Business & Economics
Directors’ duties and cyber security - it’s complicated
University of Melbourne experts say managing cyber security risks is a core governance concern but a new mandatory directors’ duty would be a step too far.
Saying ‘no’, nicely
Many businesses have become ‘gatekeepers’ during COVID-19, but University of Melbourne research finds tips to keeping customers happy while staying COVID-safe.
Charging dead clients is dishonest. Really? Who knew
Regulatory court action over the scandal in which fees were charged to dead clients is a wider warning to corporations, say University of Melbourne experts.
Should we pay Australians to get vaccinated?
Incentives for vaccine hesitant Australians to get vaccinated are all wrong. A University of Melbourne expert asks why don’t we pay people to get vaccinated?
It’s more than the money: Getting GPs to go to rural areas
Australia’s Federal Budget promises more money to rural GPs but a University of Melbourne expert doubts whether it alone will encourage more doctors to go bush
The power of the Indigenous business sector
Each year, Indigenous businesses bring in around $A5 billion, now University of Melbourne research reveals the extent of the power of Indigenous business.
Competition isn’t improving the aged care sector
A University of Melbourne study finds more competition is not associated with better quality of care or lower prices in aged care, prompting policy reform.
Is viral marketing a key to our planet’s health?
The speed of climate decline is reaching an alarming tipping point; Eavesdrop on Ideas explores how the art of viral marketing can influence science for good.
Time to reform Australia’s unfair family support system
Australia's family support system is unfair, making it hard for mothers to return to work and penalising dual-earners, says University of Melbourne researcher.