Our strategic research expertise
Waikato Management School has close industry connections with SMEs, not-for-profits, multinational corporations, government agencies and other major organisations around the world.
These global connections allow our academics to conduct research that has real-world significance, which is applied by businesses and policy-makers around the world.
We're focused on developing leaders with a passion for innovation, and enabling organisations to succeed through the power of innovation and entrepreneurial practice.
We have research expertise in the responsible management of organisations, and modelling the economic effects of environmental and social policies.
Other areas of research expertise include:
We seek to address the big challenges facing business and society regionally, nationally and globally by producing world-class theoretical and practice-relevant management research.
Business/management research focused on the Asia/Pacific region, including the China-New Zealand Tourism Research Unit.
Research focused on health communication, indigenous health management, health economics and changes caused by population growth.
Research on leading-edge practices in leadership that will enable leaders to positively influence self, others and their organisations.
Waikato Management School is ranked 27th globally for Tourism and Leisure Management in the QS World University Rankings; and 16th best in the Shanghai Global Rankings.