Our postgraduate students are passionate about their study and research
Management postgraduate students’ chosen topic areas reflect their many and various interests. Studying towards Master’s or PhD degrees – they know that completing an advanced qualification in Management gives them the edge in the job market.
Current postgraduate candidates:
Management at Otago has a large number of PhD candidates. Our PhD research addresses the current and critical issues in Management, as well as taking a new approach to more traditional areas of Management research
Aleena Abbas: Going Green: A study of effective organizations in implementing and sustaining green HRM.
Mashkoor Ahmad: Family Business SME’s, Succession a Major Transition.
Adeel Akmal: What can New Zealand learn from the United Kingdom? A study on implementing lean practices in the healthcare sector of New Zealand.
Iftikhar Alam: How social media has brought about a paradigm shift in organizational communication: An analytical study of New Zealand’s organizations.
Omid Aliasghar: Learning from open innovation in a context of less open country. Under examination
Nana Bortsie-Aryee: Water Footprinting: Theory to Reality – Building competitive advantage around water. Under examination.
Sally Blackwell: Middle-out change in the New Zealand housing performance sector.
Virginia Cathro: An Exploration of Intercultural Communication Competence (ICC) in Global Virtual Teams using a Mixed Method Approach.
Quýnh Anh Dáo: topic TBA.
Farhana Firoz: Gender Role, Entrepreneurial Intentions & Psychological Capital as the Mediator: A Gender Study of Chinese Prospective Entrepreneurs in New Zealand.
Mona Koushan: The effects of professional ethics in healthcare supply chain management.
Regina Maniam: University-industry collaboration: University student activities in developing an entrepreneurial cluster. Under examination.
Ruth Mrabure: Exploring Entrepreneurial Orientation among indigenous entrepreneurs: With focus on Maori private entrepreneurs in New Zealand. Under examination.
Emmanuel Osigwe: Developing a model to accelerate cross-border entrepreneurship and business sustainability: A model for Nigerian business.
Natasha Podgorodnichenko: Corporate social responsibility and human resource management: the influence of CRS on employee attraction, retention, engagement and performance.
Arash Sadeghi: Examining the relationship between knowledge, strategy, commitment and export performance of high-tech SME's-A structural equation modeling (SEM) and data envelopment analysis (DEA) approach. Complete.
Yulia Taylor: Cross-cultural Adaptation of International Human Resources in New Zealand.
Wan Noraini Wan Mansor: The Settling-in Experience of International PhD Students’ Trailing Partners within New Zealand. Under examination.
Douglas Wang: Social Capital and Innovation Performance: The Mediating Effect of Knowledge Management.
Jason Wang: The Influence of customer firms' supply chain sustainability practices on suppliers: Exploring the moderating factors from the perspective of financial markets. Under Examination.
Brad Watson: Pacific leadership in New Zealand's health sector.
Jane Zhuang: A Weberian approach in formalising Grounded Theory - Discovering the golden rules in historical cultural clusters. Under examination.
Management Masters’ research includes study into cultural diversity, social capital, and management of business partnerships.
Jodie Black: Lean in Mental Health Service Redesign.
Mahfuzur Rahman: A Study on the Influence of Microfinance impacting the Growth of Small Medium Enterprises (SME’s) in New Zealand.
Angel Sharma: Impact of Collaboration on Innovation and Firm Performance. Under examination
Aleshia Lawson: Dynamic Capabilities in Eco Innovation
In International Business
Siyi Wang: Immigration policy on SMEs internationlisation
- Yang Cao
- Dinithi Ratnayake
- Yuchen Liu
- Holly Leach
- Emillie O'Shea
- Hannah Steans