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

  1. 31 July 2018 – HILDA, HILDA 2018, House Prices, Poverty, Unemployment

    How Australians are faring

    The annual the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey, or HILDA, gives us a snapshot of the economic and social wellbeing of Australians.

  2. 1 July 2018 – Business, CEO, Inequality, Pay, Philanthropy

    Don’t blame inequality just on the ‘Fat Cats’

    CEO salaries are often criticised as an example of widening income inequality, but a University of Melbourne expert says that focus misses the big picture.

  3. 21 June 2018 – Leadership, Management, Work, Workplace, Workplace Culture

    Want to lead self-motivated employees?

    University of Melbourne research has shown how leaders can support employees to work more autonomously, creating a happier and more productive workplace.

  4. 14 June 2018 – General Practice, Health Spending, Medical Fees, Medical Specialists, Surgery

    Why do medical specialist consultation fees vary so much?

    A new University of Melbourne report shows a wide variation in fees and earnings among medical specialists - making the case for more transparency in healthcare

  5. 17 May 2018 – Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Online Shopping, Technology

    Blockchain: Lucrative buzzword or legitimate game changer?

    Blockchain is a system of processing transactions, well known for cryptocurrencies, but as University of Melbourne experts explain that's the tip of the iceberg

  6. 9 May 2018 – 2018 Federal Budget, Australia, Australian Economy, Budget, Business & Economics

    2018 Budget: The big takeaways

    University of Melbourne economists worry the Government's flatter tax system plan will stoke inequality while the 2018-19 budget dodges the major challenges.

  7. 2 May 2018 – Business & Economics, Management, Narcissism, Psychology, Workplace Culture

    It's official: Power creates a narcissist

    Power increases narcissism among people with high testosterone levels, University of Melbourne research has found, so watch out for self-obsessed managers.

  8. 30 April 2018 – Humour, Management, Psychology, Work, Workplace Culture

    Why moaning about work can actually be good for you

    University of Melbourne research shows moaning can help teams bond in the workplace and process negative emotions, and that humour plays an important role too.

  9. 5 April 2018 – Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Depression, Mental Health, Pakistan, Perinatal Depression

    Treating depression to economically empower mothers

    A University of Melbourne evaluation has shown cognitive behavioural therapy for women with perinatal depression in Pakistan can be economically empowering.

  10. 27 March 2018 – Ageing, Ageism, Centre for Workplace Leadership, Hallmark Ageing Research Initiative, Workplace Change

    An older society will need to work for all

    Early findings from a University of Melbourne survey find Australians are not generally ageist, but some young people think older people need to move over.