Macquarie Business School

Macquarie Business School

New scam-busting toolkit could save your number from being hijacked
You don’t have to fall in love with a Nigerian ‘prince’ or inherit €650,000,000 from a 'philanthropist' to be the victim of a scammer. Fraud and theft linked with the unauthorised porting of your mobile number to a new
What's the difference between business winners and losers?
Why do some companies succeed and some fail? What differentiates the one start-up that becomes a unicorn from the ones that go nowhere?
Honey, they shrunk the groceries
No, it's not your imagination. In recent years, food manufacturers have shrunk the size of everything from jars of Vegemite to Freddo Frogs while keeping the price the same. It’s called shrinkflation.
Time for renters to share in solar energy savings
More Australian households, including renters, could be paying less for their power and helping reduce carbon emissions by using solar energy.
Flexible work can cause even more pressure on working parents
Flexible work – such as working from home during school holidays - can sometimes be more of a curse than a blessing for employees, with current research suggesting it can add stress for working parents.
Future of work is about humans, not robots
With the national conversation turning to the future of work, Macquarie Business School's Professor Lucy Taksa says responding well to diversity in the workplace is a much bigger issue than the fear of robots taking our jobs.
Would you switch detergents to avoid eco apocalypse?
Fear of being seen as self-righteous bores is among the many reasons that environmentally conscious Australians don't buy green products.
How should Australia price carbon?
Stefan Trueck, Professor of Business Analytics in the Macquarie Business School, explains how carbon pricing works and what method we should adopt.
How finding the fine print could slash your grocery bills
Supermarkets are legally required to provide unit prices for their products, but they aren’t obliged to make them easy for consumers to see. Now a new study has found Australian shoppers - even bargain hunters - pay little attention to unit
Working from home is more productive, but bosses don't like it
The technology is available but your boss is the main barrier to more people working from anywhere, economists say.
Talent show judges favour contestants who perform last: study
Australian Eurovision contender Kate Miller-Heidke better hope she goes on last in this weekend's final -  contestants who perform last may stand the best chance of winning, new research suggests.
Climate wars: what you need to know before you vote on Saturday
Carbon pricing expert Stefan Trueck, Professor of Business Analytics at the Macquarie Business School, sits down for a Q&A on the differences between the major parties’ climate policies.