Recent Submissions

  • Logistics: Operational interdependencies for food supply chain resilience 

    Umar, M.; Wilson; Ahmad, Rizwan (2021-11)
    RESEARCH QUESTION What are the logistics operational interdependencies that support food supply chain resilience in disaster prone regions? Introduction  Literature review  Research methodology  Analysis: ...
  • Understanding supply chain resilience: An application of the network configurational approach 

    Ahmad, Rizwan; Umar, M.; Ijaz, R. (2021-06-18)
    Why supply chain resilience Literature review Research highlights Supply chain disruptions Disruption 1 – Fire at Aisin’s plant Disruption 2 – Fire at Philips plant Disruption 3 – Battery recall Nokia Global Findings ...
  • Project dilemmas 

    Mirzaei, Maryam; Mabin, V.J. (2019-12)
    Successful management of a project depends upon a series of appropriate decisions throughout the project life cycle. Such decisions are not necessarily straightforward and project managers who make those project-level ...
  • Covid-19 and motel supply-chain resilience 

    Umar, M.; Ahmad, Rizwan; Radics, R. (2021-12)
    RESEARCH OBJECTIVES 1. What are the major supply chain coordination and bottleneck issues in hotel supply chains? 2. Understanding response and recovery strategies with supply chain resilience -agility, adaptability and ...
  • Developing a CSR strategy for a multi-national corporation in New Zealand 

    Wessels, Antoinette; Robertson, Craig; Zidov, Maja; Malhotra, Manpreet; Vellore Ranganathan, Sanjeev (2021-12-06)
    Purpose: • identify and formulate strategies which could support the subsidiaries of large multi-nationals in New Zealand to implement various aspects of CSR [Corporate Social Responsibility] • It can also help smaller ...
  • Weaknesses in the U.S. dairy supply chain exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic 

    Gao, S.; Stewart, James (2021-06-18)
    Research questions: 1. Identify which parts of the dairy industry supply chain failed, and find out the reasons for the failure and describe the impact 2. Suggest how can companies avoid or minimize these risks
  • Innovative models and partnership contribution for sustainable economic growth 

    Airehrour, David; Cherrington, M.; Dunn, I.; Lu, J.; Cameron-Brown, D.; Stokes, K. (Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, 2020-11)
    Unlocking the potential of New Zealand’s knowledge base, its people and diverse resources will be vital in realising socio-economic and environmental benefits for Aotearoa, New Zealand. This small nation has the potential ...
  • A qualitative analysis of success factors when adopting new software systems in the retail sector in New Zealand 

    Mirzaei, Maryam; Sreenivas, T.; Vellore, S.; Kearns, Nick (2021-02-19)
    Literature review - Trends in supply chain, Retail research, Gap: implementation, how and where you get the data Adapting new software systems This case: adapting SAP in grocery stores Methodology FIndings: User ...
  • Mobility : a by-product of supply chain integration 

    Mirzaei, Maryam; Vellore, S. (2019)
    Traditional small retail businesses are among the most immobile and inflexible working environments, however, as the need for supply chain integration is increasing these businesses are also reshaping and reforming. This ...
  • Team optimisation 

    Mirzaei, Maryam; Dodd, Patrick; Mellalieu, Peter; Robertson, Craig (New Zealand Institute of Education (NZIE), 2019-11)
    RESEARCH QUESTIONS: ● What barriers to giving and receiving feedback in team situations exist? ● To what extent can information technology-mediated peer feedback processes overcome the barriers and improve the ...
  • Back to the future : business workplace competencies revisited 

    Ayling, Diana; Hebblethwaite, Denisa; Kirkland, Kerry (New Zealand Association for Cooperative Education (NZACE), 2019-04)
    Higher education has a responsibility to consider the development of generic competencies in students to enable them to transfer tertiary learning to meet the changing demands of the workplace when they graduate (Quek, ...
  • Potential markets for snacks : a role for New Zealand snack products 

    Yan, Mary; Rush, E.; Shaikh, Shamim (MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute), 2019-03-13)
    BACKGROUND: Worldwide there is an increase in the consumption of snack foods and this is a key business driver for the food industry. Snacking impacts on the overall quality of dietary patterns, nutrition and health. In ...
  • Critical Chain project management : a case study in software Industry 

    Mirzaei, Maryam; Mabin, V.J. (International Academy of Science, Technology, Engineering and Management (IASTEM), 2018-12)
    Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) has been a controversial topic with extreme opinions on its merits. This is in turn partly due to dominance of theoretical debates in CCPM literature as opposed to empirical evidence ...
  • Reconstructing the concept of team fluidity for the digitized era 

    Chiu, Y.T.; Khan, M.S.; Mirzaei, Maryam; Caudwell, C. (2017-12)
    In the modern digitized business environment, organizations are facing continual transformation in response to threats and opportunities. Team — an essential component of organizations — has evolved from an intact social ...
  • Preserve the sustainable environment in New Zealand : think globally, act locally to preserve 

    Du Plessis, Andries; Theron, B.; Mohammod, H.; Dihr, V. (2016-11)
    This research intends to identify the differences between different groups of people in terms of their attitudes and self-reported behaviours, background, nationality, age, religion, and gender. The value add of this ...
  • The servant-leadership philosophy incorporated in the corporate culture of a culturally-diverse retail company in New Zealand : a case study approach 

    Du Plessis, Andries; Saito, Leo Kazuhiko; Mangalaraj, Daniel; Seth, Nitin (Australian Social Sciences and Business Research Institute (ASSBRI), 2016-12)
    Leader’ is often heard referring to senior managers of organisations. They are ‘managers’ in this context. Leadership is about influencing others to willingly and enthusiastically direct their efforts and abilities towards ...
  • Impact of customer reviews on key experience variables of satisfaction and loyalty in the context of online shopping 

    Daud, N. M.; Bhat, Ravi; Gaur, S. S.; Sembada, A. Y. (2016-12)
    As customers continuously migrate towards online shopping, there is an increasingly urgent need for businesses to adapt, by first understanding how key experiences shape the satisfaction and loyalty of online shoppers. We ...
  • Carbon allowance accounting and disclosure in Australia and New Zealand 

    Kashyap, Varsha (2014-11-09)
    Research Question(s): (1) How are the companies that are affected by NZ ETS and Australian Carbon Tax, financially accounting for carbon emission allowances in the absence of a uniform accounting guidance? (2) How are ...
  • Reducing youth advantage through ‘Education for Enterprise’ : the case of Ngā Kākano School 

    Mellalieu, Peter; Vause, Arohanui; Coleman, Elizabeth Byers; Kearns, Nick (2015-12)
    The case study details the journey of a high school that embarked on a path to engage all of its students in 'Education for Enterprise' (E4E) as a curriculum foundation to help its students achieve educational outcomes ...
  • Some key capabilities for strategic leaders in Lao commercial banking sector to maximise competitive advantage. 

    Marriott, Jeff; Du Plessis, Andries; Manichith, P.; Sukumaran, Sukesh (2014-12)
    A commonly used approach in western countries, this paper considers the use of strategic leadership in Laos, in particular in the banking sector. The investigation looks at the understanding of banking leaders within Laos ...

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