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Inside Business

Expert analysis on the research and practice changing the business landscape in the 21st Century

  1. 11 December 2018 – Jobs, Leadership, Management, Workplace Culture, Workplace Diversity

    Recruit Smarter: A better way to do business

    The Recruit Smarter program, by the University of Melbourne and the Victorian Government, identifies ways to remove unconscious bias during recruitment.

  2. 5 December 2018 – Business, Companies, India, Social Media, Twitter

    When a Tweet met with a roar

    A University of Melbourne expert says a massive backlash against Twitter in India highlights how big business must be culturally aware in global markets.

  3. 15 November 2018 – Activism, Business, CEO, Corporate Social Responsibility, Same Sex Marriage

    What Australia’s marriage equality vote says about corporate activism

    In the build-up to Australia’s same-sex marriage vote, some corporations became activists; University of Melbourne experts look at why that hasn't continued.

  4. 12 November 2018 – Disadvantage, Drugs, Homeless, Public Policy, Substance abuse

    Why do people really become homeless?

    Research from the University of Melbourne shows that, while drug use and homelessness are linked, the effect isn't nearly as high as most people think.

  5. 16 October 2018 – Australian Politics, Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018, Economy, Public Policy, Taxes

    Good policy vs poor politics at Outlook 2018

    University of Melbourne's Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018 highlighted widespread concerns that politics isn't working when it comes to needed policy

  6. 10 October 2018 – Ageing, Disease, Elderly, Health, Healthcare

    We need another revolution in the march to good health

    A University of Melbourne expert says healthcare in the Western world is at a tipping point as populations age; data is our greatest hope to face the challenge.

  7. 3 October 2018 – Cities, Economic and Social Outlook Conference 2018, Infrastructure, Urban Planning, Urbanisation

    Keeping our cities working

    Making our biggest cities more efficient will raise the living standards for everyone, but it will require some compromise says a University of Melbourne expert

  8. 21 September 2018 – Disadvantage, Employment, HILDA, Inequality

    Taking a clear look at inequality

    Inequality in Australia is relatively stable but pockets of disadvantage need serious attention including job opportunities says University of Melbourne expert

  9. 17 August 2018 – Doctors, Mental Health, Psychology, Resilience, Workplace Culture

    Why mindset matters for junior doctors

    Teaching junior doctors how to have a 'growth mindset' can help them cope better with the pressures of the job, says a University of Melbourne researcher.