Professor Peter Enderwick

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Professor of International Business

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 – ext: 5647



  • Ph.D. University of Bradford Management Centre 1982
  • MBA University of Bradford Management Centre 1976
  • BA (Econ) (Hons) University of Lancaster 1975

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Academy of International Business
  • Founding member of Australia-New Zealand International Business Academy ANZIBA


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, Thammasat Business School, Bangkok, and 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, large emerging markets, particularly China and India, and the competitiveness of global factory systems. He is the author of ten books and numerous book chapters and articles in professional journals. His latest book, International Business, (with Peter J. Buckley and Adam Cross) was published by Oxford University Press. He serves on the editorial boards of a number of journals including the International Business Review and The International Journal of Emerging Markets. 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, Management and Strategy
  • Emerging Markets
  • Multinational Enterprises in the World Economy

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:

  • Multinationals and Labour
  • Service Multinationals
  • Emerging Markets
  • Global Factory
  • Transnational Criminal Organisations

Research Summary:

I am involved in a range of topics both conceptual and empirical covering FDI, Global Factory systems, doing business in emerging markets, and the 'dark sides' of international business including transnational crime.

Current Research Projects:

  • Understanding Emerging Markets (2nd ed of book)
  • The Dark Side of International Business - studies of transnational crime, failed states etc.
  • Design Thinking and Management of the Global Factory



  1. International Business, OUP Textbook, March 2018, with P.J. Buckley, A. Cross (eds).
  2. Dictionary of Business and Management in India,OUP Reference, March 2017.
  3. Multinational Business and Labour, Croom Helm, 1984, reprinted 2012.
  4. Multinational Service Industries, Routledge, 1988, reprinted 2012.
  5. Understanding Emerging Markets: China and India, Routledge, 2007.

Book Chapters:

  1. The Transnational Organisation of the Drugs Trade, in M. Dion (eds.) Financial Crime. From a Technological Viewpoint to an Ethical Perspective, Springer, 2017.
  2. Flexibility and the Global Factory, in S. Kundu and S. Mundal (eds.) Human Capital and Innovation: Examining the Role of Globalisation, Palgrave Autumn, 2016.
  1. The Growth Trajectory of Indian MNEs, in Camilla Brautaset and Christopher Dent (eds.) The Great Diversity - Trajectories of Asian Development, Wageningen Academic Press, with Munjal, S., Buckley, P. J. and Forsans, N., 2014: 191-203.
  2. Inward and Outward FDI Country Profiles, Chap 13 in K. P. SauvantP. Mallampally and G. McAllister (eds.) Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment, 2nd edition,  2013: 377-388.
  3. Country Linkages and Firm Internationalisation: Indian MNEs within Economic-Political Alliances of Nations, in G. Cook and J. Johns (eds.) The Changing Geography of International Business, Palgrave MacMillan, with Buckley, P. J., Forsans and Mundel, S., 2013: 79-94.
  4. The Competitiveness of New Zealand Industry, in D. Van Den Bulcke and A. Verbeke (eds.) Small Open Economies in the World Economy, with Joanna Scott-Kennel, 2009: 219-244.
  5. Multinational Service Firms and Global Strategy, Chap 15 in J.R. Bryson and P.W. Daniels (eds) The Handbook of Service Industries, Edward Elgar, June 2007: 258-276.


  1. Enderwick, P. and P.J. Buckley (2018) Beyond Supply and Assembly Relations: Collaborative Innovation in Global Factory Systems, Journal of Business Research, (forthcoming).
  2. Buckley, P. J., Munjal, S., Enderwick, P. and Forsans, N. (2017) The Role of Cross-Country Alliances in Reducing the Transaction Costs of Internationalisation: Evidence from Indian Multinational Enterprises, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 41(3): 807-828.
  3. Enderwick, P. (2017) International Investment by State-Controlled Enterprises: A Source for Concern?, Strategic Change, 26(3): 261-271.
  4. Enderwick, P. (2017) Viewpoint: Escape FDI from Emerging Markets: Clarifying and Extending the Concept, International Journal of Emerging Markets, 12(3): 1-10.
  5. Enderwick, P. (2017) The Scope of Corporate Social Responsibility in a Global Factory System: A Social Network Approach, International Business Review, 27(2): 410-417.
  6. 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.
  7. 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, 25(4): 986-996.
  8. Munjal, S., Buckley, P. J., Enderwick, P. and Forsans, N. (2016) The Role of Experiential and Non-Experiential Knowledge in Cross-Border Acquisitions by Emerging Country Multinational Enterprises, Journal of World Business, 51(5): 675-685.
  9. 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): 65-82.
  10. Enderwick, P. and Buckley, P. J. (2016) Special Issue of International Journal of Human Resource Management: Human Resources in the Global Factory, International Journal of Human Resource Management, 26(10): 1382-1383.
  11. 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.
  12. Enderwick, P. (2014) China's Economic Impact on Oceania, AIB Insights, 14(1): 3-6.
  13. The Economic Growth and Development Effects of China's One Belt, One Road Initiative, Strategic Change, (forthcoming).
  14. What Drives Opposition to FDI: Chinese Investment in the New Zealand Dairy Industry, New Zealand Journal of Applied Business Research, (forthcoming).


  1. Trade and Economic Relations with China: Perspectives from the Commonwealth, A research report for the Commonwealth Secretariat, with Buckley, P. J., Kafouros, M., Voss, H. and Munjal, S., 2014, London, February 2014.
  2. Policy makers struggle with changing global FDI, Oxford Analytica International Economics Briefing, 7 February 2013.
  3. Complex global supply chains create new risks for FDI, Oxford Analytica International Economics Briefing, 12 February 2013.
  4. The State and Development of Science and Technology Parks in China, in Doing Business in China audio lectures e-book, Henry Stewart, London 2013.
  5. New Protectionism' will hit global business, Oxford Analytica International Economics Briefing, 14 December 2012