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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hart, Carol (2010 AFAANZ Conference, 2010)
    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 ...
  • Rainsbury, Liz; Capper, Patsie-Ann; Malthus, Sue (2010 AFAANZ Conference, 2010)
    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 ...
  • Oldfield, James D.; Slessor, Andrew (ascilite 2010: Curriculum, Technology & Transformation for an Unknown Future, 2010)
    Although the use of games in education is not new, the recent enhancements to game functionality through technology advancements have led to opportunities for significant changes to teaching and learning delivery methods ...
  • Walker, Lyndon (ascilite 2010: Curriculum, Technology & Transformation for an Unknown Future, 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 ...
  • Rainsbury, Liz; San Diego, Josefino S.; Walker, Lyndon (Second Quantitative Accounting Research Symposium, 2010)
    Purpose – This paper examines the financial impact from the adoption of international financial reporting standards (IFRS) on New Zealand (NZ) companies. It analyses the effects of IFRS on the accounting numbers reported ...
  • Singh, Jai; Du Plessis, Andries; Oldfield, James D. (14th Annual Waikato Management School Student Research Conference, 2010)
    This paper reports on stress during restructuring in a tertiary institution in New Zealand. Although a certain amount of stress can enhance a person’s performance, too much stress can have a reverse impact on a person’s ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ayling, Diana (13th Annual NZACE Conference, 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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; 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 Applied Business Education 2007 Conference, 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Ayling, Diana (7th Annual NZACE Conference, 2004)
    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, ...
  • 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 ...