News and media

  • 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.
  • Baby seals help in health care
    28 August 2017
    A University of Auckland study shows the seal-like robots - which make cute baby seal noises and go by the name of Paro - may have a key role to play in the care and wellbeing of New Zealand's escalating number of dementia sufferers.
  • 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
  • Speedy presentation of “slow fashion” wins 3MT competition
    14 August 2017
    PhD candidate Miriam Seifert was the winner of the doctoral category of the University’s 3Minute Thesis competition 2017, announced at the finals on 3 August.
  • Team NZ show way to big business
    14 August 2017
    Emirates Team New Zealand's America's Cup success is a tremendous example of the power of creativity in business, says an expert in the art of creative thinking.
  • How to survive the 'anthropocene'
    10 August 2017
    Human activity worldwide is now on such a planet-shaping scale that it resembles a geological process. A term has even been proposed for this phase of life on Earth: the Anthropocene.
  • Millennials are uncertain, not 'entitled'
    09 August 2017
    We have read millennials wrong, argues Mike Lee. They can be as hard working as anyone. What they most need are clear work boundaries in an uncertain world.
  • A beginner's guide to working overseas
    09 August 2017
    Have you always dreamed of living abroad? Think a stint in another country might help your career? Tricia Alach has some advice.
  • Book giveaway: Tōtara: A Natural and Cultural History
    03 August 2017
    This month we are giving away a copy of Tōtara: A Natural and Cultural History, by Philip Simpson.
  • Philip Poole on competing against global brands
    03 August 2017
    Philip Poole is the Marketing Manager at Whittaker's, a family-owned chocolate maker that exports products to Australia, Asia, and the Middle East. He explains how the Porirua-based company has succeeded in the face of formidable international competition.
  • Potential break against killer disease
    30 July 2017
    A new cancer treatment developed by a team of University of Auckland scientists is being hailed internationally as a potential breakthrough in the fight against the disease.
  • 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.
  • Hearing loss may be dementia risk
    17 July 2017
    Some of the nearly 900,000 New Zealanders who suffer hearing loss could be at extra risk of developing dementia.
  • 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”.
  • NZ superannuation unaffordable - expert
    03 July 2017
    New Zealand superannuation is unaffordable and could even be called "a pyramid scheme", according to a senior tax lecturer at the University of Auckland Business School, Mark Keating.
  • Ian Narev on the banking revolution part 2
    02 July 2017
    In the second of a two-part series on how digital technology is transforming the way banks do business, Commonwealth Bank of Australia CEO Ian Narev talks about loyalty, cost efficiencies, and the challenge of the blockchain.
  • 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.