College of Business News
Eight ways to boost gender equality
The gender pay gap is narrowing and the number of women on boards is increasing but there’s still more to be done to achieve gender equality. Here’s an expert’s view on how to level the field.
Mondayitis: why traders sell their losses on the worst day of the week
Investors are more likely to sell their stock market losses on Monday mornings, despite it generally being the worst time to sell, according to new research.
Kicking goals with flexible working
Four elite AFLW players have swapped their footy boots for desks, thanks to flexible working arrangements at RMIT.
Blazing a trail for innovation
RMIT’s Professor Anne-Laure Mention looks beyond theories to understand the practice of incorporating innovation and knowledge transfer, as it unfolds in business and wider society.
Banks get royal slap on the wrist
Hayne's failure to tackle bank structures means problem hasn't gone away.
Could child labour be a ‘necessary evil’ while extreme poverty persists?
New research highlighting the dangers of unsafe work for children also shows that child labour, in safer conditions, may help some to survive extreme poverty.
Pitch perfect - Pitch@Palace 2018
Fashionable, adaptable post-surgery clothing and the perfect football boot for women – just two of the offerings from Victorian entrepreneurs at Pitch@Palace On Tour Melbourne.
Major boost for Indigenous entrepreneurs at RMIT
An Indigenous start-up about start-ups is set to share in $1.37 million worth of state government funding.
Blockchain to boost charity donations
Charities and philanthropic organisations are investigating the potential of blockchain technology to solve their trust problem.
Coming out at work is complex and an ongoing dilemma, research finds
Less than a third of LGBTIQ+ employees are out to all their colleagues and this significantly compromises their wellbeing and work performance, new research has found.
Blockchain to transform health care models
RMIT University and DB Results have announced a major industry partnership to pioneer innovative healthcare solutions using blockchain technology.
VE helps former pro gamer further career
Vocational Education student Marcus Raj has been travelling the world while competing professionally in his favourite card game.
Research on law reform protects vulnerable workers
Workers’ rights have been boosted with regulation of the labour hire sector in Victoria, thanks to research undertaken by an RMIT academic in partnership with the State Government.
RMIT and the University of Oxford join forces
RMIT, in partnership with the Saïd Business School University of Oxford have delivered a National Leadership and Competitiveness program for 22 participants from the Omani Government.
RMIT students get a head start on their careers with Women@Dior
In an Australian first, a mentoring program with one of the world’s most revered fashion brands is giving five RMIT students a head start in their careers.
Top tier ranking for RMIT’S MBA courses
RMIT has upheld a strong performance in CEO Magazine’s global ranking, with the University’s MBA courses ranked among the best globally.
RMIT researchers to drive transformations in food, energy and health
RMIT University is part of three major new Cooperative Research Centres, that are investing more than $420 million to tackle the critical challenges of food waste, future fuels and digital health.
Boosting confidence doesn’t help women at work: study
Assertiveness is linked to professional success, so ambitious women should work on building their confidence, right? Wrong, according to new research.