Insights

News and analysis curated by QUT Business School.

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

29 June, 2020

Closing the loop for system change

Seljak co-founders and QUT Business School alumni, Karina Seljak and Samantha Seljak share their insights and experience in closing the textile waste loop.

Environment and energy Innovation and technology

16 June, 2020

Hire for experience or potential

When hiring the right fit for the job, do you look at experience or potential? Tim Reed, President of the Business Council of Australia shares with us his international experiences.

Leadership and management

15 June, 2020

Watch yourself: the self-surveillance strategy to keep supermarket shoppers honest

To curb opportunistic shoplifting, supermarkets want you to know you are being watched. But they're also hoping for self-reflection.

Marketing

8 June, 2020

Leading for the future – Navigating the new normal through COVID-19

With predictions that the next 20 years will bring about more change than we have experienced over the last 300, what do future-thinking leaders need to consider?

Leadership and management Organisational behaviour

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