Frontier firms: four industry case studies
This report summarises the findings from case studies of four significant New Zealand industries: Dairy (both farming and processing), Health technology (HealthTech), Horticulture (with a focus on kiwifruit and wine) and Software products and services (Software). The four case studies have identified various opportunities for...
New Zealand boards and frontier firms
This paper presents the findings from in-depth interviews with 22 executive and non-executive/ independent directors of New Zealand firms. The discussions focused on how boards make decisions that would foster growth, scale-up, innovation and internationalisation – all of which associated with higher productivity and are...
Local government insights
This report explores the performance of New Zealand local government. It highlights the key lessons for both local and central government, and lays down a challenge to both sectors about what they need to get right, how to do things differently and the benefits of...