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    • Order from Chaos? Tribunal Reform in New Zealand 

      Hopkins, W.J. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2009)
      In November 2006, the New Zealand Law Commission and the Ministry of Justice launched a joint program of tribunal reform in New Zealand. The aim of the project was to ‘provide a final report on the issues involved in ...
    • An organisation theory perspective on choice of franchising form 

      Floyd, Callum (University of Canterbury, 2001)
      This research addresses the issue of diversity of organisational forms in franchising, which despite its prevalence, is poorly understood. The research focuses on the choice between three categories, consisting of five ...
    • Organisational information systems resilience : a Q-methodology approach. 

      Sarkar, Amitrajit (University of Canterbury, 2016)
      Organisational resilience has gained increasing attention in recent years. In this research, we adopt Agency Theory and Weill’s IT Governance framework to investigate the decision priorities of senior executives in the ...
    • Organisational IS resilience: A pilot study using Q-methodology 

      Sarkar A; Wingreen SC; Cragg P (2013)
      Organisational resilience has gained increasing attention in recent years. This paper focuses on an aspect of organisational resilience, i.e., on IS resilience. Given the potentially devastating implications of disruptions ...
    • Organisational resilience following the Darfield earthquake of 2010 

      Whitman, Z.; Stevenson, J.; Kachali, H.; Seville, E.; Vargo, J.; Wilson, T. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information SystemsUniversity of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2014)
      This paper presents the preliminary findings of a study on the resilience and recovery of organisations following the Darfield earthquake in New Zealand on 4 September 2010. Sampling included organisations proximal and ...
    • Organizational Involvement in Carbon Mitigation: The New Zealand Public Sector 

      Birchall, Stephen Jeffrey (University of Canterbury. Accounting and Information Systems, 2013)
      Introduction: New Zealand (NZ) ratified the Kyoto Protocol in 2002, committing to prudent greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions. In an effort to promote public sector carbon management, in 2004, Clark’s Labour-led ...
    • Organizational resilience and financial performance 

      Prayag G; Chowdhury M; Orchiston C; Spector S (2018)
      Organization resilience has two dimensions – planned and adaptive (Lee, Vargo & Seville, 2013). Planned resilience occurs pre-disaster, whereas adaptive resilience typically emerges post-disaster and requires leadership, ...
    • Out on Bail - the Report of the Criminal Law Reform Committee on Bail 

      Finn, J.N. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1983)
      In December 1982 the Criminal Law Reform Committee presented to the Minister of Justice a comprehensive report on bail and made many recommendations for changes in the current law and practice in this area. The primary ...
    • Outcomes of the Canterbury Earthquake Sequence for Tourism Businesses 

      Orchiston, C.; Vargo, J.; Seville, E. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2012)
      The Christchurch earthquake sequence has been on-going since September 4th 2010. The largest two earthquakes, magnitude (M) 7.1 on September 4th and the M 6.3 on February 22nd 2011 caused immediate and significant ...
    • Outputs and Performance Measures: A Case Study of Two New Zealand Public Sector Organisations 

      Phang, Meaw-Fong (University of Canterbury. Accountancy, Finance and Information Systems, 2006)
      Measuring performance is a necessary management practice if action is to result in desired outcomes. An important objective of the New Zealand public sector reforms that started in the late 1980s, was to focus the attention ...
    • Overcoming barriers to ethical clothing consumption: a conjoint analysis approach 

      Read, Julia (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      In recent years, especially with the rise of fast fashion, the unsustainable and unethical nature of the clothing industry has come to light. Despite many consumers expressing concern and an intention to avoid unethical ...
    • Particularism versus Uniformity: factors shaping the development of Australasian Intellectual Property law in the 19th century 

      Finn, J.N. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 1996)
      The creation of a coherent body of intellectual property law in 19th century Australasia is the result of a series of statutes by the local legislature. These statutes are a patchwork of provisions copied from England ...
    • Parties to Corporate Offending: A Director's Liability 

      Hawes, C. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2015)
      When a company is convicted of criminal offending, the liability must necessarily be based upon some conduct performed by a human agent. The relationship between the company and the agent must be examined in this context ...
    • The Pastoral Boom, the Rural Land Market, and Long Swings in New Zealand Economic Growth 1873-1939 

      Greasley, D.; Oxley, L. (University of Canterbury. Economics., 2006)
      A pastoral boom led to higher farm and manufacturing productivity and to New Zealand attaining the world’s highest HDI in 1913. Staple exports invigorated the land market, diffused rural land ownership, and fostered ...
    • The Pastoral Boom, the Rural Land Market, and Long Swings in New Zealand Economic Growth 1873-1939 

      Greasley, D.; Oxley, L. (Department of EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Economics., 2008)
      A pastoral boom led to higher farm and manufacturing productivity and to New Zealand attaining the world’s highest HDI in 1913. Staple exports invigorated the land market, diffused rural land ownership, and fostered ...
    • Paternity Deferments and the Timing of Births: U.S. Natality during the Vietnam War 

      Kutinova, A. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2008)
      During the conflict in Vietnam, married men with dependents could obtain a deferment from the draft. In 1965, following President Johnson's Executive Order 11241 and a subsequent Selective Service System announcement, the ...
    • Patterns of violence in intimate relationships: a critical examination of legal responses 

      Buckingham, Judith Isabel (University of Canterbury. Law, 2006)
      In this thesis, red flags for dangerousness/lethality established from domestic violence and homicide research provided the social framework for an examination of legal responses to violence in intimate heterosexual ...
    • Pay for performance in a management control context 

      Williams, Michelle (University of Canterbury, 1998)
      Otley et al. (1995) allege management accounting has become narrow in its focus and believe research is needed in broader areas. The areas of performance measurement and control have been suggested as a topic which ...
    • Pay Peanuts and Get Monkeys? Evidence from Academia 

      Boyle, G. (University of Canterbury. Economics., 2008)
      In most countries, academic pay is independent of discipline, thus ignoring differences in labor market opportunities. Using some unique data from a comprehensive research assessment exercise undertaken in one such country ...
    • Payback without Apology 

      Boyle, G.; Guthrie, G. (University of Canterbury. Economics., 2006)
      When interest rates are uncertain, the net-present-value threshold required to justify an irreversible investment is increasing in the length of a project's payback period. Therefore, slow-payback projects should face a ...