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Thought leaders share contemporary leadership practices.

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Thought leaders share contemporary leadership practices.

    Jean Burgess on digital platforms and society

    Jean Burgess on digital platforms and society

    Prof Jean Burgess, Associate Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society speaks to Kate about how research is helping us understand the social implications of digital media technologies, platforms, and cultures. Kate and Jean also get heated about content moderation on social media and the Treasury Laws Amendment (News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code). Jean thinks it's just bad code on both sides.

    • 26 min
    Tony Abbott on leadership and the public good

    Tony Abbott on leadership and the public good

    The Honourable Tony Abbott, former Australian Prime Minister, speaks to the participants of the QUT Public Sector Management Program on the idea of the public good, his achievements as Prime Minister and Australia's place on the world stage.

    ExecInsights is brought to you by QUTeX Professional and Executive Education.

    • 37 min
    David Flannery on the search for life on Mars

    David Flannery on the search for life on Mars

    Kate Joyner speaks to QUT geologist and biologist David Flannery about how Australian rock formations assist the search for lifeforms on Mars. Along the way we talk about the history of space exploration, Australians helping the space effort at NASA and Elon Musk.

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    • 20 min
    Penny Williams on Digital Platform Work in Australia

    Penny Williams on Digital Platform Work in Australia

    Penny Williams, Lecturer in QUT's Business School, speaks to Kate about her collaborative research which produced the first ever Digital Platform Work in Australia survey. Penny speaks on who is engaging in platform work such as Uber and Airtasker, what we know about the experience of those who engage with these platforms, and how trends may evolve in the future. Penny also spoke about the regulation required to ensure those on the margins of the workforce receive an appropriate return for their labour.

    ExecInsights is brought to you by QUTeX Professional and Executive Education.

    • 20 min
    Kevin Rudd on Leading for Public Purpose

    Kevin Rudd on Leading for Public Purpose

    The Honourable Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia on achievements in public office, the importance of cooperative federalism and why a professional public service is vital to a high functioning nation.

    • 23 min
    QUT ExecInsights - Mal Thatcher on the Digitally Capable Organisation

    QUT ExecInsights - Mal Thatcher on the Digitally Capable Organisation

    Mal Thatcher, Professor of Digital Practice, QUT Business School, speaks to Kate about the need for digital transformation of organisations. The conversation covers the current digital maturity of Australian organisations, the role of learning and development in the challenge of transformation, and the establishment of the QUT Digital Capability Practice.

    • 22 min

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