Acquiring companies that don't complement the main business went out of fashion more than a decade ago.
Accounts and other tax professionals might face some awkward conflicts of interest thanks to the federal government's proposed whistleblower laws.
A flat management structure can reduce costs and boost efficiency but may be hard for larger firms to implement.
Many sports leagues have salary caps and drafts to maintain competition, but they not only hurt players but aren't that effective at keeping fans.
Kodak's new blockchain and cryptocurrency hint at a new kind of intellectual property, one that doesn't need a government to enforce property rights.
The odds are that we get through 2018 without war, mass capital flight, or a housing crash. But all the risks are medium probability, and the consequences could be dire.
Sex discrimination law has limited capacity to address the gender pay gap.
The Chinese government will use its consolidated power to try to reign in some of the biggest problems facing its economy in 2018.
Treasury modelling suggests that limiting negative gearing will lead to small change in prices. But behavioural economics shows it all depends on how the policy is framed.
A new survey shows economic studies frequently report effects to be much larger than they actually are, leading to inflated claims about policy effectiveness and public benefit.
Rather than being distracting, open plan offices can actually work for certain situations.
It seems there is a gap between what companies publicly assume or state they are doing with the sustainable development goals and what they are actually doing.
Only a few professional tennis players make a stable income, let alone vast riches. Research suggests it's this small chance of a huge payoff that drives players to play professionally
Even back in the 90s, researchers were trying to alert hiring managers to the ineffectiveness of this as a tool, noting some major problems.
We need to enter 2018 with a fresh set of expressions for the workplace.
Cabinet papers released today by the National Archives show Working Nation began as a rational exercise but was soon overtaken by a desire to make the policy everything to everyone.
As Australia increasingly looks to Beijing for economic opportunities, questions must be asked about the true extent of China's economic strength
Research shows that a few AFL teams have had much more success at drafting players than others. Richmond's recent premiership was in part build on good draft choices.
Simply taking the most wickets or scoring the most runs doesn't make you the best player. Here's how to judge players based on how much they contribute to winning.
Why are NBA players taking more three pointers, baseball pitchers throwing slower, and soccer player salaries skyrocketing? It all comes down to the economics of sport.
To Close the Gap, Indigenous Australians are the experts. Indigenous organisations are more likely to achieve outcomes because they understand local issues and have ‘skin in the game’.
People on low incomes put insurance cover first – even if it means doing without basic goods.
The squeeze on wealth in the middle class by those at the top is a long established trend in international inequality data. But the ABS doesn't provide this information.
Interventions designed to fix women also leave the status quo untouched. They ask women to adjust to workplaces that are primarily designed by, and for, men.
Seven charts on the highlights from the government's mid year update of the budget.