Effective Body Language for Managers

Effective Body Language for Managers Effective managers have specific effective body language that enables them to become a relatable and friendly individual to their employees and any teams that they manage. Body language is a crucial part of business, without it, relating to the people that you manage may be a bit more difficult. Why […]

Cracking the Glass Pyramid in Management

Cracking the Glass Pyramid in Management Getting more women into top management positions in the UK’s largest companies has been a priority for some while. There’s even a target to reach – 33% by 2020. So why are there a significant number of companies in the FTSE 350 that are still lagging behind the rest? […]

How Managers Can Show Kindness

Random Acts of Kindness Day It’s Random Acts of Kindness Day on the 17th of February, a day which has grown in popularity over the years. When life gets busy and chaotic, it can be difficult to remember that small acts of good can really contribute to the communities around us. As management teachers and […]

Blue Monday – How to Manage Your Team Through the Blues

Blue Monday  As managers, we want to believe that our team love working for us, their colleagues and the company. We like to think that they’re having a good time in their workplace and that they always bring their passion and their ‘A’ game. The problem is that we’re all human and have our good […]

3 Ways Managers Lose Respect at the Christmas Party

3 Ways Managers Lose Respect at the Christmas Party Tis the season to be jolly – and remember that your Christmas party is still a formal setting after all, and some office rules still apply! With Christmas work do’s happening all over the world, it’s never been a better time to remind people what they […]

Decision Making as a New Manager

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  A new manager and decision making – Stuart’s Statements Over my career I’ve seen several people being promoted to manage the team they are working in. At first this is generally a popular choice by the team, as this person has been respected for their capabilities within their previous role. They tended to use […]

Why Employees Use Physical Sickness to Hide Mental Health Issues

More Than Half of Employees Would Rather Call in Physical Sickness to Hide Mental Health Issues Most of us know that we’re living in what can only be described as a mental health crisis at the moment. From increased working hours, increased living costs and a slow-rising minimum wage, alongside a tricky political climate, it’s […]

Why we Need to Stop Trying to Make Employees Happy

Why we Need to Stop Trying to Make Employees Happy With multiple studies at the moment, on how to make employees happy, investigating the general morale at work in Western countries, and regularly discovering that the vast majority of employees feel disengaged, unhappy or somewhat lost –  how to make employees happier has forced its […]

Three Poor Mental Health Statistics Every Manager Should Know

Three Poor Mental Health Statistics Every Manager Should Know With recent World Mental Health Day refreshing people’s take on poor mental health, mental health and wellbeing is on everyone’s mind and, with stress and mental ill-health ever increasing, it’s no surprise that managers are particularly concerned. Over recent years it has fallen much to management […]

Sussex Business School – New Look!

Sussex Business School’s New Look! What’s New on Our Website You may have noticed that Sussex Business School’s website has had a fresh new look!. We have been working hard behind the scenes to develop a user-friendly website and are pleased to unveil the new website to everyone, both current students and prospective students. We […]