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World-leading academics in the fields of poverty, experimental finance and consumer empowerment will join the University's Faculty of Business and Economics, bolstering research and teaching capacity.

Savvy bosses shouldn't prohibit their staff from using work computers for personal web surfing, according to a University of Melbourne study. In this 'Vintage Visions' episode — first aired in 2009 — Dr Brent Coker explains how surfing the net at work for pleasure actually increases a worker's concentration levels and helps them be more productive. 

The Commission of Audit will likely recommend privatisation and removal of duplication to reduce government spending and bring the federal budget to surplus in its extensive report, released today.

Many high school students are struggling with financial literacy, especially students living in rural and regional areas, new University of Melbourne research has found.

Half of Australian workers worry about their work a survey by the Centre for Workplace Leadership at the University of Melbourne has found.

Social economists from the University of Melbourne have confirmed the age-old suspicion of a dip in human happiness during middle age.

 

Pouring money into AFL clubs only has a modest effect on team success, University of Melbourne research has found.

Leadership has long been identified as a crucial ingedient for a productive and innovative worplace. SKY News Business spoke with Professor Peter Gahan (Director, Centre for Workplace Leadership) about how 'leadership' is defined, devloped and demonstrated. 

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said a $320 million assistance package to drought-stricken farmers was "a hand up", not a handout. 

Australian unions still play a crucial role in monitoring and enforcing employer compliance with labour laws on behalf of workers, new University of Melbourne Law School research has determined.

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