International Business, Strategy and Entrepreneurship department

The International Business, Strategy and Entrepreneurship department is part of the AUT Business School.

We examine business activities that cross national boundaries, and the business and public policy issues that affect decision makers. Our staff have made significant contributions to international business through the publication of books and articles, and  consultancy work for government, international agencies and business firms.

Undergraduate international business, strategy and entrepreneurship will give you a solid grounding in this area.

Research in international business, strategy and entrepreneurship

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across international business, strategy and entrepreneurship.

More about our research

Research interests

Staff research areas include:

  • International business environment
  • Asian business
  • Cross-cultural leadership
  • Impact of foreign direct investment on the New Zealand economy
Taghreed Hikmet
Michael Lough
Nadia Liebert
Daniel Millward
Gemma Keay

Contact us

Ludwina Lafaele
Department Co-ordinator
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 5824

ludwina.lafaele@aut.ac.nz

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Key academic contact

Simon Mowatt


Associate Professor Simon Mowatt
Head of Department
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 5424

simon.mowatt@aut.ac.nz

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