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Beyond Boundaries: International Week 2011

Friday, 8 April 2011

The UWA Business School's International Week 2011 concluded in style last Friday when Sweden/Norway defeated Singapore in a penalty shootout, earning first place in the School's five-a-side soccer tournament.

The exciting match capped off a week of new ideas and increased cultural awareness, in which students and staff were challenged to learn more about other cultures, think beyond generalisations and stereotypes, and expand their boundaries.

Kerrie Unsworth

UWA Researchers Ready to GROW

Thursday, 7 April 2011

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?

Tracey Horton

Message from the Dean

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

I would like to welcome new and returning students and staff to the Business School for 2011. The start of a new academic year always brings a sense of energy and enthusiasm and our building is abuzz with activity. I look forward to another year of outstanding achievement as we have many exciting projects in the pipeline.

New Staff Join Accounting and Finance Discipline

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

The UWA Business School's Accounting and Finance discipline has added another four staff to its ranks with the appointments of Winthrop Professor Richard Heaney, Professor Paul Gerrans, Professor Sirimon Treepangkaruna and Associate Professor Inderpal Singh.

The appointments reflect a growing demand by students for Accounting and Finance subjects, with the new Master of Professional Accounting having attracted a significant number of enrolments since its introduction in 2009.

The Personal Values Project

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

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.

Dr Mary Gentile

Ethical Business Expert to Visit UWA

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Internationally renowned values expert Dr Mary Gentile, director of the Giving Voice to Values curriculum at Babson College, will visit The University of Western Australia Business School in mid-February.

As part of her visit, Dr Gentile will deliver a free public lecture on Monday, 21 February, titled ‘Giving Voice to Values: The "How" of Business Ethics.'

UWA Business School Welcomes demèter wealth management to Corporate Circle

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

The University of Western Australia Business School is delighted to announce demèter wealth management (dwm) as the newest member of its Silver Corporate Circle.

The partnership was formalised in an agreement signed on 22 December 2010 between Acting Dean of the Business School, Winthrop Professor Izan, and Ms Geraldine Scott, Principal of demèter wealth management.

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.

UWA Business School Campaign Wins Fundraising Institute Award

Thursday, 9 December 2010

The University of Western Australia Business School's Tomorrow Starts Here fundraising campaign has been named a state winner in the Fundraising Institute Australia's 2011 National Awards for Excellence in Fundraising.

Retiring Winthrop Professor John Taplin: Part Two

Thursday, 2 December 2010

After nearly 20 years teaching at The University of Western Australia Business School, Winthrop Professor John Taplin will retire at the end of the year. In part one of our exclusive interview, Taplin reflected on his academic achievements. Now, in part two, he recalls the building of the Mandurah railway line and argues that a CBD congestion charge is inevitable for Perth.

Building the Mandurah railway