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Attributing consequences to accountancy: Pacific insights
(University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2009)
Purpose – The question is addressed of how types of consequences of accounting can be identified and classified. In doing so, an analysis is conducted of consequences for Kain Nikunau (i.e. indigenous persons of Nikunau ...
Systematically Biased Beliefs about Political Influence: Evidence from the Perceptions of Political Influence on Policy Outcomes Survey
(University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
Retrospective voting circumvents many of voters' cognitive limitations, but if voters' attributional judgements are systematically biased, retrospective voting becomes an independent source of political failure. We design ...
Ethnic minority self-employment: An inter-group comparison of embeddedness
(University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2013)
This paper explores the antecedents of different rates of self-employment among selected ethnic minority groups in a developed and ethnically-diverse nation. The study captures the embedding characteristics of the Pacific ...
Co-worker relationships and organisational misfit
(University of Canterbury. Management, 2009)
Employees perform better, are healthier, happier, and stay longer in environments in which they fit (Kristof-Brown, Zimmerman, & Johnson, 2005). In line with this, organizations wish to improve fit, and research has typically ...
Stock Market Volatility around National Election
(University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2006)
In a sample of 27 OECD countries, this paper investigates whether the event of a national election induces higher stock market volatility. It is found that the country- specific component of index return variance can ...
Caring in Austerity Time in the EU post-financial crisis
(University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2014)
The importance of accessible, affordable and high quality childcare is acknowledged by the EU but legal development has been ad hoc, slow and lacks coherence. Since the financial crisis, the EU intervention on care issues ...
The EU and the Challenge of Eldercare
(University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2015)
This paper aims to explore how the law and policy of the European Union (EU) have engaged, with the challenges of an ageing population. It focuses on one of such challenges, namely the Long Term Care (LTC) requirements ...
The influence of co-worker relationships on person-organisation misfit.
(University of Canterbury. Management, 2010)
Gender Implications of New Zealand’s Gender-Neutral Law and Policies on Work-Life Balance
(University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2013)
New Zealand’s approach to work-life balance is somewhat unique because it is claimed to neither be about women, nor about families (Department of Labour 2009). Nevertheless, critical legal analysis reveals that New Zealand’s ...
Functions of accounting, types of rulership (-archies) and forms of rule (-[o]cracies)
(University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2012)
This critical history is concerned with accountings as technologies of domination and of legitimation. Widespread studies of accounting usages and their contexts have illuminated these socio-political functions of accounting. ...