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    • 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 ...
    • The legal implications of bioprospecting in the Antarctic region 

      Rogan-Finnemore, Michelle (University of Canterbury, 2005)
      The term ‘bioprospecting’ was only coined within the past few decades. Today, it is still difficult to find consensus on its legal meaning. What it appears to represent is the range of activities associated with searching ...
    • Legislative drafting in nineteenth century Australia and the first permanent Parliamentary Draftsmen 

      Finn, J.N. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 1994)
      This paper sets out to explore a largely unstudied aspect of Australian legal history. Many studies have been published about different areas of law and periods of reform or change in the law. Yet little has been written ...
    • The Legitimacy of CEO Pay: The Discourse of Telecom, the Media and the Public 

      Tan, V.; Crombie, N.A. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2011)
      This paper investigates how Telecom Corporation of New Zealand Ltd (Telecom) managed its legitimacy after announcing the Chief Executive Officer’s (CEO’s) pay in 2009 as well as the media’s and public’s reaction to Telecom’s ...
    • 'Legitimate Expectation' and the Rules of Natural Justice 

      Caldwell, J.L. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1983)
      In recent years the nature and boundaries of "the duty to act fairly" has been the predominant subject of judicial and academic concern in any discussion on the application of the rules of natural justice. Now that the ...
    • The Levers of Control in the Boardroom 

      Crombie, N.A.; Geekie, T.J. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2010)
      Purpose: The paper challenges agency and stewardship theories’ straw person conceptions of human behaviour and discusses how the board of directors can use accounting and control systems to effectively moderate a realistic ...
    • Library Decision Making Informed by Customer Values 

      McKnight, Susan (Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, 2010)
      'Customer value' is a much used and, in a number of cases, a misunderstood term, with emphasis placed on a priori categories of what provides value for the customer, rather than an effort to understand value from a customer ...
    • Limited time to make a change : an investigation into charitable behaviour around a deadline. 

      Bolderston, Rose Evelyn (University of Canterbury. Economics, 2015)
      I conduct a laboratory experiment to analyse the effect of deadlines and deadline length on charitable giving. Individuals may postpone or procrastinate making a donation, and then forget about doing so due to inattention. ...
    • Linguistic Deception Cues in Selected Narrative Disclosures Contained in Prospectuses of Failed and Non-Failed New Zealand Finance Companies 

      Chang, Ava (University of Canterbury. Accounting and Information Systems, 2013)
      With the judicial system worldwide investigating finance companies for misleading disclosures, deception has become a topical issue. However, deception is an area that has historically not been favoured in academia. The ...
    • Litigation in the early years of the Canterbury settlement 1852-1861 

      Finn, J.N. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 2001)
      This paper looks at the frequency and nature of litigation in the early years of the Canterbury settlement on the east coast of the South island of New Zealand. Because this was a new settlement in an area with virtually ...
    • The local authorities' capital market in New Zealand 

      Mulholland, R. D. (University of Canterbury. Economics, 1967)
      This thesis affords an examination of the operation of the Capital Market in New Zealand as it affects local authorities. The intention of the study is to determine and analyse the factors affecting the supply of and demand ...
    • Long memory or shifting means? A new approach and application to realised volatility 

      Rea, W.; Oxley, L.; Reale, M.; Mendes, E. (Department of Economics and FinanceUniversity of Canterbury. Economics.University of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics., 2008)
      It is now recognised that long memory and structural change can be confused because the statistical properties of times series of lengths typical of financial and econometric series are similar for both models. We propose ...
    • Machine news and volatility: The Dow Jones IndustrialAverage and the TRNA sentiment series 

      McAleer, M.; Allen, D. E.; Singh, A. K. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2014)
      This paper features an analysis of the relationship between the volatility of the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) Index and a sentiment news series using daily data obtained from the Thomson Reuters News Analytics ...