World Vision CEO Tim Costello challenges aspiring leaders to know their calling and look beyond short-termism 18 May 2015
There is a different discourse emerging among leaders today, seen in the business world of shared value and in for-profit companies working to solve social problems, according to Tim Costello AO, CEO of Wold Vision Australia and one of Australia’s leading voices on social justice issues, leadership and ethics.
When MBA student, Pip Butt, was a cadet in high school, she proudly marched every April 25th passed Canberra’s War Memorial. After the march “old diggers” would thank her for participating and remembering.
Alumni panel leads a charge on fostering entrepreneurial collaboration between China and Australia 27 Mar 2015
The Business School has moved to strengthen its ties with its extensive alumni network in China and contribute to improved business links between Australia and its largest trading partner.
Progress towards gender equality has gone backwards in some areas and stalled in others according to a group of prominent women who recently took part in an International Women's Day panel discussion sponsored by the Business School.
In the late 20th century, civil servants, entrepreneurs, educators and politicians who had studied in Australia under what was known as the Colombo Plan, populated the boardrooms, classrooms and cabinet rooms of Asia.
Alumni in the News
24 Feb 2014
SHARJAH: Day one of the International Government Communication Forum 2014 has seen most speakers talk about effecting changes to educational models to spur economic growth, but differing on the desired type. The former president of the World Bank, James Wolfensohn, said sending students abroad would help arm them with skills needed for running a diversified economy.
Publication: The Gulf Today
30 Jan 2014
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) CEO Brian Cassidy has announced he will step down as head of the competition watchdog.
30 Dec 2013
BANK of Queensland's new chairman Roger Davis is a fellow with elite banking pedigree, so it's surprising to hear about him swinging in a massive punch up.
Cory Payne reflects on the "remarkable experience" of playing sport in some of the world's most disadvantaged areas
28 Dec 2013
LIFE after League has taken former Bulldogs forward Corey Payne to some of the most confronting and inspiring corners of the world.
21 Dec 2013
SAILING and international rugby aren't on the surface the most obvious sporting companions.
Publication: The Australian
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Read about three people who “lead by example”. One is at the cutting edge of digital commerce. Another is a teacher with an innovative approach to management education. The third is an entrepreneur who is demonstrating by example that doing good can be profitable.
Also in this issue:
- The University of Sydney is home to not only the best and brightest minds, but also a strong cohort of elite athletes. Is there a link between the two?
- Prominent entrepreneurs share what worked – and what didn’t – as they built their businesses
- The upside and pitfalls of non-executive directorship