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.

Women on Boards: Where Are They?

Thursday, 8 July 2010

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.

Yes We Can: The Let's Can Hunger Challenge at UWA

Monday, 31 May 2010

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.

That's where SIFE UWA comes in.

Dean Tracey Horton

Message from the Dean

Thursday, 27 November 2008

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.

outside business school

Appointment of Woodside Chair in Leadership

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Woodside's sponsorship of the UWA Business School is gaining traction. The recent appointment of internationally-renowned Professor, David Day as the Woodside Professor in Leadership and Management is a key element in the joint strategy to invest in improving the business and commercial skills of university graduates as well as currently employed managers and executives.

Mitsubishi Signing Ceremony

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Business education in Western Australia has received a boost with the announcement of a $150,000 donation from Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd to The University of Western Australia's Business School.

At an official signing ceremony, Mitsubishi Development's Managing Director and CEO Mr Kirk Yamanaka said the company is planning to broaden Mitsubishi Development's scope of activity in WA and is grateful for the support from local business partners and the broader community.

Alumni at Ernst & Young

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Building a lifelong learning relationship with our Alumni is vital to the sustainability of the Business School, and its relevance to industry.  As the University strives to achieve international excellence, the Business School is also focused on fostering leadership, recognising accomplishments and providing networking opportunities among its Alumni. 

Breaking News

Thursday, 27 November 2008

Stan & Jean Perron Visiting Professor

As the 2009 Stan & Jean Perron Visiting Fellow, Professor David Yermack from the Stern School of Business - New York University, will teach an Honours Unit in Finance during semester one 2009.