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    • National Policies for the Internationalisation of Higher Education in New Zealand: A Comparative Analysis 

      Shannon, William (University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2009)
      Research has observed an ever-increasing emphasis which is placed on the international dimension in higher education. This thesis is particularly interested in the question, why internationalisation? It constitutes a case ...
    • Natural Disasters and Tax: Issues from the Canterbury Earthquakes 

      Maples, A.J.; Sawyer, A.J. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2014)
      The Canterbury earthquakes of 2010 and 2011 have shone the spotlight on a number of tax issues. These issues, and in particular lessons learned from them, will be relevant for revenue authorities, policymakers and taxpayers ...
    • ¿Necesitan derechos los ríos? Comparando estructuras legales para la regulación de los ríos en Nueva Zelanda, Australia y Chile 

      Macpherson EJ; O'Donnell E (2018)
      Este artículo aborda lo que el otorgamiento de “personalidad jurídica” a los ríos puede ofrecer a las opciones institucionales para la regulación medio ambiental del agua. Se examina esta pregunta al estudiar la ...
    • Negligence, Economic Loss and the Ambit of the Duty of Care 

      Todd, S. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1980)
      Difficulty in determining the true basis in law for allowing recovery of "pure" economic loss which is not consequential upon any physical damage suffered by a plaintiff has preoccupied the courts in a number of ...
    • Network exploration and exploitation in international entrepreneurship: an opportunity-based view 

      Faroque, Anisur Rahman (University of Canterbury. Department of Management, Marketing & Entrepreneurship, 2014)
      International entrepreneurship (IE) exists at the interface of two distinct research fields - entrepreneurship and international business (IB). However, IE studies typically fail to integrate research from both fields, ...
    • Neural networks applied to analytical procedures. 

      Li, Stewart (University of Canterbury, 2017/2018)
      Both U.S. and international standards require auditors to perform analytical procedures during the audit planning phase to assess the risk of material misstatements in the financial statements and, near the end of the ...
    • A New Adaptive Sequential Design for Sampling Rare and Clustered Populations 

      Salehi, M.; Moradi, M.; Bell, G.; Smith, D.; Brown, J.A. (University of Canterbury. Mathematics and StatisticsUniversity of Canterbury. Management, 2008)
      Designing an efficient large-area survey is a challenge for ecologists. Adaptive sampling designs can be efficient because it ensures survey effort is targeted to subareas of high interest. In two-stage sampling, higher ...
    • A New Approach to Competence Analysis 

      Knott, P.; Pearson, A.; Taylor, R. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 1996)
      Competences and core competences of organisations have been widely discussed in the literature in recent years, particularly in relation to technology-based companies. However, in contrast, the processes and interactions ...
    • A New Existence and Uniqueness Theorem for Continuous Games 

      Hogan, S. (College of Business and EconomicsUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2010)
      This paper derives a general sufficient condition for existence and uniqueness in continuous games using a variant of the contraction mapping theorem applied to mapping from a subset of the real line on to itself. We first ...
    • A New Procedure to Test for H Self-Similarity 

      Rea, W.; Price, C.; Oxley, L.; Reale, M. (College of Business and Economics, University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Economics.University of Canterbury. Mathematics and Statistics., 2008)
      It is now recognized that long memory and structural change can be confused because the statistical properties of times series of lengths typical of many financial and economic series are similar for both models. We propose ...
    • New Product Development: a Study of the Adoption, Usage and Impact of Tools Among Small High Technology Firms. 

      de Waal, Gerrit Anton (University of Canterbury. Management, 2011)
      This thesis reports on the associations between a variety of factors related to the adoption and use of 76 well-known new product development (NPD) tools on NPD performance at the project level in small high technology ...
    • New Right Economics Colonising Education: A New Zealand Experiment 

      Leane, G.W.G. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 2000)
      In 1989 the New Zealand government introduced a dramatic new policy initiative in to reconfigure the education system, particularly in its pre-tertiary institutional structures. Its themes centre around notions of economic ...
    • The New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 and a Post September 11 Morality; Community Rights versus Individual Rights 

      Gallavin, C. (University of Canterbury. School of Law., 2005)
      Within this article I seek to exam the place of the New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990 (NZBRA) in the changing world of human rights protection post September 11, 2001. I will argue that the non-entrenched NZBRA, while ...
    • New Zealand business failure and its macroeconomic variables. 

      Pang, Penney (University of Canterbury. Accounting and Information Systems, 2000)
      Although business failure is essentially a microeconomic phenomenon which reflects a particular firm's situation, the likelihood of business failure can also be influenced by the economic conditions of the nation in which ...
    • New Zealand Corporate Boards in Transition: Composition, Activity and Incentives Between 1995 and 2010 

      Boyle, G.; Ji, X. (College of Business and Economics, University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      We document, describe and interpret changes in New Zealand corporate board characteristics between 1995 and 2010, a period centred around the 2003 introduction of the NZX Corporate Governance Best Practice Code. Unsurprisingly, ...
    • New Zealand Corporate Boards in Transition: Composition, Activity and Incentives Between 1995 and 2010 

      Boyle, G.; Ji, X. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2013)
      We document changes in New Zealand corporate board characteristics between 1995 and 2010, a period centred around the 2003 governance-focused reforms of NZX list- ing rules and recommendations. Unsurprisingly, the ...
    • The New Zealand Court of Appeal and the Doctrine of Stare Decisis 

      Scragg, R. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2003)
      The role of the doctrine of stare decisis rose to prominence in the New Zealand Court of Appeal in 2003. In Jones v Sky City Auckland Ltd the Court made a pronouncement on the current position of the doctrine in that Court. ...
    • New Zealand Media Law Update 

      Cheer, U. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2008)
      It has been a typically busy period for New Zealand media law in the year or so under review. In defamation, the High Court decision which appeared to extend the constitutional qualified privilege defence with little ...
    • The New Zealand Stock Exchange Governance Code : investigating calls for improved sustainability reporting and management intentions. 

      Chirapattanakorn, Udom (Peter) (University of Canterbury, 2018)
      The purpose of this study is to examine to the current state of sustainability reporting by New Zealand’s listed organisations and the likelihood that the revised New Zealand Stock Exchange Corporate Governance Best Practice ...
    • New Zealand's Discourse on Executive Remuneration 

      Crombie, N.A. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2010)
      Purpose: Zajac and Westphal (1995; 2004) found that US companies have transitioned from corporate (or managerial) to agency (or shareholder) logic. This study examines the institutional logic embedded with New Zealand’s ...