Producing relevant research outcomes to inform policy and provide solutions

Griffith Business School is home to several world-class research facilities. It is internationally recognised for its strengths in the fields of Asian business, sport management, tourism, work and employment relations, as well as governance and public policy.

Working with industry, government and partner institutions within Australia and globally, we produce relevant research outcomes to inform policy and provide solutions for a range of business problems.

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Griffith Centre for Sustainable Enterprise

The Centre was setup to inform and assist the development of sustainable enterprise through innovative research, teaching and engagement activities.

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Griffith Centre for Personal Finance and Superannuation

Producing leading research in personal finance and superannuation, for both academic and external impact.

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Social Marketing @ Griffith

Working together with government, academia and commercial and not-for-profit industry, the Centre is able to achieve sustainable social behaviour change.

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Yunus Social Business Centre Griffith University

Providing social business education and access to micro-loans that will enable individuals to set up and start their own social business ventures.

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HIGHER DEGREE RESEARCH

We support our Higher Degrees Research students through a range of activities and programs, complementing University and faculty-level initiatives. Together with our staff, Departments, and Research Centres we work hard to ensure our HDR students get the best possible support for their studies.

We have an Higher Degrees Research Program Director who focuses specifically on our students' needs. The Higher Degrees Research Program Director is responsible for nurturing and fostering a research culture, and for developing cohort experiences in collaboration with Departments and Research Centres.

Our 'cohort experience' programs are designed to enhance the experiences of our HDR students. These include our showcase event and poster competition - which is a celebration and a display of the diversity and impact of our current PhD and Master of Philosophy research, as well as recognising, rewarding and celebrating excellence amongst our Higher Degrees Research scholars.

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GRIFFITH BUSINESS SCHOOL ATTRACTS OVER $850,000 IN RESEARCH FUNDING THROUGH ARC DISCOVERY PROGRAM

A trio of Griffith Business School researchers has been awarded significant funding through the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Program, collectively attracting more than $890,000 in grant money for their projects.

GBS academic Dr Kerry Bodle and the Centre for Governance & Public Policy’s Dr Lee Morgenbesser and Professor Renee Jeffery will be conducting projects on a diversity of topics, from Indigenous financial literacy to sociopolitical issues in southern Asia.

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Griffith Enterprise

Griffith Enterprise is the University's dedicated office for business and government engagements, innovations and new ventures. It provides expert advice and support for commercial contracting, tenders, sponsored research and development, industry partnerships, intellectual property licensing and venture formation.

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June 28, 2019

One Year On: A Business Impact Analysis of Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018

Griffith Business School research leaders Dr Joan Carlini from the Department of Marketing and Professor Andrew O’Neil Dean Research, have launched their new business impact research report – ‘One Year On: A Business Impact Analysis of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games’ – at the Sheraton Grand ...

June 07, 2019

The Evolution of Employee Voice and Collaborative Workplace Relations

Professor Adrian Wilkinson Foreword: The issue of speaking up or remaining silent faces us on a daily basis. The notion that people should have a say in matters which affect their work stretches back hundreds of years. Today, it seems to be common sense that workers should speak-up when problems ari...

May 31, 2019

Empowering Indigenous businesses through improved financial literacy

Applying an Indigenist methodology using ‘participatory action research’, Griffith Business School researchers wanted to learn how Indigenous business owners have become economically sustainable in running successful small businesses, so that they can translate it into best practices. This has been ...

May 20, 2019

Mainstreaming Climate Change Adaptation into Tourism Sector Thailand

Professor Susanne Becken from the Griffith Institute for Tourism and Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management is renowned for her work researching climate change adaptation in tourism and she was appointed to lead a tourism and climate change adaptation (CCA) project for the Thailand govern...

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