Insights

News and analysis curated by QUT Business School.

7 May, 2020

Parallels of extreme adventure and isolation

Hear from QUT’s Entrepreneur-in-residence and extreme adventurer, Eleanor Carey on the mindset life cycle of physical isolation and then life returning back to normal.

Entrepreneurship

6 April, 2020

Doom and gloom for Australian businesses, but maintaining our entrepreneurial spirit may be the silver lining

The entrepreneurial spirit of Australians can be the antidote against the economic downturn anticipated in the aftermath of Covid-19, says Martin Obschonka and other researchers.

Entrepreneurship

27 March, 2020

Trust deficit disorder: Do we trust the news media in Australia?

How much do Australians trust the news media? The Centre for Behavioural Economics, Society and Technology and the News and Media Research Centre investigate.

Leadership and management

19 March, 2020

How a time of panic buying could yet bring us together

Panic buying and other behaviours in times of crisis may bring people together, say Gary Mortimer, Professor of Marketing and Consumer Behaviour at QUT, and Jana Bowden, Associate Professor of Marketing and Consumer Behaviour at Macquarie University.

Nonprofit and philanthropy

25 February, 2020

Modern philanthropy and the Gospel of Wealth

In the early 20th Century, Andrew Carnegie led us into the ‘Gilded Age’ of philanthropy with his seminal work the Gospel of Wealth. Since then, a lot has changed in the world of philanthropy.

Nonprofit and philanthropy

22 February, 2020

Each for Equal: Clearing a path for women to enter politics

This year, the theme for International Women's Day is Each for Equal. We've asked Ruth McGowan OAM to reflect on what this theme means to her and to women in politics.

Politics