Dr Stephen Bowden

Stephen Bowden

Director of WMS Employment Engagement
Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management

Qualifications: B.Com, M.Com (Hons), Ph.D. (Illinois)

About Stephen

Papers Taught

Research Supervised

Family business, entrepreneurship and sustainability

Research Interests

Growth strategies, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Family Business

Recent Publications

  • Gibb, J., Whittaker, L., Connolly, H., Bowden, S., Collins, E., & Pavlovich, K. (2018). Xero: Beautiful Accounting Software - Beautiful Business (44th Waikato Management School Case Competition). Waikato Management School.

  • Bowden, S., & Collins, E. (2018). Sustainable entrepreneurship: Entering and competing for good. In Academy of Management Annual Meeting. Chicago, USA.

  • Pavlovich, K., Bowden, S., Simnadis, T., Connolly, H., Collins, E., & Gibb, J. (2018). Allbirds: New Zealand shoes taking the world by storm! (45th Waikato Management School Case Competition). Waikato Management School.

  • Simnadis, T., & Bowden, S. (2018). GoodBuzz: Buzzing on some good vibes (Global Innovation & Entrepreneurship Challenge). Waikato Management School.

Find more research publications by Stephen Bowden


Corporate Governance; Corporate Social Responsibility; Management; Strategic Management; Sustainability

Firm Growth, Family Business

Contact Details

Room: MSB.4.45
Phone: +64 7 838 4472
Cellphone: 027 389 4330