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Accounting and Finance Conference Papers

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Accounting and Finance Conference Papers

 

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  • Francis, Kerry (FARU Conference , Sri Lanka August 2011, 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 ...
  • Finlayson, Patricia; Ayling, Diana (New Zealand Applied Business Education (NZABE) Conference., 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 ...
  • Rankin, Keith (Rethinking welfare for the 21st century: forum proceedings. 53-57. The University of Auckland, New Zealand., 2010)
    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 ...
  • Rankin, Keith (53rd New Zealand Association of Economists (NZAE) Annual Conference, 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 ...
  • Buhr, Klaus; Cross, Roy; Rainsbury, Liz (World Finance & Banking Symposium, 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 ...
  • Yee, Nigel (International Conference on Innovation Management, 2009)
    Business incubation and technology incubation is an area where new ideas are combined with resources and expertise in order to produce viable products and businesses. The business and technology incubation sector in New ...
  • Malcolm, Pam; Cruickshank, Prue (New Zealand Diploma in Business Conference 1999 "Entrepreneurs born or made?", 1999)
    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 ...
  • Malcolm, Pam (Unitec Learning Innovations Conference, 1998)
    The UNITEC Directorate appreciates the need to create quality on-line courses. In February 1998 the Directorate approved the development of on-line courses. During 1997 a Faculty of Business working party had formatted a ...
  • Rainsbury, Liz; Hopkins, Laura (1998)
    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 ...
  • Beechey, John; Baskerville-Morley, Rachel (2nd Annual Auckland Regional Accounting Conference, 2003)
    Further to a consideration of existing research on income allocation processes in CA partnerships, this report answers the questions: how was income allocated in the Big 8 and their predecessor firms in New Zealand, and ...
  • Beechey, John (Performance Measures for Budgeting, Planning & Financial Reporting Conference, 2003)
    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 ...
  • Beechey, John (2nd Annual Financial Strategy and Performance Summit, 2001)
    There is a school of thought that advances the proposition that "traditional" financial accounting measures are insufficient to track how a business is moving towards its strategic objectives. Traditional accounting does ...
  • Beechey, John (Business Information in Action - Linking Strategy to Performance, 1999)
    Performance measurement and management is one of the most significant developments in the sphere of people management. Within organisations, it has become a key business process. It is viewed as a major lever for achieving ...
  • Storey, Carol; Nicholson, Elizabeth; Lawler, Elaine (National Business Administration Forum Conference 2003 "The Education Games", 2003)
    Groups of students with specific needs have been identified within a learning situation. This paper will address strategies that utilise technology (amongst other methods) to enhance the students' effectiveness as learners, ...
  • Sherry, Carol; Ling, Anthony; Beaver, Bob; Bhat, Ravi (New Zealand Applied Business Education Conference 2003, 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 ...
  • Malcolm, Pam (New Zealand Diploma in Business Conference, 2000)
    All New Zealand Diploma in Business courses offered at UNITEC now have an on-line, web-based presence. This has therefore changed the way that courses are delivered. The manner in which students make use of the on-line ...
  • Malcolm, Pam (New Zealand Diploma in Business Conference, 2000)
    This paper examines the processes that have been undertaken at UNITEC over the last two years to incorporate quality on-line learning into the NZ Diploma in Business programme. In Semester 2 1998 150 Computer Concepts ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ayling, Diana (9th Annual NZACE Conference, 2006)
    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, ...

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