Marcia Langton

Tougher procurement policies needed to boost Indigenous business: Langton

Monday, 1 December 2014

Indigenous academic Marcia Langton has called on Australian governments to learn from Western Australian mining companies in implementing Indigenous procurement policies.

Mick Gooda

Mick Gooda calls for human rights approach to business

Monday, 1 December 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda has argued a human rights-based approach to business is needed to address power imbalances between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people.

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Filming business leaders and executives all in a day's work for aspiring Indigenous storytellers

Friday, 28 November 2014

Indigenous high school students will have the chance to film celebrities, Indigenous leaders and corporate executives at the UWA Business School's Indigenous Business, Enterprise and Corporations Conference (IBECC).

Survey team members

Indigenous voices in the mining industry

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

What do Indigenous youths and adults aspire to when it comes to education, training and employment?

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What happens when the big end of a mining town makes Indigenous business their 'core' business?

Monday, 24 November 2014

When an oil and gas company in West Perth starts renaming its boardrooms in honour of the Noongar people who first occupied the area, you realise something's shifted.

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Small footprints make a big impression on Indigenous landscapes

Monday, 24 November 2014

Across Australia, ‘micro' businesses are being taken up by new Indigenous entrepreneurs in a big way.

Amanda Healy

Ticking the "Yes I'm Aboriginal" box

Friday, 21 November 2014

What happens when you work for 30 years with big, blue chip mining companies and then suddenly realise that you just think differently?

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The next Mark Zuckerberg

Friday, 21 November 2014

As we know from popular movies like The Social Network, entrepreneurs embrace certain personality characteristics: curiosity, confidence and a propensity to take risks.

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Are Aboriginal Australians a "Secret Weapon" in the New Economy?

Friday, 21 November 2014

"For Aboriginal people to be active participants in the design of both their current and future worlds, the first shift is one of economics. Money is quite simply a ‘unit of change'. The more money in the hands of Aboriginal people and communities, the more opportunity there is for change to happen."
- The Cultural Connection Code

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From sports-star to entrepreneur, in 60 seconds

Friday, 21 November 2014

It took Aboriginal AFL footballer Kevin Caton about one minute of chatting to sponsors to realise his communication skills were somewhat stunted.

John Howard

John Howard on lessons from the Menzies era

Thursday, 20 November 2014

The legacy of Australia's longest serving prime minster, Sir Robert Menzies, must not be forgotten, says former Australian Prime Minister John Howard AC.

Fadzi Whande and the presenting team

Courageous Conversations about Race takes MBA student to New Orleans

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

UWA MBA student Fadzi Whande has told an international summit that organisations can greatly increase cultural awareness when community, government and higher education sectors work together.

Paul Flatau

New approach to tackling homelessness

Friday, 14 November 2014

A new Housing First approach piloted by Mission Australia could help Australia's 100,000 homeless people transition into permanent housing.

Michael McLure

The Case for a ‘Fiscal Equalisation Fund’

Thursday, 13 November 2014

The UWA Business School's Professor Michael McLure has cautioned against imposing a floor on the redistribution of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) alone, as suggested by various Western Australian politicians.

New Master of Strategic Communication seeks ambitious professionals

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

New in 2015, The University of Western Australia's Master of Strategic Communication offers work placements, an international emphasis, and the ability to graduate in 12 months, all designed to meet the needs of driven communication professionals.

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China’s top students head to UWA as new double degree is launched

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Some of China's brightest students will soon be studying at the UWA Business School, thanks to a new agreement between The University of Western Australia and Shandong University, Weihai.

Dr Amy Tian

Personality tests, sick co-workers and shared knowledge: What makes a good workplace?

Monday, 10 November 2014

Can a personality test accurately predict your on-the-job behaviour? What happens to your co-workers when you come in to the office sick? And how can we encourage employees to share their knowledge?

PwC Digital Challenge winners

UWA students take out PwC Digital Challenge

Monday, 10 November 2014

UWA students have taken out the top spots in an innovation competition run by international consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Professor Richard Heaney opens the conference

Inaugural PhD Conference celebrates business research

Friday, 7 November 2014

The UWA Business School's inaugural Interdisciplinary PhD Conference has celebrated the wide range of research being conducted by the School's research students.

UWA Business School students

Finance careers beckon as UWA students excel in CFA competition

Thursday, 6 November 2014

A team of UWA Business School students has claimed first place in the local round of the CFA Institute Research Challenge.