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Macquarie Graduate School of Management

Macquarie Graduate School of Management is a post-graduate business school based at Macquarie University in Sydney. It offers degree programmes and short courses for corporate clients.

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Boards are no longer a female-free zone, but do you know why? Toronto Public Library

We need women on boards for many reasons: ethics isn’t one

There are many good reasons for increasing gender diversity on boards: better decisions, better performance, and better representation of the consumer base. But the idea, put forward in a variety of research…
Given their failure to predict management performance, why are organisations still using personality tests? h.koppdelaney/Flickr

How to cheat on personality tests, and other pseudosciences

In 1931 the Australian Institute of Industrial Psychology published lectures by A. H. Martin who, after dismissing astrology, palmistry and phrenology as pseudo-sciences, bravely put psychology forward…
The 19-year-old ‘Boston bomber’ has become the focal point for a number of fan clubs on social media. martins.nunomiguel

One day my prince will bomb: why teenage girls love a killer

Prince Charming and the boy accused of the Boston bombings may not seem to have much in common. But thousands of teenage American girls appear to be falling in love with 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev…
Going for a new job? For many employers, it’s crucial that your personality passes the test. The Tuxic

Why workplaces must resist the cult of personality testing

Personality testing is big business. In 2009, personality testing was a $500-million industry. In the UK, the Association of Graduate Recruiters reported that 92% of employers surveyed considered psychometric…
Treasurer Wayne Swan announcing he will block the merger of the ASX and SGX.

Knocking back the ASX-SGX merger will hurt Australia

What do you make of Treasurer Wayne Swan’s decision to officially block the merger of the ASX and the Singapore Stock Exchange? This is the wrong decision. Australia has an aspiration to be a regional…

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