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Emerald Publishing Group, the world leading publisher of Management Research, has signed a contract with Carisma's CEO to publish a book on the cutting edge research he is currently undertaking looking at the concept of How we can do Research that matters and changes people's lives.

The book is scheduled to be published in 2012 and it will include the insight from leading management thinkers and Nobel Laureates participating in this research.

Laureate on-line Education, from Baltimore (USA), awards a contract to Carisma for the development of education content for an MSc module in Business Process Management and Systems.

From Laureate's website:

Laureate International Universities, a leading international network of quality, innovative institutions of higher education. The LIU network of more than 55 accredited campus-based and online universities offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 600,000 students around the world.   Our students are part of an international, academic community that spans 28 countries throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.  Our institutions offer more than 130 career-focused, undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs in fields including architecture, art, business, culinary arts, design, education, engineering, health sciences, hospitality, information technology, law, and medicine.

Carisma is pleased to announce that it has secured today the very first Chinese client, the International Education Centre at Dongbei University of Finance and Economics in Dalian, China.

Carisma is going to design, develop and deliver two full courses in Strategic Management (to be delivered during March/April 2011).

Laureate on-line Education, from Baltimore (USA), awards a contract to Carisma for the development of education content for an MSc module in Contracts and Procurement.

From Laureate's website:

Laureate International Universities, a leading international network of quality, innovative institutions of higher education. The LIU network of more than 55 accredited campus-based and online universities offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 600,000 students around the world.   Our students are part of an international, academic community that spans 28 countries throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.  Our institutions offer more than 130 career-focused, undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree programs in fields including architecture, art, business, culinary arts, design, education, engineering, health sciences, hospitality, information technology, law, and medicine.

Performance Measurement Survey

Carisma RCT Ltd., the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and SINTEF Technology and Society are conducting a research project into the adoption and use of performance measurement systems in industry. The aim of the project is to define and share best practices whilst identifying challenges and proposing solutions.

We would like to invite you to participate in this research by filling out a questionnaire that is focused on performance measurement practices within your organisation. The questions will focus on your company’s performance measurement processes and your views about existing relevant tools and methods.

The survey will take between 2 and 5 minutes to complete.

We thank you for your participation.

Kind regards

The Research Team

The Dongbei University of Finance and Economics, one of China's leading Univerisites, awards a Market Research contract to Carisma RCT to map out the local Industry needs and understand the demand for executive management education in Dalian.

The contract will involve understanding the local growing service and manufacturing sectors, interviewing a number of practitioners from some of the largest companies in the Dalian and assessing demand and supply of management and leadership education.

Carisma's CEO, Dr. Marco Busi, was invited by the Business School at the National Economics University, to design and deliver a course on Business Strategy on their e-MBA.

By gaining a deeper understanding of what strategy means, how is defined and implemented, participant will gain a deeper understanding of both the internal and external environments that  their businesses operate in, this in turn will push themto challenge theircurrent assumptions and to think creatively about how best to focus their resources in order to succeed. At the end of this course thei participants' ability to both think and act strategically will improve, enabling them  to create sustainable and responsible futures for your organisations.

The primary objective of this module is to equip students to think strategically and to understand the key elements of formulating, implementing and evaluating strategic management decisions.

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Carisma will have its own stand in the Energy Zone at the Innovate Scotland event, to be held in Aviemore on October 28/29. Please come in an visit us, as we will be showcasing our products, will hand out free on-line access cards to download articles from our Strategic Outsourcing International Journal and much, much more.

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Carisma has met today with the Emerald Publishing Group today to discuss the glorious success of Strategic Outsourcing, an International Journal  (SOIJ). The Publisher confirmed that SOIJ has just completed a second extremely successful year, having reached over 8,000 paid downloads of various articles published in the first 2 Volumes.

SOIJ has been praised for its entrepreneurial approach to publishing (its review turnaround averages 4 weeks, whereas the industry standard can reach up to several months) and its innovative approach to limiting publication to academic research with a clear impact on industry and society.

For more information about SOIJ and download free sample articles, please follow the link to this page or to the publisher’s official journal home page.

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Carisma's CEO, Dr. Marco Busi, was invited by the Business School at the National Economics University, to design and deliver a course on Global Operations Management on their e-MBA.

The course will focus on several key areas in operations management, including performance objectives and trade-offs; strategic initiatives such as ECR, JIT, and agile operations; benchmarking and the balanced scorecard approach; the importance of developing new products and services; approaches to evaluation and to process improvement (e.g. Lean and ^ Sigma).

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DNV acknowledges CARISMA’s continuous efforts to deliver high quality services

On Friday the 15th of January, DNV carried out the annual certification audit of our Quality Management System. After auditing our QMS records and interviewing us on how Carisma manage various on-going projects, Steve Evans, DNV auditor, declared himself satisfied that our Quality Management System is sound and fit-for-purpose and that we do manage projects according to the ISO9001 international quality standard. 

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New Contract – Operations Management (Interim Management)

SOLFER Componenti SRL is an italian manufacturing company leader in the design and production of original equipment for companies in the automotive and motomotive sectors. Honda, BMW, Yamaha, IVECO, Linde, Jungheinrich are but a few of SOLFER’s impressive customers. Carisma RCT have been contracted as part of a larger interim management team to lead the day-to-day management and restructuring of all the companies’ operations.

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2015 Emerald Awards for Excellence winning papers online

Strategic Outsourcing, an International Journal is the scientific journal edited by Carisma RCT’s Research Institute and edited by Emerald Group Publishing, the largest publisher of management research in the world.  As it is tradition, every year we ask our international editorial advisory board to vote for the past volume's best paper and best reviewers. Once the votes are collected, the winning papers are made available online for free access for a limited amount of time.

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