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Our PhD research addresses critical issues in Management, taking a new approach to more traditional areas of Management research. Please see below for a complete list of recently completed PhD in Management students.

Samira Soltani Behroz (2022)
Sustainable value and sustainable value creation: The role of social license to operate.
(Supervisors: Sara Walton, Lincoln Wood, Tadhg Ryan Charleton)

Christian Sarfo (2022)
The influence of crowdfunding and microfinance engagement on SME performance: The mediating effect of exploitative and exploratory search.
(Supervisors: Annie Zhang, Paula O’Kane, Conor O’Kane)

Mona Koushan (2021)
Improving surgical service delivery: Managing surgery cancellations with comprehensive scheduling and simulation of operating room capacity management policies.
(Supervisors: Lincoln Wood, Richard Greatbanks)

Virginia Cathro (2021)
An Exploration of Intercultural Communication Competence (ICC) in Global Virtual Teams using a Mixed Method Approach.
(Supervisors: Jeff Smith (College of Education), Elizabeth Rose)

Farhana Firoz (2021)
Mumpreneurs' Well-being: An investigation on how well-being can be both a driver for and outcome of mumpreneurship.(Supervisors: Diane Ruwhiu, Jeff Foote)

Omid Aliasghar (2018)
Learning from open innovation in a context of less open country.
(Supervisors: Elizabeth Rose, Sylvie Chetty, Annie Zhang)

Ruth Mrabure (2018)
Exploring Entrepreneurial Orientation among indigenous entrepreneurs: With focus on Maori private entrepreneurs in New Zealand.
(Supervisors: Diane Ruwhiu, Tara Duncan)

Arash Sadeghi (2018)
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.
(Supervisors: Elizabeth Rose, Sylvie Chetty)

Jason Wang (2018)
The Influence of customer firms' supply chain sustainability practices on suppliers: Exploring the moderating factors from the perspective of financial markets.
(Supervisors: Lincoln Wood, Karin Olesen)

Jane Zhuang (2018)
A Weberian approach in formalising Grounded Theory - Discovering the golden rules in historical cultural clusters.
(Supervisors: André Everett, Tara Duncan)

Hamizah Abd Hamid (2017)
The entrepreneurship process of ethnic immigrant enterpreneurs.
(Supervisors: André Everett, Conor O'Kane)

Andrei Lux (2017)
Culture as a moderator of the relationship between followers' perceptions of authentic leadership and their positive organisational outcomes.
(Supervisors: Steven Grover, Stephen Teo)

Naoto Nadayama (2017)
International Entrepreneurship in MNEs: Multiple Case Studies in the Dairy Industry.
(Supervisors: Elizabeth Rose, Jodyanne Kirkwood)

Babak Zahraie (2017)
Green Entrepreneurs: Change Agents towards Sustainability.
(Supervisors: André Everett, Sara Walton, Jodyanne Kirkwood)

Nana Bortsie-Aryee (2016)
Water footprint management – theory to reality. Water management and performance of New Zealand livestock agribusiness.(Supervisors: Sara Walton, Conor O'Kane, Dr Peter Fennessy)

Pramuk Perera (2016)
Entry strategy in Asian emerging economies: Implications of institutional condition and transition.
(Supervisors: Lisa McNeill, Elizabeth Rose)

Cle-Anne Gabriel (2015)
Business Models for the Commercialisation of Renewable Energies in Developing Countries.
(Supervisors: Elizabeth Rose, Sara Walton, Jodyanne Kirkwood)

Barrie Irving (2015)
How social justice is understood within the context of official New Zealand career education policy guidelines, and by career educators in secondary schools.
(Supervisors: Karen Nairn (Education), Bronwyn Boon)

Ali Bavik (2014)
Concept of organisational culture within the hospitality industry in New Zealand.
(Supervisors: Tara Duncan (Tourism), Fiona Edgar)

Dave McKay (2014)
Are indigenous/traditional perspectives/world views/understandings reconcilable with European developed environments education?
(Supervisors: Hugh Campbell (Sociology, Gender & Social Work), Sara Walton, Jim Williams (School of Maori, Pacific & Indigenous Studies))

Evelyn Looi (2013)
The Impact of Organisational Culture on the Performance of District Health Boards (DHBs) in New Zealand
(Supervisors: Richard Greatbanks, André Everett)

Fa Martin-Niemi (2013)
Developing new knowledge in organisations: Engagement with virtual social networks in problem solving.
(Supervisors: Bronwyn Boon, Paula O'Kane, Richard Greatbanks)

Fiona Douglas (2011)
What is the relationship between the management of the work environment of career guidance practitioners, and the development of their professional identity?
(Supervisors: Bronwyn Boon, Rebecca Stringer (Anthropology, Gender & Sociology))

Kirsty Dwyer (2011)
Is supply chain management a discipline? A comparative content analysis of academic and practitioner knowledge to determine disciplinary identity.
(Supervisors: André Everett, Jodyanne Kirkwood)

Tresna Hunt (2011)
A cognitve-relational approach to leadership studies: Finding a middle ground for leadership research.
(Supervisors: Bronwyn Boon, Steven Grover, Vicky Browning)

Jean-Baptiste Faucher (2010)
Reconceptualizing knowledge management: Knowledge, social energy, and emergent leadership in social complex adaptive systems.
(Supervisors: Rob Lawson (Marketing), André Everett)

Raja Nerina Raja Yusof (2010)
Internationalization strategies and operations of international retailers: Comparison of Asia and Europe.
(Supervisors: André Everett, Malcolm Cone)

Juan Pellegrino (2009)
Knowledge management in New Zealand organisations.
(Supervisors: Brendan Gray, Colin Campbell-Hunt)

Diane Ruwhiu (2009)
Maori business development: Examining the role of social, cultural and economic capital.
(Supervisors: Colin Campbell-Hunt, Malcolm Cone)

Lenny Sunaryo (2009)
Chinese social institutions imitating nature? Strategic action in pursuit of self-actualisation.
(Supervisors: André Everett, Malcolm Cone)

Liz Ditzel (2008)
A study of perceived occupational stress, burnout and sense of community among New Zealand nurses.
(Supervisor: Steven Grover)

Joe Piggin (2008)
Power, politics and the policy process in New Zealand sport.
(Supervisors: Steve Jackson (Physical Education), Malcolm Lewis)

Sara Walton (2008)
Contesting natures: A discourse analysis of natural resource conflicts.
(Supervisors: Bronwyn Boon, Hugh Campbell)

Bernd Kupka (2007)
Creation of an instrument to assess intercultural communication competence for strategic international human resource management.
(Supervisors: André Everett, Steve Atkins)

Claudia Seifert (2006)
The genesis of organisational crisis: Exploration and theory building.
(Supervisors: Colin Campbell-Hunt, Alan Geare)

Fiona Edgar (2002)
Regulating for best practice in human resource management: the impact of the good employer obligation.
(Supervisors: Mary Mallon, Ian McAndrew, Alan Geare)

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