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Ramon Wenzel

Not-for-profit sector must invest more in professional development

Thursday, 11 December 2014

The not-for-profit (NFP) sector's lack of investment in employee professional development is limiting staff capacity and calling the sector's long-term viability into question, according to researchers at The University of Western Australia Business School's Centre for Social Impact.

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.

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?

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 research finds gold and silver price setting open to exploitation

Monday, 6 October 2014

The 117-year-old London Silver Fix has come to an end, and the London Gold Fix may soon be set to follow.

Behind the institution's demise is research from The University of Western Australia Business School, which has shown fixing participants could exploit price sensitive information for trading profits.

Greening Auto Jobs - book cover

Green jobs for a sustainable future

Thursday, 25 September 2014

The UWA Business School's Caleb Goods says transitioning the world of work to green jobs is crucial for Australia's long-term social, environmental and economic future. 

Winthrop Professor Cristina Gibson

Worldwide research impact earns UWA Business School professor international recognition

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

The UWA Business School's Winthrop Professor Cristina Gibson has been named in the top one per cent of influential scholars worldwide in the field of Economics and Business.

Winthrop Professor Ken Clements

Introducing marijuana tax would boost government revenue: Economics experts

Monday, 28 April 2014

Australian Economics experts have shown that legalising and taxing marijuana would substantially increase government revenue.

Winthrop Professor Paul Flatau

Working together to change the future

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

The UWA Business School's Centre for Social Impact (CSI) conducts research, teaching and public engagement activities to achieve its mission of creating positive social impact in the community.

One of the core themes of its work is the transformative role of collaboration in facilitating and achieving large-scale social change.