Dr Stephen Bowden

Stephen Bowden

Academic Director of WMS Centre for Professional Experience
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

Research Supervised

Family business, entrepreneurship and sustainability

Research Interests

Growth strategies, Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Family Business

Recent Publications

  • Kariyapperuma, N., Collins, E., & Bowden, S. (2018). Green expectations: Transferring environmental values in family business. In Sustainability, Ethics and Entrepreneurship (SEE) Conference. Conference held Washington D.C., 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.

  • 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.

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