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Otago Business Case Competition: Round Three

Saturday, 11 July 2020 - Te Wao Nui (Otago Business School atrium)
The Otago Business school are holding a Business Case Competition. This is your chance as a undergraduate student to develop your professional skills.

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Study investigates New Zealanders’ attitudes towards working from home

Thursday, 28 May 2020 11:09am

A University of Otago study of 2,595 New Zealanders working from home during lockdown suggests that most people were equally or more productive (73 per cent), and that many want to continue to work from home at least part of the time post lockdown (89 per cent).

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Staff publication in the British Accounting Review (ABDC-A*)

Thursday, 21 May 2020 2:32pm

Professors Paul Griffin, David Lont and Caroline Pomare have had accepted for publication the article “The Curious Case of Canadian Corporate Emissions Valuation” in the British Accounting Review.

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Dr Nicola Beatson on AFAANZ Board

Thursday, 21 May 2020 2:28pm

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Could working from home be the new normal?

Wednesday, 6 May 2020 3:05pm

Could working from home become the new normal in a post-COVID19 world? Academics from Otago and Ireland are working together to help answer that question.

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Air NZ could provide some answers for NZ’s ailing health IT systems

Thursday, 30 April 2020 4:08pm

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for an overhaul of funding and IT systems for the health sector and Air New Zealand could provide some answers, according to a University of Otago expert in healthcare systems.

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Otago MBA ranked 10th in the world

Thursday, 23 April 2020 8:18pm

Staff of Otago Business School’s online Master of Business Administration programme are celebrating, after their programme was ranked number 10 in the world in the 2020 QS World University Rankings, up three from last year.

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Otago online MBA ranked 10th in the world

Wednesday, 22 April 2020 3:50pm

A “relatively small business school at the bottom of the planet” is making waves in the world of MBAs.

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CPA Admission for Dr Konan Seny Kan

Monday, 20 April 2020 2:21pm

Dr Konan Seny Kan, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accountancy and Finance has achieved the criteria for admission into CPA Australia.

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2020 NZX award for Dr Helen Roberts

Monday, 20 April 2020 2:51pm

The 2020 NZX award for Outstanding Research with Practical Application to the New Zealand Capital Markets was won at the NZ Finance Colloquium with the paper “CEO Pay-performance Sensitivity and Stock Return Variance: Evidence from NZ” by Dr Helen Roberts and Tyler Haslemore.

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Staff publication in the Journal of Financial Markets

Monday, 20 April 2020 2:59pm

Recent Publication in the Journal of Financial Markets (ABDC-A*).

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Aitken carrying on prestigious OBS tradition

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 2:40pm

An Otago academic has been appointed to lead one of the largest academic academies in Australasia – carrying on what is quickly becoming an Otago tradition.

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Bringing a Māori perspective to global discussions

Wednesday, 4 March 2020 9:59pm

Dr Katharina Ruckstuhl has been appointed to the international research board of ORCID – the first time any New Zealander has held such a post.

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Second Tourism Policy School to be held next month

Monday, 2 March 2020 10:50am

Industry leaders and world experts on one of the biggest challenges facing the tourism industry will gather in Queenstown this month for the second annual Otago Tourism Policy School.

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Otago researcher’s board appointment a first for New Zealand

Friday, 14 February 2020 10:06am

An Otago Business School researcher has been appointed to the international research board of ORCID – the first time any New Zealander has held such a post.

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Balding a hairy issue for leaders

Wednesday, 5 February 2020 2:54pm

Men are losing more than just their hair when they go bald, new University of Otago research shows.

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Study investigates reasons behind low numbers of female financial advisers

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 4:05pm

A collaborative study by the University of Otago and RMIT University Melbourne has explored reasons for the low level of women in New Zealand and Australia’s financial advising industry.

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New paper for 2nd year students

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 4:40pm

A new paper offered in Semester 2, 2020, ACFI 299, Special Topic: Introduction to Accounting Analytics aims to address the growing demand for skills in using Excel and data analytics software in the accounting profession.

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Graduation bittersweet after loss and challenges

Monday, 16 December 2019 9:31am

The man who began the rebuild of his Fijian village after three devastating cyclones graduated with a Master of Sustainable Business from the University of Otago on Saturday.

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Uplifting return to business school for alumni

Friday, 13 December 2019 1:51pm

It was with a sense of pride and a tinge of envy that five former commerce students and staff visited Otago Business School last week; most having graduated more than 50 years ago

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