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