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    • The 2008 Financial Crisis: How We Got There and Why 

      Boyle, G. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2009)
    • (2014). AACSB International’s 2013 Accreditation Standards: Implications for Faculty and Deans, . 7(2), 86-107. 

      Miles, M.P.; Franklin, G.; Heriot, K.; Hadley, L.; Hazeldine, M. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2014)
      Higher education, particularly collegiate management and business education, has undergone significant changes since AACSB International’s last major revision of accreditation standards in 2003. These changes include ...
    • ABC on Deals 

      Dufwenberg, M.; Servatka, M.; Vadovic, R. (University of CanterburyUniversity of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2012)
      We develop, and experimentally test, a behavioral model of deal­making which includes binding contracts and informal agreements as distinct but related special cases. The key assumptions: people are mostly honest; they ...
    • Abridging the Tyranny of Distance: European Union and New Zealand Security Cultures in the Asia Pacific Region 

      Hollis, Simon John (University of Canterbury. National Centre for Research on Europe, 2007)
      The rise in prominence of transregional security threats has heightened an awareness for an interdependent outlook on security threats, often requiring regional solutions to insure stability. The Asia Pacific security ...
    • Accommodation Preferences of the Girlfriend Getaway Market: Self-Image, Satisfaction and Loyalty 

      Khoo-Lattimore, C.; Prayag, G. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2015)
      The study aims at identifying the dimensions of accommodation and service of importance to the girlfriend getaway (GGA) market and their relationship with self-image, satisfaction and loyalty. Analysis of data from 540 ...
    • Accommodation Providers’ Responses to Climate Change in Kyoto, Japan 

      Takashima, Yoko (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      Rising global concerns over climate change are one of today’s major challenges to the tourism sector and its subsectors, such as the accommodation industry. Given the limited progress in understanding climate change in the ...
    • Accountability for risk in the deep sea petroleum exploration arena : a critical discourse analysis. 

      Scobie, Matthew Russell (University of Canterbury. Accounting and Information Systems, 2015)
      This research aims to take an interdisciplinary approach to examine how two different strands of literature, sociology of risk and the Māori guardianship value of kaitiakitanga, can inform corporate, public and personal ...
    • Accountability to Stakeholders in a Student-Managed Organisation 

      Hill, C.; Crombie, N.A. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2010)
      Purpose: Management is normally held accountable to stakeholders because it enters into long-term relationships with them. However, managers which are planning on departing the organisation can take advantage of stakeholders’ ...
    • Accounting about I-Kiribati through Protectorate, Colony and Republic 

      Dixon, K. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2007)
      Civilising, modernising and liberalising constitute a taxonomy of pre-eminent policy paradigms of colonial and neo-colonial activities of governmental agencies originating in the Global North. Using Kiribati as a case ...
    • Accounting and the arts. 

      Thompson, George David (University of Canterbury. Accounting and Information Systems, 1993)
      Two trends in accounting thought and regulation are discernible. Firstly, the scope of the resources and resource attributes which are recognized by accounting is being broadened-from a preoccupation with the financial ...
    • The Accounting Brain Drain 

      Pengelly, R.; Lord, B.; Shanahan, Y. (University of Canterbury. Accountancy Finance and Information Systems., 2008)
      The ‘brain drain’ is the flow of human capital out of a country, particularly skilled individuals and tertiary graduates. Haylock (2005), observing that 80% of accounting firms are finding it difficult to find and retain ...
    • Accounting education for managers: A managerial work perspective on their curriculum 

      Dixon, K.; Gleadle, P. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2007)
      The accounting education of people in managerial roles or performing managerial work is relatively neglected in the literature compared with educating accountants. Moreover, judged from most textbooks purporting to serve ...
    • Accounting for infrastructural assets : perspectives from within New Zealand local government 

      Doyle, James Lawrence (University of Canterbury. Accountancy, Finance and Information Systems, 1996)
      There is no generally accepted accounting practice for infrastructural assets with respect to either their definition or how to account for them. Renewal accounting is an alternative to the generally accepted basis of ...
    • Accounting for the business start-up experiences of Afghan refugees in Christchurch, New Zealand 

      Najib, Hedayatullah (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, 2015)
      New Zealand is rapidly becoming a strongly multicultural society with nearly one in four of its citizens born overseas (Statistics New Zealand, 2006). Immigrants enter New Zealand under many different classifications, such ...
    • Accounting Practices: The Change I See 

      Gunatilake, G.; Lord, B.R.; Dixon, K. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2015)
      Purpose – The aim of this study is to clarify the nature of change based upon the concept of impermanence. In particular, we will answer two questions; what change is, and why individuals perceive change differently. These ...
    • Accounting Practices: The Change I See 

      Gunatilake, Gayathri (University of Canterbury. Accounting and Information Systems, 2014)
      In this thesis I explain change in accounting practices and organisations as a construction of the observer. My case study demonstrates how observers construct different static entities and observe change of those constructed ...
    • Accreditation of Business Schools: An Explanatory Multiple-Case Study of their Motivations 

      Hodge, Toni Ann (University of Canterbury. Management, 2010)
      The commitment required of a university or business school to gain international accreditation is significant, both in dollar terms and staff time. This thesis seeks to explain the motivations for business schools to seek ...
    • Addiction and the law : a case-study of the Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Act. 

      Webb, Michael Blair (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2001)
      The thesis presents a case study of New Zealand's Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Act 1966 - a civil commitment law used to detain alcoholics and drug addicts for up to two years in state-certified residential treatment ...
    • The adoption of cloud computing for small and medium accounting firms. 

      Ma, Xinding (University of Canterbury. Accounting and Information Systems, 2015)
      Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the current state of cloud computing within the accounting industry, by studying how cloud computing technology had been used by accounting firms, and the factors that ...