• Shareholder activism can combat climate change

    Victoria Tichá     |      July 10, 2020

    Corporate Australia must learn to better engage with shareholder activists – especially around climate change – before it’s too late, UNSW Business School research shows.

  • Ethics in business – A call for systems change and frameworks for wicked problems

    Sophie Mayo     |      July 7, 2020

    As Semester 1 of her Masters of Commerce draws to a close, GAP research assistant Sophie Mayo reflects on findings from her studies of Ethics in International Business, highlighting some of the moral challenges facing business and the role ethical frameworks can play in sparking systemic change.

  • The truth behind planned obsolescence in product design

    Ben Knight     |      July 6, 2020

    It’s not just your imagination, products used to have a longer lifespan, says a UNSW industrial designer.

  • Australia’s unfair tax system needs an overhaul

    Victoria Tichá     |      June 28, 2020

    Amid the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s tax time presents Australian businesses, particularly smaller ones, with an even greater challenge and the compliance costs could be significant. 

  • The death of the open-plan office?

    Andrew Wallace     |      June 25, 2020

    Even the social distancing introduced to combat COVID-19 will not spell the end of the centralised office predicted by futurists since at least the 1970s.

  • The science behind successful business teams

    Victoria Tichá     |      June 24, 2020

    Business leaders looking to improve their decision-making might learn from a new four-step, evidence-based framework developed by the University of New South Wales.

  • How can business leaders accelerate digital transformation?

    Dawn Lo     |      June 19, 2020

    A UNSW organisational change expert says there are several vital considerations business leaders must be clear on before they embark on a journey of digital transformation.

  • Why business leaders must invest in people

    Ebony Stansfield     |      June 17, 2020

    Reskilling the workforce for the future labour market could be one solution to the current job crisis. Indeed, investing in your employees post-coronavirus could be the smartest business decision you can make.

  • Is renting the future of fashion?

    Dawn Lo     |      June 11, 2020

    The growing trend for renting high fashion has disrupted the traditional retail industry.

  • Deregulation lights the road to recovery

    Victoria Tichá     |      June 8, 2020

    Pamela Hanrahan of the UNSW Business School argues that If deregulation is to aid Australia’s economic recovery then businesses must work with the government to effect real change in society.

  • Making working from home work for you

    Amy Vu     |      May 20, 2020

    With more businesses offering employees the opportunity to work from home, what’s the best way to set up your home office to ensure a productive experience?

  • Business must look beyond the bottom line

    Henry Storey     |      May 17, 2020

    The reaction of some in the business community to China’s threats of an economic boycott reflect an acute over-reliance on China. This in itself is symptomatic of the Australian business community’s lack of imagination.