Griffith professor appointed President of ANZ Academy of International Business

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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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Financial Planning Association Award confirms star GBS student is right on the money

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Griffith University student Azaria Bell has had a spectacular year in 2017, and her latest achievement – being named University Student of the Year at this month’s Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) Awards – is yet another proverbial feather in her bountifully plumed cap. Announced at the annual FPA Professionals Congress in Hobart, Azaria’s award […]
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Griffith Research Fellow to join panel with ex-president of Costa Rica on US sojourn

Griffith University Research Fellow Dr Ferran Martinez i Coma is set to find himself in internationally esteemed company when he travels to the United States on a speaking trip this month. Dr Martinez i Coma has been invited to speak at both the Organisation of American States and the US Department of State Bureau of Intelligence […]
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Revamped Tourism Dashboard boasts interactive insights for experts and discerning travellers

The Global Sustainable Tourism Dashboard, a joint project between researchers at Griffith University and the University of Surrey, has received a major face-lift, enabling it to better inform researchers and travellers with interactive insights about destinations around the world. Launched in January following the declaration of 2017 as the United Nations International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the […]
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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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The troubling reality of Southeast Asia’s ‘democratic recession’

By Dr Diego Fossati and Dr Lee Morgenbesser Griffith Asia Institute and the Centre for Governance and Public Policy The notion that democracy had triumphed over authoritarianism became an irresistible conclusion following the downfall of the Soviet Union. In what amounted to a historic transformation, 46 countries transitioned to democracy between 1991 and 2006. This process […]
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How increased nationalism could undo the gains of globalisation

The age of Western economic dominance is all but over, according to a recent Griffith University seminar on the impact of the rise of nationalism and populism around the globe. Speaking ahead of the Business As Usual? event – held by the Griffith Asia Institute (GAI) at the university’s South Bank campus this month and […]
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If a royal commission is good news for the public, it’s even better for APRA

By Professor David Grant, Pro Vice Chancellor (Business), Griffith University Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull recently bowed to widespread pressure and called for a royal commission into Australia’s banking sector. This reluctant yet auspicious move is one that undoubtedly will have been welcomed by a broad spectrum of stakeholders including, quite possibly, those at the Australian […]
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Griffith workshop to tackle the decline of democracy in Southeast Asia

Academics from Griffith University and other esteemed institutions will gather for a two-day workshop this month addressing the deterioration of democracy across Southeast Asia. Led by Postdoctoral Research Fellow Dr Diego Fossati (of the Griffith Asia Institute and the Centre for Governance and Public Policy), participants will draw from their deep regional knowledge to discuss the extent to […]
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Are tax havens really all bad?

By Pascalis Raimondos, Professor of Economics, Head of School, Queensland University of Technology & Sara L. McGaughey, Professor of International Business, Griffith University The recently released Paradise Papers have again turned the media spotlight on small tax havens. The only difference from last year’s Panama Papers is that the contracts leaked to the public are […]
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Griffith University teams up with South Pacific central banks in ongoing research agreement

Griffith University has signed three new Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in recent weeks with South Pacific central banks, formalising the institutions’ commitment to work together in pursuit of positive, lasting change in the region. Griffith’s South Pacific Centre for Central Banking program convenor, Dr Parmendra Sharma, met with representatives of the Bank of PNG, Central Bank of Solomon Islands […]
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Six Griffith students named 2018 New Colombo Plan scholars

Bachelor of Engineering student to be China Fellow.
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Winners announced for 2017 Griffith Business School Research Excellence Awards

The Griffith Business School has recognised five outstanding researchers as the winners of this year’s Pro Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Awards.
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Millennials shunned by state election promises and policies

People under 35 have been largely overlooked during the Queensland state election campaign, according to a Griffith University expert on millennials and youth affairs. Jerath Head, a research assistant with Griffith’s Policy Innovation Hub and the assistant editor of the Griffith Review, says the key issues that matter to younger voters haven’t received due attention […]
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Entrepreneurs of tomorrow take charge at GLO@Logan Innovation Challenge

Up to 70 year nine students from around the Logan and Redlands regions will take part in the second annual GLO@Logan Innovation Challenge this month, giving them the chance to hone their entrepreneurial abilities by drawing on the realms of both business and science in order to address topical health issues. Held from 28-30 November at Griffith’s […]
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OzHarvest founder Ronni Kahn awarded Griffith honorary doctorate

Lauded social entrepreneur Ronni Kahn has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Griffith University. As the founder of food-rescue charity OzHarvest, the South Africa-born Kahn was recognised this month by Griffith Business School for her considerable work and leadership in the realms of entrepreneurship, sustainability, innovation and social impact, which have all been key tenets of […]
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Sustainable growth in the spotlight at 2017 East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream

The region’s foremost experts in tourism will converge at the Marriott hotel in Surfers Paradise this week for the third annual East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream conference. Spearheaded by the Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT) and Griffith Tourism Confucius Institute (TCI), the three-day event will be held from Thursday 23 November through Saturday […]
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MBA students excel at Global Business Challenge finals

A team of students from Griffith University’s five-star MBA program has enjoyed remarkable success at this year’s Global Business Challenge finals, taking second place among an overall competitive field comprising 98 teams from 38 universities across 14 countries. This year hosted by Griffith and administered by the Queensland University of Technology, the fourth Global Business […]
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