Introduction

Business and Management research is supported, undertaken and applied in the Business School. Part of the University for World Class Professionals; the Business School holds accreditation from nine professional bodies, including AMBA, CMI, CIPD as well as working towards full membership of the AACSB. Research firmly underpins our curriculum but we are also characterised by our strong external focus through the application of research to organisations and policy formation.

Centre for People and Performance

The Centre for People and Performance conducts independent research in partnership with a wide range of organisations, to explore the challenges of managing, leading and developing people to create sustainable high-performing organisations.  Our experts deliver tailor-made solutions to organisational and sector-specific challenges and issues for a range of private and public sector clients and policy-makers. 

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Centre for International Business and Innovation

The Centre for International Business and Innovation (CIBI) was created to bring together recognised scholars in the fields of international business and innovation studies, and to exploit the strong synergies between the two disciplinary fields in a period of rapid (economic and technological) globalisation. 

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Centre for Enterprise

The Centre for Enterprise uses its four core knowledge areas: business growth, entrepreneurial leadership, enterprise and sustainability to impact upon North West regional economic growth, UK and European policy development and international academic advancement of knowledge.
“Putting knowledge to work to help people and communities perform”. 

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Centre for Business and Society

The Centre for Business and Society is a key hub for innovation in Manchester Metropolitan University Business School.  Through our wide range of Subject Clusters we bring together academic staff, students and ‘real world’ partners to make sense of the key challenges facing contemporary business and society. 

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Centre for Retail, Place and Consumer Change

The Centre for Retail, Place and Consumer Change brings together long-standing streams of research that MMU has international renown for and which, together, represent the more impactful areas of marketing, in terms of the reach and significance they have on society. 

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Centre for Policy Modelling

The Centre for Policy Modelling is a research-only unit of the MMU Business School that has focused on complexity science and social simulation since 1992.  In its 20 years history, Centre for Policy Modelling (CPM) members have contributed to the theoretical development of the discipline and applied the simulation approach to a variety of issues and fields, participating and coordinating several UK and EU research projects. 

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