Australia ranks second only to the United States when it comes to start up enterprises but is unable to transform new ideas into wealth generating businesses crucial to the nation’s economic future, according to researchers at the Business School. More
Australians must takeindividual responsibility for the implementation of the United Nations’Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), according to delegates to a recent SocialGood Summit in Sydney. More
The Business School has reaffirmed its commitment to equipping students with the understanding and the skills needed to take full advantage of Australia’s unique relationship with China. More
The Washington Post
Staff Member: Hans Hendrischke
The Washington Post (US) interviewed Professor Hans Hendrischke about Australia’s biggest power grid being sold to local pension funds, despite larger bids from China and Hong Kong.
Staff Member: Christopher Wright
The Conversation published an article co-authored by Professor Christopher Wright from the Business School about how businesses and corporations have responded to climate change risks.
Staff Member: Dan Lovallo
Forbes (US) mentioned research by Professor Dan Lovallo about major business decisions.
ITLS Thinking Outside the Box
By Matthew Beck
The self-driving car is often presented as the transportation technology of the future. But there remain many physical barriers to these vehicles and, for the average driver, a lot of psychological ones too. If these barriers are not overcome, the self-drive vehicle is destined for the same fate as electric car which has less than 2% of the market to show for 30 years of expensive research. Read more
By Adrian Ellison
Adrian Ellison co-authored an opinion piece for The Conversation about how technology needs to be improved to increase pedestrian road safety. Read more
By Gregory Whitwell
Dean of the Business School, Professor Gregory Whitwell, authored an opinion piece for the Financial Times about how Kuhnian philosophy can shift ideas about traditional management theories. Read more
In times of economic uncertainty, international banks are likely to pull-back on cross boarder banking activities. Dr Eliza Wu, Associate Professor in the Discipline of Finance discusses the potential implications from Brexit on Asia Pacific- a region heavily reliant on bank financing.
The Business School has been a part of the ground breaking research 'blueprint', which looked at the cultural composition of leaders within the ASX200, Federal Parliament, the public service and universities.
When developing a strategy for engaging with start-ups, Dr Massimo Garbuio states that big companies need to have the right mindset to successfully capture the start-up attitude to expose untapped assets and fuel innovation.
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