March 2013

Encourage them to run? The wisdom of teaching unemployed beneficiaries self-employment skills

March 19, 2013

In a recent post, Dr Cardow criticised Paula Bennett’s employment training programmes for unemployed beneficiaries. Given “the absence of employment opportunities that is at the core of the problem” he suggested the Minister for Social Welfare...Read more

Hey Bennett!: How about teaching beneficiaries to be bosses?

March 14, 2013

Paula Bennett has claimed that giving beneficiaries two weeks work in the census call centre is an indication of the  success of her government policies in the welfare area.  At the same time she also admitted there were not enough jobs to go...Read more

The Other Side of Business

Welcome to The Other Side of Business. This is a blog that collects and distributes the opinion and analysis of staff and students from the School of Management, College of Business, Massey University. The aim is to post once or twice a month on current issues in business... Read more