The word globalisation is out of date. This is what should replace it

Furthermore, internetisation has also enabled professionals, scientists and many other specialists with an effective and convenient manner for maintaining and updating their professional qualifications through electronic accessibility to lifelong learning.

The word globalisation is out of date. This is what should replace it

The word globalisation has lost its relevance and lustre with the emergence of the new global economy of the 21st century. In fact, it’s become an anachronism. Its deficiency is that it’s not a new concept which creates nuances of confusion. Globalisation describes the international outreach of countries for the purpose of economic, social, political […]

The real risk of automation: boredom

What happens if we miss out on positive experiences associated with effort? Will we lose the ‘effort’ habit in the process, with deleterious effects further down the line?

The real risk of automation: boredom

  A less effortful, more efficient life may not be a better life. Are we at risk of boring ourselves to death? Less than 5% of occupations are 100% automatable, according to estimates. However, 30% of the work involved in most jobs could be carried out by machines. For the overworked employee, a reduced workload […]

Bali’s Mt Agung eruption shows how businesses should and shouldn’t react

Bali’s Mt Agung eruption shows how businesses should and shouldn’t react

  Tourism businesses should start by communicating precisely what they are going to do about the situation to the customer – quickly and clearly, to reduce uncertainty and avoid confusion.  Russel PJ Kingshott, Senior Lecturer in Retailing, School of Marketing, Curtin Business School, Curtin University   There’s nothing like an erupting volcano to reveal who does and […]

The truth behind big bubbles and crashes

The truth behind big bubbles and crashes

When Katherine Hunt’s dad asked her whether or not he should invest in Bitcoin, alarm bells rang, first she thought “he’s a musician”. Hunt is a lecturer in accounting at the Griffith Business School, and as someone who knows the five stages of a bubble and crash, she was worried when it seemed everyone was […]

The romance of the blue bloods

The romance of the blue bloods

The victory of David Cameron’s party at the UK elections shows a continuing romance of countries with the middle-class side of politics when you also consider similar governments of such countries as Australian and New Zealand. All British – based political systems going back a long way. The three leaders – Cameron, Abbot and Key – are […]