Leadership and management issues critical future

31 October 2013

A University of Canterbury business expert says issues relating to leadership and management are critical to New Zealand's business future.


UC student to trial blades

16 October 2013

A 19-year-old University of Canterbury (UC) commerce student, Liam Malone, who lost both legs at the age of two, will trial his new running-blades for the first time on Friday


Dragons' Den turns up the heat for UC students

08 October 2013

More than 175 University of Canterbury (UC) marketing students in 35 groups are feeling the heat this week in a Dragon's Den style business competition.


UC expert argues against rugby card system

17 September 2013

A University of Canterbury (UC) economics expert has come out against rugby's rules which allow a team of 15 players to play against a side of 14 players for part of the game.


Lyttelton Time Bank built and mobilised resources

12 September 2013

A University of Canterbury marketing researcher has found the Lyttelton Time Bank was a builder and mobiliser of resources during the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.


Blacktop receivership highlights issues

10 September 2013

The recent receivership of Blacktop Construction has served to highlight margin issues for construction companies, a University of Canterbury business expert says.


Study looks at why people left jobs after quakes

09 September 2013

A University of Canterbury business lecturer has examined how the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes impacted on people's decisions to quit their jobs.


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04 September 2013

University of Canterbury economists Stephen Hickson and Dr Eric Crampton will give a public talk in the Christchurch central city tomorrow night about money.


Why Auckland is among the top most liveable cities

02 September 2013

A UC tourism lecturer understands why Auckland has made it into the Top 10 List of Most Liveable Cities in the World.


Women can face identity conflict in the workplace

02 September 2013

Women in the workplace can face internal identity conflict when it comes to competing against their co-workers, a University of Canterbury researcher says.


Positive Air NZ results significant says UC expert

30 August 2013

Air New Zealand's 156 per cent hike in annual net profit to $182 million is extremely significant especially in a difficult global market, a UC marketing expert says.


How heritage tourism is surviving post-quakes

26 August 2013

A University of Canterbury marketing postgraduate student is investigating how heritage tourism in Christchurch can survive after a natural disaster.


This week is critical for businesses after quakes

21 August 2013

A team of University of Canterbury disaster experts say this week is critical for businesses in Wellington and Marlborough.


Researcher shares international publishing award

16 August 2013

A UC business researcher and her co-author have received an international award at the Academy of Management Conference in Orlando, Florida.


Construction companies should stick to the basics

06 August 2013

A UC business lecturer is warning contracting companies that they should stick to the basics, even when the industry appears to be entering a boom period.


ChCh is using recovery as an opportunity

05 August 2013

ChCh is using its recovery phase as an opportunity to showcase innovation, community engagement and improved quality of life for residents and migrants, a UC lecturer says.


Christchurch nightlife continues to rise

30 July 2013

Christchurch nightlife, including restaurants, bars and cafes, is already back to almost 80 per cent of pre-earthquake levels, a UC marketing expert says.


UC team in business case competition final

23 July 2013

A team from the University of Canterbury has qualified for the final of an international business case competition after finishing first equal in New Zealand.


Monorail proposal conflicts with NZ tourism brand

22 July 2013

A plan for a 41 kilometre monorail from Queenstown to Milford Sound conflicts with what the New Zealand tourism brand stands for in the international and domestic markets.


Marketing can be a force for good

18 July 2013

A University of Canterbury expert says marketing is often blamed for problems in society but believes it can be a force for good.


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15 July 2013

Potentially the biggest issue facing a proposal to make online shoppers pay GST is policing the payments, a University of Canterbury tax expert says.


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15 July 2013

A UC marketing expert says the Government has a legitimate case to attempt to retrieve some revenue from overseas sales of goods and services by NZ online consumers.


Link between obesity, high birth weights studied

15 July 2013

UC postgraduate student Rachel Webb has unearthed new findings about fast food restaurants while studying the relationship between maternal obesity and high birth weight risk.


Serendipity a factor in business growth

01 July 2013

A University of Canterbury marketing expert says research shows that serendipity is a precursor to fast business growth.


UC student proposes hunters and gatherers market

25 June 2013

A University of Canterbury student is proposing a grocery shopping outlet that allows Canterbury farmers and growers to sell their goods direct to the customer, seven days.


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