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The social side of e-commerce - lessons from rural China

Every year, for the foreseeable future, another 30 million Chinese will go online to shop, according to a new Boston Consulting Group report.

Having it all and avoiding climate disaster? Maybe not.

Professor Christopher Wright is casting new light on the role of business as both a contributor and potential provider of solutions to the climate crisis.

Intelligence testing

Brain drain and brain gain in the workplace: According to new research, neuroscience is revolutionising our understanding of intelligence in the workplace.

Foreign language processing in multinational companies

Brain drain and brain gain in the workplace: By studying brain structures and processes, we can improve employees’ performance in a myriad of ways.

High Frequency Trading: a toxic effect on market evolution?

University of Sydney Business School researchers Amy Kwan and Richard Philip are bringing new insights to the evolution of financial markets through their research into high-frequency trading.

Managing emotional labour

Anya Johnson and Helena Nguyen propose new strategies for helping workers in high stress jobs handle the emotional cost of managing their feelings and organisational expectations at work.


Poverty Alleviation and Profitability Research Group Videos


UN Social Good Summit Australia 2015

The UN Social Good Summit Australia brought together business leaders, academics and NGO representatives to examine the impact of social good initiatives around the world.

Poverty Alleviation and Profitability - A New Unit of Study in Master of Management (CEMS)

Associate Professor Ranjit Voola discusses the new unit, Poverty Alleviation and Profitability, in the CEMS Masters in International Management program.

Poverty Alleviation and Profitability Research Group Roundtable

Reflections from the Inaugural Roundtable of the Poverty Alleviation and Profitability Research Group held at the University of Sydney Business School's CBD Campus.

Poverty Alleviation and Profitability: Shared Value.

Tharani Jegatheeswaran, Client Director (Not for Profits) of Deloitte Australia and Associate Professor of Marketing at the University of Sydney Business School, talks about the role of business in alleviating poverty through profitability.

Poverty alleviation and profitability: the social work perspective

Associate Professor Susan Goodwin talks about alleviating poverty through profitability from a social work perspective.

The role of business in poverty alleviation

Dr Ranjit Voola, Director, Poverty Alleviation and Profitability Research discusses the role of business in poverty alleviation.

The role of the private sector in poverty alleviation

Development Economist Guglielmo Briscese talks about the role of the private sector in poverty alleviation.


Balanced Enterprise Research Network Videos


Climate Change, Capitalism & Corporations

The launch of the book Climate Change, Capitalism and Corporations: Processes of Creative Self-Destruction by Christopher Wright and Daniel Nyberg, at the Sydney Environment Institute event.

Balanced Enterprise Research Network Seminar - Ben Caldecott

Ben Caldecott and Tim Buckley speaks at the ‘Subcritical Coal in Australia: Risks to Investors and Implications for Policy Makers’ seminar on 8 April 2015.

Balanced Enterprise Research Network - The Biodiversity Crisis

This BERN and Sydney Ideas symposium discusses the Environmental, Social and Economic Impacts of humans on biodiversity.

Balanced Enterprise Research Network Symposium - Dirk Matten

Dirk Matten, Hewlett-Packard Chair in Corporate Social Responsibility at Schulich School of Business, University of York speaks at the Balanced Enterprise Research Network Symposium on 14 February 2014.

Balanced Enterprise Research Network Beyond Conventions Seminar Bold Visions

The Balanced Enterprise Research Network host the Beyond Conventions Seminar 'Bold Visions' featuring guest speakers Kate Brown and Paul Edwards.

Balanced Enterprise Research Network Panel - Fossil Free Investments

The Balanced Enterprise Research Network hosts a panel on 'Climate proofing your investments: Moving funds out of fossil fuels'

Balanced Enterprise Research Network Symposium - Melinda Leth

Senior Sustainability Consultant at Net Balance, Melinda Leth speaks at the recent Balanced Enterprise Research Network Symposium held on 14 February 2014.

Balanced Enterprise Research Network Symposium - Dan Cass

Dan Cass, Principal of Dan Cass & Co. speaks at the recent Balanced Enterprise Research Network Symposium held on 14 February 2014.

Balanced Enterprise Research Network Symposium - Catherine Bremner

Catherine Bremner, Head of Environmental Sustainability at ANZ Bank speaks at the Balanced Enterprise Research Network Symposium on 14 February 2014.

Balanced Enterprise Research Network launch - Greg Bourne

Greg Bourne, Chair at the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, speaks at the launch of the University of Sydney Business School's Balanced Enterprise Research Network on August 29, 2013.

Balanced Enterprise Research Network launch - Sam Mostyn

Sam Mostyn, member of the National Sustainability Council, speaks at the launch of the University of Sydney Business School's Balanced Enterprise Research Network.

Balanced Enterprise Research Network launch - Matthew Bell

Matthew Bell, Executive Director, Climate Change & Sustainability Services, Ernst & Young, speaks at the launch of the University of Sydney Business School's Balanced Enterprise Research Network.

Balanced Enterprise Research Network (BERN) Launch 2013

BERN is interested in how business can better balance economic, environmental and social concerns while creating value for a wide range of stakeholders.


Digital Disruption Research Group Videos


Invitation to DISRUPT.SYDNEY 2015

DISRUPT.SYDNEY takes place on 25 September 2015, for more information visit http://www.disruptsydney.com

DISRUPT.SYDNEY 2014 Highlights

Assoc. Professor Kai Riemer introduces the highlights from DISRUPT.SYDNEY 2014, held on 26 Sep 2014.

The key to innovation is an infrastructure view of technology

In this talk Kai contrasts the dominant tool view of technology, which sees technology as a solution for a problem, that has a distinct purpose and serves a need.