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Our postgraduate students

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: 

PhD 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

Christian Agyapong Sarfo: Financing strategy, open innovation, and SME performance.

Mashkoor Ahmad:  Family Business SME’s, Succession as a Major Transition.

Mohammad Al-Shadiefat: The sustainability of healthcare quality improvement

Iftikhar Alam:  How social media has brought about a paradigm shift in organizational communication

Gao Chen: The impact of industry 4.0 on management of quality in residential aged care

Cassino Doyle: Expanding the capabilities of Māori through NZ's infrastructure delivery (co-located in Geography)

Mona Koushan: The effects of professional ethics in healthcare supply chain management.

Jekope Maiono: Fifty years of independence – indigenous perceptions on sustainable land development in Fiji (co-located in Te Tumu)

Samira Soltani Behroz: Developing a sustainable business model framework for the shipping industry in New Zealand.

Aziah Zainal: Exploring the influence of human resource policies on female leadership aspirations

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Masters candidates

Management Masters’ research includes study into cultural diversity, social capital, and management of business partnerships.

MCom candidates

Jodie Black:  Lean in Mental Health Service Redesign. (submitted)

MIntBus candidates

  • Callum Booth
  • Sam Edlund
  • Sophie Gimblett
  • Liam Hansard
  • Emma Innes
  • Ahren Koreman-Smit
  • Ezra Murray
  • Quinn Pooley

MSusBus candidates

  • Adekunle Adebowale
  • Belinda Beath Mackay
  • Charlotte Brewer
  • Luisa Cardenas Rozo
  • Ailsa Carroll
  • Kanav Chauhan
  • Miranda Chetham
  • Ashley Creevey
  • Kate Ellmers
  • Georgia Gasper
  • Anne Gatenby
  • Simon Grey
  • Tess Hazelhurst
  • Nicholas Hearn
  • Kate Hebblethwaite
  • Kenneth Holley
  • Maria Leon Jimenez
  • Finn Lawson
  • Tallat Mehmood
  • Duncan Newman
  • Evelyn Pall
  • Jessica Retter
  • Ella Sheehy
  • Dean Smith
  • Blake Speer
  • Zandri Spies
  • Leena Tirrul
  • Craig Turner
  • Fiona Warburton

DBA candidates

  • George Makapatama: Fakafekauaga: proposing a servant model of leadership

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Completed postgraduates

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