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Mood and analyst optimism and accuracy
Does mood affect prediction performance? When analysts are in a positive (negative) mood, do they make more positively (negatively) biased and less (more) accurate forecasts? This study provides supportive evidence. ...
The influence of age and breed of cow on colostrum indicators of suckled beef calves
(New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2016-07-07)
Rearing a calf to weaning is a key measure of performance in a beef breeding cow herd. Adequate intake of colostral antibodies by the calf in the first few hours of life is important for passive transfer of immunity, and ...
Improving aerial topdressing in New Zealand through particle ballistics modelling and accuracy trials
(Fertilizer & Lime Research Centre Massey University, 2016-06-01)
Fixed wing aircraft are utilised in New Zealand to apply dry bulk fertiliser on hill country farms. The fertiliser is most often applied manually as a blanket rate over the entire farm. Previous study indicates that this ...
Post-disaster construction waste management strategies: Case study Canterbury earthquake
(Massey University and The University of Auckland, 2016)
Natural disasters generate enormous amounts of waste, which adversely impacts on public health and the environment. The increasing number of natural disasters has made post-disaster construction and demolition (C&D) waste ...
Cash tunnelling in Chinese firms
(Financial Management Association, 2016-10-19)
This study investigates how controlling shareholders fraudulently extracted firm value via cash tunnelling from Chinese companies from 1998 to 2011. The evidence suggests that expropriating owners choose a balance sheet ...
Professional skills required of accountants: What do Australian and New Zealand job advertisements tell us?
Employability skills have become increasingly important in a competitive job market in a globalised world of advanced technology. Our study examines employability skills of accountants as indicated in job advertisements ...
Grazing behaviour and species selection of heifer calves fed different forages
(The New Zealand Society of Animal Production, 2016)
The aim of this experiment was to determine whether there was a difference in the behaviour of calves grazing different forages. Weaned dairy heifer calves (n = 64) were assigned to two different forage feeding treatments: ...
Faith-Based Social Entrepreneurship: Towards an Integrative Framework
(New Zealand Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Research Centre, 2016-03-01)
Day 2 keynote 2: West meets east: Sharing and demonstration of supervisory strategies and skills- part 2
(Office of the Director of Social Welfare, Ministry of Social and Family Development, 2016-01-11)
Dialogue on dilemmas in social work supervision and the way forward
(Office of the Director of Social Welfare, Ministry of Social and Family Development, Singapore, 2016-01-11)