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Quantifying the benefits of narrated screen capture videos
(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 ...
The composition of New Zealand public sector audit committees
(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 ...
Making the most of a franchised degree agreement
In 1997 a franchise agreement was confirmed between Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) and UNITEC Institute of Technology (UNITEC) for specific Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) majors to be offered at the EIT Hawke ...
North and south: The students' view of the New Zealand Diploma in Business
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 ...
Entrepreneurial pathways into New Zealand Diploma in Business
The purpose of this paper is to report on the effectiveness of two different pathways into the New Zealand Diploma in Business (NZDipBus) that have been offered at UNITEC for a number of years. This longitudinal study ...
Defining workplace harassment: Who is the bully?
(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 ...
Capital Structure and Financing Choices in Australia
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 ...
Welfare reform: Changing the way we account for taxes and benefits
The issue of welfare reform is made difficult because of the boundaries we traditionally (yet implicitly) place between the tax system and the benefit system. To most economists, benefits are transfers, and transfers are ...
Krugman on the malaise of modern macro: Critique without alternative
(ANU College of Business & Economics, 2010-01-01)
Exploring the relationship between KPI's and the information they give the reader in the form of reports
There is a school of thought that advances the proposition that "traditional" financial accounting KPI's are insufficient to track how a business is moving towards its strategic objectives. Traditional accounting does not ...