• Aiming high: Can the New Zealand Diploma in Business create the graduates it desires? 

      Ayling, Diana (Business Co-ordination Forum, 2007)
      The new NZDipBus is an interesting national qualification. Owned by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), it is not a unit standard based qualification, such as the National Diploma in Business nor is it grounded ...
    • Capital Structure and Financing Choices in Australia 

      Buhr, Klaus; Cross, Roy; Rainsbury, Liz (2012)
      We use a modified pecking order framework to analyse financing choices for Australian firms. The traditional pecking order model has been extended to allow a non-linear relationship between a firm’s requirements for ...
    • Circular Flow: Drawing Further Inspiration from William Harvey 

      Rankin, Keith (2012)
      The simple flow model presented here differs markedly from the standard presentation, and draws its inspiration directly from the human body (or at least its upper half) in the spirit of Quesnay and Phillips.6 It its core ...
    • The composition of New Zealand public sector audit committees 

      Rainsbury, Liz; Capper, Patsie-Ann; Malthus, Sue (Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2010-07-01)
      This study investigates the association between the source of funding of New Zealand public sector entities (PSEs) and the composition of their audit committees. Fifty PSEs in the health, local government and tertiary ...
    • Defining workplace harassment: Who is the bully? 

      Ayling, Diana (Business Co-ordination Forum, 2002-09)
      This paper provides a brief overview of approaches to development of legal definitions of bullying and harassment in the workplace. The paper discusses the early definitions in Sweden and reviews recent developments in ...
    • Draw EDward Draw: Atmosphere, Choreography and Context in First Year Architecture. 

      Francis, Kerry (2011)
      This paper examines a First Year Architecture Studio project, Bathe: Atmosphere, Choreography and Context in the Orthographic Section, conducted at Unitec Department of Architecture, Auckland during the second semester of ...
    • Ethical challenges from the real world: Student experiences in cooperative education placements 

      Ayling, Diana (New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education, 2007)
      Developing a moral business person is not easy. Universities and polytechnics have always undertaken some degree of responsibility for teaching ethics. Increasingly students are exposed to real world work issues when ...
    • Flat tax in New Zealand : unemployment and social security taxes 1930-70 

      Rankin, Keith (New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE), 2016-06)
      With the concept of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) being mooted this year as an important reform that can facilitate our adaption to a flexible work-world characterised by short-term contracts, inequality and automation, ...
    • Fostering moral courage: What do business students learn about professional ethics in cooperative education placements? 

      Ayling, Diana (New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education, 2006-04)
      This paper examines recent literature and research into business students’ experiences in cooperative education placements with a view to exploring their experiences and learning of professional ethics. In recent times, ...
    • Higher Education Governance – New Zealand Reforms 

      Rainsbury, Liz; Malcolm, Pam; Hart, Carol (Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2014)
      This study examines recent governance reforms for New Zealand polytechnics. It examines the change in the composition of councils, including the skills and experience of council members to assess the extent to which the ...
    • Higher education governance: New Zealand reforms 

      Rainsbury, Liz; Malcolm, Pam; Hart, Carol (Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ), 2014)
      This study examines recent governance reforms for New Zealand polytechnics. It examines the change in the composition of councils, including the skills and experience of council members to assess the extent to which the ...
    • The impact of audit quality reviews on audit fees of New Zealand listed companies 

      Rainsbury, Liz; Van Dyk, D.; Hay, D.; Dassanayake, Wajira (Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ), 2019-07)
      This study examines the impact of audit quality reviews by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) on audit fees of New Zealand listed companies. The FMA commenced audit quality reviews in 2013. This study examines audit ...
    • The impact of legal origin on the relationship between analyst following and recognised intangibles 

      Hart, Carol (Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2010-07-01)
      This study examines whether legal origin has an impact on the association between analyst following and intangibles recognised in corporate financial statements. Using a sample of 7,233 company-year observations from ten ...
    • Is the village common in a cloud? Cooperative education and social networking 

      Ayling, Diana (New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education, 2010)
      Background: In this paper communication and content issues which arise in cooperative communication courses are identified from a discussion of recent literature. Issue: Often administrators and managers of cooperative ...
    • Legal Studies and the Changing Business Environment 

      Finlayson, Patricia; Ayling, Diana (2009)
      Anecdotal evidence suggests business students find the study of law difficult, and that they do not understand the relevance of it to their business degrees. Law teachers' response has been to question the curriculum ...
    • Mentoring in the cooperative education workplace: A review of the literature 

      Ayling, Diana (New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education, 2004-03)
      This paper reviews the literature exploring the mentoring relationship between students, their cooperative education workplace and their host supervisors. The literature review will focus on mentoring relationships generally, ...
    • North and south: The students' view of the New Zealand Diploma in Business 

      Sherry, Carol; Ling, Anthony; Beaver, Bob; Bhat, Ravi (2003)
      This paper looks at the results of a survey of UNITEC’s New Zealand Diploma in Business (NZDipBus) students and compares these results with the findings of a similar survey carried out in 2002 with Christchurch Polytechnic ...
    • Placing nations' sectoral surpluses and deficits into their global context 

      Rankin, Keith (New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE), 2015-07)
      This statistical presentation builds on previous papers (Rankin 2014a, 2014b) which explore the literature of financial balances. Using current account and general government net lending, the paper analyses private sector ...
    • A portfolio model of learning: Reframing assessment practices in a business cooperative education course 

      Ayling, Diana; Hodges, Dave (New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education, 2007)
      This paper examines a portfolio model of learning in the assessment of student workplace learning. Using an interpretivist framework, an holistic assessment model is outlined in the context of a co-operative education ...
    • Quantifying the benefits of narrated screen capture videos 

      Walker, Lyndon (University of Queensland, 2010)
      This article provides a quantitative analysis of student results for an Excel-based statistics assignment in a first year statistics course, before and after the implementation of narrated screen capture teaching videos ...

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