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Expertise of research area
business; change; decision; information; innovation; leadership; management; organisation; strategic; technology

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<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

We are at the forefront of management knowledge and our research tackles key challenges faced by organisations and policy-makers.<br /> <br /> We currently work with organisations such as IBM, the National Police Service, Rolls-Royce and the World Bank, plus numerous SMEs.

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<h5><strong>Research proposals</strong></h5> <p>The Management Department within Leeds University Business School is interested in receiving proposals in the following areas of research:</p> <p>&nbsp;&ndash; Organisational strategy<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Information Management<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Learning and change<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Human information processing<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Decision making<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Knowledge<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Leadership and performance<br /> &nbsp;&ndash;&nbsp;Technology and innovation</p> <h5><strong>Department and research centre further reading:</strong></h5> <p><a href="">Leeds University Business School Management Department</a></p> <p><a href="" title="CDR - Centre for Decision Research">Centre for Decision Research</a>&nbsp;(CDR)</p> <p><a href="">Centre for Technology, Innovation and Engagement</a>&nbsp;(C-Tie)</p> <p><a href="">Adaptation, Information Management and Technology</a>&nbsp;(AIMTech)</p> <p><a href="">Centre for Operations and Supply Chain Research</a>&nbsp;(COSCR)</p> <p><a href="">Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies</a>&nbsp;(CEES)</p> <p><a href="">Socio-Technical Centre</a>&nbsp;(STC)</p> <p><a href="">Workplace Behaviour Research Centre</a>&nbsp;(WBRC)</p>

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made&nbsp;<a href="">online</a>. Please state clearly the department and research centre you are interested in on the&nbsp;<a href="">locating your research</a>&nbsp;form.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the Leeds University Business School minimum&nbsp;<a href="">English language requirements</a>.</p> <p><em>We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates. All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.</em></p>

<h2 class="heading">Contact details</h2>

<p>For further information please contact the Graduate School Office<br /> e:&nbsp;<a href=""></a>, t: +44 (0)113 343 4596.</p>

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