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  • Qualitative telephone interviews: Strategies for success

    Farooq, Muhammad Bilal (2015)
    The use of the telephone in qualitative interviews is discouraged by traditionalists who view it as an inferior data collection instrument. However these claims have not been supported by empirical evidence and qualitative ...
  • Accounting for the costs of recruiting and training

    Twiname, Linda J.; Samujh, Helen; Rae, S (2011-06-27)
    We investigate the investments made by accounting firms into recruiting and training new employees into entry-level positions. This includes developing a model to capture both the direct and indirect investments/ costs ...
  • Power relations, ethnicity and privatisation: A tale of a telecommunications company

    Sharma, Umesh Prasad; Lawrence, Stewart R. (2014)
    The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate the confluence of political and economic interests of the Fijian elite in transforming state assets into private property and financial gain. Drawing on a Habermasian theoretical ...
  • Retention and intentions of professional accountants

    Twiname, Linda J.; Samujh, Helen; Van Lamoen, Nils Karel (2012-06-30)
    This paper enhances understanding of factors underlying professional accountants’ high turnover rates. Various researchers, institutions and government bodies have identified accountants’ retention is of concern. However, ...
  • Denial and distancing in discourses of development: shadow of the 'Third World' in New Zealand

    Kurian, Priya A.; Munshi, Debashish (Routledge, 2014)
    Anxieties about development in New Zealand show up in a deep-rooted fear of the 'Third World' in the country. We examine how the term 'Third World' is deployed in media discourses in economic, social and environmental ...
  • Listening to micro-business operators: what are their social and educational needs?

    Samujh, Helen (Centre for Social Change Research, Queensland University of Technology, 2004-10-29)
    This paper discusses issues that had been revealed during 15 in-depth interviews and a subsequent questionnaire survey of 91 micro-business (five or fewer employees) operators in Hamilton, New Zealand. ‘How to support ...
  • Accounting and accountability in Fiji: A review and synthesis

    Sharma, Umesh Prasad (2014)
    This paper reviews accounting and accountability research in Fiji. The review is based on 41 papers which were published in accounting refereed journals, professional journals, edited book chapters and thesis and other ...
  • The political economy of convergence: The case of IFRS for SMEs.

    Devi, Susela Selvaraj; Samujh, Helen (Wiley, 2014)
    This paper examines the processes used by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), in achieving widespread convergence to the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by developing economies. Global ...
  • 2014 Fieldays in Hamilton: Economic impacts for the Waikato Region and New Zealand

    Hughes, Warren (Institute for Business Research, The University of Waikato, 2014)
    The 2014 Fieldays event over 11 –14 June attracted 119,892 gate entries which was 4.2% lower than in 2013. For the 2014 event, a total of 942 firms exhibited their goods and services (up 4.9% over 2013) including 71 overseas ...
  • Support: Can it be a value creation strategy for positive marketing?

    Supramaniam, Sivakumari; Varey, Richard J.; FitzPatrick, Mary (IACSIT Press, 2012)
    In pursuit of improving people's wellbeing and engaging in positive marketing, this paper addresses the application of Vickers' Appreciation System to deepen our understanding of how people comprehend their environment and ...
  • How important is selection? Experimental vs. non-experimental measures of the income gains from migration

    McKenzie, David; Stillman, Steven; Gibson, John (Wiley, 2010)
    How much do migrants stand to gain in income from moving across borders? Answering this question is complicated by non-random selection of migrants from the general population, which makes it hard to obtain an appropriate ...
  • Introduction to the forum on meaning/ful work studies in organizational communication: Setting an agenda

    Zorn, Theodore E.; Townsley, Nikki (Sage, 2008)
    On the first day of Nikki’s undergraduate seminar, Organizing Work, she asks students to list the idioms and phrases commonly used to make sense of the “work” experience. She shares the example of her father repeatedly ...
  • Rejoinder

    Kelly, Martin; Davey, Howard; Haigh, Neil (Routledge, 2000)
    Our paper (Kelly et al., 1999) set out to have points recognized as ‘needing to be addressed’ on the agendas of institutions currently providing accounting education. We believe that many institutions are continuing to ...
  • Measuring absorptive capacity in high-tech companies: Mixing qualitative and quantitative methods

    Sedoglavich, Vesna; Akoorie, Michèle E.M.; Pavlovich, Kathryn (Sage, 2014)
    The objective of this article is to show how mixed methods can be used to develop a deeper understanding of the construct, absorptive capacity (AC). We used qualitative data from eight case studies to identify which types ...
  • Recognising the interactive space: Marketing for social transformation

    Nolan, Terry; Varey, Richard J. (Sage, 2014)
    How can the positive power of a marketing ethos and techniques solve social problems? We propose a deepened understanding of social marketing in response to the sustainability imperative, applying systems theory to elaborate ...
  • Authenticity: A macromarketing perspective

    Kadirov, Djavlonbek; Varey, Richard J.; Wooliscroft, Ben (Sage, 2014-03)
    This investigation argues that authenticity is inherently a macromarketing concept that is linked to how marketers and consumers view themselves and their own status in society. We show that authenticity refers to the ...
  • BP’s use of posture to respond to the deepwater horizon crisis

    Goosen-Botes, Vida; Samkin, Grant (University of Johannesburg, 2013)
    This paper focuses on the posture the oil company BP adopted when faced with a legitimacy crisis during one of the worst environmental disasters in history. Against a backdrop of a discussion of the rhetorical aspects of ...
  • Modelling and simulation: An overview

    McAleer, Michael; Chan, Felix; Oxley, Les (Elsevier, 2013)
    The papers in this special issue of Mathematics and Computers in Simulation cover the following topics: improving judgmental adjustment of model-based forecasts, whether forecast updates are progressive, on a constrained ...
  • Social support and social undermining as explanatory factors for health-related quality of life in people living with HIV/AIDS

    Oetzel, John G.; Wilcox, Bryan; Archiopoli, Ashley; Avila, Magdalena; Hell, Cia; Hill, Ricky; Muhammad, Michael (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
    This study aimed to examine the influence of social support (from personal networks and health care providers) and social undermining (from personal networks) on health-related quality of life (HRQOL; general health ...
  • A smooth ride: Terms of trade, volatility and GDP growth

    Grimes, Arthur (Elsevier, 2006)
    International evidence indicates that higher terms of trade levels and lower terms of trade volatility contribute to enhanced growth outcomes, especially for commodity-export and developing countries. New Zealand's terms ...

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