Quality research from a world-class business school
Waikato Management School is one of a very small group of elite business schools across the world to have achieved triple-crown accreditation (AACSB, AMBA, EQUIS).
Waikato Management School’s research strategy is to address the big challenges facing business and society regionally, nationally and globally by producing world-class theoretical, applied and practice relevant research. We prioritise research related to our two strategic areas of expertise, Responsible Management and Leading through Innovation. The emphasis is on knowledge creation, integration and dissemination to achieve transformation of organisations.
Associate Professor Eva Collins
Associate Dean of Research
Research interests: sustainability policy and management; strategic environmental management; business government strategy.
Professor Siggi Gudergan
Professor of Strategy
Research interests: Business Strategy & Strategic Management (including entrepreneurship, innovation, organisational change & performance; and international business & management); Services & Customer Decision Making; and Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modelling (PLS-SEM).
Professor Les Oxley
Professor of Economics
Research interests: time series econometrics; cliometrics; economic history; the economics of innovation; energy economics; environmental economics and economic wellbeing.
Professor Juliet Roper
Professor of Management Communication
Research interests: communication; environment issues; environmental politics; public relations; sustainability.