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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.

CAREERS

How future-proof are you?

Our challenge is not to protect old jobs or create new ones, but to manage the transition between the two, says Rod McNaughton.

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STRATEGY

Peter Zámborsky on how to thrive in uncertainty

Dr Peter Zámborsky, a Senior Lecturer in the Business School's Department of Management and International Business, outlines three core capabilities that organisations must build if they are to thrive amid uncertainty. They are discussed more fully in his 2018 eText Global Strategy: Thriving in a World of Uncertainty.

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IN THE MEDIA

What New Zealand should learn about renewable energy

Climate change goals must be integrated into industrial policy if they are to succeed, urges Anna Berka.

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IN THE MEDIA

Net-zero carbon requires serious innovation

The Emissions Trading Scheme needs re-thinking if we are to achieve net-zero carbon by 2050, says Basil Sharp.

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BOOK GIVEAWAY

Strangers Arrive: Emigrés and the Arts in New Zealand, 1930-1980

This month we are giving away a copy of Strangers Arrive: Emigrés and the Arts in New Zealand, 1930-1980, by Leonard Bell.

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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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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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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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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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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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