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Welcome to the University of Auckland Business School's news section.

  • Ian Narev on the banking revolution
    20 June 2017
    In the first of a two-part series on how digital technology is transforming the way banks do business, Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Ian Narev discusses the logic of buying start-ups, the future of branches, and the new digital frontier.
  • CSCM Symposium: Futuristic and Sustainability
    19 June 2017
    You are invited to the Centre for Supply Chain Management (CSCM) Symposium on 6 September 2017 at the University of Auckland Business School.
  • Centre for Supply Chain Management events
    19 June 2017
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management has a range of events planned in 2017, so please mark your diary.
  • Food loss and waste in China
    19 June 2017
    Food is lost or wasted throughout the supply chain, from initial agricultural production stage down to final consumption stage. Yearly global food loss and waste (FLW) is estimated at roughly 30% of cereals, 40-50% of root crops, fruits and vegetables, 20% of oilseeds, meat and dairy products, and 35% of fish, which amounts to about 1.3 billion tons (FAO, 2011, 2015).
  • After 5’s with Dame Wendy Pye
    19 June 2017
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management had the pleasure of hosting an After 5’s event in April with Dame Wendy Pye, founder of educational publishing company Sunshine Books.
  • Field visit to MIT School of Culinary and Hospitality Studies
    19 June 2017
    The Centre for Supply Chain Management (CSCM) hosted an interesting and informative field visit on 17 May to the Manukau Institute of Technology School of Culinary and Hospitality Studies.
  • Supply chain serving in a changing world
    19 June 2017
    In a fast-changing environment it has become very important that we should have the vision in our business to stop us heading in the wrong direction.
  • Passion for supply chain fuels mission
    19 June 2017
    I fell into supply chain by accident. In my last year of school there was definitely no plan to become a supply chain specialist, in fact, back then, I had no idea that was an option. But I liked maths, so I chose to study that at University, and along the way,
  • MOU with Next Logistics Technology
    19 June 2017
    On 6 April 2017 the Centre for Supply Chain Management had the pleasure of hosting a visiting trade delegation from Next Logistics Technology (NeLT), Tongyoung, South Korea, who are also a part of the Korea Maritime Institute.
  • From the Acting Director’s desk, June 2017
    19 June 2017
    Welcome to the second edition of Supply Chain Link for 2017. We hope you had a good summer, and now ready for a productive winter.
  • Lions should go cold on ice baths
    19 June 2017
    The Lions used ice baths to help prepare for their match against the Crusaders - but a leading university researcher says the touring team may not know the baths "make it worse" when it comes to healing athletes' muscles.
  • Failed fisheries management system costing NZ economy and environment, experts say
    15 June 2017
    Claims that New Zealand has a “world leading” system for sustainably managing fishing have been scientifically debunked, say an international team of fisheries experts in a paper published in a top United States journal.
  • Lions tour will learn from UK bombinb
    07 June 2017
    The British & Irish Lions rugby tour officials will have taken steps to guard against the Manchester type of attack that killed 22 and injured 59, according to an internationally-renowned New Zealand security researcher.
  • Entrepreneurship champion recognised in honours list
    05 June 2017
    Geoff Whitcher has been recognised for his services to business and education with his appointment as an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
  • Leading for the greatest good
    30 May 2017
    The Māori economy is now worth close to $40 billion and is growing faster than the national economy, according to recent MBIE figures. How do we harness this growth to lift wellbeing for all Māori? A new research project aims to zero in on the kinds of leadership and decision-making that embody traditional values to generate wealth and wellbeing for the greatest number, today and tomorrow.
  • Professor’s work recognised at RICS awards
    22 May 2017
    Professor Deborah Levy has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) for her dedication to educating generations of property professionals.
  • "Healthy diet" bad for old people
    22 May 2017
    Professor Ngaire Kerse from the University of Auckland's School of Population Health co-leads a study which measures food intake in octogenarians and the connection to their quality of life.
  • Video transcript: Shayne Elliott on restoring trust in banks
    16 May 2017
    Shayne Elliott is CEO of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ). An alumnus of the University of Auckland Business School, he has more than 30 years' experience in international banking.
  • The case for mindfulness at work
    16 May 2017
    Mindfulness can deliver real benefits in the workplace, but it is no quick fix, warns Debbie Schultz.
  • What is behind China's global shopping spree?
    16 May 2017
    Chinese businesses are buying up overseas companies at an increasing rate, but not for the reasons you might think, says Peter Williamson.