Recent Submissions

  • Strategising practices in an informal economy setting: A case of strategic networking 

    Darbi, W.P.K.; Knott, P. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2016)
    Despite the increasing interest in strategy as situated practice, studies that examine strategising practices in the informal economy are lacking. This article draws on Bourdieu's theory of practice to understand strategic ...
  • Are bureaucrats really paid like bureaucrats? 

    Boyle, G.; Raddemaker, S. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2016)
    In an influential paper, Hall and Liebman (QJE, 1998) ask if senior corporate executives are really paid like bureaucrats, and conclude that they are not. In this paper, we ask if senior public service bureaucrats are ...
  • Information and knowledge of public sector decision makers: experimental research in the context of a local government hospital in Indonesia 

    Bawono, I.R.; Halim, A.; Lord, B.R. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2015)
    This research aimed to test the previous result of experimental research on decision making by Dilla and Steinbart (2005), and to internalize the result in the context of a local government hospital in Indonesia. The ...
  • The Effects of Home Heating on Asthma: Evidence from New Zealand 

    Menclova, A.; Webb, R. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2015)
    New Zealand, along with the US and Australia, has one of the highest asthma rates among developed countries and previous analyses attribute this partly to insufficient home heating in certain neighborhoods. International ...
  • Ramping Up Resistance: Corporate Sustainable Development and Academic Research 

    Tregidga, H.; Milne, M.J.; Kearins, K. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2016)
    We argue the need for academics to resist and challenge the hegemonic discourse of sustainable development within the corporate context. Laclau and Mouffe’s discourse theory provides a useful framework for recognizing the ...
  • Knowledge Sharing in IT Consultant and SME Interactions 

    Bradshaw, A.; Pulakanam, V.; Cragg, P. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information SystemsUniversity of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2015)
    Many SMEs depend on consultants to overcome knowledge barriers, especially for IT projects. This paper aims to determine how IT consultants affect the IT knowledge of SMEs when IT consultants and SMEs interact. Data were ...
  • Does VRIO help managers evaluate a firm’s resources? 

    Knott, P.J. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2015)
    The resource-based view and VRIO method (value-rarity-imitability-organisation) have diffused widely into courses aimed at managerial practice, but research has yet to verify whether they help managers analyse a firm’s ...
  • Publicly-funded Homebirth in Victoria, Australia: Exploring the Views of Midwives and Doctors 

    McLachlan, H.; McKay, H.; Powell, R.; Small, R.; Davey, M.-A.; Cullinane, F.; Newton, M.; Forster, D. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2016)
    Objective: To explore midwives’ and doctors’ views and experiences of publicly-funded homebirthing models. Design: Cross-sectional survey implemented two years after the introduction of publicly-funded homebirthing ...
  • CONCEPTUALIZATION AND MEASUREMENT OF DIMENSIONALITY OF PLACE ATTACHMENT 

    Chen, Ning (Chris); Dwyer, Larry; Firth, Tracey (Cognizant Comm. Corp., 2014)
    To extend the discussion and application of place attachment to tourism-relevant contexts, this article proposes two neglected dimensions: place memory and place expectation. Combining these dimensions, a six-dimension ...
  • The impact of violence against women on reproductive health and child mortality in Timor-Leste : secondary analysis of 2009-2010 Timor-Leste Demographic Health Survey 

    Taft, A.J.; Powell, R.L.; Watson, L.F. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2015)
    Objectives: To determine differences in reproductive health and infant and child mortality and health between abused and non-abused ever-married women in Timor-Leste. Methods: Secondary data analysis of Timor-Leste Demographic ...
  • Post-disaster Management of Human Resources: Learning From an Extended Crisis 

    Nilakant, Venkataraman; Walker, Bernard; Rochford, Kylie (Resilient Organisations Research Programme, 2013)
    Disasters are rare events with major consequences; yet comparatively little is known about managing employee needs in disaster situations. Based on case studies of four organisations following the devastating earthquakes ...
  • Building Adaptive Resilience 

    Nilakant, Venkataraman; Walker, Bernard (Resilient Organisations Research Group, 2014)
    Management experts agree that business environments around the world are likely to become more volatile, uncertain and complex in coming years. New Zealand organisations are no exception. Sudden market shifts, turmoil in ...
  • Leading in a Post-disaster Setting: Guidance for Human Resource Practitioners 

    Nilakant, Venkataraman; Walker, Bernard; Rochford, Kylie; Van Heugten, Kate (2013)
    Based on a qualitative study of four organisations involving 47 respondents following the extensive 2010 – 2011 earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand, this paper presents some guidance for human resource practitioners ...
  • Conceptualising Adaptive Resilience using Grounded Theory 

    Nilakant, Venkataraman; Walker, Bernard; Van Heugten, Kate; Baird, Rosemary; De Vries, Herb (2014)
    We present the initial findings from a study of adaptive resilience of lifelines organisations providing essential infrastructure services, in Christchurch, New Zealand following the earthquakes of 2010-2011. Qualitative ...
  • CONCEPTUALIZATION AND MEASUREMENT OF DIMENSIONALITY OF PLACE ATTACHMENT 

    Chen, Ning (Chris); Dwyer, Larry; Firth, Tracey (Cognizant Comm. Corp., 2014)
    To extend the discussion and application of place attachment to tourism-relevant contexts, this article proposes two neglected dimensions: place memory and place expectation. Combining these dimensions, a six-dimension ...
  • South East Asian Tax Administration Issues in the Drive to Attract Foreign Direct Investment: Is a Regional Tax Authority the Way Forward? 

    Brand, T.; Hodson, A.; Sawyer, A. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2015)
    The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) region is of growing importance to foreign investing New Zealand businesses. Under the umbrella of a case study focussing on Vietnam, this paper utilises interviews ...
  • Informed consent to breech birth in New Zealand 

    Powell, R.L.; Walker, S.; Barrett, A. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2015)
    The authors note significant room for improvement in facilitating informed consent in the management of breech presentation. New Zealand maternity care providers, including midwives, general practitioners and specialist ...
  • Executive remuneration principles, practices and processes: an institutional logics perspective 

    Crombie, N.A. (Inderscience Enterprises LtdUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2015)
    Agency logic assumes that executives are greedy and opportunistic, which implies that monetary incentives are necessary to ensure they act in the best interests of shareholders; whereas corporate logic assumes that executives ...
  • Employment rights disputes: What is the role of HR professionals? 

    Walker, B.; Hamilton, R.T. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2011)
    This study explores the role of human resource specialists in the handling of employee grievances. Most studies of HRM devolution have drawn only on the perceptions of managers and have neglected the area of grievances. ...
  • Resident attitudes, place attachment and destination branding: a research framework 

    Chen, N.; Šegota, T. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2015)
    Purpose – This paper aims to propose a new line of research that explores the relationship between residents and destination brand building behaviours through the concept of place attachment. Design and methodology – ...

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