2019

The powerful benefits of field trips

02 May 2019

Can field trips help students to be more engaged in learning? Dr Patricia Lau, Senior Lecturer at the School of Business, Monash University Malaysia and Professor Christina Lee, Dean of the Federation Business School, Australia, share how they have seen business students develop greater motivation to learn as a result of field trips into tropical rainforests.

Privatisation of the public sector

28 March 2019

In an effort to slim down our 'bloated' civil service, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the government was considering a move to privatise some areas of the public sector. When asked about the Prime Minister's move, Professor Mahendhiran Nair, Vice President (Research and Development), CEO of Monash Malaysia R&D and Professor in the School of Business said: "The privatisation we are talking about is very different from 30 years ago. Today, markets are much more competitive, agile and dynamic. So privatisation needs to take into account a number of factors. Do we have the right leadership to lead privatisation? Will entities be able to take on some of the global players?"

Malaysia Urban Forum 2019

13 March 2019

“How many Earths does it take to support humanity?” Professor Mahendhiran Nair, CEO of Monash Malaysia R&D, Vice-President (Research & Development) and Professor in the School of Business at Monash University Malaysia, raised the question at the Malaysia Urban Forum (MUF) 2019, held 18-19 February at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre.

Outsmarting cyber-criminals

06 March 2019

We live in a world where the mere mention of ‘cyber-hack’ immediately puts us on alert. For four School of Business students, they managed to outwit and respond to a real life cyber attack, emerging first runner-up at the recent Ernst & Young Asia-Pacific Cyber Case Competition 2019.

Malaysian Constitutionalism Post GE-14: A New Dawn?

18 February 2019

On 18 February 2019, academic experts and former members of the judiciary discussed and presented their analyses on Malaysian constitutionalism.

Eye tracking technology

14 January 2019

The concept of eye tracking, or neuromarketing is one of the fastest growing marketing sciences.