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  • As a series of major transport schemes gets underway, could a new and more radical approach to project management help keep them on track?

  • Research has provided new insights into the way consumers view innovations – and how to command their love and respect.

  • Managers often dismiss the role of feelings but research suggests they should pay attention to the emotional climate at work and choose staff with emotional intelligence. Here are eight ways to create an emotionally healthy organisation.
  • Written by Professor Mark Dodgson for The Conversation (December 2015).
  • There’s been a steady stream of economic doom and gloom on the global scene for over two years now and, although Australia has weathered well overall, we are part of the global economy, so what happens to our trading partners impacts eventually on us.
  • The carbon tax, the cost of raw materials, lobbying from environmentalists: the pressure on business to be environmentally responsible is intense. But can sustainable development – the combination of economic growth and ecological balance – be a business reality? UQ Business School’s Professor Peter Clarkson asks under what circumstances business can turn green practice into profit?
  • Social media is transforming business. It is building new kinds of communities and shaping key conversations. What are the trends? Who’s doing it well? And how can you build your own online profile?
  • Customer rage is on the increase, fuelled in part by the prevalence of social media. And if organisations don’t want to be on the receiving end, they’d better start working with their customers.
  • Recent research emerging from the UQ Business School shows that companies large and small are finding innovative and unique responses to the challenges and broader issues of sustainability and climate change.

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