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Otago Business School News and Events

Honoured hosts to the 27th International Colloquium on Relationship Marketing

Wednesday, 11 December 2019 - Dunedin
The Department of Marketing is host to the 27th International Colloquium on Relationship Marketing in December 2019.

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Inaugural Tourism Policy School - Tourism Sustainability: Volume vs Value

Friday, 8 March 2019 - Queenstown Resort College, 7 Coronation Drive, Queenstown
The Otago Business School will hold the Inaugural Tourism Policy School where the overarching theme for 2019 is "Tourism Sustainability: Volume vs Value."

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Caution for NZ shareholders as study highlights reporting practices and CEO pay

Monday, 10 December 2018 11:33am

University of Otago researchers behind a study investigating corporate financial reporting techniques say shareholders need to be wary of the methods companies are increasingly using to report their results.

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Switching the class for the camera

Thursday, 29 November 2018 9:41pm

While more accustomed to addressing a class of students, one Otago Business School lecturer is getting comfortable addressing the world through a camera.

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Tourism students’ studies benefit charities

Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:04pm

A group of Otago Business School tourism students have raised more than $7000 for local charities by taking their studies out of the lecture theatre and into the community.

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Lecturer hopes to shock her audience into action

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 10:27pm

Dr Helen Roberts is hoping her Kate Talk on Wednesday night at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum will ignite the conversation about pay equity in New Zealand.

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Switching the class for the camera

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 4:04pm

While more accustomed to addressing a class of students, one Otago finance lecturer is getting comfortable addressing the world from behind a camera.

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Otago study calls for end to Government’s “soft” approach to sugary drink regulation

Thursday, 8 November 2018 9:51am

People who drink sugary beverages are more likely to eat fast food and confectionery and less likely to make healthy dietary choices, Otago research has found.

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New relationship begun with Chinese institute

Tuesday, 9 October 2018 9:39pm

The Otago Business School signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a Guangzhou, China-based tertiary institute on Friday, signalling the start of a new relationship.

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New programme to boost Māori entrepreneurship

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 11:08am

The emotion was palpable for Innov8 HQ founder Heidi Renata at the launch of a new programme for aspiring Māori entrepreneurs from the University of Otago.

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Swell in earnings surprises calls market gains into question

Monday, 24 September 2018 11:44am

A study jointly conducted by University of Otago and University of California researchers investigating company reporting results in the United States shows a marked increase in positive earnings surprises, determined as the difference between “street earnings” and analyst forecasts.

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2022 World Leisure Congress coming to Otago

Monday, 10 September 2018 1:28pm

The Department of Tourism and Otago Business School are delighted to be announcing their winning bid for the 2022 World Leisure Congress.

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Alcohol abstinence not an option for students in culture of intoxication – Otago academic

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 10:19am

Trooper, champion, and hero versus coward, weirdo, and killjoy. How tertiary students refer to their peers depends on how much alcohol they consume, a University of Otago academic has found.

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Study links relationship of retail staff with their workplace to prevention of shoplifting

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 4:09pm

University of Otago research examining the role of psychological ownership in shoplifting prevention is to be extended into a New Zealand wide survey of supermarket staff after notable results in a pilot trial.

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New election prediction method could reshape the pre-election cycle

Friday, 10 August 2018 2:52pm

A new system of predicting election results, developed at The University of Otago, is proving so accurate developers hope it will change future political discussion and journalism.

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Otago report highlights lack of progress in clinical governance in NZ’s health system

Monday, 9 July 2018 4:59pm

Eight years after the Government called for more clinical governance in the health system to help improve patient care and safety, University of Otago researchers have found little has changed.

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Successful AFAANZ grant applications

Friday, 15 June 2018 11:26am

Five staff within Otago's Department of Accountancy & Finance and their co-researchers have been successful in obtaining Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFANZ) research funding.

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