Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • TOC for academic research : moving from common sense to common practice 

    Mabin, V.J.; Davies, John; Kimani, S.; Mirzaei, Maryam (2016-09)
    AIM • Demonstrate how ‘threads of validity’ may be woven into academic research by using both TOC-based and qualitative research methods GAP • Many studies have sought to enhance validity in qualitative research • ...
  • Expanding the world of theory of constraints 

    Mabin, V.J.; Mirzaei, Maryam (2016-09)
    AIMS & BACKGROUND Aim • to bridge gap between academics and practitioners and to hold a mirror to see what outsiders see of TOC (what is available to academic researchers on TOC? What view are we presenting to the ...
  • Exploring constraints in projects : a construction case study 

    Mirzaei, Maryam; Mabin, V.J. (2014-11)
    Theory of Constraints (TOC) suggests managing a system according to its constraints. Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM), as an application of TOC to project management, defines a project as a chain of ...
  • TOCICO resources at your service : using, sharing, and developing the TOC body of knowledge 

    Cox, J.F.; Mabin, V.J.; Banks, J.; Mirzaei, Maryam (2014-06-10)
    In this workshop we describe: 1. The TOCICO website 2. The TOCICO presentation video & webinar database & how it might be used in consulting / teaching / research. 3. The TOCICO portals. 4. The TOCICO white ...
  • Practicalities of using Scrum for policy projects. 

    Mirzaei, Maryam; Mabin, V.J. (Operations Research Society of New Zealand (ORSNZ), 2015-11)
    There is a growing interest in applying agile project management practices such as Scrum, particularly for software development projects. Is Scrum a panacea for all projects? What are the challenges in implementing ...
  • 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, A.; 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 ...
  • Critical Chain Project Management - an abductive view. 

    Mabin, V. J.; Mirzaei, Maryam (2016-12)
    Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) has been a controversial topic with extreme opinions on its merits. While there are many reports of dramatic improvements in many project contexts, there have also been claims ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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