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

  1. 29 July 2019 – Bias, Business, Decision-making, Leadership, Politics

    Lucky leaders: How we view the good outcomes of people in power

    University of Melbourne research finds we are more likely to attribute the good outcomes of a leader’s decisions to luck, and bad ones to personal failure.

  2. 26 June 2019 – Business, Equality, Gender, Workplace

    Breaking the workplace code of silence

    Progress on gender equity in Australian work places is being held back by a socialised 'code of silence' around the issue says a University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 6 June 2019 – Education, High Schools, Schools, Student Attrition, Students

    Helping ‘impatient’ students stay in school

    University of Melbourne research finds that patience can have a big impact on a child’s educational outcomes, and understanding why can help inform good policy

  4. 16 May 2019 – 2019 Australian Federal Election, Banking, Banking Regulation, Banking Royal Commission, Corporate Regulation

    Weighing up the policy responses to banking misconduct

    Australia's major parties all have policies responding to financial services sector misconduct, but University of Melbourne experts say they are light on detail

  5. 15 May 2019 – 2019 Australian Federal Election, Australian Economy, Employment, Minimum Wage, Wage Growth

    Will slow wage growth decide Australia’s election?

    Australia's slow wage growth is a hot button issue for the election and the stark policy divide may be decisive in who wins, say University of Melbourne experts

  6. 9 May 2019 – 2019 Australian Federal Election, Income Tax, Monetary Policy, Politics, Taxes

    What you need to know about the major parties’ policies on personal income tax

    Australia's federal election could be fought over proposed income tax cuts; but what's the actual difference between the Coalition and Labor plans for taxation?

  7. 7 May 2019 – 2019 Australian Federal Election, Advertising, Marketing, Politics

    The battle of the slogans

    As voters are bombarded by ads, a University of Melbourne marketing expert gives his verdict on which party has the most effective political campaign slogan.

  8. 29 March 2019 – 2019 Federal Budget, Australia, Family, Parenting, Parents

    Sharing the load

    A University of Melbourne expert says this year’s Federal Budget should deliver better family-friendly policies for individual, economic and social rewards.

  9. 29 March 2019 – 2019 Federal Budget, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders, Business, Indigenous, National Reconciliation Week

    Closing the gap in the Indigenous business sector

    University of Melbourne expert says there are large gaps that still need to be filled for Australia's diverse and thriving Indigenous business sector.