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Kate Kearins

Beating the workplace “blahs”

Business
14 Aug, 2023
Dean of the Business School, Professor Kate Kearins, offers six ideas on how leaders can help beat that mid-winter feeling of ‘blah’ in the workplace.
Sports events could boost staff morale

Sports events could boost staff morale

10 Aug, 2023
Associate Professor Barbara Myers says employers could consider major sporting events as an opportunity for team building.
Professor of Economics Gail Pacheco

Ethnic pay gap needs action now

27 Jul, 2023
Professor of Economics Gail Pacheco says the research into the ethnic pay gay is strong – and now we must act to close the gap.
Illustration by Pounamu Wharekawa

AUT student and alumni on 2023 Y25 list

26 Jul, 2023
Two AUT alumni and a current honours student are amongst the 25 trailblazers selected for this year’s Y25 List.
Life impacts of low literacy, numeracy

Life impacts of low literacy, numeracy

Business
20 Jul, 2023
People with low reading and maths skills have poorer wellbeing outcomes including in education, employment, income, and health and justice.
Look to the past for innovation lessons

Look to the past for innovation lessons

Business
19 Jul, 2023
The “Pygmalion effect’ in Ancient Greek mythology shows how one person can shape another. It can also help managers encourage new staff to innovate.
Image of a group of protesters

Brand activism requires bravery

Business
18 Jul, 2023
Recently some UK not-for-profits have shifted towards activism-driven campaigns. This shift could mean changes to how they are perceived.
AUT finance research helps us get Sorted

AUT finance research helps us get Sorted

Business
04 Jul, 2023
AUT research has helped Sorted launch a money personality quiz to help us understand how we spend our money and where we need to focus.
Image of a city in India

NZ needs to build trade with India

Business
03 Jul, 2023
Prioritising our trade and economic relationship with India and China should be a key goal for New Zealand.
What’s your money personality?

What’s your money personality?

Business
19 Jun, 2023
Are you a big spender or an anxious saver? New research finds five distinct money personalities that drive how we manage and make decisions about money.

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