The Business of Leadership Podcast


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The AGSM Business of Leadership podcast features leaders from the private, public and for-purpose sectors sharing their lived experiences building organisations that can “do well" and "do good" in today's accelerating world.

We unpack the problems business is trying to solve including digital disruption; crisis management and recovery; sustainable business practices; ethical leadership and transformation. Listen to the latest episodes on your favourite podcast platform or click on the images below.

Ethical AI – or ethical humans?

The Business of AI Episode 1: AI and machine learning are already reshaping the way we live and work. How can leaders use it ethically?

How can AI help healthcare?

The Business of AI Episode 2: At a time where healthcare workers are stretched to near breaking point, what role does AI have in augmenting natural skills and capabilities?

Privacy and Responsible AI

The Business of AI Episode 3: How can consumers and citizens safeguard their right to privacy when using AI, and how can businesses stay ahead of the AI privacy compliance curve?

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How ethical is your supply chain?

The Business of Supply Episode 1: Why are some organisations still struggling to embed ethical and sustainable business practices in their supply chains?

Disrupting the food chain

The Business of Supply Episode 2: Between recent geopolitical conflict, and devastating disruptions to supply lines, what is the current state of food today?

Burning Up: What will we do when the energy runs out?

The Business of Supply Episode 3: Today, energy markets are in a state of intense flux. How can leaders inside and outside the energy sector best keep up, and plan for the secure future of their industry?

The work of making hybrid work, work

The Business of Work Episode 1: Is working from home working for businesses?

How to build a culture that attracts and retains talented staff

The Business of Work Episode 2: What happens to a corporation's culture when the workforce is dispersed?

The future’s got (tech) talent

The Business of Work Episode 3: What will the future of work look like in a world increasingly dominated by technology?

Meet the CEO: Shemara Wikramanayake

Shemara Wikramanayake, Managing Director and CEO of Macquarie Group, joins UNSW Chancellor David Gonski, AC

The Business of Art

In this episode, we investigate how online purchases and technology like NFTs is growing and opening the art market to a new generation of enthusiasts.

The Business of Sport

Australia has a reputation as a sporting nation but how does that global success play out locally? In this episode, we investigate the opportunities and challenges for sports to succeed on and off the field in Australia, where professional teams face a battle for the hearts and minds - of fans.

The Business of Mental Health

This episode unpacks how COVID-19 has digitised mental health support services.

The Business of Finance

In the finance industry, rapid advances in technology and a shift towards more responsible business practices are driving waves of change.

The Business of Climate Change

This episode explores how climate change is impacting business, industry and global markets, and what we all can do to address it.

The Business of AI

This episode unpacks how businesses and governments can better understand and implement AI.

The Business of Tourism

This episode explores the rise of Indigenous tourism experiences and the opportunity they bring to Australia’s tourism industry.

The Business of Food

This episode investigates how the food industry is responding to the sustainable food movement.

Ethical Leadership

This episode explores the intricacies of ethical leadership and the challenges and opportunities leaders face combining profit with purpose.

Resilient Leadership

This episode examines the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the valuable lessons it provides business leaders on how to build and nurture a culture of resilience and innovation within their organisations.

Sustainable Leadership

This episode examines sustainable business models and a prevalent issue in global supply chains — modern slavery.

Adaptive Leadership (Part 1)

This episode examines adaptive leadership through the lens of crisis recovery and the challenges business leaders now face because of COVID-19.

Inclusive Leadership (Part 1)

This episode examines inclusive leadership and diversity from the perspective of leaders who are creating new business models that reflect evolving market demand and opportunity and contribute to a more progressive society.

Inclusive Leadership (Part 2)

This episode of AGSM’s The Business Of podcast examines inclusive leadership and how access to a diverse range of perspectives is critical for leaders to thrive in an accelerated world.

Adaptive Leadership (Part 2)

In this episode, we explore transformation and how leaders can leverage complex change with a growth mindset.

Transformational Leadership (Part 1)

In this episode, we explore how leaders can drive innovation and digital transformation in the now of work.

Transformational Leadership (Part 2)

In this episode, we discuss big data and artificial intelligence, and how they impact leadership in an accelerated world.

Adaptive Leadership (Part 3)

In this episode, we speak to leaders from the financial services sector and explore how they’ve adapted and led through successive crises.

Purpose-led Leadership (Part 1)

In this episode, we explore the business and societal impact of leading with purpose.

Purpose-led Leadership (Part 2)

In this episode, we explore what it takes to lead with purpose - from identifying what personal contribution you want to make to the world through your career, to purpose-driven business models.