Expert analysis on the research and practice changing the business landscape in the 21st Century
How businesses can head off social media storms
Businesses need to respond fast with empathy and/or explanations when dealing with negative online reviews and complaints, says University of Melbourne expert
Children with same-sex parents outperform others in school
Same-sex-parented children outperform their peers in many areas of academic achievement finds a new study led by the University of Melbourne.
Behind the bitcoin bubble
Bitcoin, the well-known cryptocurrency, quadrupled its value in early 2021 – but University of Melbourne experts ask whether it really is “21st century gold”?
Home ownership stays a pipe dream for many
Despite rising new home loan numbers amid the COVID-19 economic recovery the outlook for housing affordability remains bleak says University of Melbourne expert
Is transparency at work good for productivity?
In a time of remote working, motivation and productivity are more important than ever. University of Melbourne research asks if transparency is the answer.
Parents with children at home reach breaking point
High mental stress among working parents in wake of COVID-19 highlights need for policies that address work-family conflict, say University of Melbourne experts
Insurance failing when we need it most
Australia's insurance industry needs to come up with ways to cover losses from major disasters like bushfires and pandemics, says University of Melbourne expert
Blurring the weekend
HILDA Survey shows many Australian do some work on the weekend; a University of Melbourne expert asks whether working from home will further blur the weekend
Too many eggs in the property wealth basket
HILDA Survey shows Australians' wealth is heavily dependent on property, which is a worry given falling business ownership says University of Melbourne expert