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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 a Major Transition.

Iftikhar Alam:  How social media has brought about a paradigm shift in organizational communication: An analytical study of New Zealand’s organizations.

Virginia Cathro:  An Exploration of Intercultural Communication Competence (ICC) in Global Virtual Teams using a Mixed Method Approach.

Tristan Claridge: An interdisciplinary exploration of the limits of social capital. (proposed topic)

Farhana Firoz:  Gender Role, Entrepreneurial Intentions & Psychological Capital as the Mediator: A Gender Study of Chinese Prospective Entrepreneurs in New Zealand.

Morteza Khojastehpour: Strategic alliance: Formation, Evolution and Termination

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

Emmanuel Osigwe:  Developing a model to accelerate cross-border entrepreneurship and business sustainability: A model for Nigerian business. (submitted)

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

Aziah Zainal: Female Managers 'Leaking Pipeline' In Corporate New Zealand: A study of Female Middle Managers Perceived-Bias Impact on their Career Aspiration. (proposed topic)

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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

  • Atharva Bhawsar
  • Jian Chen
  • Kartik Kapoor
  • Qifeng Li
  • Zhihang (Jack) Liu
  • Xiaohui (Kara) Ma
  • Shailza Malik
  • Saurabh Peshattiwar
  • Moses Tekwie
  • Kripanshu Vora
  • Siran Wang

MSusBus candidates

  • Krystella Baker
  • Benjamin Calvert
  • Jack Cranston
  • Mark Dale
  • Huong Do
  • Joseph (Joe) Euphrat
  • William (Wills) Kent
  • Nicola King
  • Benjamin (Benji) Lines
  • Phoebe McCartie
  • Sarah McGregor
  • Corrinne Pickle
  • Anuraag Sanker
  • Sequoia Short

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Completed postgraduates

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