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A new UNSW open online course announced today arms employees and businesses to work in a rapidly evolving world affected by artificial intelligence, big data and robotics.

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The vast majority of managers said they wanted "the best person for the job". They had less idea of just who that might be, or how to ensure appointments on merit and equity targets co-exist.

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The ingredients you perceive as important to a good retirement can vary significantly depending on where you are from.

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Renowned banking and finance authorities will debate key issues, share research and discuss disruption in the global financial system at this week's Australasian Finance and Banking Conference.

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The market welcomed statements from the US Federal Reserve and the RBA, but there isn't much to be happy about.

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Managers are advised to be decisive. But sometimes the best thing to do is nothing, writes Jenny Stewart.

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Uncertainty about energy prices and political dithering on company tax rates point to businesses waiting before investing heavily, while the shift to part-time employment continues in Australia, writes Richard Holden. 

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In its appointment of new president Grant King, the Business Council of Australia looks set to double down on its failed strategy instead of genuinely doing things differently, writes Lindy Edwards.

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Trump's attacks on the Fed have raised questions about its independence, but there is more to good governance than that, writes Usman W. Chohan.

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There is a growing gap between the community at large and big business that I believe can be ­reduced for the benefit of both, writes David Gonski.

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