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  • Our environment's crucial economic role
    25 July 2017
    'Personhood' presents us with a unique opportunity to recognise how ecosystems contribute to our way of life, argues Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy.
  • The 'Indiana Jones' of Economics
    25 July 2017
    Alan Bollard explains why maverick New Zealand economist Bill Phillips was worthy of a Nobel Prize.
  • Why we need to rethink creativity in business
    25 July 2017
    If you want to boost creativity in the workplace, first know what you are dealing with, advises dt ogilvie.
  • Students practice business strategy in online environment
    12 July 2017
    When initially asked why inaugural 2017 UABS Business Strategy Challenge co-winner Felicia Chung thought her team won, she answered: “I just got lucky”.
  • What Macron's language tells us about modern leadership
    20 June 2017
    The revealing words used by France's new President hold lessons for business, argues Fiona Kennedy.
  • Knowledge website launches
    20 June 2017
    Introducing the Business School's new Knowledge website - a source of fresh thinking in areas vital to the enterprises of tomorrow.
  • 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.
  • 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,
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.