership
  • management
  • power
  • racism
  • Refinery29
  • social media
  • United States
  • women
  • women of colour
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management

The impact of UK schools adopting business-like approaches on teachers, from teacher’s perspectives

  • Author:
  • Abigail Willett
  • Subjects:
  • academisation
  • business
  • business and management
  • education
  • education system
  • identity
  • organisation
  • privatisation
  • teachers
  • teaching
  • United Kingdom
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management

Exploring UK SME branding: A thematic analysis of semi-structured interviews

  • Author:
  • Ryan Kidd
  • Subjects:
  • brand image
  • branding
  • business and management
  • management
  • perception
  • Small and Medium sized Organisations (SMEs)
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management

Evaluating Critically the Involvement of CSR in the Retail Industry. A Case Study

  • Author:
  • William Tucker
  • Subjects:
  • communication
  • consumer behaviour
  • corporate social responsibility
  • customer relationship management
  • customer satisfaction
  • employee satisfaction
  • retail
  • TK Maxx
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BSc (Hons) Business and Management

Does acknowledging the firm-serving benefits of the CSR initiatives of companies in stigmatised industries decrease consumer scepticism? A focus on the fast fashion industry

  • Author:
  • Emily Grace Lakin
  • Subjects:
  • consumer behaviour
  • consumerism
  • corporate social responsibility
  • fashion
  • fast fashion
  • perceived value
  • perception
  • skepticism
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management

An exploration of a golf club’s corporate social responsibilities: the perspectives internally

  • Author:
  • William Jupp
  • Subjects:
  • communities
  • corporate social responsibility
  • golf clubs
  • organisational behaviour
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management

The sociology behind the revolution: a Foucauldian view of the relationship between society and technological advancements latent within the attention economy and surveillance capitalism

  • Author:
  • Luke Stokes
  • Subjects:
  • capitalism
  • economy
  • sociocultural impact
  • surveillance
  • technology
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) Business and Management

The relationship between corporate poverty alleviation and brand image: the moderating role of consumer awareness

  • Author:
  • Lucy Boughton
  • Subjects:
  • brand image
  • corporate social responsibility
  • customer satisfaction
  • poverty
  • product innovation
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) International Business Management