Refugee entrepreneurs have the potential to make a significant economic contribution, with a new study of a pilot start-ups program showing their ability to generate jobs and tax revenue and to reduce welfare payments.
Mon Purse founder Lana Hopkins and InStitchu founder Robin McGowan are Australian entrepreneurs who created personalised shopping businesses that have gone global. They share three keys to their success.
At a time of great change in the world, it’s increasingly important that research is rigorous and relevant but also communicated widely, UTS Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Professor Glenn Wightwick, said at the launch of UTS Business School’s annual research report today.
A startup targeting time-poor customers and frustrated couriers surfaced as the winning pitch as the first group of founders from the MBA in Entrepreneurship presented to potential investors and partners.
How much more than an average worker should a CEO earn? Research shows Australians believe CEOs should earn eight times more. It is perhaps unsurprising, then, that revelations about the salary of Australia Post CEO Ahmed Fahour caused a public furore.
A study to assess the potential impact of ending a bar on advertising some over-the-counter medicines has found that consumers with minor ailments might be more likely to seek advice from pharmacists rather than GPs, and that pharmacists’ recommendations are unlikely to be unduly influenced by the marketing.
While women have seats at the table where major economic and financial decisions are made, they have not yet reached the top leadership positions in sport, research by Adjunct Associate Johanna Adriaanse shows.
Australian manufacturing is neither extinct nor critically endangered, Assistant Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Craig Laundy has told the Future of Manufacturing Forum at UTS Business School.