Research in business and economics

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Helena Cooper-Thomas
Gail Pacheco
Asheq Rahman
Gender differences at work
New Master of Business for AUT students
Gender differences at work
Relish competence or seek a challenge?
13 Aug, 2018
People who love their jobs get different things out of it - and there’s a difference between women and men when it comes to job satisfaction.
New Master of Business for AUT students
Postgrad degree boosts career prospects
07 Aug, 2018
AUT Business School’s new one-year Master of Business Management opens up options for graduates wanting to move into a rewarding career in management.
Working 4-day weeks for 5 days' pay?
30 Jul, 2018
A four-day week trial showed that if workers have more control over their job, they feel and perform better.
Four-day work week gets the tick
19 Jul, 2018
AUT researcher runs the research ruler over a company’s trial of a four-day working week and finds it measures up.
Striving to make algorithms fair
04 Jul, 2018
AUT Centre for Social Data Analytics co-director Rhema Vaithianathan spoke to science journal Nature about algorithms, bias and fairness.
Taghreed Hikmet
De Wet van der Westhuizen
Michael James Kirkwood