Culture and family can play an important role in whether you can pay off your mortgage, new research shows.
People from South East Asian countries are less likely to default on their mortgages because of a culture of financial assistance from families, new research shows.
Dating app Tinder relies on algorithms to decide which photos users see.
Think it's a mere coincidence the first two letters of "algorithm" hint at Artificial Intelligence?
Employees who have a mutually loyal relationship with their employers and a balance of positive and negative emotions at work are less likely to quit.
New research used a method that predicts divorce to pick up the signs that an employee will stay or leave their job.
World Bank president Jim Kim was recently appointed for a second term, but there are questions about the transparency of this process.
The World Bank risks looking hypocritical and becoming redundant if it doesn't improve its own management.
Commonwealth Bank chief Ian Narev was the first to appear before a parliamentary committee inquiring into the practices of the big four banks.
When the cash rate increases, lending rates shoot up like rockets, but when the opposite occurs they go down like feathers.
Super accounts for only a small proportion of the wealth of most Australians.
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Current super policy is compelling people to save for a higher living standard in retirement than they enjoy during their working lives.
BHP Billiton Chief Executive Officer Andrew Mackenzie didn’t get his incentive payments in 2016 after the Samarco disaster.
Like in the US and UK, Australian companies should be forced to disclose how the pay of CEOs compares with that of an average worker.
Incoming RBA Governor Philip Lowe appeared before the House Standing Committee on Economics this week.
The odds are the Fed will raise rates once and the RBA will cut once before the end of the year.
Business leaders don’t have a crystal ball to predict future disruption but they can have a stake in it.
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.
Melbourne is being transformed by high-rise apartments, with some even being purpose-built for the Airbnb market.
If the sharing economy is here to stay, planners and designers must respond with imagination to spread the positive effects of the tourism economy for the benefit of residents as well as tourists.
Shared work spaces can be counterproductive for the employees who work in them.
Research shows shared work spaces are not just distracting but bad for workplace friendships.
15 years on after the September 11 terrorism attacks, research shows global terrorism can give some companies competitive advantages while destroying others.
The effects of terrorism on businesses are wide ranging but some are learning how to adapt to risk and use it to their competitive advantage.
Are you setting a good example for others to follow?
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Put otherwise good people in an environment created by a psychopathic boss and they could end up with ethical blindness.
A typical street business in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Business Briefing: The hurdles, pitfalls and payoffs of investing in Indonesia.
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When it comes to doing business in Indonesia, some Australian businesses have a lot to learn.