Employees are always motivated to do
something. But motivating them to accomplish goals which are actually important
requires a certain skill, according to Dr James Beck, inaugural Early Career
Visiting Fellow in Management and Organisations at the UWA Business School.
From improving financial literacy among students, through to examining Australia’s superannuation system, the UWA Business School’s Professor Paul Gerrans is passionate about improving our understanding of money.
In recognition of his innovative research, he has been awarded a 2013 MoneySmart Week award in the Individuals category.
UWA Business School marketing student Glenn Langridge was given the opportunity to work closely with Google employees and learn intensively about sales, marketing, presentation and, of course, about Google when he attended a three-day Google AdCamp in Sydney earlier this year.
Glenn was one of only 25 students from Australia and New Zealand invited to participate in the first Google AdCamp for the region, and was the only successful applicant from Western Australia.
A rare national education award last presented in 2000 has been jointly awarded to the UWA Business School's Associate Dean Teaching and Learning Winthrop Professor Phil Hancock and The University of Sydney's Associate Professor Mark Freeman.
The Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)'s Outstanding Contribution to Accounting and Finance - Education Award recognises the contributions to accounting and finance education made by the duo over the last thirty years.
Entire organisations-and not just individual managers and employees-might be to blame for workplace bullying, according to a recent article by the UWA Business School's Dr Jacquie Hutchinson.
Published in the Journal of Industrial Relations, Dr Hutchinson's article outlines the results of interviews conducted with 32 public sector employees, including senior managers, employee advocates and policy implementers. Towards a broader definition of workplace bullying
Enactus UWA was named runner up in the Enactus National Championships, recognising the team's achievements in managing a diverse portfolio of projects, all of which use the power of business to improve the quality of life for people in need.
The Championships, held in Sydney from 3-5 July, required Enactus teams from around the country to present their annual reports and presentations to a team of judges drawn from the Australian business community.
The UWA Business School last night celebrated the outstanding achievements of its teaching and research staff.
At the annual Teaching and Research Awards Ceremony, eight faculty were recognised for excellence in teaching, two professional staff for outstanding contributions to student learning, and nine faculty for outstanding research achievements.
Dean of the UWA Business School, Winthrop Professor Phil Dolan, congratulated the winners and thanked the School's faculty and professional staff for their dedication.