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    • Characterising High Growth Firms: Perspectives from the Asia-Pacific Region 

      Ng, Poh Yen (University of Canterbury. Department of Management, 2013)
      This study advances understanding of the complexity of high growth in technology-based businesses. The study builds on conceptual and applied insights on business growth from the entrepreneurship and strategic management ...
    • The characteristics and behaviour of effective and ineffective managers 

      Cammock, Peter (University of Canterbury. Business Administration, 1991)
      Recent reviews of the management literature have expressed concern over the lack of attention to the issue of effectiveness. This study addresses this deficiency by describing the characteristics and behaviours of effective ...
    • The Charitable Purposes Exemption from Income Tax:Pitt to Pemsel 1798-1891 

      Gousmett, Michael Joseph (University of Canterbury. Accounting and Information Systems, 2009)
      Abstract In the Assessed Taxes Act 1798, and the Duties upon Income Act 1799, William Pitt the Younger provided exemptions from those taxes for charitable institutions. However, the legislation failed to provide a ...
    • Cheques proffered in full and final satisfaction: a matter of principle 

      Black, J. H. (University of Canterbury. Law, 1992)
      Despite popular perception, the law in relation to "cheques in full and final satisfaction" is not a separate branch of the law of contract. The law pertaining to cheques in full and final satisfaction is simply an application ...
    • China's Electric Power Industry Reform: An Empirical Investigation 

      Shao, Bin (University of Canterbury. Economics and Finance, 2010)
      Electric power has become the most widely used secondary energy. As a result, the electricity industry's development will, in turn, directly influence other industries, people's daily lives, and the whole economy. China ...
    • China's energy economy: a survey of the literature 

      Ma, H.; Oxley, L. (Department of Economics, Working PaperUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2009)
      This paper reviews literature on China’s energy economics, focusing especially on: i) the relationship between energy consumption and economic growth, ii) China’s changing energy intensity, iii) energy demand and energy ...
    • China's energy situation and its implications in the New Millennium 

      Ma, H.; Oxley, L.; Gibson, J. (Department of EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2009)
      Many are interested in China’s energy situation, however, numerous energy related issues in China still remain unanswered, for example, what are the potential forces driving energy demand and supply? Previous reviews ...
    • China’s Energy Economy: Reforms, Market Development, Factor Substitution and the Determinants of Energy Intensity 

      Ma, Hengyun (University of Canterbury. Economics and Finance, 2009)
      The ongoing transition of former communist countries from planned to market economies has been one of the most important economic phenomena in the last few decades. Among these, China is one of the largest and fastest ...
    • China’s Energy Economy: Technical Change, Factor Demand and Interfactor/Interfuel Substitution 

      Ma, H.; Oxley, L.; Gibson, J.; Kim, B. (Department of EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Economics., 2008)
      With its rapid economic growth, China’s primary energy consumption has exceeded domestic energy production since 1994, leading to a substantial expansion in energy imports, particularly of oil. China’s energy demand has ...
    • Chinese Dairy Farm Performance and Policy Implications in the New Millennium 

      Ma, H.; Oxley, L.; Guo, S.; Tang, H.; Wu, Y.; Huang, J.; Rae, A.; Rozelle, S. (University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      China has significantly expanded its dairy cow numbers and increased its dairy processing capacity over the last five year in an attempt to meet increased demand for dairy products. China's net imports of dairy products, ...
    • Chinese overseas R&M performance and the go global policy 

      Gu, L.; Reed, W.R. (College of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2010)
      This paper investigates whether stock markets view Chinese M&As as increasing shareholder wealth. The subject is of interest given the influential role that the government plays in Chinese firms' overseas activities, and ...
    • Chinese tourists shopping behaviour in New Zealand : the case of health and beauty products. 

      Commons, Edward Paul (University of Canterbury, 2018)
      This thesis presents the findings of the shopping behaviours of Chinese tourists in New Zealand with specific reference to health and beauty products. This research investigates both the general shopping behaviour, ...
    • The choice of China's Business Tax to Value Added Tax reform: the traditional VAT model or the modern GST model? 

      Zhong, Hao (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      By implementing the Pilot Program for the Collection of Value Added Tax instead of Business Tax, China has started a move to a Value Added Tax (VAT). There were two models of VAT/Goods and Services Tax (GST) available to ...
    • Circumstances of a Pacific atoll people in diaspora: a retrospective analysis of I-Nikunau 

      Dixon K (LMU Munich, Department for Social and Cultural Anthropology, 2017)
      Life for people on many atolls is undoubtedly hard, frequently affected by droughts, rough seas and other adverse climatic conditions to name a few. It is little wonder then that kinship is the foundation of many atoll ...
    • Citations and Impact of ISI Tourism and Hospitality Journals 

      Chang, C-L.; McAleer, M. (College of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      The paper analyses the leading international journals in Tourism and Hospitality Research using quantifiable Research Assessment Measures (RAMs), highlights the similarities and differences in alternative RAMs, shows that ...
    • The Civil Law Influence on the Evolution of Testamentary Succession 

      Breach, Lindsay Dean (University of Canterbury. Law, 2013)
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    • Civil litigation in the Resident Magistrates’ Courts of the Canterbury settlement 1853-1862 

      Finn, J.N. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 2001)
      Supreme Court in Canterbury in this period 1852-1861. I hope to carry that research on for later years, but it became clear one could not make much sense of Supreme Court litigation without considering the more numerous, ...
    • Cliometrics and Time Series Econometrics: Some Theory and Applications 

      Greasley, D.; Oxley, L. (College of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2010)
      The paper discusses a range of modern time series methods that have become popular in the past 20 years and considers their usefulness for cliometrics research both in theory and via a range of applications. Issues such ...
    • The co-creation of gamified fitness experiences 

      Hawkins, Tess E. (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      This thesis aims to investigate the different motivations of fitness technology users. Specifically, this thesis examines technology-based fitness experiences and the motivations and value that users derive from these ...
    • Co-worker relationships and organisational misfit 

      Wright, S.; Cooper-Thomas, H. (University of Canterbury. Management, 2009)
      Employees perform better, are healthier, happier, and stay longer in environments in which they fit (Kristof-Brown, Zimmerman, & Johnson, 2005). In line with this, organizations wish to improve fit, and research has typically ...