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A Mindshift on Obesity: Rethinking the Costly EpidemicBy Knowledge@ASB
There are many preconceived ideas about obesity, but a new University of New South Wales' research paper has debunked the myths that it's all about lack of willpower or lousy lifestyle choices. Obesity presents a high cost to the public purse, employer...
Email Stress: Managing the Tyranny of Inbox OverloadBy Knowledge@ASB
Information rage and email stress are symptoms of an overfilled inbox. With the average corporate employee receiving more than 100 emails a day, there's a pressing need to learn ways to manage email efficiently. In the battle to quell inbox insurgence, co
View from the Top: How BridgeClimb's Paul Cave Scaled New Entrepreneurial HeightsBy Knowledge@ASB
A unique concept and dogged persistence have made Paul Cave one of Australia's most celebrated entrepreneurs. Thanks to his tenacity, millions now have climbed the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge to enjoy the awe-inspiring view from the top of one of the...
Zoning Out: How Debt Is Fracturing European UnityBy Knowledge@ASB
Solutions to the European debt crisis were never expected to be set-and-forget. Now Ireland has its hand out for 24 billion euros to keep its banking system afloat. Portugal also wants a bailout, while Spain's economy is unravelling. Greece continues to s
Career Midlife Crisis: Do You Really Want to Win the Rat Race?By Knowledge@ASB
Often flippantly mentioned in relation to bad hairdos and convertible sports cars, the mid-life crisis is a serious issue. Not surprisingly, its symptomatic angst and sense of purposelessness often spills over into careers. Current research suggests...
Fraud Epidemic: Revealing the Corporate UnderbellyBy Knowledge@ASB
Several reports have analysed the “epidemic of fraud” spreading through Australian companies. It’s been driven in part by performance-based remuneration and by cost-cutting that has weakened controls in the downturn. More often middle managers with the...
Knowledge@ASB – Peeyush Gupta on changes to rules governing financial advisersBy Amanda Patricia Wormald
Knowledge@Australian School of Business: Peeyush Gupta on changes to rules governing financial advisers
Screening Job Candidates on Facebook: Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?By Knowledge@ASB
Controversy surrounds recent revelations of companies demanding log-in details for prospective employees' Facebook profiles. That's a step too far. Regardless, increasing numbers of employers and recruiters "informally" use social media profiles to...
Grey Matter: How Managing Other Affect Brain Power - Positively!By Knowledge@ASB
Corporate players often list managing others as one of their greatest challenges, but new research from the University of New South Wales shows the upshot may be a bigger hippocampus, the part of the brain responsible for learning and memory. Being a...