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University Of Auckland Appoints Theresa Gattung Chair For Women In Entrepreneurship

Friday, 3 December 2021, 3:53 pm | University of Auckland Business School

After a worldwide recruitment search, Associate Professor Dr Christine Woods from the University of Auckland Business School has been appointed as the inaugural Theresa Gattung Chair for Women in Entrepreneurship. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2112/61ac5466ef24dd782309.jpeg" ... More >>

Battery Electric Vehicles Currently Best Choice To Decarbonise New Zealand

Tuesday, 7 September 2021, 7:57 pm | University of Auckland Business School

Research that evaluates Electric Vehicles (EVs) based on energy consumption and overall emissions, alongside New Zealand’s goal of decarbonising the transport sector, found that Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) perform better than other types ... More >>

The future of the media

Friday, 5 July 2019, 10:37 am | University of Auckland Business School

How can media organisations survive and thrive in a rapidly changing digital environment? How can media outlets build products and services that people will pay for, while at the same time incentivise good journalism? More >>

Technology supported by people’ is the new business model

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 12:50 pm | University of Auckland Business School

For happier (and more productive) employees, businesses need to shift from a model of ‘people supported by technology’ to one of ‘technology supported by people’ to keep up in the intelligent automation (IA) race. More >>

Cherry-picking undermines sustainability reporting

Monday, 27 August 2018, 1:35 pm | University of Auckland Business School

Companies may be cherry-picking sustainability measures that make them look good, while huge variation in what’s reported makes meaningful comparisons across firms impossible, a new international study shows. More >>

VR takes property students new places

Sunday, 12 August 2018, 12:15 pm | University of Auckland Business School

Virtual reality (VR) field trips are now being used to teach students about construction and leaky homes at the University of Auckland Business School, as the technology revolutionizes the property industry. More >>

Major conference examines land law developments

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 3:19 pm | University of Auckland Business School

Significant changes to the country’s land law, including security of title, will be the focus of an upcoming conference at the University of Auckland next month. More >>

Lessons from Netflix’s success

Monday, 26 March 2018, 12:42 pm | University of Auckland Business School

How did Netflix go from a tiny, obscure DVD rental start-up in the late 1990s to the world’s biggest internet TV network? Management experts at the University of Auckland Business School have identified some of the secrets of its success, and ... More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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