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    • John George Russell and His Impact on New Zealand Tax Jurisprudence: An Investigative Analysis 

      Hodson, Alistair Graham (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2013)
      Mr John George Russell holds a special place in New Zealand’s relatively brief tax history. He is a person who has challenged Inland Revenue’s authority and the taxing statutes more than any other individual. If Mr Russell ...
    • Journal Impact Factor Versus Eigenfactor and Article Influence 

      Chang, C.; McAleer, M.; Oxley, L. (College of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2010)
      This paper examines the practical usefulness of two new journal performance metrics, namely the Eigenfactor score, which is said to measure “importance”, and Article Influence score, which is said to measure “prestige”, ...
    • Judicial approaches to meaning in the interpretation of statutes 

      Farrar, A. A. (University of Canterbury. Law, 1982)
      Statutes are a written communication between Parliament and the legislative audience. Statutory interpretation is the process whereby the legislative audience seeks to understand and thereby govern its actions by the ...
    • Judicial Review of Universities - The Visitor and the visited 

      Caldwell, J.L. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1982)
      The University visitor is a truly remarkable figure in English law. Described by one writer a "redolent of monarchical paternalism in an isolated unworldly community of scholars" this once remote figure has become prominent ...
    • Juries and the use of social media during trials 

      Cheer, U. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2013)
      Media reported recently that there may be an attempt to stop the Jesse Ryder assault case because of publication of material that may damage the accused’s right to fair trial. One of the concerns in cases like this is ...
    • Just How Good are the Top Three Journals in Finance?An Assessment Based on Quantity and Quality Citations 

      Chang, C-L.; McAleer, M. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2014)
      The paper is concerned with ranking academic journal quality and research impact in Finance, based on the widely-used Thomson Reuters ISI Web of Science citations database. The paper analyses the 89 leading international ...
    • Juvenile Justice: A comparison between the laws of New Zealand and Germany 

      Wiese, Katja Kristina (University of Canterbury. Law, 2007)
      The main objective of this thesis is to make a contribution to the controversial subject of how the German youth justice system could be reformed. In this context, this thesis aims to discover innovative strategies that ...
    • Kia kaha Europe: Teaching and Learning European Union Law in New Zealand 

      Masselot, A. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2016)
    • Kia kaha Europe: Teaching and Learning European Union Law in New Zealand 

      Masselot, A. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2016)
      How do we as teachers make European Union law obviously relevant to students studying at a university level in New Zealand? The relationship between New Zealand and the European Union is strong and important – from our ...
    • King v Grundon: The need for real and substantial harm in defamation 

      Cheer, U. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2012)
      I want to talk today about a recent decision of the UK High Court called King v Grundon. This was a defamation decision given extempore, which means an oral judgment given by the judge at the time – live, so to speak, or ...
    • The Knowledge Economy/Society: The Latest Example of “Measurement Without Theory”? 

      Oxley, L.; Walker, P.; Thorns, D.; Wang, H. (Department of EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Economics.University of Canterbury. Sociology., 2008)
      The world has embraced a set of concepts (knowledge driven growth) which are seen as the ‘core of future growth and wellbeing’ without any commonly agreed notion of what they are, how they might be measured, and crucially ...
    • 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 ...
    • Lamb v London Borough of Camden: A Case of Shifting Foundations 

      Todd, S. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1982)
      What is the proper test of causation when a defendant's breach of duty does not by itself cause damage to a plaintiff but provides the opportunity for a deliberate and harmful intervention by a third-party'?
    • The "Last Mile" Problem in Personalized Medicine: a Dynamic Interactive Graphical Software Solution 

      Fountain, J.; Gunby, P. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2010)
      Clinicians and patients typically experience difficulty with the conditional probability reasoning (Bayes Theorem) required to make inferences about health states on the basis of diagnostic test results. This problem will ...
    • The Law Around Leaking and Breach of Confidence 

      Cheer, U. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2013)
      As we know, it’s been a month of leaking, blogging and breaching court orders. I thought it would be a good idea to try and answer some general questions around the relevant laws, some of which have got mangled a bit in ...
    • The law of climate change mitigation in New Zealand 

      Schofield, Simon anthony (University of Canterbury. Law, 2012)
      As the world strives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate climate change, the law has a crucial role to play in supporting mitigation solutions. Starting with the common law's potential for the development of a ...
    • 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 ...
    • Learning to exchange time: Benefits and obstacles to time banking 

      Ozanne, L.K. (University of Canterbury. Management, 2010)
      Findings from a qualitative study of Time Bank members from the first Time Bank in New Zealand are reported. Using focus groups, this study identifies benefits of Time Banking in terms of physical, human, social, and ...
    • Lecturing proficiency and effectiveness of New Zealand accounting and finance academics 

      Adler, R.; Crombie, N.; Roberts, H.; Dixon, K. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2015)
      The manuscript comprises a literature review in progress, to examine research relevant to how accounting and finance academics can improve their proficiency and effectiveness as teachers. The notion of improving proficiency ...
    • The legal environment of Salmond’s time 

      Finn, J.N. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 2006)
      What was the legal environment in New Zealand in 1906? What might John Salmond have found he needed to learn to appreciate the changes in New Zealand legal culture since he had departed for Adelaide in 1897? We can approach ...