• Investing in corporate responsibility

    Limin Fu     |      December 29, 2021

    With the world facing an ever-growing number of environmental and social challenges, investors are increasingly expecting corporations to “do the right thing” and contribute positively to the community.

  • Six steps to successful crowdfunding

    Craig Donaldson     |      December 16, 2021

    New research has found crowdfunding entrepreneurs should follow a number of steps to generate trust with investors in order to realise the full potential of crowdfunding.

  • Hiring and workforce trends after COVID

    Derek Lotts     |      November 26, 2021

    From new restrictions and health measures to a power shift in global economics, the last two years have impacted the workforce and the hiring industry in quite drastic ways.

  • Back in business: 5 ways to optimise your marketing strategy after COVID-19

    Derek Lotts     |      October 28, 2021

    Businesses are opening back up in Victoria and New South Wales as COVID lockdowns ease, and firms can adopt some simple strategies to keep in touch with their customers and entice them back through the door.

  • Not-so-free trade in the Asia Pacific

    Shaun Cameron     |      October 22, 2021

    Free trade facilitated rapid economic growth in the Asia-Pacific region, but new trade barriers, geopolitical rivalries, the COVID-19 pandemic, and regional inequality are threatening this expansion.

  • The “new normal” of post-COVID workplaces

    Kate Bettes     |      October 20, 2021

    Many organisations will retain hybrid working to improve collaboration, communication, productivity and innovation as COVID restrictions ease.

  • The fine art of haggling

    Open Forum     |      October 3, 2021

    In a negotiation, how tough should your first offer be? New research in behavioural economics shows the first offer can have a significant impact on the eventual outcome, and if you try to drive too hard a bargain, it could backfire.

  • The “new normal” in the workplace

    Christhina Candido     |      September 29, 2021

    The collective experiences of workers pre and post-pandemic offer five lessons for organisations to reimagine workplaces and practices in the ‘New Normal’ after restrictions are eased.

  • Why a super tax isn’t a great idea

    Richard Holden     |      September 15, 2021

    Taxing the “super profits’ made by large companies sounds like a a good idea, but it’s hard to get right and there might be better ways to get more company tax into the public coffers.

  • Boosting trade with India

    Dipen Rughani     |      September 6, 2021

    Former Australian prime minister and Special Trade Envoy Tony Abbott’s recent visit to India has brought the long-suspended Free Trade agreement (FTA) — officially known as the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) — back into focus.

  • Australia has weathered Chinese trade coercion

    James Laurenceson     |      August 22, 2021

    More than a year after the Chinese communist party began using trade to punish Australia over political disagreements, Beijing has failed to inflict much significant damage.

  • Just the job

    Open Forum     |      August 7, 2021

    New QUT research offers answers on why some job applications are met with silence and illustrates how much first impressions, credentials, and external recognition matter when it comes to standing out to a future employer.