Bernard Walker

Associate ProfessorBernard Walker

Meremere 343
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

  • Robertson J., Botha E., Walker B., Wordsworth R. and Balzarova M. (2022) Fortune favours the digitally mature: The impact of digital maturity on the organisational resilience of SME retailers during COVID-19. International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management 50(8/9): 1182-1204.
  • Walker B. (2021) Introduction to the Covid-19 Special Issue. New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations 45(2): 1-4.
  • Lamm F., Rasmussen E. and Walker B. (2020) Special Issue Editorial: The General Election in New Zealand in 2020. New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations 45(1): 1-2.
  • 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).