Business School in the Media
The UNFAIR Work Commission: How members raking in more than $350,000 a YEAR made the brutal decision to slash the wages of hundreds of thousands of low-paid workers 23 Feb 2017
Daily Mail and 2SM Sydney
Staff Member: Angela Knox
Associate Professor Angela Knox spoke to the Daily Mail and 2SM Sydney about the Fair Work Commission’s decision on penalty rates and the impact it will have on the lowest paid workers
Staff Member: Uri Gal
The Conversation published an article by Associate Professor Uri Gal about his research that suggests algorithms based on people analytics do not necessarily lead to better workplaces.
Why collecting employee data and using “people analytics” won’t necessarily lead to better workplaces 22 Feb 2017
Smart Company, The Conversation and ABC Radio
Staff Member: Uri Gal
Associate Professor Uri Gal was interviewed on ABC Radio Canberra about why people analytics do not necessarily lead to better workplaces. Smart Company also republished Associate Professor Gal’s article on The Conversation about the issue.
Associate Alexandra Heron on ABC Radio 22 Feb 2017
ABC Radio (Canberra, Melbourne)
Staff Member: Alexandra Heron
Research Associate Alexandra Heron spoke to ABC Radio (Canberra, Melbourne) about recent Australian Bureau of Statistics data that shows women hold 35 percent of all full-time positions in the Australian workforce.
Complex supply chains are good news: research 21 Feb 2017
Sunshine Coast Daily
Staff Member: Michael Bell, Supun Perera
Sunshine Coast Daily reported on new research that recommends companies should focus on identifying weak links in their supply chain to ensure networks are less susceptible to disruption. Professor Michael Bell and Dr Supun Perera was quoted.
PepsiCo to boost paid parental leave from 12 to 16 weeks as government look to end 'double dipping' 20 Feb 2017
The Sydney Morning Herald, Age, Canberra Times and regional newspapers
Staff Member: Rae Cooper
The Sydney Morning Herald, Age, Canberra Times and regional newspapers quoted Associate Professor Rae Cooper about PepsiCo bolstering paid parental leave and carers’ leave entitlement for its employees.
ABC News 24’s Weekend Breakfast
Staff Member: Christopher Wright
Professor Christopher Wright was interviewed on ABC News 24’s Weekend Breakfast about the economics of climate change and the benefits of renewable energy targets.
Staff Member: Wei Li
SBS Cantonese interviewed Dr Wei Li about Chinese investment in the Australian property market.
Conservatives File Fewer Consumer Complaints 16 Feb 2017
Pacific Standard (US)
Staff Member: Kiju Jung
Pacific Standard (US) reported on new Business School research which found more politically conservative people are less likely to file complaints and less likely to dispute complaint resolution efforts. Lead researcher Kiju Jung was quoted.
Professor Rico Merkert on ABC Coffs Coast 16 Feb 2017
ABC Coffs Coast
Staff Member: Rico Merkert
Professor Rico Merkert was interviewed on ABC Coffs Coast about the importance of Graftion regional airport for the region.