• Decoy effects and brands

      Kim, J; Park, J; Ryu, G (Association for Consumer Research, 2006)
      The relative preference for a target product over a competitor can be increased by providing a third alternative (a decoy) that is clearly inferior to the target but is not necessarily inferior to the competitor. We ...
    • Deductibility of interest: a comparative perspective: conceptual issues

      Olesen, K; Ohms, C (Thomson Reuters, 2011)
      Interest payable on borrowed funds or on amounts owing by reason of the operation of the law (for example interest that may be payable on statutory debts such as tax owing) in relation to an income earning activity is a ...
    • Defects in affordable housing projects in Klang Valley, Malaysia

      Abdul-Rahman, H; Wang, C; Wood, LC; Khoo, YM (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2012)
      Several affordable housing programs have been introduced by the government to achieve the objectives of several Malaysia Plans; however, the success of the housing programs has been reduced due to readily reported quality ...
    • Defects in affordable housing projects in Klang Valley, Malaysia

      Abdul-Rahman, H; Wang, C; Wood, LC; Khoo, YM (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2012)
      Several affordable housing programs have been introduced by the government to achieve the objectives of several Malaysia Plans; however, the success of the housing programs has been reduced due to readily reported quality ...
    • Defects of tensioned membrane structures (TMS) in tropics

      Wang, C; Abdul-Rahman, H; Wood, LC; Mohd-Rahim, FA; Zainon, N; Saputri, E (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2013)
      The wide use of tensioned membrane structures (TMS) becomes prominent in many designs because of its aesthetic, ergonomic, and economical nature. Recently, TMS has been applied in the tropics with zone success,fully yet ...
    • Demand in New Zealand hospitals: expect the unexpected?

      Jiang, N; Pacheco, GA (New Zealand Association of Economists, 2013)
      The health care sector in New Zealand has undergone substantial structural reform since 1983, and stands out relative to other OECD countries, in that it has a relatively low per capita health expenditure, and a high share ...
    • Design for compliance: what would a strategic compliance operation look like?

      Price, S; Wood, L (Tangible Media, 2014)
      The following article is a summary of a research project that sought to understand what strategic compliance at Auckland Council would be, as a part of the Auckland University of Technology Master of Business Administration ...
    • Design perspective on the role of advanced bots for self-guided learning

      Reiners, T; Wood, L; Bastiaens, TJ (CGPublisher (http://www.cgpublisher.com), 2014)
      Virtual worlds are rapidly gaining acceptance in educational settings; with bots play an important role in these environments to help learners. Authentic learning can be significantly supported by bots to help self-guided ...
    • Did the earth move for you too? Understanding post-earthquake changes in retail shopping behaviour

      Ballentine, P; Parsons, AG; Zafar, S (Academy of Marketing, 2013)
      Christchurch, the second largest city in New Zealand, was rattled by three major earthquakes in a span of six months from September 2010. With significant loss of life, collapsed buildings and damaged infrastructure, ...
    • Dimensions of autotelic personality and their effects on perceived playfulness in the context of mobile internet and entertainment services

      Tan, F. B.; Chou, JPC (Australian Computer Society (ACS), 2010)
      Autotelic Personality represents an important individual construct in flow theory yet little is known about its underlying dimensions. Csikszentmihalyi (1988) suggested that the higher the autotelic nature of an individual, ...
    • Distraction, distrust, enemies, and selfishness: social liabilities at work

      Morrison, R; Macky (The Australian Psychological Society Limited, 2015)
      Aim We propose a higher order construct termed Employee Social Liability (ESL), incorporating four clusters of employee “bad” behaviour and integrating them under a common latent variable. The key contribution of this paper ...
    • Do criminal sanctions deter insider trading?

      Gilbert, A; Frijns, B; Tourani Rad, A (Wiley, 2013)
      Many developed markets have taken what appears to be a tough stance on illegal insider trading through the use of criminal sanctions. Although criminal sanctions represent a much greater penalty than civil sanctions, the ...
    • Do good starts make good finishes? The case of CEO pay

      Cimerova, H (The Faculty of Business and Law, Auckland University of Technology, 2014)
      We study the effects of job market conditions at the start of future CEOs' careers. We find no evidence of persistent rewards for US public firms' CEOs for starting their career in more successful firms, or for the luck ...
    • Do good starts make good finishes? The case of CEO pay

      Cimerova, H (International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS), 2014)
      We study the effects of job market conditions at the start of future CEOs’ careers. We find no evidence of persistent rewards for US public firms’ CEOs for starting their career in more successful firms, or for the luck ...
    • Do New Zealand regulators listen to their charitable stakeholders?

      Sinclair, RMS; Bolt, R (The International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR), 2012)
      The study examines the empirical evidence of the submissions received from charitable organisations and their stakeholders in response to proposed changes to the New Zealand financial reporting framework. The study aims ...
    • Do Our Introductory Accounting Textbooks Reflect Current Accounting Practice?

      Wells, P; Sinclair, R (American Accounting Association (AAA), 2016)
      Many researchers have found that accounting education contributes to the narrow and stereotypical perceptions students have of accounting, further supporting claims that the profession may be attracting graduates who lack ...
    • Do significant environmental matters relevant for financial reporting present concerns for auditors? Evidence from interviewing New Zealand auditors

      Chiang, CKH; Northcott, D; Prescott, S (AUT University, 2010)
      The question for this study is whether significant environmental matters relevant for financial reporting raise concerns for auditors. 18 New Zealand audit partners and managers from the North and South Islands were ...
    • Do the initial job market conditions really matter for CEO pay?

      Cimerova, H (Auckland Center for Financial Research (ACFR), Auckland University of Technology Business School, 2013)
      This paper complements the literature on CEO compensation by studying the effects of job market conditions at the start of future CEOs' careers. We also contribute to research on cohort eff ects in compensation by taking ...
    • “Do You want New Zealand to be taken seriously?”: the clash of crisis narratives in environmental debates

      Skillin, PD (New Zealand Political Students Association, 2012)
      Political actors construct and deploy crisis narratives both to describe existing reality and to implore action. In general terms, such narratives tend to serve an anti-political function as they seek to de-legitimate ...
    • Does buyer-seller similarity affect buyer satisfaction with the seller firm?

      Gaur, SS; Herjanto, H; Bathula, H (Taylor & Francis, 2012)
      With the increased reliance on diverse markets in multi-cultural contexts, the role that similarity can play in the relationship between a salesperson and a buyer is receiving increased attention. Similarity is regarded ...