A significant number of young South Africans struggle to find jobs.
While South Africa's youth unemployment is a structural matter, the country must find ways to alleviate the challenges in the short-term.
Shareholders are left in the dark if CEOs overstate their firms’ prospects or conceal negative information.
There's a common theme in the rise of class actions against companies: CEOs have not been straight with investors, issuing falsely optimistic information or concealing negative information.
The research found a belief in hard work and enterprise drives the business success of Chinese living overseas.
Past studies point to traditional Confucian values and a refugee mentality as a reason for the business success of Chinese people living overseas, our research debunks this.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull spoke about clean coal at his National Press Club address.
In his speech this week to the National Press Club, Turnbull initiated a genuine “game-changer” in the debate about power generation in this country. It is instructive to focus explicitly on what he said…
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull used part of his address to the national press club to sell the company tax cut.
The federal government is still trying to convince senate crossbenchers to pass a company tax cut but tax experts and economists dispute all of its supposed benefits.
The threat of the closure of Arrium’s steelworks in the SA town of Whyalla is just one of many that could disrupt the state’s economy.
South Australia is facing a whole range of social and economic problems that are forming the perfect storm.
The slow pace of transformation in post apartheid South Africa is a reflection of persisting racism that has infected formal corporate institutions.
Australians need more innovative media owned in Australia, not from the US.
Although few pay for news in Australia, The New York Times' is pushing into the country's fracturing newspaper market.
The singling out of tobacco giant Philip Morris raises questions about how Australia goes about forming trade deals.
The arbitrary treatment of comapnies like Philip Morris is unsettling and does not engender confidence – two basic ingredients required in trade and investment.
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.
New minister for industry, innovation and science, Arthur Sinodinos, is fond of the term innovation.
New minister Arthur Sinodinos seems all for the innovation catch-cry but perhaps it's time he dropped it.
While hugely popular for a time, the advent of the three ring circus invited animal cruelty complaints and led to the demise of more skilled circus artistry.
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The World Economic Forum draws a straight line from social injustice to many of the risks facing the world in 2017.
Taking care of business. Will Trump be hands off?
One cymbal manufacturer has survived 400 years, but most in-house companies fail to survive through the generations.
Artificial intelligence will unleash computers from behind screens.
Tech companies are racing to create a new way of interacting with computers - artificial intelligence.
Scandals, elections, budgets, 2016 had it all. Here's what made news in business and economics.
The world economy is inextricably linked with the US.
A lot has changed in the global economy since the Federal Budget 2016.
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Making products in our new economic age is fast becoming a partnership with customers, not just a transaction.