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About Professor Melinda Edwards

Melinda Edwards was a litigator, Professor of Law, Assistant Dean and Managing Director of her own International Consultancy business before joining the Graduate School of Business in 2019. She has been nationally recognised for her teaching excellence and has designed and taught university courses in: Equity and Trusts; Civil Procedure; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Mediation; Clinical Negligence; Business Law and Negotiation Strategies, also publishing extensively in these areas including a number of textbooks in Equity and Trusts Law. Melinda teaches Negotiation, Leadership and Business Law in the Graduate MBA and EMBA programs, is an Executive Coach and leads the Ethical Decision-Making Masterclass series for QUTeX.

QUTeX Returns to the Future!

Prof Melinda Edwards with Prof Michael Milford at the Real World Futures event.

Prof Melinda Edwards with Prof Michael Milford at the Real World Futures event.

Even thinking about how to prepare for the impact of transformative technologies like AI is a daunting task for most of us, which is why we decided to tackle it head-on when we relaunched QUT’s Real World Futures Series in November. Read more

Ethical Conversations with Professor Melinda Edwards and Dr Mark Harvey

Whatever your position, navigating practical ethical dilemmas in the workplace can be challenging. There is no substitute for well-reasoned and practical ethical skills, but we rarely have the opportunity to explore and develop them. Read more

OPINION: Businesses that take the ethical road are future-proofing their people and profits

What's so hard about doing the right thing?

The equation is simple for businesses: the better the ethics of your organisation and its members, the more profit you can make, writes Dr Mark Harvey.

Whether they’re competing for customers or funding, private and public organisations alike need every competitive advantage they can get to survive and thrive. And as people become more savvy about where their money is going, one such advantage has become increasingly clear — doing the right thing. Read more