News and analysis curated by QUT Business School.
27 October, 2020
31 May, 2019
The IKEA effect: how we value the fruits of our labour over instant gratification
The IKEA effect says ‘that labour alone can be sufficient to induce greater liking for the fruits of one’s labour’.
12 April, 2019
Women economists are critical for our economic future
It has long been recognised by economists that gender equity is good for the economy. The benefit of successful policies to empower women to participate equally in the global economy could be the addition of $28 trillion to global GDP growth by 2025.
9 April, 2019
Why we need to foster immigrant entrepreneurship communities
4 April, 2019
The trouble with Big W: don't blame online for killing discount department stores
Big W store closures signal deeper problems for the discount department store sector.
4 April, 2019
Helmet churn adds to challenges of e-scooter disruption
Every day, e-scooters and helmets are put out together, but some people ride without helmets and at the end of each day helmets are missing. So what can be done to ensure safe riding behaviour?
2 April, 2019
The rise of social enterprise and its power to create social change in fashion
Nonprofit organisations, companies and governments are increasingly recognising that commerce and entrepreneurship can be powerfully combined.