Professor David Yermack

NYU Professor to explain link between CEO holidays and stock prices

Thursday, 21 March 2013

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.

Professor Terry Hendershott

From NYSE to honours classes at UWA Business School

Wednesday, 21 March 2012

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.

Maree O'Callaghan

AICD Prize Winner Announced

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

UWA Business School

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.

Wadzi Katsidzira: A Kenyan Experience

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

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).

Economics Professor Named UWA’s First Chair in Social Impact

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

The Centre for Social Impact at the UWA Business School is delighted to announce Paul Flatau as Chair of Social Investment and Impact and the launch of the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact.

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

UWA Graduates Leaders in Oxford Community

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

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.

Productive Pressure: Prioritising Safety in the Workplace

Friday, 29 October 2010

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.

UWA Professor Honoured in Accounting Hall of Fame

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

The University of Western Australia Business School's Emeritus Professor Philip Brown has become one of five inaugural inductees into Australia's first Accounting Hall of Fame.

The Australian Accounting Hall of Fame was last week launched at the University of Melbourne.

UWA Students Global Winners in Google Online Marketing Challenge

Thursday, 29 July 2010

UWA Business School
A team of students from The University of Western Australia Business School has been named the 2010 global winners of the Google Online Marketing Challenge. The team of postgraduate marketing students beat 3,033 other teams from 60 countries.