• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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: ...
    • 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
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Managing the impact of NeuroLeadership during organisational change. 

      Du Plessis, Andries; Badenhorst, Casper (2016-12)
      NeuroLeadership focuses on individuals in a social environment making decisions and solving problems, regulating their emotions, collaborating with and influencing others, and facilitating change; NeuroLeadership engages ...
    • 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 ...
    • SHRM and capacity building and its impact on management employees in foreign companies in Laos 

      Lockyer, Alan; Nel, Pieter; Vilayvong, Sonethavy (2016-11)
      Strategic Human Resource Management (SHRM) in capacity building can enhance the capabilities of an organisations’ workforce, which is a key value in achieving high levels of productivity. In the Laos Peoples Democratic ...
    • Enriching Māori entrepreneurship (Māuipreneurship) : Te Haerenga o Te Awa = The Journey of Te Awa 

      Molyneux, Ngaire (2016-10)
      The aim of this research is to map the journey and development of “Te Awa” an undergraduate entrepreneurship (pathway) programme at Unitec Institute of Technology. Some key objectives of Te Awa are to effectively recruit ...

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