UABS KNOWLEDGE

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UABS Knowledge draws on Business School research and expertise to deliver timely analysis and comment on major issues facing New Zealand and the global economy. The website is updated regularly with new research-informed articles, studio interviews, event invitations, course announcements, and videos of internationally-renowned visiting speakers. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, and subscribe to our monthly Insights newsletter to keep up with the latest thinking in the world of business.

LEADERSHIP

How youth are breaking leadership taboos

Young people are starting to reject common assumptions about how they should act, argues Fiona Kennedy. Other groups could learn from them.

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CAREERS

Rod McNaughton on the skills of tomorrow

Professor Rod McNaughton is Deputy Dean of the Business School. He discusses the changes that are impacting the types of jobs we do and outlines the role of education in delivering the skills needed to thrive in a shifting world of work.

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IN THE MEDIA

State-run economies adore the free market

Controlling market activity gives governments obvious advantages when it comes to advancing political agendas at home and foreign policy abroad, argues Nicholas Borroz.

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INNOVATION

Lessons from Netflix's meteoric rise

Netflix will continue to grow, erasing smaller competitors in New Zealand and abroad, predict Paul Rataul, Dan Tisch, and Peter Zámborský.

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BOOK GIVEAWAY

This Realm of New Zealand

This month we are giving away a copy of This Realm of New Zealand, by Alison Quentin-Baxter and Janet McLean.

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SUSTAINABILITY

How cities can deliver a low-emission future

Cities are where the fight for sustainable energy will be won or lost, argues Simon Corbell. And when it comes to answers, size doesn't matter.

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IN THE MEDIA

Why blockchain challenges conventional thinking about IP

There is a simple reason for blockchain’s spectacular rate of development, says Alex Sims. No patents.

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PROPERTY

Fear and conflict hinder Māori land aspirations

To successfully develop Māori land, you must first identify and embrace its unique characteristics, argues Kiri Dell.

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LEADERSHIP

21st-Century Governance

Social and environmental accountability is becoming the new benchmark for directors.

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ECONOMICS

Our global economic future and how to fix it

Countries around the world are broke, and this will have dire consequences for future generations, warms Laurence Kotlikoff . The only way to fix things is to put everything 'on the books'.

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INNOVATION

Why companies should shape, not predict, the market

Suvi Nenonen and Kaj Storbacka argue for a radical rethink by New Zealand companies about how markets work and, therefore, how best to grow business.

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