Episode 2: No Time to Waste
In this episode we talk to a campaigner who forced a major supermarket to better consider sustainability in its promotions and discover how marketing research can help organisations do it better.
Understanding the modern consumer
There's a fundamental shift occurring in consumer behaviour, from conspicuous consumption to conscious consumption.
Dairy beloved: China's change for the cheddar
China has become the world’s largest dairy importer, with image and health-conscious consumers hungry for high-quality overseas dairy products.
AI education – only in China? Don't be fooled
We should move beyond Western media reports about the country's "creepy" AI education technologies and look closer to home.
Brick-bait: tricks of the traders
Traditional retailers want to lure you back with a shopping experience that online stores just can't provide.
Bringing the banks into line
Financial services royal commissioner Kenneth Hayne is arguing for less and clearer law, and tougher corporate cops.
How to change our relationship with plastic
It's not evil, but we do need to adopt different habits and think about reusable alternatives to many single-use plastic products.
Give me your complete attention
We should be worried less about the violence in games such as Fortnite than commercial media's monopolisation of social life and thought.
Seeing stars in the food ratings game
As governments around the world try to curtail the global obesity crisis, do Australia’s Health Star ratings encourage people to choose healthy options?
The look that can sell – and save – a brand
Celebrity endorsements can be a powerful marketing tool, but can also spectacularly backfire. The damage can, however, be limited through the right kind of facial expression.
Call for more anti-discrimination muscle
Private mediation has been a roadblock to advances in anti-discrimination law in Victoria. Could a new corporate watchdog be the answer?
Prisoners of healthcare
A power imbalance is leading to many patients negotiating with doctors and medical staff as if they are being held hostage.
Dastyari done and dusted
Senator's resignation gives Labor some clear air – but another problem looms in 2018.
Credit history disclosure may come at a cost
The government needs to learn from the mistakes in the US in sharing our credit history information to third parties
Baffled by baseload? Dumbfounded by dispatchables?
The term “energy crisis” is bandied around quite loosely with some confusion around whether the crisis is about prices or security of supply.
Stem cell tourism's exploits
If online advertising and news reports are to be believed, stem cell tourism is a thriving industry
Professor of Sociology
Advertising writer, Founder of Future Landfill
Senior Lecturer, Communication and Media Studies
Associate Professor, Faculty of IT and Director of Monash Grid Innovation Hub
Professor of Chemical Engineering
Professorial Fellow, Banking & Finance
Senior Lecturer, Business Law and Taxation
Research Fellow, Department of Marketing
Associate Professor of Marketing
Associate Professor, Department of Marketing
Research Officer, BehaviourWorks Australia
Professor, Faculty of Education
Lecturer, Department of Marketing, Monash Business School
Professor, Department of Marketing
Senior lecturer, School of Social Sciences
Director, Bachelor of Global Studies
Giovanni Di Lieto
Lecturer, Faculty of Business and Economics