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February 20, 2017
Last week, Leslie Gains Ross, Chief Reputation Strategist at Weber Shandwick (parent company of Powell Tate) published an eye opening article in the Harvard Business...
In Goodness we trust
February 17, 2017
This week, Powell Tate’s parent company Weber Shandwick released a new study that reveals the growing importance of corporate responsiveness to issues and crises, and...
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January 25, 2017
After a week of leaks from her very divided party, newly installed NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian will announce her ‘fresh’ ministerial line up at the...
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January 10, 2017
Powell Tate is always interested to hear from enthusiastic, proactive and politically savvy students with a ‘can do’ attitude and excellent organisational and research skills...
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January 4, 2017
Here we are at a most pivotal point in world history. Donald Trump, perhaps one of the most surprising people to have ever been elected...
The investment panel at the ACBC Food & Agribusiness Summit 2016 - left to right: David Watson (Austrade), Alistair Nicholas (Powell Tate), Doug Fergusson (KPMG), and Meredith Paynter (King & Wood Mallesons)
December 20, 2016
Chinese companies investing in Australia cannot assume that all they need is federal government approval for an investment to succeed. They also need to “obtain...
Image by Abdullah Khan
December 15, 2016
Artificial intelligence (AI) has burst onto the business scene, lauded as a technology advancement that will enable greater efficiencies, personalisation, accuracy and precision. AI has...
He has a nose for post-truth phenomenon. (photo by Sabin Paul Croce via Flickr.)
December 13, 2016
A few weeks ago Oxford Dictionaries announced that its word of the year for 2016 was “post-truth”. This got me thinking about the implications for...
They make return trips too - container ship departing Shanghai Port (photo by Cliff via Flickr)
November 24, 2016
Considerable ink is currently being spilled on whether Donald Trump will reverse his position on the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement after he assumes the...
Photo attributed to: Torkild Retvedt
November 21, 2016
The paradox that personal data is more valuable to those who collect and store it than it is for the individuals about whom it relates...