Research at Massey Business School , Rangahau ki Te Kura Whai Pakihi

Our academic research enhances knowledge across a broad range of business and organisational disciplines.

Our world-class, multidisciplinary research creates innovative responses to the challenges faced in today’s business environment. More than 200 staff are researching business and economic-related fields and disciplines.

Covered by our research centres, groups and special interest groups, much of our research falls into five themes:

  • sustainability
  • technology and digital transformation
  • social justice, well-being and decent work
  • performance and Governance
  • markets and prosperity.

Research centres & special interest groups

Massey Business School's research centres and special interest groups study and explore innovative solutions to a range of contemporary issues.

Massey's research community

We value research both as a knowledge-seeking endeavour and as a practical means through which to improve lives, lift social and economic wellbeing, and nurture our environment.

Find a researcher or doctoral student

Massey is home to world-leading experts across a range of disciplines.

Researcher support & development

We offer a supportive environment where the world’s best researchers can flourish.

Research funding & scholarships

Massey University is committed to fostering and supporting a culture of striving for research excellence. We achieve this with investment via internal funding, partnership funding and scholarships.

Business research news

We are a research-led university with a reputation for excellence in innovation and the creation of new knowledge. Get the latest research stories from Massey Business School.

The squeeze continues with persistent decline in housing affordability

Friday 26 January 2024

The latest Home Affordability Report from Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University reveals a continued decline in national affordability during the most recent quarter, primarily attributed to the increase in median house prices and mortgage interest rates.

Sexual harassment revealed to affect one third of workforce

Thursday 26 October 2023

A recent study has revealed that one third of the Aotearoa New Zealand workforce has reported experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace in the last six months.

Retirement planning a moving target

Wednesday 4 October 2023

The latest Retirement Expenditure Guidelines shows the cost of living is a key issue in current financial management and retirement planning, with excess expenditure above NZ Superannuation having increased for all retired household groups.

Opinion: Population challenge – A nation without a plan

Tuesday 19 September 2023

By Dr Pushpa Wood and Crayon CEO and founder Stephanie Pow with contributions from Dr Adnan Balloch.