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World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education

Dr Diane Ruwhiu attended the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, Toronto, 24th – 29th July. Poutama Ara Rau (Otago Research Theme on Indigenous Learning and Education -…/research/otago330602.html) presented on the world stage led by Dr. Karyn Paringatai (Te Tumu, School of Māori, Pacific & Indigenous Studies) Dr. Diane Ruwhiu (Department of Management, Otago Business School) and Pearl Matahiki (Manager of the Otago University Maori Centre) with their theme "Seeking Innovative Māori Learner Success in Tertiary Studies.”

Human Resources Management major graduates

Included in the graduation ceremony of Saturday 19 August 2017 was our first students to graduate with a major in Human Resources Management.  Congratulations!

Winter symposium - examining the future of work.  Parliament theatrette (5 July 2017)

Dr Sara Walton led off the evening, explaining that she and her team had been researching the future of work in Dunedin to 2030, the future of ICT in Dunedin, and had received funding to research high-value manufacturing to 2040.  ODT article and Video.

Developing responsible leadership students raise $5420 for Dunedin Night Shelter

Students were challenged to put the theory of what they had learnt into practice to raise money for Dunedin Night Shelter.  Full ODT article.

Graduation - 13 May

Babak Zahraei and Naoto Nadayama both had their PhD awarded at Saturday's graduation ceremony. They were amongst the 57 management graduates at this ceremony. Congratulations to you all.

Opinion piece in the NBR

Opinion:  Lessons from United - How to make an apology  - Professor Steven Grover

PhD submitted for examination

  • 27 April:  Ruth Mrabure submitted her PhD thesis to the Doctoral Office for examination.
  • 21 February:  Somayeh Bahmannia submitted her PhD thesis to the Doctoral Office for examination

NZ CEO caps his salary and give staff unlimited annual leave

Dean Hall is an Otago BCom (Management) graduate who is the founder of a very successful gaming studio. Full Stuff article.

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