The Australian audit profession faces some significant supply and demand challenges according to new research by the Dr Max Bessell, Dr Lisa Powell and Professor Grant Richardson in Adelaide Business School, commissioned by Chartered Accountants ANZ. Demand is being impacted by the variety of inconsistent and unclear pieces of legislation which require, but may not […]

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Dr Jane Luo, Dr Limin Xu and Professor Ralf Zurbruegg have their paper accepted in Review of Finance. The title of the paper is “The Impact of Housing Wealth on Stock Liquidity”.
Review of Finance is an A* finance journal and also part of the Financial Times Top 50 Journal List.

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It’s official. Sports sponsorship and marketing managers can sleep soundly at night. And it’s all thanks to the ABS’ Professor Carolin Plewa, Associate Professor in Marketing, Pascale Quester, Inaugural Professor of Marketing, and their colleagues. Because the findings of their research project, published in early 2016, are significantly easing the decision-making burden of these managers.
It […]

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It’s the longest running and most successful entrepreneurial program of its kind, connecting the South Australian business community to students, academics and the general public through competition. Since its inception by the ABS’ Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC) in 2001, the Australian eChallenge has attracted over 2370 participants in 530 starts ups, and distributed […]

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A 2013 research project conducted by Dr Jodie Conduit, Senior Marketing Lecturer at Adelaide Business School (ABS), has set a revolution in motion: radically changing the way the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s (Vinnies) valuable volunteer network in South Australia is managed and rewarded. With astounding success and positive results.
Since the 1880s Vinnies has been […]

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Does technology impacts the brain and decision making? According to The University of Adelaide’s Neural Systems and Complexity Specialist Dr Fiona Kerr, the answer to the question is yes. Technology affects our attention, our social connectivity with other people and our sleep cycles.
We live in a society where all aspects of our lives are driven […]

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Throughout history, business families and the skills and capital they bring, have been the engine room for entrepreneurial activity and growth of economies around the world.
To mark National Family Business Day (19th of September each year), Family Business Australia [SA chapter] together with the University of Adelaide, are holding a seminar for family business owners, […]

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Friday 5 August saw 28 academics and professional staff from Adelaide Business School join the University of Adelaide team for the annual Walk a Mile in my Boots campaign.
Organised by the homelessness charity, Hutt St Centre, the campaign invites members of the community to support people facing homelessness by walking a mile on a cold, […]

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July was an exciting month for wine writer, judge and engaging ABS lecturer Nick Ryan. Along with Marni Ladd, Program Director of Wine Business at the University, and other wine experts, Nick travelled to Singapore as a speaker at the Hot 100 inaugural international wine event. Nick was a fitting MC at this exciting masterclass, […]

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During the mid-semester break 12 commerce, economics and law students headed to Sydney to start their journey as ‘global corporate citizens’. This study tour was designed to complement the students formal study and best prepare them for life after University, both personally and professionally.
Their first stop – checking into the luxurious Sofitel Wentworth Hotel Sydney. […]

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