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.

INNOVATION

Has your strategy playbook expired?

In a new book, Suvi Nenonen and Kaj Storbacka explain how firms can design new strategies for innovation, value creation, and growth.

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COMMERCIAL LAW

How digital technology is reshaping the legal landscape

Putting on his futurist glasses, Benjamin Liu offers four bold predictions about what our laws and legal system will look like in 2038.

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IN THE MEDIA

New style of reform needed to reverse growing inequality

A fresh approach to personal savings is the only way to stop our slide into inequality and low productivity, argues Robert MacCulloch.

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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

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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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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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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