On behalf of our members, the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) co-ordinates national projects, advocates on national issues and partners with key stakeholders, with interests in influencing policy and practice in business education and research at Australian universities. Below are ebooks, opinion pieces, recent submissions, media releases, project reports and papers.
How do employers judge a job candidate’s work readiness?
Improving Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Student Participation, Retention and Success
in Australian Business-Related Higher Education
The review of the ABDC Business Journal Quality List has been submitted and is now being considered by the ABDC's Business Academic Research Directors' Network (BARDsNet).
What can Australia learn from the UK experience of the Research Excellence Framework ?
Submission - ABDC response to HESP Recommendations
ABDC has responded to the Higher Education Standards Panel recommendations on the impact of professional accreditation in Australian higher education and opportunities to reduce the regulatory burden on higher education providers.
What do business deans and the latest research say about the future of the MBA?
Final Report of the HEPPP-funded project led by Professor Morris Altman of University of the Newcastle Business School.
What are the skills needed for the future of work? How are business schools and business education educating graduates for what lies ahead?
Professor Marie Wilson on managing workforces aged 19 to 79 in a business world of increasing age diversity.
ABDC Research Scholar, Professor Stephen Taylor, on the need to include teaching and other business school activities in national measures of impact and engagement.
Submission - ABDC Response to National Research Infrastructure Capabilities consultation – Sept 2016
The ABDC is calling on the Federal Government to have ‘An Economically Prosperous Australia’ as a National Research Priority and to include business and economics research in the National Research Infrastructure Roadmap.
Submission - Higher Education the Higher Education Participation and Partnerships Program (HEPPP) Review - Sept 2016
The ABDC has called for a more consistent, systemic approach with predictable funding and rigorous evaluation of initiatives in the Federal Government review of the
ABDC Journal Quality List 2016
The ABDC is pleased to release the ABDC Journal Quality List 2016.
Submission - Department of Education and Training's Consultation on Higher Education Reform - July 2016
As part of the higher education reform consultation, ABDC has called on the Federal Government not to take any actions that will risk the high international reputation of our business schools.
Submission - ARC Consultation on Impact Assessment - Jul 2016
In its response to the ARC Impact Assessment Consultation Paper, ABDC emphasises a better understanding of the barriers - both from an academic and industry perspective - to effectively drive research collaboration.