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    • Operator agency in process intervention: tampering versus application of tacit knowledge 

      Van Gestel, P.; Pons, D.; Pulakanam, V. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and EntrepreneurshipUniversity of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2015)
      Statistical process control (SPC) theory takes a negative view of adjustment of process settings, which is termed tampering. In contrast, quality and lean programmes actively encourage operators to acts of intervention and ...
    • Order from Chaos? Tribunal Reform in New Zealand 

      Hopkins, W.J. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2009)
      In November 2006, the New Zealand Law Commission and the Ministry of Justice launched a joint program of tribunal reform in New Zealand. The aim of the project was to ‘provide a final report on the issues involved in ...
    • Organisational resilience following the Darfield earthquake of 2010 

      Whitman, Z.; Stevenson, J.; Kachali, H.; Seville, E.; Vargo, J.; Wilson, T. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information SystemsUniversity of Canterbury. Civil and Natural Resources EngineeringUniversity of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2014)
      This paper presents the preliminary findings of a study on the resilience and recovery of organisations following the Darfield earthquake in New Zealand on 4 September 2010. Sampling included organisations proximal and ...
    • Organizational resilience and financial performance 

      Prayag G; Chowdhury M; Orchiston C; Spector S (2018)
      Organization resilience has two dimensions – planned and adaptive (Lee, Vargo & Seville, 2013). Planned resilience occurs pre-disaster, whereas adaptive resilience typically emerges post-disaster and requires leadership, ...
    • Out on Bail - the Report of the Criminal Law Reform Committee on Bail 

      Finn, J.N. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1983)
      In December 1982 the Criminal Law Reform Committee presented to the Minister of Justice a comprehensive report on bail and made many recommendations for changes in the current law and practice in this area. The primary ...
    • Parties to Corporate Offending: A Director's Liability 

      Hawes, C. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2015)
      When a company is convicted of criminal offending, the liability must necessarily be based upon some conduct performed by a human agent. The relationship between the company and the agent must be examined in this context ...
    • Paternity Deferments and the Timing of Births: U.S. Natality during the Vietnam War 

      Kutinova, A. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2008)
      During the conflict in Vietnam, married men with dependents could obtain a deferment from the draft. In 1965, following President Johnson's Executive Order 11241 and a subsequent Selective Service System announcement, the ...
    • Patterns and Pricing of Idiosyncratic Volatility in the French Stock Market 

      Liu Z; Nartea GV; Wu J (2018)
      We investigate the time series behavior of idiosyncratic volatility and its role in asset pricing in France. We find that both aggregate idiosyncratic and market volatility exhibit regime switching behavior similar to that ...
    • Pay Peanuts and Get Monkeys? Evidence from Academia 

      Boyle, G. (University of Canterbury. Economics., 2008)
      In most countries, academic pay is independent of discipline, thus ignoring differences in labor market opportunities. Using some unique data from a comprehensive research assessment exercise undertaken in one such country ...
    • Payback without Apology 

      Boyle, G.; Guthrie, G. (University of Canterbury. Economics., 2006)
      When interest rates are uncertain, the net-present-value threshold required to justify an irreversible investment is increasing in the length of a project's payback period. Therefore, slow-payback projects should face a ...
    • The Performance Advantages for SMEs of Product Innovation and Marketing Resource?Capability Complementarity in Emerging Economies 

      Sok, P.; O'Cass, A.; Miles, M.P. (University of Canterbury. Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, 2016)
      Research focusing on SMEs has in many respects been dominated by a developed-economy perspective (Bruton, Ahlstrom, and Obloj 2008). As such, theory and research on SMEs underpinned by a developed economy perspective may ...
    • The Platypus Economist 

      Crampton, E (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2011)
      Invited introduction to Agenda's special issue on health economics summarizing and critiquing the articles contained therein.
    • Pornography - An Argument For Censorship 

      Caldwell, J.L. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 1992)
      The Films, Videos, and Publications Classification Bill 1992 has once again focused public attention on the issues of the desirability and implementation of censorship law in New Zealand. With these issues of censorship, which ...
    • Post-disaster Management of Human Resources: Learning From an Extended Crisis 

      Nilakant, Venkataraman; Walker, Bernard; Rochford, Kylie (Resilient Organisations Research Programme, 2013)
      Disasters are rare events with major consequences; yet comparatively little is known about managing employee needs in disaster situations. Based on case studies of four organisations following the devastating earthquakes ...
    • Practical, Legal and Ethical Issues Surrounding Disaster Reporting in Christchurch in the Last Two Years 

      Cheer, U. (University of Canterbury. School of Law, 2012)
      I want to talk a bit about a media project that I started work on over the summer, which is part of a larger project the Faculty of Law at Canterbury is carrying out, investigating the many legal issues that have arisen ...
    • Prediction of Sphingosine protein-coding regions with a self adaptive spectral rotation method 

      Li Z; Guan Y; Yuan X; Zheng P; Zhu H (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2019)
      © 2019 Li et al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original ...
    • The predictive ability of a risk-adjusted yield spread for economic activity in Europe 

      Guender, A.V.; Tolan, B. (University of Canterbury. Department of Economics and Finance, 2016)
      This paper examines whether the pricing of risk is important for macroeconomic activity at the country level. We design a risk-adjusted yield spread and test its predictive content for economic activity on the periphery ...
    • Product Innovation Tool Adoption Behaviour in Technology-based New Ventures 

      de Waal, G.A.; Knott, P. (University of Canterbury. Management, 2012)
      Despite the attention it gives to innovation tools, the product innovation literature does not address the behavioural motivation behind practitioners’ adoption of particular tools, or relate this to new venture development. ...
    • Proposing an Alternative to Bankruptcy: Part XV in Retrospect 

      Sawyer, A.J. (University of Canterbury. Department of Accounting and Information Systems, 1995)
      With the arrival and subsequent repercussions of the 1987 worldwide sharemarket crash, the instances of businesses and individuals alike facing insolvency in New Zealand has escalated at an unprecedented rate. A large number ...