The paperless desk never really happened for many of us.
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Today would have been the 150th birthday of iconic Australian opera singer Dame Nellie Melba.
Do you care about who makes your shoes, where your coffee beans are grown, or the provenance of the timber in your kitchen table?
Lots of us, if asked, are most likely to say ‘yes’. But if we’re honest with ourselves what’s the reality when we head out to make our purchases? Do we truly walk the walk?
Timothy Devinney is a Professor of Strategy at the UTS Business School in Sydney, and also the co-author of The Myth of the Ethical Consumer.
Gideon Haigh persuaded his wife to make their honeymoon a fact-finding trip, as he looked into the history of the office.
The office is not only a place of work, but also the place where thousands of minor and major dramas are played out every day.
It’s the place where fortunes and reputations are made or crushed.
For his new book journalist and author Gideon Haigh has traced the office from ancient times through to the open-plan, 24 hour place that’s everywhere in the 21st century.
The Office: A Hardworking History published by Miegunyah Press.