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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.

Certificate presentation to Maria Lisa Hill

Supported Team help improve travel experience for Perth commuters

Friday, 29 November 2013

Emma Stromback catches four different buses every day she commutes to work. Meanwhile, to get from her home in Maylands to work at the UWA Business School in Crawley, Judith Heath travels along two separate train lines and catches a bus.

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.

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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.

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.

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‘Moral hazard’ explains lack of drought assistance for Australian farmers

Friday, 4 October 2013

A ‘moral hazard' that means farmers may assume greater risks when insured against drought has been identified by researchers from The University of Western Australia as a major barrier to increased agricultural insurance options.

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.