News and events
19 June 2015
High-frequency trading and dark pools: a toxic effect on market evolution
Is high-frequency trading leading to reduced participation by genuine investors and borrowers?
26 June 2015
Managing emotional resources: the key to thriving at work
Using the latest techniques, our researchers investigate new strategies for helping workers in high-stress jobs to managing their feelings and organisational expectations.
30 October 2015
Having it all and avoiding climate disaster? Maybe not
A recently published book offers a sobering yet hopeful account of how corporate myths have slowed our response to human‑caused climate change, and what we can do about it.
31 July 2015
Brain drain and brain gain in the workplace
Dr Stefan Volk has enhanced organisational behaviour research with neuroscientific methods to discover why employees display particular behaviours at work and how these behaviours can be managed to achieve better outcomes.
23 August 2016
First impressions matter: forming trust in financial advisers
Many people do not know the difference between good and bad financial advice and are unaware of techniques advisers use to manipulate critical decisions, a recent study reveals.
03 November 2016
Fear, anxiety can drive firms to the wall
Ambitious corporate incentive schemes and performance goals can cause anxiety among employees, leading to a negative impact on productivity.
29 June 2016
The social side of e-commerce: lessons from rural China
Every year another 30 million Chinese people will go online to shop, a recent Boston Consulting Group report has found.
24 May 2016
Benchmarking as a tool for strategic aviation management
The formula used to measure airline performance could be used to analyse the sector's efficiency and, therefore, improve performance in any industry.
13 March 2019
Healthcare slow to adopt high tech despite investment in start-ups
A leading researcher at the University of Sydney Business School has warned that there are too many unnecessary barriers to the adoption of potentially lifesaving innovation in the healthcare sector.
06 March 2019
Outstanding PhD candidate to join top US College as Assistant Professor
In a history making move, the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business has appointed a doctoral candidate from the University of Sydney Business School as a tenure-track Assistant Professor.