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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.

SUSTAINABILITY

How to survive the 'Anthropocene'

The old mantra of economic progress has brought Earth to a tipping point, argues Will Steffen. We need to rethink our priorities.

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MANAGEMENT

Millennials are uncertain, not 'entitled'

We have read millennials wrong, argues Mike Lee. They can be as hard-working as anyone. What they most need are clear work boundaries in an uncertain world.

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CAREERS

A beginner's guide to working overseas

Have you always dreamed of living abroad? Think a stint in another country might help your careers? Tricia Alach has some advice.

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LEADERSHIP

Board led-transformation

Strategic renewal requires a board ready to drive a vision for change.

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MARKETING

Philip Poole on competing against global brands

Philip Poole is the Marketing Manager at Whittaker's, a family-owned chocolate maker that exports products to Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. He explains how the Porirua-based company has succeeded in the face of formidable international competition.

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BOOK GIVEAWAY

Tōtara

This month we are giving away a copy of Tōtara: A Natural and Cultural History, by Philip Simpson.

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ECONOMICS

The 'Indiana Jones' of Economics

Alan Bollard explains why maverick New Zealand economist Bill Phillips was worthy of a Nobel Prize.

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IN THE MEDIA

Our environment's crucial economic role

‘Personhood’ presents us with a unique opportunity to recognise how ecosystems contribute to our way of life, argues Dr Greenaway-McGrevy.

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INNOVATION

Why we need to rethink creativity in business

If you want to boost creativity in the workplace, first know what you are dealing with, advises dt ogilvie.

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FINANCE & BANKING

Financial ethics in the age of Trump

There is a belief in the US that a successful businessperson will make a good political leader. Where did that notion come from? asks Kara Tan Bhala.

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LEADERSHIP

What can non-profits and for-profits learn from each other?

Entrepreneurial leaders in for-profit organisations and collaborative leaders in non-profits have much to teach each other, says Michael Austin.

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