Recent Submissions

  • Experiences of high-growth technology firms in Malaysia and New Zealand 

    Ng, P.Y.; Hamilton, R.T. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2016)
  • What to Aim for? The Choice of an Inflation Objective when Openness Matters 

    Froyen, R.T.; Guender A.V. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2016)
    Inflation targeting countries generally define the inflation objective in terms of the consumer price index. Studies in the academic literature, however, reach conflicting conclusions concerning which measure of inflation ...
  • False Dichotomies in Administrative Law: From There to Here 

    Joseph, P.A. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2016)
    This article revisits our administrative law journey since the Second World War (1939-1945). It is a journey worth recounting because it reveals how starkly our administrative law has changed over a short, finite period ...
  • Constitutional Law 

    Joseph, P.A. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2016)
    The review will examine seven public law developments from 2013-2015: three statutory, two judicial, one statutory inquiry and one non-statutory inquiry. The topics are: • the report of the Constitutional Advisory ...
  • The predictive ability of a risk-adjusted yield spread for economic activity in Europe 

    Guender, A.; Tolan, B. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2016)
    This paper examines whether the pricing of risk is important for macroeconomic activity at the country level. We design a risk-adjusted yield spread and test its predictive content for economic activity on the periphery ...
  • The Performance Advantages for SMEs of Product Innovation and Marketing Resource?Capability Complementarity in Emerging Economies 

    Sok, P.; O'Cass, A.; Miles, M.P. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2016)
    Research focusing on SMEs has in many respects been dominated by a developed-economy perspective (Bruton, Ahlstrom, and Obloj 2008). As such, theory and research on SMEs underpinned by a developed economy perspective may ...
  • Protecting Student Intellectual Property in the Entrepreneurial Classroom 

    Katz, J. A.; Wright, S. L. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2015)
    At the 2015 AOM conference I met up with Jerome A. Katz, one of the authors of the original paper on protecting student IP in university settings. Jerome A. Katz holds the Coleman Professorship of Entrepreneurship and is ...
  • 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 ...

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