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

  1. 9 June 2022 – Employment, Poverty, Public Policy, Social Welfare, Women

    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

  2. 9 May 2022 – Australian Politics, Employment, Poverty, Social Policy, Social Welfare

    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

  3. 13 March 2022 – Business Research, Creativity, Management, Organisational Behaviour, Organisations

    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?

  4. 9 February 2022 – Decision Science, Ethical Consumption, Globalisation, Responsible Sourcing, Supply Chains

    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

  5. 13 December 2021 – COVID-19, Manufacturing, Shipping, Shopping, Supply Chains

    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?

  6. 8 December 2021 – Australia, COVID-19, Employment, Flexible Working, Regional Development

    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.

  7. 6 December 2021 – Couples, HILDA 2021, Marriage, Relationships, Sociology

    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

  8. 6 December 2021 – HILDA 2021, Mental Health, Psychological Distress, Psychology, Public Policy

    Distress signals

    HILDA shows Australians increasingly report feelings of psychological distress in a trend likely exacerbated by the pandemic says University of Melbourne expert

  9. 6 December 2021 – Child care, HILDA 2021, Population Health, Time Stress, Work-Life Balance

    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