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23 Jul 2015

A new report has outlined a list of measures that women can take to improve their chances of achieving a senior executive role.

Forty years after the first sex discrimination laws came into force in Australia, women are still a long way from achieving equality at work.

Women’s employment remains concentrated in areas such as administration and personal services, with many part-time or casual roles. And although female graduates have outnumbered men for the past 30 years, women still only account for one in four (26.1%) senior managers and one in five (20.4%) directors of ASX 200 companies.

Research suggests that the barriers facing women are complex and varied, ranging from outright discrimination and access to childcare to more subtle factors such as...

Tian Li works for a Chinese internet company as the Human Resource Manager. Find out how UQ Business School led her to a role where she now leads a team of 13 staff members...
Richard Kennerley, Chairman Wang Shi, and Professor Andrew Griffiths
Last week UQ Business School was privileged to host influential businessman and sustainable housing pioneer, Chairman of Vanke and the Shenzhen Foundation for International...
Carlos had great passion for Process Safety and Energy Efficiency projects in the chemical industry. Following a career in different countries, he is now pursuing further...
Enactus team
Seven undergraduate students from UQ Business School are tackling some of society’s most pressing social issues, as part of a newly formed Enactus team. Students Henry Wong,...
mba symposium
On Sunday, 3 May influential business minds from across the country gathered at The University of Queensland to exchange and share thought leadership in business. The...
Changes in the reinsurance industry could harm both investors and the victims of disasters who rely on insurance payouts to rebuild their homes and communities, according to...

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