Hosted by Waikato Management School, the New Zealand Institute for Business Research (NZIBR) draws on cutting-edge research by internationally recognised experts in their fields. Its people have a wealth of expertise in areas ranging from innovation to economic impact analysis. The Institute works with industry, government agencies and other organisations to enhance productivity and contribute to sustainable business. It aspires to develop and deliver industry-driven research projects assuring quality outcomes and transfer of knowledge in an effective and appropriate manner; and to develop collaborations with existing local, national and international partners. The Institute actively explores opportunities to further align our business practices with societal needs and expectations, helping to drive long-term sustainability and shareholder value; seek out and support effective collaborations and partnerships with agencies, institutions and industry in the Waikato Region; promote academic research to further strengthen the Region and pursue publication in high quality journals. The Institute’s current strengths relate to agribusiness and particularly supply chains, financial analysis and business performance, business impact analysis, innovation and the business of health.

NZIBR currently has three research units:

  • Responsible and Sustainable Management
  • Enterprise Innovation
  • Leadership

For more information, visit the The New Zealand Institute for Business Research: Te Pūtahi Rangahau O Umanga o Aotearoa (NZIBR) website.