Macquarie Business School

Macquarie Business School

Memo to managers: stop managing
If management gets out of the way of workers, chaos reigns. And that is the way it should be, says Dr Lars Groeger from the Department of Marketing at Macquarie Business School.
Budget blues: why Canberra's COVID-19 spending is far from over
With the federal government’s mini-budget due next week, Macquarie Business School economist Professor David Orsmond writes that rescue measures may need to extend beyond the September cut-off.
Sexual harassment an issue beyond the legal industry
The allegations of sexual harassment against Dyson Heydon have put the spotlight on the power imbalance in male-dominated professions, explains Dr Raymond Trau from the Macquarie Business School.
Airline industry in a tailspin: what's next for Australian aviation?
While the sector has hit turbulent times, a more sustainable, efficient and robust industry that connects the global community could emerge. Dr Troy Sarina from the Macquarie Business School explains.
Professor Eric Knight Joins Macquarie University To Lead Business School
Professor Eric Knight has been appointed as Executive Dean of Macquarie Business School succeeding Professor Stephen Brammer who served as the inaugural Dean before his departure to The University of Bath, UK earlier this year.
Being nice: what makes us tip?
As the coronavirus restrictions start to ease, generosity and kindness will be critical for the hospitality industry, especially in a post-COVID-19 world.
Put down your phone: why daydreaming on the commute is crucial
While many workers heading back to public transport may feel anxious around the potential for COVID-19 infection, there is an upside to the time spent travelling to work, says Macquarie University management expert Professor Rebecca Mitchell.
Big brands take a stand and support #BLM
The corporate world has been quick to offer its support to the Black Lives Matter movement as tensions continue in the U.S. following the death of George Floyd, but it should go further than changing a hash tag.
Free credit, and not from a bank. What's not to love?
In the era of digital disruption and COVID-19, new online operators have received a shot in the arm and are revolutionising the way we access credit.
Please explain: what is high-frequency trading?
Professor Maroš Servátka, Director of Macquarie Business School Experimental Economics Laboratory, explains the role of high-frequency trading in the current financial market upheaval.
Don't panic but move fast to save the family firm
Reacting with entrepreneurial flair to the financial crisis forced upon firms by the COVID-19 lockdown could mean the difference between survival and extinction, according to Macquarie Business School’s Professor Francesco Chirico.
The shift to thrift
Economists and politicians are warning that Australian society is entering a time of austerity after a long and prosperous age of consumption – but what exactly does this look like?