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This section contains the most recent Short Takes videos emerging from the University of Auckland Business School, with new content added monthly.

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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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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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Jamie Newth on social entrepreneurship

Jamie Newth, a Research Fellow in the Business School's Department of Management and International Business, explains why social entrepreneurs are uniquely suited to tackle 'wicked' social and environmental issues. He is the CEO of Soul Capital, an organisation that invests in New Zealand social enterprises.

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STRATEGY

Suvi Nenonen on shaping the market

Associate Professor Suvi Nenonen, Director of the Business School's Graduate School of Management, urges New Zealand companies to tap the power of market-shaping. Her book Designing Markets: Are You Market Driven or Market Driving, co-authored with Professor Kaj Storbacka, was awarded the prize for best Finnish book in 2009-2010.

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TECHNOLOGY

Gillian Ferrabee on interacting with tech

Gillian Ferrabee is the former Director of Cirque du Soleil Media's Creative Lab. She outlines the pioneering use of immersive technologies by performance artists and says the arts community has much to teach business about harnessing these tools.

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TECHNOLOGY

Darl Kolb on life among the robots

Darl Kolb is Professor of Connectivity in the Business School's Graduate School of Management. He argues that instead of resisting artificial intelligence and the rise of robots in the workplace, we should let machines do what they are best at and focus on the unique qualities that make us human.

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Straight talk speaker series

FINANCE & BANKING

Straight Talk Speaker Series: Three Bank CEOs

Shayne Elliott (CEO, ANZ), Ian Narev (CEO and Managing Director, CBA), and Andrew Thorburn (Group CEO and Managing Director, NAB) talk candidly with Aviva CEO Mark Wilson about some of the issues facing their sector.

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MANAGEMENT

Straight Talk Speaker Series: Sir Michael Hill

Hear from Sir Michael Hill, an entrepreneur who started Michael Hill International Jewellery chain in 1979 in his hometown of Whangarei in northern New Zealand.

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LEADERSHIP

Straight Talk Speaker Series: Mark Wilson, CEO Aviva

Aviva CEO Mark Wilson reveals the risks and challenges of leading global organisations through tough times.

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MANAGEMENT

Straight Talk Speaker Series: Gavin Faull

Swiss-Belhotel International Chairman and President Gavin Faull shares insights from his experiences transforming what is now one of the world’s most dynamic and successful hotel management companies.

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ENERGY MATTERS SPEAKER SERIES

ENERGY MATTERS

Energy Matters Speaker Series 2018: Professor Michiel Bliemer

Professor Michiel Bliemer, from Transport Planning and Modelling at the University of Sydney Business School, discusses a fair user-pays system on Australian roads that would be acceptable to all stakeholders, could be implemented in stages, and which assumes relatively simple technology similar to electricity user charges.

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ENERGY MATTERS

Energy Matters Speaker Series 2017: Professor John A. Matthews

John A Mathews, Professor of Strategic Management at Macquarie University, presents evidence that China is driving a global green transition to enhance its energy security and clean up its deteriorating urban environment.

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ENERGY MATTERS

Energy Matters Speaker Series 2017: Professor Mark O'Malley

Mark O’Malley, Professor of Electrical Engineering at University College Dublin, discusses supply demand balance in an integrated energy system.

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ENERGY MATTERS

Energy Matters Speakers Series 2016: Lawrence Jones

Dr Lawrence Jones, Vice President of International Programmes at Edison Electric Institute in the US provides a global perspective on the future of electricity generation.

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Career tools

LinkedIn tutorial: An introduction to LinkedIn

In this video we take a look at what LinkedIn is, take a tour around the site, learn about different types of profiles and explore some of the basic functionality.

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LinkedIn tutorial: How to build a strong LinkedIn profile

This video takes a detailed look at building a strong LinkedIn profile. How to tell the authentic story of the professional you.

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LinkedIn tutorial: Getting active with LinkedIn

This video takes a detailed look at how you could stay active with your network. LinkedIn is filled with informative content with millions of members and companies.

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LinkedIn tutorial: Tools for students and graduates on LinkedIn

In this video, learn how you can get the most out of LinkedIn. A detailed look at some tools designed for students and alumni to build their careers.

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