• In the new normal, who gets the gig?

    Garth Rowland     |      October 2, 2020

    Companies are using the COVID-19 pandemic to reduce their permanent staff and increase the number of freelancers they use on a casual basis, but the effect of these cost cutting measures could ripple out across the whole economy.

  • Grant Australia the opportunity to innovate

    Jo-Ann Suchard     |      October 1, 2020

    The current economic crisis has exposed the decay in Australia’s manufacturing capability and highlighted the need for increased investment in innovation.

  • The potential of the ‘token’ woman

    Andrew Yu     |      September 29, 2020

    Recognising the value of ‘token’ individuals within the workplace can broaden perspectives and improve the performance of teams.

  • Rio Tinto and the anatomy of corporate culpability

    Elise Bant     |      September 13, 2020

    Heads have finally rolled over the mining company’s shameful destruction of the Juukan Gorge rock shelter, but what are the legal implications and how does corporate culture matter?

  • AMP proves the power of shareholder activism

    Richard Holden     |      August 31, 2020

    Boe Pahari’s short reign as boss of AMP’s lucrative investment management division and the resignations this week of AMP chairman David Murray and board member John Fraser have shown the power of major shareholders in public companies.

  • Five proven ways that apps engage us

    Victoria Tichá     |      August 28, 2020

    New research shows which customers benefit the most from retailers’ apps and suggests how to improve user engagement.

  • Working from home may be here to stay

    Linda Colley     |      August 26, 2020

    New research conducted after the coronavirus pandemic shows that employees are mostly positive about working from home.

  • How COVID-19 is reinventing the workplace for good

    Victoria Tichá     |      August 19, 2020

    A new study sheds light on exactly how workplaces are changing during COVID-19, and the steps business leaders can take to ensure employees adapt effectively.

  • Business and social change

    Andrew Gaines     |      August 11, 2020

    Solving the environmental problems faced by society today will require a new order of collaboration between business, government, and civil society which transcends traditional politics.

  • How COVID-19 changed the way we work

    Richard Holden     |      August 8, 2020

    Employers have long feared that working from home makes employees less productive. An analysis of 3 million workers in 16 cities during lockdowns suggests the opposite.

  • ‘Building back better’: Post-COVID opportunities for older workers

    Catherine Fritz-Kalish     |      August 5, 2020

    Australia cannot afford to waste the human and economic potential of its senior citizens when the country begins to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Indonesian investment in north Australian agriculture

    Ashley Vines     |      July 23, 2020

    The Indonesia–Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, which came into force on the 5th of July, could pave the way for greater Indonesian investment in Australian agriculture.