It's easy for foreign businesses in China to misstep when they don't understand the lack of a rule of law and the influence of the government.
Research shows the short-term view focus of senior executives may be inhibiting a long-term investment in innovation.
Researchers have come up with a new way to make sure each partner in a business gets their fair share when they decide to split.
New research used a method that predicts divorce to pick up the signs that an employee will stay or leave their job.
The Financial Services Council code of conduct for life insurance is the industry's last chance to reform before the government steps in.
Contracts have governed the workings of the economy since ancient times. Contract theory is about ensuring they have the right incentives.
Young farmers are more open to outside investment and ownership of the family farm, than older farmers, new research shows.
Business Briefing: Trusting business to take care of your data.
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Businesses need to take the lead to show customers and governments that industry can handle data management, says former ACCC chief Graeme Samuel.
Publicly listed Australian companies are still falling short of proper corporate social responsibility, judging by most recent reports.
Consumers don't understand the contracts they are signing when they buy smartphones, new research shows.
Studies show performance-based incentives for CEOs do not lead to better organisational performance.
Business Briefing: treat the cause not the symptoms of problems with private health insurance
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If customers are questioning the value of private health insurance its because of the way the system is distorted by government incentives.
A Woking-Cupertino tie-up seems implausible at first glance, but there is plenty up for grabs which could suit both companies.
Australian superannuation funds are joining the trend to invest in infrastructure because it's safer for industry members.
A number of Australian companies have released tax reports to the public in a bid to show transparency, however those reports are still incomplete.
Spending lots of time on the internet might be good for getting what you want in the short term but it might not work in the long term.
New research shows how women are held back when it comes to starting and growing their own businesses.
Business Briefing: we’re overusing and underestimating ‘disruption’
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Disruption might be a buzz word at the moment but it shouldn't be ignored. It may be impossible to predict but businesses can have stakes in creating it.
South Korean Hanjin Shipping has ships and crews stranded in ports around the world as creditors and customers wait to see if the company can be saved.
Business Briefing: trusting an algorithm with investment decisions.
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Financial advice was once the realm of bankers and brokers now startups are developing digital platforms to take advantage of how trusting we are of investment advice from computers.