UWA Business School Early career and established researchers alike have been recognised with the announcement of the winners of two sets of awards: the Business School Established Researcher ‘Best Paper' Prizes, and the Ahern Family Early Career Research Portfolio Prizes.
UWA Business School The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation's (FAO) latest report shows that hunger levels have fallen in the last year. Despite this, 925 million people around the world remain hungry, many of them children from the most disadvantaged regions of the world.
The Malaysian student is currently finishing her thesis on the topic of ‘Social media as a marketing tool.' As part of her research, she has looked at word-of-mouth in the travel industry, and the ways in which businesses can create their own social media profiles.
UWA Business School Almost everyone has a story of workplace stress. For workers at one Canadian animal shelter, however, workplace stress is unrelenting. That's because they are forced to euthanise animals on an almost daily basis.
The stress might come with the territory, but it's causing animal shelter workers significant health problems and resulting in a high staff turnover.
UWA Business School A group of The University of Western Australia Business School researchers has just been awarded an Australian Research Council grant under the Innovation Australia Linkage Projects scheme.
Professor Tim Mazzarol, Professor Geoffrey Soutar, Professor John Watson and Assistant Professor Joanne Sneddon will spend the next three years investigating the co-operative enterprise business model in the hope of learning more about the factors that influence its sustainability and competitiveness.
UWA Business School The recent Productivity Commission report into gambling has found that between 80,000 and 160,000 Australian adults have severe gambling problems, while another 350,000 are at moderate risk.
The report has sparked discussion over whether we should place greater restrictions on poker machines, with the Federal Government announcing plans to set up a committee to analyse the recommendations.
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.
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.
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.