November 2016

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"Women are 51 per cent of the population and they're mute," says the woman who has always voiced her views. Photographer: Sean Curtin

Germaine Greer: Not about to change


A red titi monkey surveys its first home in the Amazon rainforest, Peru

A new look at the planet under human pressure


Oleg Chuprinin, University of New South Wales Business School

New study suggests best fund managers come from this type of background


The world shipping industry is swamped

Sink or swim: The world shipping industry in crisis


It doesn't have to mean bean bags or free lunches: there are many ways to improve staff retention

8 tested tips to retain top staff


Branding consultant Martin Lindstrom

Why small data is big news for business


Kyle Slater of game-changing Nura headphones

Crowdfunded Nura headphones will change the way we listen to music


Does Australia pay too much attention to the state of the US economy?


Stone & Chalk chief executive Alex Scandurra. Photographer: Andrew Finlayson.

Stone & Chalk: Finding the sweet spot for innovators


Philip Neutze CPA is CFO of Auckland Airport. Photographer: Frank Schwere.

Meet the CFO of Auckland Airport


BHP Billiton's Mount Whaleback iron ore mine in the Pilbara, Western Australia

Breaking new ground: Why mining is good for innovation


Are we doomed to keep repeating IT failures?

The enormous cost of IT project failure


Aerial view of Ho Chi Minh City

Fuelled by remarkable achievements in education, Vietnam is newest high-tech success


The ruins of Uruk, home to the earliest known records of transaction, such as the clay tablet pictured above centre

How finance made the modern world possible


As the global education market develops, Australian institutions face fresh challenges

Can Australian universities succeed in the global market?


Why do the bad examples outweigh the good ones when it comes to handling redundancies?

The surprisingly better way to handle redundancies in the workplace


Decision-making processes can be substantially improved

5 simple rules for making better decisions


Larsson & Jennings Lugano

Bling for both: The best unisex watches and jewellery


Career Path: Emma Pearce CPA is adding value in the Top End

Putting a triple degree in accounting, management and marketing to fine use


 in the vast majority of organisations, bad news is not necessarily welcomed

Why leaders should face bad news head on