Dr Stephen Bowden

Stephen Bowden

Director of WMS Employment Engagement
Senior Lecturer in Strategic Management


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

Firm Growth, Family Business

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

Contact Details

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

Papers Taught

About Stephen

Research Supervised

Family business, entrepreneurship and sustainability

Research Interests

Growth strategies, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Family Business

Recent Publications

  • Pavlovich, K., Bowden, S., Simnadis, T., Connolly, H., Collins, E., & Gibb, J. (2020). Allbirds: Sustainable innovation disrupting the casual shoe industry. SAGE Business Cases, online, 11 pages. doi:10.4135/9781529713206

  • Kariyapperuma, N., Collins, E., & Bowden, S. (2019). Familial logics and environmental sustainability. In Wicked Solutions to Wicked Problems. Australia: Central Queensland University.

  • Bowden, S. (2018). UBCO: The off-road less travelled (Global Innovation & Entrepreneurship Challenge). Waikato Management School.

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

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