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New tool estimates if solar panels are economic

Friday, 13 October 2017, 8:37 am | University of Auckland Business School

A new tool is available to help Auckland households and businesses work out whether it makes financial sense to install solar panels on their roofs. The free online calculator factors in the unique “solar rooftop potential” of half a million ... More >>

Companies need to shape, not predict, the market

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 10:53 am | University of Auckland Business School

Instead of just gradually improving or creating new products and services, businesses now need to look at everything that impacts on what they make and how it is used – and shape that wider ecosystem. Nearly always, this will involve collaborating ... More >>

Sir Owen Glenn gifts $2.6 million to University of Auckland

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 11:58 am | University of Auckland Business School

The new Dean of the University of Auckland Business School, Professor Jayne Godfrey, is delighted to announce a gift of $2.6 million from Sir Owen Glenn to support innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives at the School and across the University, including ... More >>

Worker exploitation widespread in New Zealand – new study

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 9:19 am | University of Auckland Business School

People in New Zealand are working 80-90 hour weeks for $500, being paid for half the hours they work and paying their own salary to “buy” permanent residency, a new study reveals. The study - the most wide-ranging of its type to date – suggests ... More >>

Sustainable Business Survey 2016

Wednesday, 9 November 2016, 12:00 pm | University of Auckland Business School

New Zealand businesses are taking mostly tentative steps into the world of sustainability, but may be gearing up to tackle the big issues, according to a University of Auckland survey. More >>

Auckland professor a curator of world-first exhibition

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 10:35 am | University of Auckland Business School

Why do humans create and appreciate art? Has art played a role in the biological survival of our species? More >>

Making fashion fairer

Friday, 30 September 2016, 3:54 pm | University of Auckland Business School

This week two global fast fashion giants come to town. Fancy a bargain, but care about the people who made your peasant blouses and hoodies? Someone has to pay for fast fashion. Too often, it’s clothing factory workers in Bangladesh, Pakistan ... More >>

First two Pacific academics graduate with PhDs

Tuesday, 27 September 2016, 12:18 pm | University of Auckland Business School

The first Pacific academics at the University of Auckland's business school are two Tongan New Zealand women, graduating today with PhDs. Sisikula Sisifa and Ilaisaane Fifita, both 31, started working as research fellows at the Business School this ... More >>

Get over parochialism, share ideas and think big

Friday, 9 September 2016, 2:12 pm | University of Auckland Business School

New Zealand: stop hating on Auckland. And Auckland: look outward, share your ideas, think big, and bring everyone along. More >>

Action needed to reverse “ghettoization” of Auckland

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 1:48 pm | University of Auckland Business School

An increasingly divided Auckland of “ghettos and gated communities” is what lies ahead if the city and nation fail to tackle the widening gap between rich and poor. Solutions must come from all quarters – local and central government, iwi, ... More >>

How to get Asia-savvy

Monday, 29 August 2016, 10:31 am | University of Auckland Business School

Want to break into an Asian market? New Zealand businesses need to think big but start small and get “Asian-savvy”, an expert in Asian business networks says. And that will take a shift in mind-set among some of our businesses as well as serious ... More >>

Maori Business Leaders Awards 2016 winners announced

Monday, 16 May 2016, 10:41 am | University of Auckland Business School

Jason Witehira (Ngāpuhi) started stacking supermarket shelves at age 16. Thirty-two years on, he owns New World Victoria Park in the wealthy Auckland suburb of Freemans Bay, and lends his expertise to the Foodbowl, an open-access processing plant used ... More >>

Let the sun shine: Auckland’s rooftop solar potential

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 4:14 pm | University of Auckland Business School

Ever wondered how much power you could generate from the sunlight hitting your roof? New geographical 3D computer modelling by a researcher at the University of Auckland Business School gives the solar rooftop potential of half a million Auckland homes ... More >>

A new catalyst for business sustainability in New Zealand

Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 10:58 am | University of Auckland Business School

The University of Auckland Business School is bringing New Zealand business leaders together to stimulate debate and action on pressing sustainability challenges in its inaugural Sustainability Week series of events. More >>

Innovation in co-operative enterprises

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 10:15 am | University of Auckland Business School

To understand how co-operatives contribute to the economy, a team from The University of Auckland Business School and Erasmus University’s Rotterdam School of Management is undertaking a series of case studies and a major survey of co-operative businesses. More >>

Capital gains tax debate attracts international experts

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 11:52 am | University of Auckland Business School

Thorny issues associated with the design of capital gains tax regimes are the subject of a debate which is attracting experts from around the world to an Auckland conference next month. More >>

Working women not only ones insulted by sexist comments

Friday, 24 June 2011, 12:08 pm | University of Auckland Business School

A claim by one of New Zealand’s top employer advocates that female workers are paid less than their male counterparts because of menstrual problems and increased sick leave requests not only insults the role of women in productivity, but also ... More >>

The Three Minute Thesis Competition

Thursday, 12 August 2010, 10:20 am | University of Auckland Business School

The Three Minute Thesis Competition — also known as ‘Thesis Idol’ — is run in universities worldwide. Students are given just three minutes in which to explain the gist of their thesis. One single powerpoint slide is permitted as a visual aid. ... More >>

Optimistic Beliefs Offer Escape From Recession

Monday, 6 April 2009, 1:43 pm | University of Auckland Business School

Global economies bogged down by widespread pessimism over the current financial crisis should use positive thinking to ‘talk themselves out’ of their negative mindset, new research from The University of Auckland Business School says. Associate Professor ... More >>

School induction to Marketing Hall of Fame

Monday, 1 September 2008, 1:22 pm | University of Auckland Business School

Two well-known Business School staff members have received important recognitions. Michael Groves has been inducted into the TVNZ New Zealand Marketing Hall of Fame, and Professor Peter Phillips has been made a Corresponding Fellow of the British ... More >>

 

 

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