Business and government

A new project shows combining childcare and aged care has social and economic benefits

What happens when you bring a group of older residents to mix with young children in childcare? Clapping hands and singing songs is just one way they spend the morning together. These interactions are made possible by intergenerational care programs that have gained popularity in Australia in recent years. Intergenerational care programs provide older adults and children […]
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Griffith opens new doors for Omid

Since arriving in Australia four years ago to commence his PhD in the Department of International Business and Asian Studies at Griffith University, Omid Haass has been an advocate for the Gold Coast as a great city to live and Griffith University as a great place to study. In 2015, he was appointed as a […]
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Business and government

Measuring the uptake of temperature monitoring technologies in Australian mango supply chains

Griffith University is undertaking this research to examine the use of digital technologies in horticulture and provide insight into factors influencing uptake of digital technologies in Australian mango supply chains. This research will assist industry and Government departments design and implement technology solutions targeted to the real needs of the horticulture industry. Given the delicate […]
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

Griffith research shows trust in government slides

Australians’ trust in government has continued to slide, driven by growing concerns about corruption at the federal level, according to a special Global Corruption Barometer survey conducted by Griffith University and Transparency International Australia. The results also show strong support for creation of a new federal anti-corruption body, with two-thirds (67%) supporting the idea, especially […]
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Building blocks for innovative thinking

In last week’s Sustainable Supply Network Management for the Next Decade course, Griffith University lecturer, Mr Omid Haass creatively used building blocks to help students learn about innovation styles. In this interactive game, invented by Omid’s esteemed colleague, Dr Erin Evans, the aim was for students to learn to develop a team, brainstorm, and allocate […]
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Business and government

Students negotiate a winning hand

Mr Omid Haass from the Department of International Business and Asian Studies had his postgraduate students enjoying a game of mix n match cards in their Sustainable Supply Network Management for the Next Decade lecture at the Griffith University South Bank campus. Students learned to apply their communication, strategy, negotiation and problem solving skills by […]
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Business and government

Alumni awards highlight the best and brightest of Griffith Business

The four individuals are in the running for overall awards to be bestowed in September.
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Business and government

BusinessPLUS program boosts students’ employability

Innovative new co-curricular program helps students gain an edge in a competitive job market.
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

International business students gain unique perspective on innovative business solutions

Industry speakers offer different points of view to students, enhancing their learning experience by providing first hand insights into real world business bringing theory to life and inspire students to see the opportunities that await them. The Department of International Business and Asian Studies was delighted to welcome Mr Craig Somerville, Managing Director at Reload […]
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Business and government

Griffith driving regional innovation at 2018 Myriad Festival

The annual event celebrates creative, connected, engaged, sustainable communities.
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Business and government

Award-winning guest speaker inspires international business students

Linkage with the industry provides students with first hand insights of how the concepts taught in 1005IBA (Introduction to International Business) are applied in the real world. In a one-hour guest lecture on 23 April, special invited industry speaker, Mr Peter Ward, Managing Director at Wardy IT Solutions, shared his extensive global experience dealing with […]
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Griffith researcher partners with Taiwanese institutions to inform economic policies

Griffith Senior Lecturer, Dr Byung Min travelled to Taipai last month to commence his research project ‘Family firms and research and development’ as part of his Taiwan Fellowship 2018. The Taiwan Institute of Economic Research (TIER) is the largest think-tank for Taiwanese economic policy and is the designated partner organisation for the project.   Fellow […]
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Business and government

Griffith lecturer drives research collaboration with India’s Rajalakshmi School of Business

The partnership will last for at least the next two years.
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Department of International Business and Asian Studies

Sustaining livelihoods in an Indonesian dryland environment

Living in a remote area has many disadvantages, especially in dryland regions where poor access to water means households are not growing food at home, drinking insufficient water, and paying less attention to personal and public hygiene. During her Griffith University PhD research fieldwork in rural West Timor, Dr Yenny Tjoe experienced this challenge first-hand […]
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Business and government

Student’s China internship gives her career a head start

Ini Akinsanmi has taken full advantage of domestic and global work placements to give her an edge in the job market.
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Business and government

Griffith professor appointed President of ANZ Academy of International Business

Griffith-based International Business and Investment scholar Professor Sara McGaughey has been appointed as President and Chair of the Australia and New Zealand chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB-ANZ). Professor McGaughey, a member of Griffith Business School‘s Department of International Business and Asian Studies and the Griffith Asia Institute, will be joined by fellow IBAS and GAI […]
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Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics

Indonesian officials learn about Australian fiscal policy

A member of both APEC and the G20, Indonesia has the largest economy in South East Asia which, since the Global Financial Crisis, has experienced strong sustained economic growth around five per cent.  With a population over 260 million, more than ten times Australia’s, Indonesia is the world’s third largest democracy. In 2017-18 Australia will […]
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Business and government

Nationalism, populism… or pragmatism in an evolving context?

It’s not uncommon to see China under President Xi Jinping labelled as ‘nationalistic’ and ‘populist’ – along with Trump and Brexit. But should they be lumped together? And how should foreign business engaging with China react? Adjunct Professor Clinton Dines shared his thoughts on these and other questions at a public event hosted by Griffith […]
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