Business and economics news


Why aren’t Australian churches taxed?

06 May, 2024
Should churches be offered an uncapped exemption from income tax when there are questions about how appropriately their profits are used?
AUT Business School Dean

“Difficult” or “difference-making”?

03 May, 2024
AUT Business School Dean, Professor Kate Kearins, explores a central question: How to help turn difficult conversations into difference-making dialogues?
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Newbies don’t know what they don’t know

23 Apr, 2024
The first 90 days on the job can be stressful, but there are practical ways for employers to help newcomers thrive, writes Helena Cooper-Thomas.
NFL ball

AUT algorithm predicts unlikely NFL pick

23 Apr, 2024
An algorithm developed by an AUT economics professor is predicting an unlikely pick for the forthcoming National Football League (NFL) draft.
Wendy and her dog

From ‘fad’ to ‘fab’ – Wendy Thompson Q&A

22 Apr, 2024
AUT alumna Wendy Thompson, co-founder of Thompson Spencer, a full-service global creative & media advertising agency, shares her remarkable career journey.
Workers gossiping

Office gossip: more than idle chatter

10 Apr, 2024
Though office gossip is traditionally frowned upon and branded as unproductive or even deviant, new research paints a more complex picture of gossip.
Busy AUT City Campus

Connecting students to future employers

28 Mar, 2024
More than 100 employers visited AUT’s City Campus to connect with around 1500 students as part of a series of career expos employer events.

Brand activism and business success

27 Mar, 2024
Jessica Vredenburg highlights the significance of brand activism, revealing 70% of consumers expect brands to publicly stand for sociopolitical issues.
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New name, continued focus for institute

19 Mar, 2024
The launch of AUT’s NZ Policy Research Institute | Te Kāhui Rangahau Mana Taurite marks a renewed commitment to doing research that matters.
Covid vaccine

How effective were vaccine mandates?

29 Feb, 2024
AUT Researchers looked at whether the vaccine mandates increased COVID-19 vaccination rates and their impact on employees.


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