Collaboration: a key competency for future businesses

Project management is becoming an increasingly critical component of business operations. It requires the right people with the right skills to deliver projects on-time, on-budget, while meeting performance objectives. Southern Cross academic, David Noble discusses the need for ‘collaborative competency’ within businesses of all sizes.
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Embracing globalisation: how Australian business connects to world markets

Most of what we consume – from our clothes and smartphones to our thirst for finding answers on Google – is a result of globalisation. With these wonderful benefits delivered to our fingertips, it can be easy to take them all for granted. But how else do we prosper from this growth in culture, knowledge, ideas and – ultimately – money?
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How China’s economy impacts Australian business

China’s economy has been considered a force to be reckoned with for a while now. Since the Global Financial Crisis, China’s economy has boomed and Australia has been a major benefactor of that wealth. Australian businesses have profited from lucrative trade deals with the economic giant, particularly within the mining and agriculture sectors.

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Daily habits of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs

Describing common traits that successful entrepreneurs share is easy enough – words like passionate, dedicated, driven, self-confident and creative all spring to mind. But these concepts don’t really help a lot in providing practical advice that aspiring entrepreneurs can apply to their own lives.

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Transform your business with enterprise leadership

Which qualities will define leadership in the age of digital disruption? Gone are the days where the ‘top-down’ approach was seen as the most effective way to lead. This is where management determines organisational change and provides the strategy for employees to implement.

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Tips for choosing a postgraduate degree

As the employment market tightens, more Australians than ever are choosing to undertake postgraduate study. Whether you’re aiming for a promotion or pay rise (or both!), the right postgraduate degree can set you up for future success. But how do you choose the course that’s right for you?

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