Top prize for MBA achiever
A University of Leicester graduate has
gained a top national prize for work he did while he was a student at its
At a prestigious prize-giving event at the
Law Society in London, Tim Wright was presented with a cheque for £3,000.
The prize was £3,000 and publication of the essay in The Guardian. The topic was The Changing Role of Business in Contemporary Society, and Tim wrote a piece on Corporate Social Responsibility.
He won the prize in the face of very stiff
competition. In each of the last two years members from the MBA class at the
Judge Institute, Cambridge, have taken the prize.
In his speech of acceptance for his
Ashridge/The Guardian Prize, he praised University of Leicester
Management Centre for allowing him the opportunity to study topics critically
so that his approach to Corporate Social Responsibility was highly questioning
of its utility.
Director of the Management Centre Professor Gibson Burrell said: “It is a rare distinction indeed to win this accolade and we are delighted for Tim. One assessor said the panel of judges saw his work as refreshingly different and as the clear first prize.”
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