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

Distinguished Visitor Professor Jan Fisch, Vienna University

Hiring consultants to overcome the challenge of leveraging previous market experience in new markets
Building on the distinction between ordinary and dynamic capabilities, we use an information economics perspective to argue that firms seconding corporate managers to transfer their experience to a new market environment benefit...

Date: Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Time: 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Location: MSB 1.36 & 1.37, Waikato Management School

Research Project and Paper Development Workshop  with follow-up one-to-one meetings
The aim of this workshop and the follow-up meetings is to provide hands-on feedback and suggestions on research that is in progress. This can include works at various stages of  development, starting with a research proposal or idea...

Date: Wednesday, 11 December 2019
Time: 10.00am - midday noon
Location: MSB 4.02, Waikato Management School

International Visitor Dr. Filipa de Almeida, Catolica Lisbon School of Business and Economics

The Health and Wellbeing of Over Indebted Consumers
The global financial crisis of 2008 left many individuals with debts that they are unable to manage – over-indebtedness. A recent systematic review (Turunen & Hilamo, 2014) found that over-indebtedness impairs...

Date: Thursday, 12 December 2019
Time: 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Location: N.3.01, Law Building

Distinguished Visitor Professor Brad Jackson, Griffith University

Date: 13 December 2019
Time: 07.30am - midday noon
Location: MSB 4.02, Waikato Management School
RSVP to by Monday, 2 December 2019