Equality, Diversity, Inclusion, and Respect in Business and Management Higher Education Institutions

From its beginnings, inclusion, equality and diversity have been at the centre of our learned society’s values, but we, along with others, face many challenges. The purpose of this research project is to build knowledge and understanding, and to propose best practice and policy recommendations for effectively addressing issues related to equality and diversity, inclusion and respect (EDIR) in HE business and management schools. The project will incorporate a State of the Art literature review, secondary HESA data analysis, and ethnographic data collection and analysis.

The project team consists of:

  • Professor Martyna Śliwa, Essex Business School, Vice Chair Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity, BAM
  • Professor Nic Beech FBAM, Middlesex University, President, BAM
  • Professor Katy Mason FBAM, Lancaster University Management School, Chair, BAM
  • Dr Lisi Gordon, University of Dundee
  • Dr Ashley Lenihan, BAM, Head of Policy and Engagement

The Interim Report from the project, published in March 2021, can be downloaded HERE