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28 July, 2020

Yes Ita, younger workers might actually be less resilient. But all workers should be thanked

Are younger people really less resilient at work? Or is this simply an example of older people holding negative stereotypes about younger people?

Organisational behaviour

24 July, 2020

COVID-19’s economic impact could be stressing out our kids

The effects of economic stress on children are big. Parents' anxiety about their financial situation is equivalent to the effect of a divorce, and is likely at play amid COVID-19.

Economy

24 July, 2020

Creating a positive business solution out of personal hardship

When Mark and Julie Wallace were looking for professional support after their daughter was a victim in the 2017 London Bridge terror attack, they found there is no one size fits all approach.

Leadership and management Strategy

21 July, 2020

The interchangeable office of 2020: Working from home and returning to work arrangements

With the rise of employees and employers looking to embed regular work from home arrangements once they’re able to return to the office, what are the positives and negatives?

Organisational behaviour

2 July, 2020

Disagreeability, neuroticism and stress: what drives panic buying during the COVID-19 pandemic

What motivates people to panic buy and stockpile goods like toilet paper? The COVID-19 pandemic has given us the chance to find out.

Organisational behaviour

30 June, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the future of retail: there’s plenty more automation in store

Australian supermarket giant Woolworths has announced its single biggest investment in logistics infrastructure, spending A$780 million to replace up to 1,300 workers with robots.

Economy Innovation and technology

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