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Working on the Edge

Friday, 1 November 2013 10:08am

A Portrait of Business in Dunedin

Edited by Kerr Inkson, Victoria Browning and Jodyanne Kirkwood

Working on Edge cover imageThe book

The two-drawer dishwasher, a revolution in graphic modelling of yacht races and other sports events on television, collectable dolls that are sought after worldwide, specialised engineering products – Dunedin has a long list of international business success stories.

As one of the most southern cities in the world, Dunedin offers an exciting place to live but a challenging location for business success. This is the first book to look in detail at how such businesses succeed on what might be seen as the periphery.

The editors

KERR INKSON is an adjunct Professor of Management at the University of Waikato, having previously held chairs at the University of Auckland, Massey University and the University of Otago. He has published 12 books, the most recent being Cultural Intelligence (Berrett-Koehler, 2004) and Understanding Careers (Sage, 2007).

VICTORIA BROWNING is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Management at the School of Business, University of Otago, teaching on organisational behaviour and human resources management in the undergraduate, MBA and Executive Education programmes. Her current research is into service organisations.

JODYANNE KIRKWOOD is a Lecturer in the Department of Management at the School of Business, University of Otago. Her current research is on women entrepreneurs and she teaches innovation management, entrepreneurship and operations management.

Publication details

Paperback, 272 pages, b&w tables, charts, photographs, ISBN 978 1 877372 53 7 $40
2007
Out of print