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News and analysis curated by QUT Business School.

3 June, 2020

Rankings are important (but not always equal)

When choosing an MBA program that will suit you, industry rankings can be valuable source in selecting the right course. But not all rankings are equal. Hear from our Director of MBA program on how to decipher an MBA ranking.

Leadership and management MBA

29 May, 2020

Don’t blame COVID-19: Target’s decline is part of a deeper trend

Target's fall from grace involves poor market positioning, confusing strategies, and a declining middle class consumer market.

Marketing

28 May, 2020

Making decisions as an entrepreneur – the role of entrepreneurial risk management

Successful entrepreneurs master risk management in their decision making. By seeking non-traditional solutions, entrepreneurs develop their abilities and mindset to make calculated decisions.

Entrepreneurship Strategy

14 May, 2020

Not all doom and gloom: even in a pandemic, mixed emotions are more common than negative ones

Things may seem all doom and gloom. New data reveals it’s surprisingly rare for a person to experience purely negative emotions. More commonly, people are instead experiencing mixed emotions, even during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Organisational behaviour Leadership and management

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