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: Comparing the Effects of Cross National Cultures on Organizational Culture Dimensions - The study of New Zealand and Pakistan.
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
Somiya Bahmannia: Examining the interaction between authentic leadership and team innovation ambidexterity. 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.
Alistair Hill: A regional innovation system for Dunedin. An innovation system for Dunedin that reflects the aspirations of the lead agencies and draws on best-practice experience from around the world.
Regina Maniam: University-industry collaboration: University student activities in developing an entrepreneurial cluster.
Ruth Mrabure: Exploring Entrepreneurial Orientation among indigenous entrepreneurs: With focus on Maori private entrepreneurs in New Zealand. Under examination.
Esther Ngocha-Chaderopa: Narrating stories of migrants working as careworkers in New Zealand.
Emmanuel Osigwe: Developing a model to accelerate cross-border entrepreneurship and business sustainability: A model for Nigerian business.
Natasha Podgorodnichenko: Corporate social responsbility 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. Under examination.
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.
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.
Joel Clarke: Business Strategy.
Angela Howell: What will make business operations in NZ SMEs more energy efficient?
Mahfuzur Rahman: A Study on the Influence of Microfinance impacting the Growth of Small Medium Enterprises (SME’s) in New Zealand.
Mubshra Sattar: Leadership, Employee Well-being and Life Happiness- Does Ethical Leadership Create Happy Workers? Under examination.
Angel Sharma: Impact of Collaboration on Innovation and Firm Performance. Under examination
Josephine Tan: Organisational Ambidexterity. Under examination.
Aleshia Lawson: Dynamic Capabilities in Eco Innovation
Sjoerd Dekkers (Dex): Entrepreneurship 2.0 Researching and analysing entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and sustainable entrepreneurship
In International Business
Siyi Wang: Immigration policy on SMEs internationlisation
- Yang Cao
- Dinithi Ratnayake
- Yuchen Liu
- Holly Leach
- Emillie O'Shea
- Hannah Steans