Professor Celia Moore speaking at her inaugural lecture

From wealth inequality and the impact of violence on business to boardroom diversity and flexible working, here are eight of our most popular IB Knowledge articles by some of the Business School's female members of faculty.

1. Could engaging in corporate social impact work damage your career?

These days, many people are keen to explore meaningful work beyond their job description. But, as this article reveals, it may be career-damaging to take part in socially motivated work.

2. Could the blockchain replace your manager?

The blockchain can allow businesses to organise themselves in new ways, free from traditional corporate hierarchies and established chains of command. 

3. Why is the gap between the rich and the poor getting wider? Europe versus the US 

European and American households have seen their wealth grow by roughly similar degrees over the last 50 years but, in the US, the gap between the rich and the poor has become much more pronounced.

4. How underperforming companies derail diversity in the boardroom

When a company is going through a tough period, they need to change course. But why does this negatively impact diversity at the top of the business world?  

5. What violence means for business

Attacks, protests and civil unrest can severely disrupt economic activity – but in developing economies, they hit some businesses harder than others.

6. How flexible working can work for women

Professional women have been campaigning for more agile and flexible working for decades. So now that many have it, why doesn’t it feel like a victory?

7. 6 ways to reduce the environmental impact of your business

It is now widely accepted that climate change exists – and that there are ways we can help to stop the worst of its effects. This article reveals six ways you and your business can help in the fight against climate change. 

8. Neuroticism, deprivation and racial bias: Trump’s unique authoritarian appeal

Some may find support for Donald Trump hard to understand – but what unites his voters, many of whom live in regions of industrial decline, is the feeling they have something to lose.

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