Expert analysis on the research and practice changing the business landscape in the 21st Century
Busting the myths about sexual harassment
University of Melbourne experts say we have decades of research on sexual harassment and how to combat it. But first, we need to dispel the myths that enable it
Abuse in sport: bad apples or bad barrels?
Athlete abuse isn't just rogue individuals but a systemic problem, and sport organisations need to start addressing it, says University of Melbourne research
Why a blood donation isn’t just for Christmas
The holiday season brings urgent calls for blood donations, but a University of Melbourne expert says people need to keep donating to prevent chronic shortages.
Why do we say things we later regret?
Why do we say things we shouldn't? In a series of experiments University of Melbourne research finds that being aroused makes us less careful about what we say.
Breaking the family chain of joblessness
New University of Melbourne research finds children of parents who are both jobless can experience long-term disadvantage, but good policy can break the cycle.
Is empathy good for business?
Empathy is a crucial advantage in business, says a University of Melbourne expert, but too much empathy can have unintended consequences, clouding objectivity
Care for our financial health
Many Australians stress over their finances, but University of Melbourne experts say the answer is better education, financial health checks and counselling
Improving the finance sector for all Australians
Australians have lost faith in the financial sector; University of Melbourne experts propose reforms to refocus it on its core purpose – serving the community
Can your personality be good, or bad, for your health?
The University of Melbourne's HILDA Survey 2019 finds links between personality traits and the onset of illness, but experts say it's likely an indirect effect