Directors’ duties and cyber security - it’s complicated
University of Melbourne experts say managing cyber security risks is a core governance concern but a new mandatory directors’ duty would be a step too far.
Saying ‘no’, nicely
Many businesses have become ‘gatekeepers’ during COVID-19, but University of Melbourne research finds tips to keeping customers happy while staying COVID-safe.
The power of the Indigenous business sector
Each year, Indigenous businesses bring in around $A5 billion, now University of Melbourne research reveals the extent of the power of Indigenous business.
The investor-led push on climate change
University of Melbourne experts say investor-led pressure on Australian companies is forcing Boards to adopt business practices to meet climate change goals.
Sustainable success for Australian business
A University of Melbourne expert says the disruption of COVID-19 provides an opportunity for Australian businesses to adopt more sustainable practices.
Could microfinance help rebuild Australia’s post-pandemic economy?
A University of Melbourne expert says providing microfinance loans to good business ideas with no capital may offer a path to economic recovery after COVID-19.
Our business leaders must think critically
Critical thinking has become highly valued in business, but University of Melbourne research finds that these skills aren’t taught to business students.
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.
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.
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.