Ice cream company Ben & Jerry's will close its Australian stores for this month's global climate strike and pay staff to attend the protest, telling customers "if it's melted, it's ruined".
An emerging genre of fiction in France is providing an unlikely brand of escapism.
When colleges rush to serve the needs of business, they risk losing sight of their purpose and entering into bad deals with a selfish partner, a scholar of research and business argues.
In addition to the jobs claim, Liberal MP Sarah Henderson said 65,000 new businesses had started in the last year, compared to the closure of 61,000 businesses in Labor's last year. Is that right?
Mandatory tax return disclosures for large companies were designed to increase public awareness of tax avoidance - but a new study reveals they may not work.
The evolution of cryptocurrency and how it is replacing modern cash.
The power of play and how Lego is changing the world one brick at a time.
Small loans from governments and philanthropists are often held up as a route out of poverty. But proper research into whether they work is thin on the ground.
New research reveals a happy work force is likely to increase a business's profitability.
Many large scale organisational changes end up as failures most of the time employers are blamed for being resistant to change. This may be convenient, but it doesn't deal with the real issues.
The continued presence of homophobic attitudes in society and the workplace has been eroding the productivity and profitability of Australian businesses.
The franchise business model could be undermined by proposed laws which make franchisors and franchisees jointly responsible for wage underpayments.
No other nation has conjoined business success and piety quite like America has. Is Donald Trump's election a strange perversion of this tradition?
Business Briefing: when robots and customers meet
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Customers might prefer digital robots who don't judge for now but physical robots with empathy may be the customer service workers of the future.
Tweet-shaming from politicians isn't the best way to regulate companies – it hurts investments, shareholders and ultimately the economy.
If a company is led by an overconfident CEO, the firm is less likely to invest in corporate social responsibility measures like workforce diversity.
Australia's rules on how investors engage with companies, coupled with the clout of superannuation investor groups, means there's potential for more shareholder activism.
The last 20 years of failure to tackle boardroom excess should prompt a more radical approach.
Social media communication like Twitter can influence investor decisions in an unequal way and whether the company intends it or not, research finds.
The benchmark scheme that protects cocoa farmers and local communities could be toppled as big players rethink their role.