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.
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.
UWA Business School Only an Accounting and Finance Professor could make an argument for rational discrimination, and that's exactly what Winthrop Professor Ray da Silva Rosa does in a new study examining the lack of women directors on Australian company boards. Just as quickly as it appears, however, the idea is dismissed.
UWA Business School Every day, one million Australian children do not get enough food. The WHO estimates that, world-wide, one billion people are ‘food insecure.' Yet despite the enormity of the problem, Foodbank Australia, which feeds 50,000 people per day, says hunger still has a social stigma.
In times of global turmoil it is more important than ever that business schools remain relevant at an international level, pursue deeper understanding of business fundamentals and encourage creative thinking regarding the critical business issues faced around the world. As part of our pursuit in Achieving International Excellence, the UWA Business School actively supports international forums for dialogue and debate between academics, students, alumni, and business professionals and leaders.