Australia has a long history of poaching retail management from UK supermarket giants like Tesco.
Australian supermarkets businesses have relied on management talent from the UK but perhaps it's time to look elsewhere.
Since the 1990s productivity has been slowing in Australia and elsewhere. We aren't really sure why this is, but here are a couple of theories that could explain it.
Talks among ASEAN leaders are often limited to political and economic issues, pushing problems with deep social and cultural roots like the persecution of ethnic Rohingya to the margins.
A leading website that monitored predatory open access journals has closed. This will make it harder to keep tabs on this corrosive force within science.
The social cost of carbon – which calculates the impact of carbon emissions – plays a key role in US climate policy.
Humans have three basic needs that drive motivation - without them our performance is likely to suffer.
Recent research contradicts the belief that a period of calm usually follows a serious earthquake.
Charities in Australia can be political. They can advocate and lobby to further their charitable purposes. But they can't be party-political.
On the eve of the inauguration of Donald Trump as the next US president, we take a look back at the Australian reaction on Twitter to his election.
Bashar al-Assad, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan have a long history as leaders of their countries and players in the Syrian war.
The idea of clean coal has been around for 40 years, but remains a pipe dream.
Roman decadence reached its peak with the vomitorium: a room where feasting elites threw up to make room for more food. Or so the story goes ...
Banked breast milk is a safe source of shared human milk, and can be a life-saver for very premature babies.
As Australia's fastest growing economic sector, tourism is long overdue for a level of government investment which matches its contribution to economic growth and employment.
Brexit and Trump pave the way for more financial market uncertainty.
The Federal Court has narrowed the definition of what can be deemed "personal information" in any data stored about you.
Mike Baird is the fifth New South Wales premier in ten years, and only one of them lost their job to an election. There's little time, it seems, to learn and grow as a political leader.
Information on hospital deaths hasn't always been so hard to find. Back in the 1860s Melbourne's one hospital published regular stats on the number of patients dying.
Sport remains the most evocative public demonstration of difference between the sexes, so its importance to feminist politics cannot be neglected.
2016 is the third consecutive hottest year on record. How can we adapt?