Macquarie Business School

Macquarie Business School

Fighting words: how war metaphors can trigger racism
History reveals the dangers of adopting war metaphors during the coronavirus crisis, writes Professor Lucy Taksa of the Macquarie Business School.
Australia’s deep talent pool waiting to be tapped
Businesses stand to benefit by embracing neurodiversity rather than denying opportunities to adults with autism and other disorders.
Retool and reboot: How to keep afloat during times of economic crisis
As the economy grinds to a halt and Australian businesses are being called upon to retool, Macquarie Business School's Dr Troy Sarina says displaced workers can also look at opportunities to reboot and reskill.
House-bound shoppers trigger new online retail frenzy
A new shopping frenzy is taking hold as consumers rush to buy a host of products to maintain their lifestyle at home. Business analyst Dr Prashan Karunaratne explains the new phenomenon called 'The Great Substitution Effect of 2020'.
Financial markets in freefall
Measures taken to halt the worst share market sell off since the 1987 crash are not working. Are we heading towards financial oblivion?
How low can they go? Is there an end to plummeting interest rates?
In the light of unprecedented interest rate cuts, Dr Ben Wang from the Macquarie Business School looks at the long-term implications for the Australian economy.
Oil price crash casts dark shadow on manufacturing
As big business faces serious economic headwinds, a price war and COVID-19 have put the oil industry on the skids.
How your personality will affect your career
Being proactive and having a sense of curiosity are among the characteristics that help workers get ahead, says Macquarie researcher Dr Laramie Tolentino.
Working from home: how managers can make it work for their staff
With more Australians expected to work from home, what should managers do to support the business and staff morale?
Macquarie Business School’s Global MBA Ranked #1 Online MBA in Australia
The Macquarie Business School (MQBS) Global MBA program has received top honours by being ranked as the Number 1 program in Australia by CEO Magazine in its annual Global Online MBA Rankings for 2020.
Panic buying or being prepared? The great supermarket rush
As people rush to fill their shopping trolleys, Macquarie Business School’s Dr Prashan Karunaratne examines the pressure on supply chains.
Businesses find gold at the end of the rainbow
Australia’s corporate world has discovered there is a significant upside when it comes to supporting LBGTQI rights.