The knowledge economy may be the way of Australia's future but, says UWA Business School Assistant Professor Catherine Leighton, it is also an economy that places emotional demands on the nation's workers.
UWA Business School Homelessness is on the policy agenda in Western Australia and this issue is being tackled in a collaborative, innovative and integrated way, according to the Innovations in Homelessness Policy and Services in Western Australia forum presented by the UWA Business School's Centre for Social Impact and Social Innovation in Western Australia (SiiWA) in May at The University Club of Western Australia.
UWA Business School Graduates are no longer interested in making an impression, but instead in making an impact, according to UWA Business School Visiting Professor Tina Dacin who presented a number of public and academic lectures during her week at UWA as a guest of the Stan and Jean Perron Visiting Professor program.
UWA Business School After experiencing three decades of rapid growth, China has overtaken Japan to become the second largest economy in the world. Alongside this, the value of China's international trade has grown at an even faster rate, bringing both opportunities and challenges for economies around the world.
UWA Business School Nearly all packaged food contains a raft of nutrition information, from ingredients lists and allergy advice, through to levels of energy, fat, salt, carbohydrates, and sugar. Despite this, says Professor Simone Pettigrew, from The University of Western Australia Business School, many people are still confused about what they are really eating.
UWA Business School This May, The University of Western Australia will host the second meeting of the Greening Organisations and Work (GROW) Network.
The GROW network brings together researchers and academics from various disciplines to ask: How can we encourage individuals to act in more environmentally sustainable ways not only in the home, but also at work?
UWA Business School This September, the city of Perth will host the New Urbanism and Smart Transport 2011 International Conference - Towards Liveable Cities & Better Communities, which aims to find new ways to improve transport systems and planning in urban areas.
The UWA Business School We may not be consciously aware of it, but every one of us has a set of core values that guide our thoughts and actions. These values may serve our own goals, such as enjoying life, being creative and being personally successful, or may serve the goals of our groups, such as being loyal and trustworthy and caring for our environment. No matter what our values are, we express them in what we think, what we do and what we think about others.