Associate Professor of Employment Relations, Dr Felicity Lamm has accepted the role of Government Chief Advisor, Health and Safety.
Over 640 students descended on 32 employers who were offering up to 1,000 graduate roles or internships at the first Business and Economics Career Fair.
Professor Edwina Pio encourages everyone to make a daily commitment to #pressforchange on International Women’s Day
Creating positive change through storytelling was the focus of a recent Diversity at AUT event.
Prof Jarrod Haar's research into work/life satisfaction.
A study by the New Zealand Work Research Institute at AUT has quantified the scale of transience in New Zealand, with a particular focus on those considered to be ‘vulnerable transient’.
New global rankings show AUT now has 13 subjects ranked, with two of them featuring in the top 50 in the world.
180 undergraduate students who are recipients of various AUT scholarships were welcomed at a special event this week.
Marjolein Lips-Wiersma, Professor of Ethics and Sustainability Leadership at AUT’s Business School, is a leading expert in developing and supporting meaning in the workplace. Professor Lips-Wiersma has just released the second edition of the book she co-authored with Lani Morris, The Map of Meaningful Work: A Practical Guide to Sustaining Our Humanity.
Langi Latu, an AUT Business School graduate, and fellow team members won their case category during the Team Case Competition, sponsored by KPMG, at Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2017 Global Leadership Summit. The team was selected as a winner based on their innovative and creative solution for their assigned business case, as well as the effectiveness of their presentation.
A new corporate governance index aims to quantify the voice of the shareholder at the boardroom table.
X-Challenge, a new university-wide competition that gives every AUT student an opportunity to develop an idea for a business, cause or project will culminate with a Dragons Den style pitch night on Thursday 23 November.
Bull or bear? For the first time New Zealand investors can quantify of how sentiment is shaping local financial markets.
Head of AUT’s School of Economics and co-director of the Centre for Social Data Analytics, Professor Tim Maloney, has been appointed to the role of Chief Economist at the Ministry of Social Development (MSD).
AUT business graduate, Langi Latu, is heading to the U.S to attend the Beta Gamma Sigma Global Leadership Summit later this week.
AUT Business School finance students took out top honours and a chance to represent New Zealand in this year’s CFA Institute Research Challenge.
Congratulations to Livvy Mitchell, who is the 2017 recipient of a special prize established in honour of former New Zealand economist Sir Frank Holmes. Livvy is the first AUT recipient of this prize since its establishment in 2011.
KiwiRail has taken out the supreme award at the AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards.
Now in its 12th year, the Excellence in Business Support Awards is the only national performance measure for business support organisations.
A new generation of Māori and Pacific lecturers is taking up residence at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).
The 2018 Early Career Academic Programme offers up to six Māori and Pacific scholars their first, full-time, permanent appointments as research-active lecturers.
Usually students graduating are lucky enough to witness performances from The Oceanian Voices choir during their graduation ceremonies, but at the most recent Business School graduation, two brothers got to pick up their degrees and entertain their fellow graduates.
Smart operators contributing to the business success of New Zealand companies have been recognised as finalists in the AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards.
Women are lagging men in the pay stakes but it’s more likely to be down to hidden biases than a lack of skills for the job, according to AUT research.
The alumni department and the MBA office hosted an exclusive networking event this month for over 50 prominent MBA and MPA alumni at the Auckland Art Gallery. The event also saw the launch of a digital alumni platform for this group.
AUT business graduate, Manako Nemaia, was named the winner of the BNZ Commercial & Corporate Category at the Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards, held at Parliament in Wellington this week.
Business student, Izzy Stangl is one of four young people representing New Zealand at the APEC Voices of the Future summit this month in Lima, Peru.
By 2040 Big Data should have shrunk the public sector beyond recognition.
The age of Big Data has come to consumers rapidly, reinventing how we shop, socialise, bank and get from A to B. And a Big Data revolution is slowly rolling through the public sector too.
New Zealand business has been celebrated in style as more than 600 guests from the government, academic and business sectors came together to honour the winners of the 2016 AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards at a gala dinner at the Langham Hotel.
Sini Tagiloa was toiling on the factory floor, working hard and wondering why he was going nowhere. Wishing he knew what his manager was looking for. And, contemplating what he might do differently if their roles were reversed. He decided to study HR.
Aspiring AUT entrepreneurs are receiving a welcome boost to turn their ideas into a commercial reality through a new student entrepreneurship programme.
More than 70 businesses and organisations across Auckland have today hosted two promising young leaders as part of the Auckland University of Technology’s Annual Shadow a Leader Day.
An annual $7 million funding boost for the Government’s ‘Family Start’ home visiting programme was prompted by empirical research commissioned from AUT’s Centre for Social Data Analytics (CSDA).
Behind every business success story is a support network of organisations that make their achievements possible.
The Ministry for Pacific People’s Pacific Language Weeks are celebrated at AUT each year as an opportunity to acknowledge the diverse Pacific cultures at the University.
AUT’s new Centre for Social Data Analytics was launched in March. The Centre is focused on “data analytics for social impact”.
Centre researchers take on work with the potential to address and inform social issues or challenges in core policy areas including health, education, justice and social services.
A childhood bout of rheumatic fever changed the course of Andrew Fiu’s life in almost every way. But one very positive spinoff has just happened: 35 years on Fiu has graduated with his first formal qualification, a Master of Business Administration from the AUT Business School.
Steering clear of Christmas is an inappropriate response to diversity, says Professor of Diversity Edwina Pio.
Researchers from AUT’s Business School have shared the results of their research into the experiences of visually impaired professionals in the workplace and how those experiences are affected by information technology.
A thought piece by AUT Professor of Diversity Edwino Pio, first published in EFMD GlobalFocus Volume 09, Issue 03|2015
More than 600 guests from the government, academic and business sectors celebrated the winners of the 2015 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards at a gala dinner at the Langham Hotel on 29 October.
AUT Professor of Economics Rhema Vaithianathan has been appointed to a working group that will lead work on how New Zealand uses and shares data.
Professor Edwina Pio and Associate Professor Gail Pacheco found an audience keen to hear about their diversity research at the NZ Diversity forum in September.
By Associate Professor Felicity Lamm, Co-Director - AUT Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Research.
Ten years on from Ngāti Awa’s Treaty settlement, it’s time for a reassessment according to AUT Business School graduate Dr Jim Mather.
A ‘one size fits all” approach to poverty doesn’t translate into effective solutions for third world nations says researcher and AUT Business School PhD graduate Son Thanh Tung, who has spent four and a half years studying poverty reduction initiatives in Vietnam.
More than 30 secondary students from schools around South Auckland, and the wider Auckland region, got to hang out with some top radio personalities and learn about the business side of the music industry at Music Biz – a music-meets-the-business-industry workshop held at the Auckland University of Technology’s South Campus in Manukau.
Over three hundred secondary school students from across Auckland donned red socks for Fuji Xerox Inspire2015 on 3 July, a Leadership Week initiative supported by AUT Business School and the Sir Peter Blake Trust.
Business leaders from more than 75 businesses and organisations each spent a day with two promising young leaders as part of AUT’s Shadow a Leader Day on 1 July.
Finalists for the 2015 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards have been announced today.
n light of the 2016 Budget, experts from across the country are calling on the government to do more about child poverty in New Zealand through the latest series of briefing papers released by The Briefing Papers.
A data tool that can accurately identify children at risk of abuse is unlikely to ever be used in the way envisioned by one of its architects.
An event organised by the AUT University Business School recently saw Māori and Pacific students across all levels of postgraduate study at AUT share their insight into their individual postgraduate journeys so far.
Research released by AUT University’s New Zealand Work Research Institute on the country’s aged care workforce raises important questions about the value we place on caring for the elderly.
Young people out of employment or education are likely to have a lifetime of poorer outcomes in terms of unemployment, wages and even happiness and health. Associate Professor Gail Pacheco checks out the situation in New Zealand. This opinion piece was first written for Employment Today.
Global opportunity for New Zealand innovators is tempered by the challenge of conducting appropriate communications and finding the best distribution solution. Cultural influences play a sizeable role in communicating messages through modern mediums and supply chains can dictate the success or failure of products irrespective of quality.
Experienced and emerging entrepreneurs, researchers and business leaders gathered to share their entrepreneurship expertise at an AUT University symposium on 15 April 2015.
AUT University hosted a summit addressing Muslims at work on 1 April.
AUT University will host workplace experts and practitioners at a day-long Future of Work conference on 9 February 2015.
AUT University Research Fellow Dr Huhana Hickey (Ngāti Tahinga, Tainui, Ngai Tai) has been named a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for her contribution to people with disabilities, in particular Māori.
A book co-authored by AUT Associate Professor Simon Mowatt that tells the story of how Britain’s magazine industry has evolved as a business has been commended for filling a gap in British media history.
For most New Zealanders summer means a big break from work and the chance to unwind with family and friends.
AUT University Finance students walked away with the top prize at this year’s Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge.
AUT University’s New Zealand Work Research Institute (NZWRI) has released a report on diversity in the New Zealand workplace.
Four startup projects led by entrepreneurial AUT University alumni and students got a boost last week thanks to the AUT Venture Fund.
“Religion can be explosive, dynamic and amazingly magnanimous,” Professor Edwina Pio, told the full capacity audience, of over 200 people, who had come to hear her inaugural professorial address at AUT’s City Campus this week.
Women from the AUT Business School and the Auckland business sector heard from the passionate and award-winning immigrant entrepreneur Zahra Al-Harazi over lunch recently.
A radical shift designed to put clients at the centre of its business has earned law firm Minter Ellison Rudd Watts the Supreme Award at the 2014 AUT University Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards.
AUT’s Faculty of Business and Law is partnering with the Inspiring Stories Trust to host 400 young Kiwi innovators at the Festival for the Future 2014 this weekend.
As other commentators have pointed out, New Zealand First’s KiwiSaver Kick Start policy would potentially undermine the true purpose of KiwiSaver (to ensure people have enough to retire on comfortably).
Finalists for the 2014 AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards (EBSA) have been announced today.
A new book written by AUT Professor of Diversity Dr Edwina Pio offers insights and advice to organisations with minority religions in their workforces.
The nature of work is changing. Progressive organisations recognise that a five-day-a-week commute is a waste of resources. Work is no longer going to be where the office is; it will be where you are – at home, in the car, at an airport or café, or with a client.
The AUT Business School is extending its postgraduate business degree portfolio to meet a growing demand for tertiary qualifications that fast track career enhancement and change, building upon the success and reputation of the long established Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Professional Accounting (MPA).
Kiwibank Business Markets has beaten 41 finalists to the Supreme Award at the AUT Business School’s 2013 Excellence in Business Support Awards, the only national performance measure available to the business support sector.
Former Green Party Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons will speak about an alternative economy of ‘enough’ at the launch of the AUT Business School’s new Sustainable Enterprise major (Bachelor of Business) on Tuesday 27 August.
This public lecture will challenge concepts of business-as-usual and growth at all costs, and will describe a potential future in which people do less work but share it equally, and where there is less consumption of energy and materials, and more local production and growth in knowledge, science and innovation.
Oren Gershtein from Israel will explain how he has an 80% success rate with start-ups at the AUTEL Innovation Day on Friday 26 July at AUT’s city campus.
AUT Business School’s Shadow a Leader day on Wednesday 10 July will enable students to experience a day in the life of 50 of New Zealand’s top business leaders.
Leaders include John Dalzell (CEO, Waterfront Auckland), Andrew McKenzie (Chief Financial Officer, Auckland Council), Brett O’Riley (CEO, Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development), Franceska Banga (CEO, New Zealand Venture Leadership Fund), Chris Quin (Head of Telecom Retail) and Sue Watson (CEO, Kea New Zealand).
An AUT team working with an industry partner and AUT Enterprises Limited (AUTEL) have won a major award in recognition of their successful commercial relationship.
Associate Professor Lindsay White and his AUT team have collaborated with the Cloudy Bay Group to take out the Supreme People’s Choice Award at KiwiNet’s award ceremony last week.
Derek Handley, one of New Zealand’s most well-known entrepreneurs, has taken up an Adjunct Executive Professorship at AUT. As Executive Professor, Derek Handley will work with Dr Geoff Perry, Dean of AUT’s Business School.
The Auckland Centre for Financial Research at AUT Business School will host a one-day symposium on 31 May 2013 to bring together industry professionals and academia for the first time to discuss research into New Zealand capital markets.
AUT Business School is now inviting entries for the 2013 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards.
The AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards recognise and celebrate organisations and individuals that deliver quality products and services to help small, medium and large businesses maximise their potential.
Shoppers are more likely to spend extra money when paying by eftpos than when paying in cash, according to research by an AUT Business School academic Dr Jashim Khan.
AUT Business School has been ranked ‘Four Palmes’ in the 2012 Eduniversal ranking – the second highest ranking in New Zealand.
Thirteen of New Zealand’s most significant business support organisations stole the limelight at the Langham Hotel last night as winners of the 2012 AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards.
Dean of AUT Business School, Dr Geoff Perry has won the Excellence in Business Leadership category at the Westpac Auckland Central Business Awards.
AUT Business School’s Centre for Research on Information Systems Management (CRISM) and the Institute of IT Professionals New Zealand (IITP) have announced a major research project exploring the key factors that drive IT professionals.
A considerable amount of research has suggested the excessive consumption of alcohol is an accepted social norm in New Zealand and Australia, and that young people deliberately drink to reach a level of intoxication.
Why do we buy what we buy and how can companies use it to their advantage, particularly when a good cause is involved? That’s what AUT University Business School senior lecturer Dr Jae-Eun Kim has been looking at recently: the emotional motivations behind our purchases.
AUT University Business School now owns the prestigious Excellence in Business Support Awards, brainchild of business support specialist Sarah Trotman.
Increasing the cost of alcohol won't be enough to combat youth binge-drinking, says AUT Associate Professor of Retailing Andrew Parsons.
With the 2012 General Election taking place tomorrow, New Zealanders are being urged to carefully consider the taxation policies of each party.
The AUT Business School has joined an elite group of five percent of business schools worldwide accredited by AACSB International.
The disadvantage of women in the work place has long been of interest to researchers. However with support from this year’s Marsden Fund, Dr Irene Ryan of AUT Business School now hopes to turn the lens towards the male advantage.
After four months of submitting business plans, developing concepts and presenting ideas, the finalists of this year’s AUT Venture Fund were finally announced at an award ceremony at the AUT Business School this week.
A fresh and real experience of students’ journeys through their PhD or Masters thesis forms the basis of a new book by Professor Marilyn Waring and Professor Kate Kearins from AUT University.
Professor Webb currently holds a number of academic posts, including research professor at the McIntire School of Commerce in USA, visiting professor at the University of Virginia, and professor at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. His keynote speech will focus on Trading and Fat Tails.
The Accounting and Finance programmes at AUT University have ranked in the top 15 in Australia and New Zealand, according to a recent article in the AFFANZ (Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and NZ) Journal.
AUT University business graduate Stephanie Yost is duly celebrating, after scooping an award at the Westpac Auckland West Business Awards.
The importance of being an authentic leader has been highlighted by the director of the AUT Centre for Innovative Leadership on the heels of leadership week last week.
AUT University has appointed Dr Geoff Perry as the Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law.
Dr Perry says he will continue to build the Faculty's New Zealand and international reputation for quality, connectedness, relevance and impact in education and research.