Our research shapes our teaching
For more than 40 years, Cranfield School of Management, a world leader in management education and research, has been helping individuals and businesses learn and succeed by transforming knowledge into action. A combination of rigorous research and inspirational teaching is at the heart of everything we do. We are dedicated to creating responsible management thinking, improving business performance and inspiring business leaders to make a real impact on their organisations.
Cranfield has been voted the most entrepreneurial university in Britain and is one of Europe’s largest academic centres for applied research. As such, the School of Management is a hothouse of business activity, placing our world-class faculty and doctoral Researchers right alongside forward-thinking industry leaders through our vibrant networks of enthusiastic alumni, research collaborations and clubs.
Cranfield Researchers network naturally with practitioners and also with like minded academics in the most prestigious schools around the world, using cutting edge information technologies.
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has
identified the following world-leading aspects of our research
environment: engagement with industry and commerce; the scale,
resourcing and quality assurance of PhD and DBA activities; and research
In summary, our research community at Cranfield represents an extraordinary mixture of physical infrastructure, integrated technologies and strategic and applied expertise. We hope that you find what you are looking for in our website and that you will soon join our research community of practice.
Our Research Mission:
To be the first place that managers come for relevant, high quality research that enables them to improve the practice of management and the performance of their organisations.