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A smart way to save some money on your power bills

Volume 11 Number 7 July 13 - August 9 2015

A new study shows smart meters can lead to savings on your bill. By Dr David Byrne and Dr Leslie Martin.

Phoenix activity in the spotlight

Volume 11 Number 1 January 12 - February 8 2015


Melbourne Law School’s Professor Ian Ramsay explains a complex illegal business practice known as phoenixing.

Creating an entrepreneurial ecology

Volume 10 Number 12 December 8 2014 - January 11 2015

A new Master of Entrepreneurship will get under way in 2016 – a collaboration between the Faculty of Business and Economics, the Melbourne School of Engineering, and Ormond College, where the newly created Wade Institute to house the program will be situated. Master of Ormond Rufus Blackreflects on the role of entrepreneurial education in fostering a creative, commercial mindset in Australia.

The long and short of financial product disclosure

Volume 10 Number 8 August 11 - September 7 2014


Katherine Smith speaks with Melbourne Law School’s Andrew Godwin about research into disclosure obligations on sellers of financial products. 

The mega-cost of mega-events

Volume 10 Number 7 July 14 - August 10 2014


As we farewell World Cup 2014, Daryl Holland looks at the business of sport: Individuals earning tens of millions for kicking a ball around, and mega-events costing billions but never turning a profit. Where does all the money come from and what defines a successful competition?

Practicum-perfect in every way

Volume 10 Number 4 April 14 - May 11 2014


Ryan Sheales speaks with Peter Scanlon about a Business Practicum project being conducted with the North Melbourne Huddle.

Is the cost of living really rising?

Volume 9 Number 8 August 12 - September 8 2013


Associate Professor Roger Wilkins, Principal Research Fellow and Deputy Director (Research) for the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey explores cost of living issues in Australia.

Innovating a world of possibilities

Volume 9 Number 7 July 8 - August 11 2013

After completing an MBA, Peter Kronborg embarked on a successful corporate career advising and leading individuals and organisations to new heights. He spoke to Camilla Orr-Thomsonabout his journey. 

One destination for excellence in business and economics

Volume 9 Number 5 May 13 - June 9 2013

A historic collaboration between the University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Business and Economics and Melbourne Business School to offer graduate programs
got under way this month. By Eoin Hahessy.

Melbourne entrepreneurs demonstrate potential

Volume 8 Number 12 December 10 2012 - January 14 2013

Acceleration of good ideas using innovative thinking and technology is the purpose of the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) for emerging entrepreneurs from the student, staff and alumni community. By Annie Rahilly.

A balanced response to bias

Volume 8 Number 12 December 10 2012 - January 14 2013

We’re often advised to go with our ‘gut feeling’. But a new study into ‘unconscious bias’ shows we need to slow our thinking down, and strike a balance between responding to what we feel, and analysing why we feel it. That’s especially true when it comes to stereotypes of male and female competencies. Anna Genat is a PhD Candidate in the Centre for Ethical Leadership at the Melbourne Business School. This is an edited extract of a report she co-authored with the Centre’s Director, Professor Robert Wood.

Balancing life and work

Volume 8 Number 12 December 10 2012 - January 14 2013

Forget the commute. Avoid the filthy office kitchen. And never again listen to that colleague with the annoying laugh. New technology and some fresh thinking means the 21st century Australian breadwinner will spend an increasing amount of time working from home.  By Ryan Sheales andAnnie Rahilly.