In a recent article published by the Chartered Association of Business Schools, Prof Palie Smart, Head of the School of Management at the University of Bristol calls for business schools to consider the part they play in creating a better world, and how business schools can become ambassadors for change.
It’s December, and that can only mean one thing…our TVs are filled with new Christmas adverts! (Okay, we know we’ve been watching them since September). We asked some of our marketing academics to share their favourite Christmas adverts and why they enjoy them so much.
One of the most anticipated Christmas advert every year is probably the John Lewis ad. And we’ve got two in our favourite Christmas ads list!
Across the private, public and not-for-profit sectors, today’s leaders are facing the most challenging operating circumstances for generations. In this landscape of global uncertainty, leaner workforces, budget cuts, and reliance upon digital communications and the competencies needed to lead organisations successfully have shifted. Leaders now need to be skilled at crisis management, dealing with uncertainty and high-level strategic leadership.
Professor Palie Smart is the Head of the School of Management at the University of Bristol and also the University Race Equality Champion. She is the only Female BAME Head of a UK Business / Management School amongst the Russell Group Universities.
Here she tells more about what inspired her career in education, the barriers she overcame and her proudest moments…so far!
Many working women today are continuing to face prejudice and insecurities around their menopause. University of Bristol School of Management’s Dr Vanessa Beck, along with colleagues at The Open University and De Montfort University, conducted research on the taboo surrounding menopause at work.
For my dissertation, I researched how young women perceive gender and the female body within the marketing of sanitary products. My passion for studying this topic predominantly stemmed from personal frustrations with constant patriarchal standards women are forced to meet within marketing standards.
However, it also grew from previous feminist studies covered in the courses, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, and Organisation Theory.
There are so many places to eat in Bristol, we’ve narrowed it down to our top 5 unusual places for you to try out and enjoy.