Dr Ella Henry

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Senior Lecturer

Phone: +64 9 921 999 extn 6097

Email: ella.henry@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
Room WB428,
Te Ara Poutama,
55 Wellesley Street East,
Auckland Central 1142


Postal Address:
AUT University
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142

Qualifications:

BA, MPhil, PhD

Memberships and Affiliations:

Iwi affiliations: Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa, Ngāti Kuri, Te Rārawa

Biography:

Dr Ella Henry has an academic background in Sociology, Māori Studies and Management Studies.  Dr Henry has been actively involved in research on and advocacy for Māori broadcasting. She is a research leader in the National Science Challenge: Building better homes, towns and cities, and involved with research on Māori leadership and decision-making, and the contribution of Māori business networking to self-determination.

Teaching Areas:

Undergraduate

Māori media

Postgraduate

Master of Cultural and Creative Practice

Research Areas:

Māori development, Māori entrepreneurship, Māori careers, Māori media and screen production

Publications:

(2012-2018)

  • Henry, E., Foley, D. (2018). Indigenous research: ontologies, axiologies, epistemologies and methodologies. In R Bendl, L. Booysen, J. Pringle (Eds.) Handbook of Research methods on diversity management, equality and inclusion at work. London: Edward Elgar (in press).
  • Henry, E., Spiller, C., Newth, J. (2018). Emancipatory Indigenous social innovation: Shifting power through culture and technology. Journal of management and Organization, 23(6), 786-802.
  • Klemm, A., Henry, E., Peredo, A. (Eds.). (2017). Indigenous Aspirations and Rights: The case for responsible business and management. London and New York: Routledge Taylor &Francis Group.
  • Henry, E. (2017). The creative spirit: emancipatory Māori entrepreneurship in screen production in New Zealand. Small Enterprise Research, 24(1): 23-35.
  • Henry, E. (2016). Indigenous Māori Entrepreneurs in Screen Production: Entrepreneurial case analysis. In H. Frederick, A. O’Connor, D. Kuratko (Eds.), Entrepreneurship: theory, practice, process, 4th Edition. Melbourne, Australia: Cengage Learning.
  • Henry, E., Wolfgramm, R. (2015). Relational leadership: an indigenous Māori perspective. Leadership, 0(0), 1-17. Sage Publications. DOI: 10.1177/1742715015616282.
  • Henry, E. (2015). Te Whare Ako: architecture speaks to heart, mind and spirit. In C. Spiller, R. Wolfgramm (Eds.), Indigenous spiritualities at work: transforming the spirit of business enterprise. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
  • Wolfgramm, R., Henry, E. (2015). Wahine Toa: Māori women leaders in the film and screen industry. In F. Wambaru Ngunjiri, S. Madsen & K. Lomgman (Eds.), Women and Leadership Around the World. Charlotte, NC:Information Age Publishing.
  • Henry, E., Spooner, H. (2014). The Brown Book: Māori in screen production, a case study. Journal of Creative Technologies (MINA Special Issue), 4: 44-64. Retrieved from: https://ctechjournal.aut.ac.nz/paper/brown-book-maori-screen-production/
  • Henry, E., & Wikaire, M. (2013). The Brown Book - Maori in Screen Production. Auckland: Nga Aho Whakaari.
  • Henry, E. (2013). Emancipatory Maori Entrepreneurship in Screen Production: Theory and application. In Eigth European Conference on Innvoation and EntrepreneurshipProceedings (pp. 296-302). Brussels, Belgium.
  • Henry, E. (2012). Indigenous entrepreneurship in screen production: a Maori case study. Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, 15(4), 98-101.
  • Henry, E. (2012). Wairua Auaha: emancipatory Māori entrepreneurship in screen production. Unpublished PhD thesis-exegesis, Auckland University of Technology, in AUT Scholarly Commons at: http://hdl.handle.net/10292/4085

Papers & Presentations

  • Henry, E. (2018). Kaupapa Māori: An Indigenous research perspective. Nā Te Kore 2nd Biennial International Indigenous Design Forum, Ngā Aho: Māori in Design, Tuahiwi Marae, Christchurch, March 2-5;
  • Henry, E. (2018). The emancipatory potential of Māori entrepreneurship. Global Conference on Indigenizing Entrepreneurship, Algonquin College, Ottawa, June 3-5;
  • Henry, E. (2018). Operationalising Vision Mātauranga and Kaupapa Māori Research in a National Science Challenge. Gender, Work & Organization Conference, Macquarie University, Sydney, June 13-16;
  • Henry, E. (2017). Rangahau Māori (Māori Research): An Indigenous Perspective. Paper presented at the International Social Innovation Research Conference, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Dec 12-14.
  • Henry, E., Menzies, D., Whaanga-Schollum, D., Wilson, C., Tukua, L., Paul, J. (2017). Māori Science and National Science: a ‘marriage made in heavan’ or ‘unholy alliance’? Presentation to the National Science Challenge’ Building Better Homes Towns & Cities (BBHTC) Kāinga Tahi, Kāinga Rua Māori Research Symposium, BRANZ, Wellington, 14th August.
  • Henry, E., McFarlane, A. (2017). Vision Mātauranga BBHTC. Presentation to the National Science Challenge’ Building Better Homes Towns & Cities (BBHTC) National Conference, BRANZ, Christchurch, 5th-6th September.
  • Henry, E. (2017). Kaupapa Māori Values Contributing to Social Enterprise. Panel presentation, Social Enterprise World Forum, Christchurch, 28th September.
  • Henry, E. (2017). The interface of spirituality and sustainability: self-transcendence and interconnectedness. Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia. AOM Proceedings 2017:1 14321; doi:10.5465/AMBPP.2017.14321symposium.
  • Henry, E., McNeill, H. (2017). Post-settlement governance entities, at the interface of Indigenous development I New Zealand. Academy of management, Atlanta, Georgia. AOM Proceedings 2017:1 13102; doi:10.5465/AMBPP.2017.13102abstract.
  • Henry, E., Dana, L-P. (2016). Social and cultural capital: enhancing emancipatory Indigenous entrepreneurship. Academy of Management, Los Angeles, California. AOM Proceedings 2016:1 14414; doi:10.5465/AMBPP.2016.14414abstract.
  • Henry, E., Keiha, P., Smith, V., Sheehan. M. (2016). Whakamana Ngā Kairangahau: developing Māori researcher scholarship. Panel Presentation, International Indigenous Research Conference, Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga, University of Auckland, 15-28 November.
  • Wolfgramm, R., Spiller, C., Tapsell, P., Henry, E., Pouwhare, R., Reid, N. (2016). Whai Rawa: promoting effective Māori leadership and decision-making. Panel Presentation, International Indigenous Research Conference, Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga, University of Auckland, 15-28 November.
  • Henry, E. (2016). Building on the legacy of early Māori film-makers. ‘Our Own Image: The legacies of Māori film-making in Aotearoa Symposium’, organized by Whāriki research Unit, Massey University, University of Leeds, and Arts & Humanities Research Council UK, 31st March – 1st April, Unitec Institute of Technology. Auckland.
  • Henry, E. (2015). Reconceptualising relational leadership from a Māori cultural perspective. Australian Indigenous Leadership & Entrepreneurship Cluster, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, NSW, Australia, 29th October.
  • Henry, E. (2015). Cultural nuances and creativity. NETPAC@25 Symposium, Hawai’i International Film Festival, Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawai’i, 21st November.
  • Wolfgramm, R., Henry, E. (2015). Reconceptualising relational leadership from a Māori cultural perspective. Paper presented at International Labour Association (ILA) 17th Annual Global Conference, Barcelona, Spain, October 14-17.
  • Henry, E., Pringle, J., Jones, D., Wolfgramm, R. (2015). Indigenous identity and career construction: Māori in the screen industry. Paper presented in Careers: multi-level issues in theory, methodology and empirical research. European Group for Organizational Studies Conference, Athens, Greece, July 2-4.
  • Henry, E. (2015). Case study: Grounding of the MV Rena. Indigenous perspectives on the UN Declaration and the PRME, Professional Development Workshop (PDW) at the Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada, August 7.
  • Henry, E. (2015). Māori Indigenous Education at AUT. Indigenous Management & the Management Academy, Professional Development Workshop (PDW), Academy of Management, Vancouver, Canada, August 11.
  • Henry, E., Koziol-Repia, J., & Howard, R. (2014). Te Ara Poutama: Indigenous Māori media education and application. Proceedings of the 4th Mobile Creativity & Mobile Innovation Symposium 2014, p. 20.
  • Henry, E. (2015). The Māori SME: a pathway to tino rangatiratanga (self-determination). Keynote speaker at the 27th Annual SEAANZ Conference, Sydney, Australia: 17-18 July.
  • Henry, E., Wolfgramm, R. (2014). Māori cultural dynamics at work in the creative industries. Conference paper, British Academy of Management, Belfast.
  • Henry, E. (2013). Emancipatory Māori entrepreneurship in screen production. European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Hogeschool-Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 20th
  • Henry, E. (2013). Māori Screen Development. Presentation for the Commonwealth Foundation Pacific Voices Symposium, AUT, February 27th.
  • Henry, E., Wolfgramm, R. (2012). Māori Screen Industry Careers. Marsden funded research project, ‘Glamour & Grind’ Working Paper, Te Ara Poutama, Auckland University of Technology, December 6th.
  • Henry, E. (2012). Indigenous Media Aspirations in the Digital Age. Keynote presentation at the First Australians Media National Conference, Australian Indigenous Communications Association, Rydges Hotel, South Brisbane, 22nd October.