Professor Peter Enderwick

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Professor of International Business

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext: 5748



  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in International Business
  • MBA
  • BA (Hons) in Economics


Peter Enderwick is a specialist in the field of international business. He holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Lancaster and MBA and PhD from Bradford Management Centre in England. He has been an educator since 1978. Until 1988 he was lecturer in Economics at the Queen’s University of Belfast. Between 1988 and 2004 he was  Professor of International Management at the University of Waikato, Hamilton. He has held visiting positions at the University of Bradford Management Centre and the Helsinki School of Economics and Business, Finland,  the University of South Australia, Adelaide and Thammasat Business School, Bangkok. He is currently a visiting professor at the Centre for International Business, University of Leeds, in the UK. He has taught in many parts of Asia including Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand and China. He is academic consultant in international business to the Open University of Hong Kong. He has taught at every level from first year undergraduate to PhD and DBA programmes, and also has extensive experience with executive education.

His research interests are in globalization and labour, service sector multinationals, large emerging markets, particularly China and India, and the competitiveness of small, open economies. He is the author of eight books and numerous book chapters and articles in professional journals. His latest book, Understanding Emerging Markets was published by Routledge. He serves on the editorial boards of a number of journals including the International Business Review. He has undertaken consultancy for the United Nations, the American Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand and the New Zealand Treasury. He is a member of the Academy of International Business and a founding member of ANZIBA (Australia and New Zealand International Business Academy.

He joined AUT in late 2004.

Teaching Areas:

Expertise in Degree and Postgraduate Teaching

  • International Business Environment
  • International Business Strategy
  • Business in Big Emerging Markets
  • International Human Resource Management
  • International Business Strategy

Interests in Research Supervision

  • Asian Business Strategy
  • Foreign Direct Investment in New Zealand
  • The Internationalisation of New Zealand Business
  • Service Sector Foreign Direct Investment


Research Areas:

  • Globalisation and Labour
  • Service Sector Multinational Enterprises
  • Business in Asia
  • The Competitiveness of Small, Open Economies

Current Research Projects:

  • Dynamic Development of Foreign Affiliates Within New Zealand
  • Targeted Foreign Direct Investment Strategies
  • The Dynamics of Big Emerging Markets: China and India
  • Managing New Sources and Forms of FDI
  • The Dark Side of Globalisation


Journal Articles

  1. Buckley, P. J., Munjal, S., Enderwick, P, and N. Forsans (2016) Do Foreign Resources Assist or Impede Internationalisation: Evidence from Internationalisation of Indian Firms International Business Review 25(1): 130-140.
  2. Buckley, P. J., Munjal, S., Enderwick, P, and N. Forsans  (2016) Cross-Border Acquisitions by Indian Multinationals: Asset Exploitation or Asset Augmentation International Business Review  (forthcoming)
  3. Munjal, S., Buckley, P. J., Enderwick, P, Forsans, N (2016) The Role of Experiential and Non-Experiential Knowledge in Cross-Border Acquisitions by Emerging Country Multinational Enterprises Journal of World Business
  4. Enderwick, P. (2016) International Investment by State-Controlled Enterprises: A Source for Concern? Strategic Change (forthcoming)
  5. Nguyen, H.T. N. and Enderwick, P. (2016) The Perceptions and Responses of Vietnamese Firms Toward Deeper Regional Economic Integration: Case Studies from the Food Processing Industry Journal of Southeast Asian Economies 33(1) (forthcoming)
  6. Enderwick, P. (2014) China's Economic Impact on Oceania AIB Insights 14(1): 3-6.
  7. Hikmet, T.K.A. and Enderwick, P. (2015) Offshore Sourcing and Reshoring: The Impact of Governance on Cost and Incentives AIB Insights 15(4): 13-16.

  • Enderwick, P.  (2016) Dictionary of Business and Management in India OUP Oxford Online.

Book Chapters
  1. Enderwick, P. (2016) Flexibility and the Global Factory in S. Kundu and S. Mundal (eds) Human Capital and Innovation: Examining the Role of Globalisation. Palgrave (forthcoming)
  2. Enderwick, P. (2016) The Transnational Organisation of the Drugs Trade M. Dion (ed) Financial Crime. From a Technological Viewpoint to an Ethical Perspective Springer.
  3. Munjal, S., Buckley, P. J., Enderwick, P, Forsans, N  (2014) The Growth Trajectory of Indian MNEs, in Camilla Brautaset  and Christopher Dent (eds.) The Great Diversity - Trajectories of Asian Development, Wageningen Academic Press, Wageningen, Netherlands: 191-203.
  4. Buckley, P. J., Enderwick, P, Forsans and Mundel, S. (2013) Country Linkages and Firm Internationalisation: Indian MNEs within Economic-Political Alliances of Nations, in Gary Cook and Jennifer Johns (eds.), The Changing Geography of International Business. Houndmills, Basingstoke, U.K.: Palgrave MacMillan: 79-94
  5. Enderwick, P. (2013) New Zealand  Chap 13 in Karl P. Sauvant, Padma Mallampally , Geraldine McAllister (Editors) Inward and Outward FDI Country Profiles  Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment; 2nd edition: 377-388.

Commissioned Report

  • Munjal, S., Buckley, P. J., Enderwick, P, Forsans, N. (2011) Benefitting from the Commonwealth- The case of Indian MNEs, A research report for the Commonwealth Secretariat, London August 2012.

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