Hugh Mackay

A Conversation with Hugh Mackay: Part Two

Thursday, 2 December 2010

UWA Business School
In part one of our conversation, Hugh Mackay spoke about the rapid pace of modern society and the need to make allowances for others less fortunate than ourselves. Now in part two, he talks about ethical business, the hung parliament, and the future of generosity.

Business and the Big Furphy

Hugh Mackay

A Conversation with Hugh Mackay: Part One

Thursday, 2 December 2010

Hugh Mackay is a psychologist, social researcher and author of 12 books, including his 2007 social commentary, Advance Australia...Where? His latest book, What makes us tick? The ten desires that drive us, moves into the area of social psychology and explores the human emotions and needs that lie behind Australia's changing politics.

Boss, about that minor miscalculation...

Thursday, 23 September 2010

Mistakes can be good. It's not a philosophy that employees will hear very often, but it is one that organisations should embrace if they want to remain competitive, says Professor Sharon Parker, from The University of Western Australia Business School.

Premier Colin Barnett to Deliver Public Lecture at UWA

Tuesday, 31 August 2010

This Thursday, the Premier of Western Australia will deliver a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia Business School. The lecture will offer guests an opportunity to hear the premier's views on a range of topics.

Free Public Lecture: Are Welfare Programs Socially Sustainable?

Monday, 30 August 2010

UWA Business School
How willing would you be to sacrifice your income for those more needy than you? Would you be more willing to assist the working poor, the unemployed, old-age pensioners, families with children, or those with chronic ill health? Are your values reflective of wider society, and how do they translate into health policy?

2010 Shann Memorial Lecture: Glenn Stevens, Governor, RBA

Wednesday, 11 August 2010

The University of Western Australia Business School is pleased to announce that the 2010 Shann Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Dean of the UWA Business School, Professor Tracey Horton, said that Glenn Stevens' lecture would stimulate important discussion around economic policy. ‘Previous Shann Memorial lectures have sparked original and compelling debates, and I'm looking forward to another insightful presentation this year by Mr Stevens,' she said.

West Perth: Mining's Silicon Valley

Thursday, 29 July 2010

UWA Business School
Prior to the global financial crisis, or GFC, as it came to be known, Western Australia was riding high on the back of the resources boom.

Events Round-Up

Friday, 9 July 2010

UWA Business School
Breakfast by the Bay: Winthrop Professor Richard Weller

Winthrop Professor Richard Weller, Discipline Chair of Landscape Architecture at UWA, delivered a lecture on urbanism and Western Australia's future in the region. Held at the University Club on 3rd March, the lecture was well-received by a captivated audience.

Public Lecture: Lee Hunter

Events Roundup

Tuesday, 15 December 2009

UWA Business School
Public Lectures and Events
Interest in the ongoing debate on the impact of the global financial crisis on society or the role of the free market; the creation of an ethics driven business culture and the development of strategies for ending world hunger extends far beyond the academic community.

In accordance with our mission, extending the reach of our learning and teaching into wider society is a key activity for the Business School.