Mr Andrew James Patterson

BCOM, PGDipCom, MCom(Distinction) - Otago


Andrew joined the Faculty in 2014. His specialist areas are conflict resolution, negotiation, employment relations, and general management. He has 17 years of experience in tertiary teaching across several disciplines. Andrew has sat on the UABS Faculty Staffing Committee since 2017 and served on numerous academic selection and interview panels. He is the recipient of three UABS teaching excellence awards and has been invited to share his work and participate in forums at universities around the world, including Renmin University of China, Beijing, and Harvard Law School, MA, USA.

Outside of his responsibilities at the university Andrew also works as a strategic negotiation consultant and employment advocate - where he acts for and advises employers and employees. He is an affiliate member of the Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand.

Teaching | Current


Quarter one: INFOGOV 707: Dispute Resolution Techniques

Semeter one & two: BUSINESS 202: Business Consulting


University of Auckland Business School Teaching Excellence Award (2021) - For Collaboaration in Teaching

University of Auckland Business School Teaching Excellence Award (2019) - For Innovation in Teaching

University of Auckland Business School Teaching Excellence Award (2015) - For Collaboaration in Teaching



Associate Dean Faculty

Course Director, BUSINESS 202

Co-lead designer & lecturer, INFOGOV 707




Areas of expertise




Employment relations

Organisational behaviour


Virtual reality


Committees/Professional groups/Services

University and faculty service & committees (2022)

UoA Staff Advisory Committee: Elected Sub-Professorial Member

UABS Faculty Staffing Committee: Sub-Professorial Member

UABS Core Oversight Group: Member

MIB Maori, Pasifika, and Inclusion Taskforce: Member

Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality Collaborative Group: Group Lead

Professional memberships (2022)

Arbitrators' and Mediators' Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ): Affiliate member (consent-based dispute resolution)

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Carrie, D. G., Mulla, P., Patterson, A., Kilkolly-Proffit, M., Brookes, R., Sima, H., & Agee, T. (2017). Adding value to first-year undergraduate marketing education: team-based learning as a strategic response to changing modern educational environments. Journal of Strategic Marketing, 25 (2), 138-151. 10.1080/0965254X.2016.1182577
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Douglas Carrie, Parizad Mulla, Michelle Kilkolly-Proffit
  • Patterson, A. (2013). Detecting deception: How perceived detection ability influences negotiation. New Zealand Journal of Human Resources, 13 (2), 51-66. Related URL.
  • Patterson, A., & McAndrew, I. (2011). Adjudicator decisions: Investigating the role of ideology in grievance case outcomes. New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations, 36 (1), 21-34. Related URL.

Contact details

Primary office location

Level 4, Room 490
New Zealand