• Balancing work and life among students

      Ang, Tania (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      The importance of work-life balance has been gaining ground in recent years to capture a wider range of groups, including students combining full-time study with part-time employment. Finding a balance can be complex and ...
    • Baling Hou: a photographic exploration of the Chinese post-80s generation in the urban cities of China

      Liu, Diya (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      The aim of this practice-led research is to create a body of photographic work that explores the characteristics of the Baling Hou [八零后] and their life in urban China. Baling Hou refers to the generation born in the 1980s ...
    • Banking cost efficiency in China: an ownership and time series comparison

      Sun, Maoyuan (Auckland University of Technology, 2006)
      This paper examines the ownership effect on Chinese banking cost efficiency over the period of 1998-2005. After controlling for loan quality, liquidity, capitalization and output mix, the empirical results suggest that ...
    • Banknote Recognition in Real Time Using ANN

      Ren, Yueqiu (Auckland University of Technology, 2017)
      Financial institutions have adopted various automated banking systems using currency recognition as their main activity, which makes automated currency recognition of significant interest. However, after the review of the ...
    • Banknote Serial Number Recognition Using Deep Learning

      Ma, Xin (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      Deep learning has been broadly applied to pattern classification, object detection, image segmentation, speech recognition, and other fields in recent years. Convolutional neural networks take dominant role in the field ...
    • Barriers and attractors for Māori in tertiary education

      Hayward, Dominique (Auckland University of Technology, 2012)
      Māori are under-represented across all levels of education in New Zealand. Although this trend has improved over time, a gap remains between tertiary education and Māori participation rates. One question is whether ...
    • The Barriers and Facilitators to Deliver Oral Care for Older Adults in Hospital Settings

      Oda, Keiko (Auckland University of Technology, 2019)
      Hospitalised older adults often experience deconditioning and frequently develop aspiration pneumonia. These form a potential vicious cycle that is connected by swallowing dysfunction (dysphagia) and sarcopenia during ...
    • Barriers to strategy implementation: A case study of Air New Zealand

      Tan, Yii Teang (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      The ability to implement strategies successfully is important to any organisation. Despite the importance of the implementation process within strategic management, this is an area of study often overshadowed by a focus ...
    • Barriers to strategy implementation: a case study of Air New Zealand

      Tan, Yii T (Auckland University of Technology, 2007)
      The ability to implement strategies successfully is important to any organisation. Despite the importance of the implementation process within strategic management, this is an area of study often overshadowed by a focus ...
    • BDSM and Helpseeking: an Exploratory Qualitative Survey

      Hamer, Walter John (Auckland University of Technology, 2016)
      Background: Awareness of the subculture of BDSM has grown considerably in recent years, particularly through media and fictional depictions of BDSM. Societal responses to BDSM have ranged from vilifying, to pathologising, ...
    • Beach burial of cetaceans: implications for conservation, and public health and safety

      Bui, Ann (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      Every year hundreds of cetaceans strand on New Zealand beaches. Options for dealing with disposal of their carcasses are few, creating significant problems for the Department of Conservation (DOC). More often than not their ...
    • Becoming Known As Whole Persons in Clinical Encounter

      Tolich, Janette (Auckland University of Technology, 2020)
      This study sought to shed light on the unique essence of the clinical encounter in a biomedical context when whaiora (those seeking wellness) and healthcare students are invited to a whole person mindbody encounter (wpmbe). ...
    • Becoming – Pakeha: questioning the use of native birds in representation as a means of exploring New Zealand post-settler identity in visual art

      Wilkin-Slaney, Katherine (Auckland University of Technology, 2008)
      The depiction of birds by artists such as Don Binney, Bill Hammond, Michael Parekowhai and Grant Whibley has served as metaphors in the conceptual systems of post-settler New Zealanders’ expression of identity. This project ...
    • Becoming: A design process disrupted

      Bretnall, Georgia (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This practice-led study, ‘Becoming’, has developed a multidisciplinary framework for reflecting upon the possibilities of a fashion designer’s process in the contemporary environment. Hypothesising a disruptive reaction ...
    • A beginning psychotherapist’s journey into anger and aggression - A heuristic enquiry

      Morgan, Brodie (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This study asks the question: What is the experience of a beginning psychotherapist’s own relationship with anger and aggression? In connecting to and answering this, the study spans a range of subject areas and their link ...
    • Behavioural heterogeneity in ASX 200

      Chen, Gary (Auckland University of Technology, 2009)
      This dissertation works on dynamic asset pricing with heterogeneous agents. The heterogeneous agent model assumes that public information is available to all investors and agents. However, the agents or the investors form ...
    • Being a facilitator: Debriefing after simulation

      Macdiarmid, Rachel (Auckland University of Technology, 2018)
      This study aimed to gain insight into what it is like to facilitate debriefing following an experience of simulated learning. A simulated learning experience is most often structured in three stages: prebrief, the simulation ...
    • Being and thing become space[s]

      Kim, June (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This research explores notions of embodiment and aesthetics of interaction within the context of the construction of meaning for interactive art. While investigating notions of the construction of meaning, this research ...
    • Being constrained and enabled: a study of pre-registration nursing students ethical practice

      Johns, Susan (Auckland University of Technology, 2004)
      This study uncovers the experience of being ethical from the perspective of pre-registration nursing students. Using the qualitative methodology of phenomenology, specifically that outlined by van Manen, it seeks to show ...
    • Being entrepreneurial in the transitional Indonesian economy

      Lock, Rob (Auckland University of Technology, 2015)
      This thesis makes a contribution to a comprehensive theory on entrepreneuring. It develops and illustrates the concept of ‘being entrepreneurial’ with reference to innovative ventures in politics, business and the military ...