Ideas and advice to accelerate the transition of MPs entering New Zealand’s House of Representatives

New MPs are expected to know and perform their roles effectively from the moment they start. This research looks at how they might best cope with this pressure, focusing particularly on the experience of New Zealand parliamentarians.

Updated: 05/11/2014
Views: 5,340

Distilling the Macroeconomic news flow

As macroeconomic news and financial data is reported with ever increasing frequency, this research proposes a simple but effective method for extracting information relevant for the tracking of current economic conditions.

Updated: 12/06/2014
Views: 2,912

Online Collaborative Learning readiness: The relationship with organisational culture

This research paper discusses the development of Online Collaborative Learning, and how it offers a means for more effective organisational learning.

Updated: 15/07/2014
Views: 1,749

Putting the experts in charge

Amanda Goodall discusses the link between the core business knowledge held by a leader, and organisational performance.

Updated: 10/02/2017
Views: 4,423

The Relevance and Role of Interdisciplinarity in Asia Pacific Studies and Publications

Simply defined, 'interdisciplinarity' involves the combining of two or more academic discipines. There are calls for greater 'interdisciplinarity' (ID) in academic thought, research and publications. This article looks at why calls for greater ID are popular, and how relevant it is to Asia Pacific studies and publications.

Updated: 04/12/2013
Views: 2,712

The challenges facing management in a rapidly changing business environment

Technology and societal changes are dramatically changig the business environment. This article argues the case for organisations to rely less on outdated hierarchical management practice, and embrace the need for adaptability and innovation.

Updated: 09/02/2017
Views: 30,769

The Impact of Fast Route Geometry in London

This presentation looks at the example of London, a global city that requires major investment in its infrastructure, and asks "what are the geographical implications of developments such as low emission zones, new airport developments and congestion charging, and are they right for the city?"

Updated: 10/02/2017
Views: 5,815

Lighting, Well-being and Performance at Work


Jo Silvester

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A challenge for employers and researchers is to design work environments that meet the needs of the 21st century workforce, and which ensure maximum levels of well-being and performance.This report reviews existing research on the impact of lighting on performance and well-being in the workplace.

Updated: 10/02/2017
Views: 5,168

Open innovation norms and knowledge transfer in interfirm technology alliances

How does knowledge transfer in interfirm technology alliances change when an industry norm of collaboration evolves? Firms tend to transfer more knowledge in technology joint ventures compared to contractual technology agreements. Using insights from new institutional economics, this research explores thet extent to which alliance governance association with interfirm knowledge transfer is sensitive to an evolving industry norm of collaboration connected to the logic of open innovation.

Updated: 09/02/2017
Views: 8,091