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Research and Development Investment by Australia’s Leading Businesses

13 December 2004 Business innovation is the result of a range of commercial and business strategies and not just R&D spend, a survey of BCA Members has found. The report showed that process adaptation, applications of new technologies and capital...

Research and Development Investment by Australia’s Leading Businesses

Business innovation is the result of a range of commercial and business strategies and not just R&D spend, a survey of BCA Members has found. The report showed that process adaptation, applications of new technologies and capital investment in new...

CEO Turnover in 2003: Governance and Succession Planning

Although the rate of CEO turnover in Australia declined in the past year, local CEOs are more likely to leave their jobs because of poor performance than their global counterparts, according to a study by international management consulting firm Booz...

Expanding the Possibilities: A Vision for a Prosperous and Sustainable Australia

This draft document was prepared by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) for discussion by BCA Sustainable Growth Task Force. The contents do not represent BCA policy. Download a copy here.

Beyond the Horizon: Short-Termism in Australia

The Business Council of Australia has called on federal and state governments and the private sector to consider a range of measures to counteract excessive short-termism in Australia. The recommendations are part of a BCA paper, Beyond the Horizon: Short-Termism...

Fresh Approaches to Communication Between Companies and Their Shareholders

The Business Council of Australia has released a discussion paper outlining a number of new approaches Australia’s listed companies might adopt to strengthen or improve their communication and interaction with shareholders. The paper, Fresh Approaches to Communication Between Companies and...

The Other Election: Implications of the Forthcoming Senate Election for Business and the Economy

An objective analysis of the Greens’ publicly stated business and economic policies shows that they do not support the economic reform program of the past two decades, despite this program delivering Australia’s current economic prosperity. Instead, the Greens favour policies...

Building Effective Systems for the Commercialisation of University Research

A new model developed jointly by business and the tertiary sector to improve R&D returns and commercialisation policy for Australia’s universities was released today. The Business Council of Australia and the Australian Vice-Chancellors Committee Study on building better systems to...

Building Effective Systems for the Commercialisation of University Research

9 August 2004 A new model developed jointly by business and the tertiary sector to improve R&D returns and commercialisation policy for Australia’s universities was released today. The Business Council of Australia and the Australian Vice-Chancellors Committee Study on building...

Offshoring, Global Outsourcing and the Australian Economy

The Business Council of Australia has released a position paper on offshoring, predicting the trend to outsource information, IT and other services to offshore companies would have largely positive implications for Australia’s economy and jobs. The paper, Offshoring, Global Outsourcing...

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