New York University Stern School of Business Professor David Yermack will explain the financial effects of CEOs' holidays in a public lecture at The University of Western Australia's Business School.
Professor Yermack, a visiting professor at the UWA Business School, will present his findings on trends in news announcements made by public companies before, during and after chief executives go on holiday.
He will also explain how these patterns in public announcements can create trading opportunities for investors.
UWA Business School Visiting Professor Terry Hendershott, from Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley (UCB) will share his expertise with students and staff at The University of Western Australia's Business School over the next four months.
The University of Western Australia EMBA student Ann Maree O'Callaghan has won the inaugural AICD Prize. The prize, awarded by the Australian Institute of Company Directors, recognises the academic, professional and community achievements of a UWA Business School postgraduate student.
Late last year, UWA Business School graduate Wadzi Katsidzira gave up her job at the WA Department of Treasury and Finance to move to Kenya. Now, Wadzi is facing whole new challenges at Kwetu Training Centre for Sustainable Development (Kwetu), where she is working as part of AusAid's Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development Program (AYAD).
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.
UWA Business School Four graduates from The University of Western Australia are among the Oxford Saïd Business School (SBS) MBA class of 2010. Farell Sutantio, Claire Zani, Leonard Lau, and Carlo Bellini all successfully graduated from Oxford University's globally-focused management course earlier this year, giving UWA alumni a disproportionately strong presence among the 2010 year group.
UWA Business School It would be a rare worker who has not felt pressure to be more productive. It would be an even rarer worker who hasn't felt tempted to cut corners in order to increase their productivity. However, for workers in safety-critical jobs, cutting corners can have very real consequences.