News in 2018

  • The Department of Management welcomes new staff 11 December 2018 A warm welcome to our new academic staff this year
  • Celebrating women pioneers 27 November 2018 Bristol has marked 100 years of women's suffrage with a series of photos celebrating the history of women at the University. The photos, unveiled last week at an event on Women and Equality: the next 100 years, include Mary Paley - a pioneer in economics who was Bristol's first woman lecturer.
  • Transitions for sustainable consumption after the Paris Agreement 22 November 2018 The Paris Agreement’s commitment to keep average global temperature change below 1.5℃ recognises that "sustainable lifestyles and sustainable patterns of consumption and production" need to be a part of climate change policy, but their potential has yet to be acted upon.
  • Professor Palie Smart writes about the policy implications of her research on industrial sustainability 20 November 2018 Industrial sustainability has been established as a core tenet of the UK’s Industrial Strategy. The Government’s Clean Growth agenda sets out a new narrative that embraces research and innovation to support the development of a regenerative, restorative and net positive economy.
  • Is management consultancy really global? 23 October 2018 Andrew Sturdy, Professor of Management and Organisation in the Department of Management, reveals a different picture.
  • Senior Lecturer awarded with Best Paper Award 6 August 2018 Congratulations to Humphrey Bourne, Senior Lecturer in Management who has just been awarded the 2017 Best Paper Award from Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly – the journal that features nonprofits, philanthropy, and voluntarism and their impact on society.
  • Is 007 really a model employee? 12 July 2018 Martin Parker, Professor of Organisational Studies at the Department of Management, makes the case.
  • New BSc Marketing for 2019 18 June 2018 Aspiring marketers can now take their first steps towards a career in marketing thanks to our exciting and dynamic new BSc Marketing, accredited by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)
  • We need your views – survey on menopause in the workplace – help us lift the taboo, and find solutions 14 June 2018 Menopause, and its effects on people and their productivity in the workplace are still poorly understood, despite the fact that women make up 47% of the UK workforce. Women over 50 also make up the fastest growing group of workers in the UK. This group is crucial to the labour market, as a shortfall of more than 7 million workers is forecast.
  • Should we bulldoze the business school? 22 May 2018
  • Expert panel meets on NHS management consultants 17 May 2018 After recent research led by the Management Department concluded that management consultants in the NHS worsen a service already under pressure, an expert panel gathered at Cass Business School on Wednesday 9 May to discuss the matter.
  • PhD bursaries in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management 1 May 2018 The School of Economics, Finance and Management at the University of Bristol is pleased to invite applications for PhD bursaries in Accounting, Economics, Finance and Management. Successful applicants will study for a PhD, receive a contribution towards the cost of full-time PhD study, and undertake teaching duties within the School’s teaching programmes.
  • Millions of pounds wasted on NHS management consultants, according to new research 20 February 2018 Millions of pounds are being wasted each year on NHS management consultants who are causing a service already under pressure to be less efficient rather than making things better, according to new research.
  • Thinking about applying for a MSc level degree and need funding? 13 February 2018 Let us help you achieve the best results possible, with our new scholarships.
  • Still a long way to go, a century on 6 February 2018 Today we celebrate the 100-year anniversary of the signing of the Representation of The People Act, which allowed women (some, not all) to vote in the UK for the first time. Find out how our academics are still working to realise women’s equality – in a variety of different settings.
  • Karl Marx, dead or alive – what legacy has he left behind? 26 January 2018 Our profession – to which we dedicate so much time and effort – pervades our lives. We’re living in a time of significant shifts and profound changes to the world of work and economic life. Here, Dr Harry Pitts, a lecturer in Management at our School, discusses new ways of interpreting Marx’s theories on labour, income distribution and its continued relevance.
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