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ACORN's intent is to develop and promote the field of organizational art and aesthetics. We wish to provide a wide range of forums where researchers and teachers interested in connecting art, aesthetics, and creative practice within organizational and work settings can meet, exchange ideas, share resources, and experiment with new forms of thinking and practice.

The Association of Clinical Biochemists links together clinical academic, scientific and NHS staff in the fields of diagnostic testing. This list is dedicated to Point-of-Care testing. This is a growing area of interest drawing together practitioners and scientists as new technologies are transferred from bench to the bedside. The Technology Strategy Board is pushing this area as one strand of its Stratified Medicine Portfolio.

This list is for announcements from the Association for Heterodox Economics

This email listing is for the academy of marketing (education sub group). Its intention? To provide a forum for marketing academics in the UK to share ideas, developments and problems.

BACP Workplace Managers jiscmail provides a forum for divisional members who are managers of workplace counselling services to discuss issues with colleagues, share information, advertise relevant events and share good practice.

BACP Workplace Members JiscMail provides a forum for divisional members to discuss issues with colleagues and share information.

The mailing list fosters communication between the participants of the RSA Research Network on Regional Development and Changing Geography of Outsourcing Business Services in an Enlarged Europe. The RN aims to build upon the theoretical framework of value chains and the changing division of labour, which will be embedded in an understanding of recent trends in corporate restructuring.

This list allows research managers working within business schools to discuss common challenges and share best practice

The purpose of this list is to facilitate debate, discussion and effective dissemination of information between the members of the academic, research, business communities andm other parties who are interested in the systematic study or practical investigation of the ethical issues facing business and industry.

Discussion List for multidisciplinary researchers & practitioners interested in BPR, IT, knowledge management, human factors, PIP, and strategic issues across sectors. Submissions include: event & information announcements, and best practice discussion.

For business/organisation studies researchers/research groups seeking to network with academic peers and improve the quality of their research. The list is part of networking activities of UK academics working in departments with less than maximum RAE ranking.

The BusinessDiscourseNet is a list dedicated to dialogue and information exchange between scholars from a variety of disciplines, research and teaching traditions, who are interested in the new multidisciplinary field of Business Discourse.

This open list supports the Critical Management Studies Division of the Academy of Management.

Mailing list for Cambridge-INET news letters

Computer Aided Production Management (CAPM) All aspects of the application of computers to production planning and control, including specification, design, new methods and technologies, implementation, management, human aspects, and links to the wider business such as CIM and BPR.

Discussion list for developers working towards interoperability and portability of e-portfolio and personal development records, in the UK and wider contexts; moving beyond UKLeaP towards practical standards based on real experience. Some technical knowledge may be assumed.

This list is used by Chest to announce news about the Agreement and by subscribers to discuss relevant topics of interest to users of the databases.

This list is used by Chest to make announcements to the FE community about the Chest/Key Note Agreement.

CIBEA is an educationally focussed association which intends to be: -an expert hub for creative thinking related to business -bring creativity and business closer together -be a common voice for postgraduate research and teaching -define and contribute to the development of skills -provide a focal point to develop and disseminate research into creativity in business and the business of creativity & Sharing expertise and knowledge

The CleanTech Challenge is an annual business plan competition open to postgraduate technical and business students, hosted by London Business School and University College London. This listserv provides information about the competition and related cleantech events.

This list is intended to provide a space for exchanges of specific interest of those engagaged in doctoral work in critical management studies (CMS). Doctoral students should use this list to contact, discuss and set up initiatives with their CMS peers . Students and supervisors should use the list to discuss issues around doctoral education and CMS.

A communication forum for the members of the Cognos UK HE Usergroup.

Com_Ban - THE ROLE OF TECHNOLOGY IN FINANCIAL SYSTEMS FROM AN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE This list has been retained - 22/04/14. The list is not accepting new subscribers and existing subscribers are no longer able to post messages to the list.

Reitavas Conference delegate listings

Creative management concerns creative approaches to management, attempts to transform organisations round care and commitment, work on perception, style, values, personal development, tacit knowledge,intuition,informal networking, participative management, minimal management and self-organisation.

The network covers trends and issues around the development of the creative and cultural industries at the regional level. It is focused on the UK but explores also initiatives at the European and International level. It aims to foster a multi-disciplinary debate among researchers, practitioners and policy makers in the field. <HTML> <HTML> The network covers trends and issues around the development of the creative and cultural industries at the regional level. It is focused on the UK but explores also initiatives at the European and International level. It aims to foster a multi-disciplinary debate among researchers, practitioners and policy makers in the field. The research network also runs a website with news, event and working paper. Visit <a href=""> Creative Regions Website </a> </HTML> </HTML>

This list is used by the ESRC Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC) to make announcements about its research activities, publications and projects to its mailing list members.

The list will be used to send out information about CRESC and also to announce CRESC Events

To discuss key features of work and employment from a radical and labour focused perspective

A communications forum for individuals interested in the development of 'critical' approaches to research and practice in the area of information systems (broadly defined).

The aim of this list is to share information, promote and build networks with those interested in critical perspectives of the Voluntary and Community Sector. With a particular focus on organizational and management related issues.

The HLST and BMAF Subject Centres of the HEA commissioned a number of critical reviews of contemporary practice in learning and teaching in the subject groupimgs they support i.e. Business, Management, Accountancy and Finance, and Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism. This list has been retained - 29/04/2013

The CRMinHEFE list is a space for all stakeholders to discuss the implementation of CRM (Customer Relationship Management) as a process and as a technology in Higher and Further Education. It's focus is on the strategic, cultural change, systems management, etc aspects of CRM, rather than on the detailed installation issues of vendor specific systems.

This list is a communications, dissemination and discussion forum linked to an ESRC funded seminar series on the cultural industries. It is an interdisciplinary initiative concerned with concepts, theory and practice in the field of the cultural industries.

A forum to discuss research, trends and best practices for excellence in customer service. List members are encouraged to discuss practical business issues as well as academic research. Examples are economics of customer loyalty, staff training & recruitment and measuring customer service. This list is retained 07/02/14. Subscribers cannot post messages, new subscribers cannot be added, but the archives are retained for reference purposes

Discussion forum for users of digital language labs to share ideas, best practice and solve problems.

The diversity-management mailing list is used for the discussion and distribution of diversity management related information and events in the UK and internationally.

The introduction of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Freedom of Information Act 2000 imposes a number of requirements for transparency and openness regarding information held by private and public organisations. The role of Information Technology is of paramount importance in order to improve compliance and minimise the consequences of both legal frameworks. Interest in the technological implications of Data Protection and Freedom of Information compliance is beginning to gain momentum. It is accepted that there is great potential to harness the technology effectively to provide real benefits in the way organisations deal with the information management challenges posed by the new legislation. This will be the first email list dedicated exclusively to technological issues regarding Data Protection and Freedom of Information compliance. The existing lists do not deal with such issues.

This mailing list provides a network for researchers in the fields of electronic business, electronic commerce and Internet-related management research and developments.

Discusses topic of electronic document management (EDM), particularly in the context of reengineering higher education administrative business processes. This includes document imaging, OCR/ICR, intranets, knowledge management, and workflow. It also links to related JISC-funded activities.

For teachers and lecturers interested in curriculum issues affecting economics, business, and related subjects.

This list will link researchers of eGovernment and offer a medium of communication.

EKSIG is concerned with understanding the nature and role of knowledge in research and practice in order to clarify fundamental principles and practices of using practice in research.

A network of institutional managers and practitioners that fosters emerging practices around a number of learning topics of strategic importance to organisations, where members: 1) share and exchange ideas, learning and experience 2) openly offer feedback to JISC 3) develop their skills to support their own professional development and implement their learning for the benefit of their organisation and/or professional bodies Updates of upcoming events/activities will be provided through this list; we also encourage participants to actively engage in discussions around the topics covered.

A list for Human Resource professionals working in the areas of Employee Relations and Employee Engagement in Higher Education and Further Education Institutions.

Mailing list for those interested in entrepreneurship research

This list is used for announcing new issues of the academic online journal 'ephemera' ( and other ephemeral happenings.

A platform for discussion, dissemination of best practice and training in relationship to emergency planning in museums, libraries and archives in Wales

The Essex Centre for Work, Organization, and Society was in 1998 to bring together more effectively and more accessibly the range of expertise in organization studies that exists within the University of Essex. The group has a national and international reputation for applying leading edge critical scholarship to the understanding of organizational processes, and the development of practical but theoretically informed perspectives on organizational problems. In these pages you will see some of the activities we are engaged in to promote dialogue between academics and practitioners.

Promoting and disseminating research on 'race', ethnicity and employment

The list aims to provide a channel of communication and information for members about activities and events in the field of EU environmental politics.

Foresight and Organisational Becoming is a Special Interest Group in the British Acacemy of Management researching cutting-edge issues in business strategy and management. We welcome anyone interested in these issues to join and be part of this exciting initiative. This list has been retained - 29/11/13. The archives have been locked for viewing only. No new messages may be posted and the list will not accept new subscribers

This list provides a forum for anyone engaged in matters relating to graduate employment and employability. It intends to promote high-level debate on these issues, particularly to challenge much of the current, intellectually questionable orthodoxy.

All the members of HEA-BMAFTeachingExcellence have been recognised and rewarded by their HEI for teaching. The network is supported by the Higher Education Academy Business, Management, Accounting and Finance network. The list is used for meetings, discussions, information regarding small grants, conferences and other events.

The purpose of this community of practice is for HEA OER International project leads/teams to communicate with each other and with the HEA OER International management team during the lifecycle of the project. The list is used as a bulletin noticeboard and for announcements, sharing project experiences,project plans and reporting.

A list for sharing and discussing the implications of developments in the management of Health-Care.

This list aims to develop discussion and the exchange of ideas between academic researchers of the many disciplines (management, psychology, sociology, etc.) who have an academic or research interest in the study of the running of not-just-for-profit businesses which are hobby-driven.

Human Resource Management list aims to promote exchange of academic and professional information on human resource management related topics.

This list is for members of NEHSN, to discuss and share information, that will assist in the progression of Vocational Learners.

Information advice and guidance is on the cusp of significant change. Managers will have to grapple with new accountabilities and expectations in relation to all age guidance and financial resources will be squeezed. We will have to find new, innovative and more cost efficient ways of doing things. For more information please visit:

This list is used by the IAREP Hon Sec, President and Hon Treasurer to communicate with members about matters concerning the formal processes of IAREP such as election of officers, and academic events such as the annual colloquium. Members similalrly use the list to communicate with each other, on matters such as academic vacancies or studentships etc.

This List is used by those participating in the Business Ethics Theme Team of the Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Aplied CETL. Sublist of ideacetl

This list is for the professional ethics implementation group. Its membership will include academics from HE, employers and other related stakeholders. Sub-list of ideacetl

Public discussion of Identity Management issues in Further & Higher Education. A service of the JISC-funded Identity Management Toolkit project, led by Bristol University, Cardiff University, Kidderminster College and the London School of Economics.

The aim of this list is to provide a central contact point for Imaging Facility Managers. This role can produce many challenges that are common in each Institution, therefore the list aims to provide a mechanism for contacting other list members when advice or help is needed.

This list is used by BMAF (Business, Management, Accountancy & Finance) Network to inform its community about new issues of the journal and updates on its website.

ILT-for-LTS seeks to provide support for teachers and share good practice to develop ILT within leisure, tourism and sport.

Areas of discussion will include - defining information governance, how organisations can learn from each other, how to share documentation

To share knowlege and experiences within the remit of insurance and risk management programmes

This is a discussion list for further and higher education staff with responsibility for engagement with business and the community.

Announcements and discussion to support the 10 50K projects and support / synthesis project as we continue to find the way for BI in HE

This list has been set up by the Knowledge and Learning Special Interest Group (SIG) of British Academy of Management. It is intended to facilitate discussion, debate, dissemination of information etc on issues relating to topics relating to the areas for which the SIG exists. It is open to others who are not members of BAM, with the proviso that discussion etc should be relevant primarily to the interests and concerns of SIG members.

A list to discuss the support and development of the London Classification of Business Studies (LCBS), a classification scheme and thesaurus for business literature and resources.

Collaborative venture involving a number of EDM (Electronic Document Management) users specific to the Livelink product. To share experiences and provide a common strategic platform for development. This list is retained 07/02/14. Subscribers cannot post messages, new subscribers cannot be added, but the archives are retained for reference purposes

This new special interest group has been set up to explore the challenges and debates surrounding ethics and marketing. It aims to foster dialogue and expand knowledge on ethics and marketing issues among academics, practitioners and research students.

Managing the Economic Transition (MET) Network is intended to bring together researchers from the disciplines of management and economics interested in the economic transition / institutional change. More information can be found at: <<>>

The list supports researchers and practitioners interested in mindfulness and its benefits for organisations. It started with a special interest group at Sheffield Business School, but aims to be inclusive, encouraging academics and professionals elsewhere to join. It promotes the exchange of ideas, research and experiences.

The Money, Macro and Finance mailing list is used to inform those interested in attending MMF seminars and conferences of the various activities planned.

This list is to support discussions relating to a series of workshops entitled Making Projects Critical, and more generally debate around the theme of Critical Project Studies. <HTML> This list is to support discussions relating to a series of workshops entitled 'Making Projects Critical', and more generally debate around the theme of Critical Project Studies. </HTML>

To examine issues relating to the development and history of friendly societies, co-operation, workers and consumers co-operatives, credit unions, building societies and other mutuals. To exchange information about their origins, their links, their activities and their future.

Sharing knowledge on the new frontiers of professional development in the management of arts and cultural organisations and institutions and the new modes of engagement that might enhance their role in our society

Circulation list for members. Members by invitation only. Members are IP advisors from NHS and Universities. #Focus on using outputs of research for health and patient benefit.

Discussion list for researchers and practitioners in the field of nonprofit and social marketing and consumption.

This list is to deliver the Nosokinetics newsletter and to facilitate communication/discussion among academia and clinicians interested in health care modelling.

This list is for academics and others interested in critical management studies in the NorthWest of England. It will be used to announce and organize local, and cheap, events, and to discuss matters of specifically local interest.

A community of people interested in the theory and practice of nurse entrepreneurship

This is a group of researchers that are keen to view and study operations management from a complexity perspective.

This list is to create a communication and dialogue vehicle for the expansion and sharing of knowledge about teaching online in HE

A list for academics engaged in research and scholarship in the diverse range of interpretations of what constitutes organizational effectivenes and how this may be achieved and maintained in contemporary businesses

The purpose of the ORG-SCIENCE electronic network is to support critical scholarly discussion, reflection and research in the areas of knowledge production in organizational research; of the institutional context of organizational studies; and of research policy and practice in this and related disciplines.

List for Departmental research seminars, Lancaster University Management School and other institutions.

This list complements the general PCP list with a specialist list for the mutual support of those using and developing computer-based tools in empirical PCP research, including repertory grid elicitation and analysis, content analysis, concept mapping, and other constructivist tools. It is intended to allow experience and good practices in tools usage to be shared by the research community, and to help newcomers, particularly graduate students, in making effective use of available tools. It is also hoped that it will provide a forum for developing requirements for a new generation of tools, and encourage their development.

This list is primarily for the Philosophy of Management Special Interest Group of the British Academy of Management and provides information to members about workshop activities, the annual conference stream, the journal "Reason in Practice" and other collaborative opportunities in the UK and Europe. Practitioners with an interest in the contribution that philosophy can make to improving managerial and organizational practice and reflection are also welcome to join.

Announcement and discussion list for ORS Problem Structuring Methods SIG

The list is for Corporate and Public Affairs academics and practitioners interested in International Research. ie Campaigns, Lobbying and Regulation

The method of Qualitative Comparative Analysis arises both in historical and management research, and in sociological and health research. The aim of QCA is to systematically analyse the possible configurations as a stage of research that follows on from (but also iterates with) a stage of qualitative analysis of cases. In this approach, the 'case' is both the whole set of configurations -- ie the world, really existing as an interlinked whole -- and as a set of comparable 'smaller' objects, e.g. comparing clients, patients, enterprises, or countries. The list exists to promote discussion and debate about QCA and its related variants, such as fuzzy-set social science (Ragin, 2004), realist evaluation (Pawson and Tilley, 1997), and triangulation. <HTML> The method of Qualitative Comparative Analysis arises both in historical and management research, and in sociological and health research. The aim of QCA is to systematically analyse the possible configurations as a stage of research that follows on from (but also iterates with) a stage of qualitative analysis of cases. In this approach, the 'case' is both the whole set of configurations -- ie the world, really existing as an interlinked whole -- and as a set of comparable 'smaller' objects, e.g. comparing clients, patients, enterprises, or countries. The list exists to promote discussion and debate about QCA and its related variants, such as fuzzy-set social science (Ragin, 2004), realist evaluation (Pawson and Tilley, 1997), and triangulation. </HTML>

To promote and encourage the newly-developed qualitative research.

The Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) mailing list is used to share RM knowledge and expertise among IRMS Members and friends, alert list members to training and job opportunities and to promote the activities of the IRMS in both the UK and internationally.

This list supports the Advanced Research Seminar series hosted by the Lincoln School of Management, but is open to anyone in HE: 1)announcement of meetings and topics, 2)follow-up discussions

This list is for members of the Information and Communications Technology for Development Centre at Royal Holloway, University of London.

This list will help to support the JISC Relationship Management Programme projects and also aims to inform those who are not part of the Programme, but who wish to try similar approaches in their own institutions.

To provide opportunities for cross-disciplinary discussion, networking, and dissemination of information for feminist research perspectives and approaches, mainly for Scottish academics.

This list is open to membership to all UK academics with an interest in teaching research methods to undergraduate students, in supervising undergraduate business research, or in any other aspect of supporting, resourcing, managing or evaluating undergraduate business research projects.

The Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE) seeks to support the embedding of enterprise education across all 20 SIE partner institutions. This list is to disseminate up-to-date information about entrepreneurship and enterprise to the SIE community.

Communication List for SIE Interns in SIE's 20 partner institutions in Scotland.

This mailing list keeps its members informed on what is happening in research on slum tourism. We send out regular updates both of academic and more general nature.

The list aims to foster a debate on small business growth management issues, such as: decision making, modelling/simulation, Accounting & System Dynamics models as learning/planning tools to cope with strategic change; start-up processes; knowledge elicitation; Interactive Learning Environments

To support the growing community of researchers in HE involved with improving the performance of small and medium-sized manufacturing companies. The list is an offshoot of and will support the SMESME conference series begun in 1998.

The list is to discuss the use of SocioTechnical approaches to Information Systems Development It is promoted by the Socio-Technical Group of BCS. Its aim is to help managers and technologists understand, design for and manage the organizational factors which surround ICTs

Academics from Business. Management and Accountancy related disciplines are invited to network with peers from FE institutions and Southampton Solent University lecturers to make meaningful contacts for the future. Discussions for the Exchange will revolve around supporting student progression, sharing common practice and ultimately how Solent can help support local college students (e.g.: Specific skills, Tasters, Master classes, Portfolio development). Proposals for follow up include further Exchanges, electronic networking, as well as other CPD opportunities.

This list is intended to be used by those people with an interest in facilitating the development of a cohesive British academic sport business management community.

The SSFN list has been established to promote scientific exchange and to encourage resource sharing in the interdisciplinary field of social studies of finance. <HTML> The SSFN list has been established to promote scientific exchange and to encourage resource sharing in the interdisciplinary field of social studies of finance. </HTML>

A list for the management of sexually transmitted diseases. Sublist of HEALTH-SERVICES-RESEARCH

This is a list for participants, facilitators and administrators to send information to each other

This is a list for the participants of the Top Management Programme (23)

This is a list for participants of the Top Management Programme (25)

This is a list for participants, facilitators and administrators on TMP 8 to send information to each other.

This is a list for participants, facilitators and administrators to send information to each other

This list will be used by the tutors and students of the Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies for the Public Sector to share information, ask questions relating to the course, share course materials via the file store etc. Members of the group are from UK HE, local council, NHS and other public sector groups. The focus of the list is postgraduate education in management

This list will keep members of the UK Systems Society informed of events and developments in the systems thinking world.

The voluntary sector studies network is used for discussion between researchers interested in the broad field of voluntary and nonprofit organisations and their work.

A network of researchers, lawyers, practitioners, and all persons with professional and/or academic interest in furtherance of anti corruption laws

A list for users of the Workplace Employment Relations Survey (WERS). This list is owned by the WERS2004 Information and Advice Service

This list is used by the whistleblower research network to exchange views, disseminate information and organise events.

A forum for developing the blog Whitehall Watch and associated research.

List for WISERD Advisory Board Members

List for the Executive management group of WISERD

The list is to facilitate discussion between members attending and interested in an ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) sponsored seminar programme looking at young people and precarious work. The list will continue beyond the duration of the seminars (2011 - 2012) with the intention of developing interdisciplinary discussion and networks.


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