Expert analysis on the research and practice changing the business landscape in the 21st Century
A family breakup is a poverty trap for women
A woman’s risk of falling into poverty doubles after a separation, with a family breakup a poverty trap for many, says new University of Melbourne research
Persistent poverty is a major policy issue
While a job is often crucial to lifting people out of poverty, adequate income support and child care are also critical, say University of Melbourne researchers
Every Sherlock needs a Watson (or two)
A University of Melbourne expert says creatives often need colleagues to be catalysts, but how can organisations identify and foster these catalysts?
Encouraging responsible sourcing in our supply chains
To encourage responsible sourcing, mathematical modelling suggests firms need low-cost ways to signal their credentials, says University of Melbourne expert
COVID-19’s ongoing supply chain chaos
A University of Melbourne expert says ahead of the holidays, COVID-19’s disruption to our supply chains means backlogs and delays, but are we over the worst?
How Australia’s internal migrants could benefit our regions
Regional Australia can benefit from ‘tree and sea changers’, but University of Melbourne experts say we need to understand their motivations and skills.
Living apart together
Sharing a home is what makes a couple, but HILDA shows that for some people, a romantic partner isn’t someone you live with, says University of Melbourne expert
HILDA shows Australians increasingly report feelings of psychological distress in a trend likely exacerbated by the pandemic says University of Melbourne expert
A third of Australians under chronic time stress
HILDA survey suggests chronic time stress is a significant social problem with ramifications for health and wellbeing, says University of Melbourne expert