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Investigating Informal Leaders as Influencers of Service Satisfaction in a Group of Customers
(University of Canterbury. Management, 2010)
Despite the importance and popularity of the satisfaction construct in service research, the influence of individuals on a customer group remains poorly understood. Only recently, the influence of an individual group member ...
Constructing Structural VAR Models With Conditional Independence Graphs
(University of Canterbury. Economics., 2007)
Technology has impacted extensively on the operations of financial markets which are inhabited by a rich array of fixed-income securities, each bearing a particular rate of interest. The relationship between the yields on ...
Evaluating the Alignment of IT with Business Processes in SMEs
(University of Canterbury. Accountancy Finance and Information Systems., 2007)
This paper takes a new approach to IT alignment by focusing on the alignment of IT with business processes. Thus the paper focuses on operational alignment rather than strategic alignment. The paper proposes a new instrument ...
Does Cash Flow Really Matter for Corporate Investment Decisions?
(University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2009)
Directors' Liability on Insolvency
(University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2007)
When a company enters a formal insolvency procedure its directors are more likely than at any other time in the company's existence to face civil and/or criminal actions for breach of duties or obligations imposed on them ...
Making Management Accounting Learning Practical
(University of Canterbury. Accountancy Finance and Information Systems., 2008)
Reflecting on learning and assessment practice, and extant theories of learning; and sharing such reflections among accounting education practitioners should enable the improvement of the practices of such practitioners ...
Institutionalising the Discourse of Executive Remuneration: An Analysis of Corporate Governance Codes and Annual Reports from Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom
(University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 2009)
Is Six Sigma appropriate to NZ organisations?
(University of Canterbury. Management, 2008)
Six Sigma refers to a set of tools and techniques, within an improvement cycle, developed by Motorola to guide the process of continuous improvement of product quality. The term itself refers to a level of process capability. ...
Accounting about I-Kiribati through Protectorate, Colony and Republic
(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 ...
Experimental Investigation of Overbidding in the All-Pay Auction
(University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2006)
Bidding behavior in all-pay auctions is well documented as deviating from the Nash predictions. In particular, there is pervasive and significant overbidding not only in terms of the aggregate groups bids being greater ...