News stories

  • The Business Course
    01 September 2017
    Sir John Key, celebrity chef and restaurateur Josh Emmett, and Business School Dean Professor Jayne Godfrey are among mentors taking turns pairing up with Business School students for a round of golf, teaching them a bit about ‘the game’ while playing the game over the space of six Sundays.
  • Tuning in to the millennial mindset
    16 August 2017
    Recent Bachelor of Commerce graduate Paul Rataul is helping the high achievers of the millennial generation to enhance the future of business
  • 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”.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Leading for the greater good
    16 May 2017
    Are traditional Māori values guiding decision-making in the thriving Māori economy, ask Chellie Spiller and Rachel Wolfgramm.
  • 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.
  • Video transcript: Debbie Schultz on the science of mindfulness
    18 April 2017
    Business School alumna Debbie Schultz is the founder of BlueSkyMinds, which specialises in delivering research-based organisational mindfulness programmes. As an organisational development consultant, she has worked with organisations including Fletcher Building, Fonterra, Z Energy, and Westpac.
  • What can non-profits and for-profits learn from each other?
    18 April 2017
    Entrepreneurial leaders in for-profit organisations and collaborative leaders in non-profits have much to teach each other, says Michael Austin.
  • How do you disrupt an industry steeped in tradition?
    18 April 2017
    The key to innovation in traditional industries is understanding what drives customers, advises Hamish Elmslie.
  • Bank CEOs take on the big issues
    18 April 2017
    In an extraordinary meeting, bank chiefs Shayne Elliott, Ian Narev and Andrew Thorburn talk leadership, careers and the state of the world with Mark Wilson.