Welcome to the New Zealand Institute for Business Research

Our business is adding value to your business.

NZIBR draws on the expertise of leading scholars from the University's Waikato Management School to deliver research projects of high value to the business community and wider society, that will help drive long-term sustainability and shareholder value. Public policy projects are also an important part of our work programme.

Our people have a wealth of knowledge in areas ranging from economic impact analysis, strategy and leadership, to marketing, innovation and entrepreneurship. We publish high quality research in both professional outlets and in academic journals.

Waikato Management School is ranked in the top 1% of business schools globally, with our prestigious Triple Crown Accreditation from EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB.

NZIBR comprises of three research units:

Upcoming Events and Activities

A Computer-Aided Text Analysis (CATA) Seminar facilitated by Professor Jeremy Short and Aaron Anglin

Date: Friday, 13 March 2020
Time: 9am - 4pm (time to be finalised)
Location: MSB 1.36 & 1.37, Waikato Management School

PLS-SEM Using SmartPLS Training Workshop facilitated by Professor Christian Ringle

This two-day workshop introduces participants to the state-of-the-art of partial least squares structural equation modeling (PLS-SEM) using the SmartPLS 3 software. PLS-SEM is a composite-based approach to SEM, which aims at maximizing the explained variance of dependent constructs...

Date: Tuesday, 24th March 1pm - 5pm | Wednesday, 25th March 9am - 3pm
Location:MSB 1.36 & 1.37, Waikato Management School