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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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Pressing issues focus of inaugural Tourism Policy School

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 3:30pm

The impact, value and sustainability of tourism is the focus of the inaugural tourism policy school, in Queenstown, next month.

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New role for Hansen after more than 30 years

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 11:53am

After 34 years in the Department of Economics, Professor Paul Hansen says it is just his turn to take up the role of Head of Department.

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Tourism lecturer appointed to new Central Otago advisory board

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 3:29pm

Otago Tourism lecturer Dr Susan Houge Mackenzie has been appointed to the inaugural Tourism Central Otago Advisory Board.

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Higher Doctorate for Professor Gauld

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 1:31pm

Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Robin Gauld has received a Higher Doctorate from Victoria University of Wellington in recognition of his contribution to healthcare governance.

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Fellowship for ‘outstanding contribution’ to accountancy

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 10:44am

Associate Professor Ros Whiting has had her “outstanding contribution and achievement to the profession of accountancy” awarded with an internationally-recognised Fellowship.

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Tourism lecturer appointed to new Central Otago advisory board

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 10:55am

Otago Tourism lecturer Doctor Susan Houge Mackenzie has been appointed to the inaugural Tourism Central Otago Advisory Board.

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Pacific outreach programme ready for launch next year

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 9:59am

The Otago Business School is launching its first outreach programme next year in a bid to attract more students.

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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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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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