Corporate Claptrap - The Gift That Keeps on Giving!
This is a stunning article from Lucy Kellaway who is leaving the FT after more than 25 years.
Technological Change: Is the End Nigh for Baristas?
Automation using robotics continues to extend well beyond manufacturing production lines. Could the service sector be next to experience a robotic revolution.
What is Facebook exactly? Zuckerberg's archived interview!
If you are teaching business growth - what better archived interview to use! "What is Facebook exactly?" 12 years ago, someone named Mark Zuckerberg appeared on a business news show talking about...
Ride-Sharing and the Business of Transport
This is a brilliant Economist piece looking at how ride-sharing and ride-hailing apps will shape the future of transport. It's part of the Change Makers series and gives a fascinating insight into...
Conte's Managerial Style and the Chelsea Revival
Students of managerial styles can often turn to professional sport for compelling examples - in recent years we think easily of the successful strategies of Sir Clive Woodward, Sir Dave Brailsford...
Leadership? Is Twitter the Solution for CEO's?
Do CEO's need to use Twitter as part of their leadership? Lucy Kellaway takes this tongue-in-cheek look at recent research into the use of Twitter by leading CEOs such as Tim Cook at Apple. Well...
Young Founders Business Course in Newcastle!
Young Founders (youngfounders.org), the free programme supported by tutor2u that takes teenagers ideas from bare bones to prototype and pitch deck in two weeks, is coming to Newcastle from 25th...
A Business Case Study: 'Caffix' – The £1 Café
"Caffix", a café in central London that tried to sell everything for £1, offers an excellent case study for Business Studies students as well as a great lesson in learning from failure. ... If you...
Greggs Growth Strategy - The Key Ingredients
An excellent analysis here of how Greggs has grown its UK business to a size where it is now has more outlets than both McDonald's and Starbucks.
What a fantastic example of technological innovation. A robot whose use of super-responsive sensors means it is impossible to lose at rock, paper, scissors!
Strategies for Successful Growth - Dominos Pizza Turns Up the Heat
This is a brilliant video for A Level & IB Business students. It features a fascinating interview by the energetic Jim Cramer with the CEO of Dominos Pizza in the US.
Alphabet's Incredible Progress in Robotics
I guarantee this will stun your students. An amazing example of how dramatic progress is being made by investments in advanced robotics, in particular by a division of Alphabet Inc, the parent...
This short video is packed with business studies gold for students.
The Importance of Relational Capitalism
A* students often go a little bit beyond the theory and find lots of great contextual examples to support their points. This article from the behavioural economist Rory Sutherland is fantastic on...
How to Make a Car in 8 Hours (Shown in 60 Seconds)
Love this. What a great way to illustrate an efficient and largely automated production line.
Flexiblility is the Key to Strategy in Volatile External Environment
Meet Muhtar Kent, the CEO of Coca-Cola. Speaking with CNN's Richard Quest, Kent argues that a flexible strategy is the best way to run a multinational business where there are plenty of...
Corporate Social Responsibility: Why Companies are Part of Society
Some wonderful chains of argument for teachers and students who want to deepen their understanding of the theory underpinning the concept of corporate social responsibility.
Sunseeker Rides the Waves of Demand for Luxury
Here's a short video case study that provides a great example of how a business can position itself in a distinctive niche market.
Can Smart Clothing Take on the the iWatch?
Forget your FitBit or Apple iWatch. What you need is a smart bra.
E-Commerce Business Models - The Devil is in the Detail
Show this to your students and see what they make of it!