Is it a scam?
Scam emails and phone calls are on the rise as it becomes ever easier to orchestrate fraud from anywhere in the world. New research sheds light on what makes some of us more susceptible than others.
Start-ups funded via business loans tend to outperform those using personal loans or having no loans at all.
Start-ups funded via business loans can outperform those using personal loans or only equity.
Start-up should not be synonymous with young people.
Research shows that the probability of entrepreneurial success jumps after the age of 35, increasing up to the age of 60,
Anthony Albanese is considered the Labor party’s only leadership alternative to Bill Shorten.
Albanese's speech comes against a background of speculation that Bill Shorten's leadership could be under pressure if the party performs badly at the Super Saturday byelections.
Bicultural employees bring myriad assets to any organization, according to new research.
Employees with more than one cultural identity can help improve an organization’s performance.
Harvard Business School classroom.
Since the financial crisis, business schools have been accused of every evil -- inequality, oppression, environmental devastation. So why should management schools be preserved?
The bravado of bank CEOs in Australia has left a trail of scandals that may take years to fully uncover.
Positive emotions, such as passion, have an established foothold in airport books on great leadership and executive coaching seminars. However, overemphasising "positive" emotions can be problematic.
Employees of Starbucks Coffee in the United States and Canada will receive “implicit bias” training.
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Starbucks is implementing implicit bias training for its employees in the United States and Canada. Even though we are not aware implicit biases, they lead to discriminatory behaviours.
What is it about AI that unnerves us? Alan Finkel suspects it’s a combination of things.
Chief Scientist Alan Finkel's proposal for regulating AI is a trustmark. Its working title is ‘the Turing Certificate’, in honour of Alan Turing.
Seattle City Council tried raising taxes to help the homeless, and now it faces a political firestorm. There are better ways to fight the good fight.
Photo by Gary Bendig on Unsplash.
A podcast on intuition: from how it works in the body, to how to harness it, and the story of two scientists who followed a hunch – about quantum biology.
Race Discrimination Commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane, has criticised the lack of diversity in Australian business leaders.
Some leadership attributes, like being trustworthy or encouraging, are viewed the same way in all cultures but there are other traits that only spell leadership to people of Anglo-Celtic backgrounds.
Financial firms often program computers to contract with other parties in security trades.
Law presumes that commercial contracts are intended to be legally binding, even where computers play a part in the bargain.
The white captains of South African business need to change their ways.
The Mark Lamberti case shows that South African business suffers from deeply rooted racial prejudices.
High-tech startup success stories shouldn’t hide that the Indonesian economy and population are relying primarily on a myriad of micro and small businesses that are low-tech and low-growth.
Micro-entrepreneurs make up the bulk of the Indonesian economy and population. But red tape and corruption are keeping them from entering the 'formal' sector.
Students take part in protests in support of the university pensions strikes.
A strike around a specific employment issue can easily develop a momentum of its own and become a catalyst for a much wider expression of dissatisfaction.
As watchdogs, regulators, tax agencies, and lobby groups apply more pressure to tech giants Google and Facebook, the two companies are rebranding in response.
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It's surprising that news publishers seem to hand more power to Google because now more than ever there's an urgency to have clear barriers between news companies, social media platforms and search engines.
It's not just about Brexit. Unilever's decision makes good business sense, too.
Tiger Brands was thrown into the centre of the listeriosis storm.
South Africa's food making giant, Tiger Brands, could have handled the listeriosis crisis better.
Donut King is a franchise of the Retail Food Group, a business under fire for allegations of underpaying staff.
Two well-known franchises have come under fire this week for problems when reporting their business results. We answer four questions about the business model and why these scandals are reoccuring.