Bernard Walker

Associate ProfessorBernard Walker

Meremere 334
Internal Phone: 93817

Qualifications & Memberships

Research Interests

My research centres on the role of people in organisations. This focuses on the role of Leadership, creating organisations with the capacities needed for resilience and agility in an environment of rapid change and disruption.

Recent Publications

  • Malinen S., Janhonen M., Heinio M., Walker B. and Venkataraman N. (2020) Kun maailma jarkkyy, resilientti organisaatio kestää! (When the world shakes, a resilient organisation endures!). Suomen sotilas 2: 89-93.
  • Walker B. and Nilakant V. (2020) Business Leadership During an Unprecedented Crisis. New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations 44(3).
  • Walker B., de Vries HP. and Nilakant V. (2017) Managing legitimacy: The Christchurch post-disaster reconstruction. International Journal of Project Management 35(5): 853-863. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijproman.2016.07.007.
  • Walker B. and Hamilton RT. (2015) What influences the progression of employment rights disputes? Industrial Relations Journal 46(2): 117-133. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/irj.12085.
  • Nilakant V., Walker B., van Heugten K., Baird R. and de Vries H. (2014) Conceptualising Adaptive Resilience using Grounded Theory. New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations 39(1): 79-86.