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  • Learn how big businesses such as Canstar and new ventures innovate, fast, by using design sprints. Whether you want to validate new ideas, improve processes or increase profitability, design sprints will help you solve complex challenges rapidly without significant investment.
  • From millennials to boomers, everyday people are using readily-accessible technology and a shared sense of disenfranchisement to beat the Bastille of Wall Street. Their actions are likely to shape the future of financial service as we know it.
  • Research from the UQ Business School discovered female CEOs and founders still operate at a disadvantage in industries perceived as male-dominated when pitching for capital. The good news is there are promising opportunities to correct the trend. Discover four pitching tips to beat bias.
  • If you’re considering a career change, you’re not alone. Hear from UQ Business School experts and UQ MBA alumnus Suzanne Wood, who changed careers during the pandemic, for the tips and advice you’re looking for.
  • Regulating team moods is one of the most important roles for leaders, but they can pay a heavy price. Here are a few tips on how to be effective and avoid burn-out.
  • International forces are reshaping the world of business, but also creating new opportunities and a more level playing field for small firms.
  • UQ researchers have discovered domestic travel to Australian wineries produces a much lower environmental footprint than international travel. With national wineries leading sustainability innovation worldwide, you can now sip your way to sustainability by supporting local businesses.
  • Even though we interact with some form of artificial intelligence (AI) every day, a new report from UQ Business School researchers discovered two-thirds of Australians don’t trust AI systems. This raises the question: What does this mean for the future of Australian businesses?
  • Leaders and teams have been tested more than ever before during the pandemic, as they've navigated hardship, dealt with increased levels of remote work and attempted to balance personal wellbeing. To help leaders adapt and continue to succeed in uncertain times, UQ Business School researchers share the top 5 leadership trends that will dominate the future business landscape.

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  • A technique developed by a lecturer to engage students in class could provide added interest to business seminars and training
  • Healthcare IT projects have a poor track record – so why did the digital transformation of Princess Alexandra Hospital succeed when so many others have gone disastrously wrong?
  • Innovation is the key to a better future for Australians – but we need to take pride in our past achievements to convince people of the benefits, says Professor Mark Dodgson.
  • Today's focus on image, brands and buzzwords may divert attention from the nuts and bolts of business. Is it time for us all to drop the hype and face reality?
  • Finland has become a global market leader in the lucrative mobile gaming industry. Could the country’s unique business culture be the key to its success?
  • Which of the most popular slogans are most persuasive to customers – and what do they really say about your product?
  • The Paris climate change summit will trigger a new wave of cleantech investment. The breakthroughs it brings will drive economic growth and create new jobs and prosperity.

  • Concerns over missed social opportunities can be a major driver for Millennials, as the travel industry has discovered.
  • Australian retailers are losing out in the competition for online sales, as consumers now spend more money with overseas websites than those from home-grown companies. Here are some lessons retailers could learn from their foreign competitors.

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  • For the next in our series big data we look at how data capture and analysis is starting to transform the management of our most precious resource: water.

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  • People are the most important factor in a business. However, recent research has found that some traditional Human Resource (HR) practices are ineffective. Is it time for a new approach?
  • "The finance industry’s narrow focus on creating shareholder value often has unintended consequences," says UQ Business School’s Professor Karen Benson. "It’s time for a new approach."
  • A study which set out to investigate what holds back women’s careers offers some useful insights into how to build confidence in children of both sexes.
  • Millions of Australians are involved in community sport, yet clubs’ existence often depends on alcohol sales and sponsorship.
  • Research behind the scenes at one of Australia’s most innovative businesses has shown that strong leadership is key to driving growth.
  • In politics and in business, military leaders are coming to the fore, and can offer some valuable lessons about how to thrive in an era of change and uncertainty.
  • Open-plan working is increasingly popular with companies, but critics claim it can damage productivity and morale.
  • Efficiency is no longer enough. Businesses need to be agile and adaptable to thrive in the new age of uncertainty, and play can help them achieve that.
  • Directors who sit on multiple boards are increasingly being blamed for poor performance; however, their diverse skills and experience can bring real value to a business.

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