Research in business

At the AUT Business School we believe in high-quality research that addresses important societal challenges. Our world-class researchers work in all major disciplines in business, and in our multidisciplinary research centres.

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Gail Pacheco
Asheq Rahman
Helena Cooper-Thomas
Katherine Ravenswood
Prof Jarrod Haar
Dr David Williamson standing in a commercial kitchens with chefs busy making food behind him.
Nhut Nguyen
Headshot of Dr Tago Mharapara
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Katherine Ravenswood
Women workers still less valued than men
17 May, 2022
The latest Budget priorities and failed negotiations with care workers show that little has changed for women workers since the 2017 pay equity settlement.
Prof Jarrod Haar
Kiwis don't realise they're burnt out
11 Apr, 2022
The latest data from AUT’s Wellbeing@Work study show most people who are suffering from burnout either don’t realise it or can’t assess how serious it is.
Dr David Williamson standing in a commercial kitchens with chefs busy making food behind him.
Voices from hospitality's front line
08 Apr, 2022
New AUT research looks at workplace practices in the hospitality industry and gives recommendations to improve working conditions.
Nhut Nguyen
LGBT policies impact investor behaviour
17 Mar, 2022
New research shows companies that adopted LGBT-supportive policies for the first time can affect the attitudes and activities of investors.
Headshot of Dr Tago Mharapara
AUT scholar wins Fulbright
23 Feb, 2022
Congratulations to the Business School's Tago Mharapara, who will head to Brown University in the USA as a 2022 Fulbright New Zealand scholar.
Nafiz Ul Fahad
Meghana Lama
Ajantha Velayutham
Kai Schaedlich
Thai Ha Nguyen

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Professor Ben Wooliscroft Associate Dean – Research
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