Winthrop Professor Sharon Parker

Building compassion in the workplace

Thursday, 21 November 2013

Many managers lack the psychological skills to respond compassionately, according to a recent research by academics from The University of Western Australia and The Australian National University.

Richard Goyder, Managing Director Wesfarmers

CEOs, executives share insights with UWA MBA students

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Master of Business Administration (MBA) students at the UWA Business School have heard from CEOs and executives of major companies in an exclusive series of presentations.

UWA students excel in national business competition

Monday, 11 November 2013

UWA students Brent Kealy and Matthew Lim have impressed a board of CEOs and executives to be named national runners-up in the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia's Mission Exceptional competition.

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Why aren’t better educated people happier?

Monday, 4 November 2013

The puzzle of why higher education doesn't always lead to greater happiness has been solved by a new study from The University of Western Australia's Business School.

Kim Phan at The Global Go to Think Tank Index Report Launch at the World Bank

Libertarian business students set to change the world

Sunday, 20 October 2013

Fighting for free market ideals and gaining insights into public policymaking was all part of the experience for three UWA Business School students who completed internships in Hong Kong and Washington DC earlier this year.

The internships, funded by Mannkal Economic Education Foundation, allowed the students to work at various free market think tanks and not-for-profit organisations.

Going out there by yourself, in Hong Kong

Passionate UWA Business and Engineering students found international award

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

When two UWA Business School students noticed a lack of role models for young engineers aspiring to work in the humanitarian and development sector, they founded the Global Humanitarian Engineering Awards (GHEA).

Emiritus Professor Philip Brown and Winthrop Professor Geoff Soutar

40 years of UWA MBA celebrated in style

Tuesday, 15 October 2013

Past and present professors, students and professional staff celebrated 40 years of The University of Western Australia's Master of Business Administration (MBA) at a reunion dinner held earlier this month.

Dr James Beck

Motivate your employees well, says visiting fellow

Tuesday, 8 October 2013

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.

Professor Ralph Walkling

Inaugural Philip Brown Public Lecture to examine corporate governance

Friday, 4 October 2013

International corporate governance expert Professor Ralph Walking will deliver the inaugural Philip Brown Public Lecture in Accounting.

Professor Paul Gerrans

MoneySmart Week award for UWA Finance professor

Monday, 16 September 2013

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.