Federation Business School

Assoc Prof Philippa Wells, Publications

Full publication list  

Books:

Editor and contributor to:

Governance in Action Globally (2014) J. Mueller and P.K. Wells (eds) RossiSmith, Oxford, U.K

Contemporary Challenges in Corporate Governance (2012) P.K. Wells and J. Mueller (eds) RossiSmith, Oxford, U.K.

Book Chapters:

P.K. Wells and J. Mueller (2014) Contents and Background to Governance, Ch 1 in Governance in Action Globally, J. Mueller and P.K. Wells (eds) RossiSmith, Oxford, U.K. 1-8

P.K. Wells and J. Mueller (2014) Main theories impacting on governance design and practice, Ch 2 in Governance in Action Globally, 9-32

P.K. Wells and J. Mueller (2014) Overview of Boards and Governance,* Ch 9 in Governance in Action Globally, 163-176

J. Mueller, and P.K. Wells (2014) Context and Character, Ch 15 in Governance in Action Globally, 285-296

P.K. Wells (2014) Neither Arthur nor Martha: Reflecting on Governance Issues for State Owned Enterprises through the Lens of Solid Energy,* New Zealand, Ch 24 in Governance in Action Globally, 425-448

P.K. Wells and J. Mueller (2012) Forward, in Contemporary Challenges in Corporate Governance, P.K. Wells and J. Mueller (eds) RossiSmith, Oxford, U.K.

P.K. Wells (2011), Enduring Themes in its Conservation  - a Story from  Fiordland,*  in Wild Heart: the Possibility of Wilderness in Aotearoa New Zealand, Otago University Press, editors Mike Abbot and Richard Reeve, 115-122

P.K. Wells (2002), Business Planning and Company Formation, Commercial Applications of Company Law in New Zealand, G. Walker et al, CCH (New Zealand), 97-122

P.K. Wells (2002), Reporting and Disclosure, Commercial Applications of Company Law in New Zealand, 335-354

P. K. Wells and P. Nuttall (1999), Corporatisation and Privatisation: The New Zealand Experience * in Corporatisation and Privatisation in Australia, B. Collier and S. Pitkins (eds), QUT Centre for Commercial and Property Law, CCH (Australia), 493-512  

P.K. Wells (1994), Business and Consumers, in Business and New Zealand Society, Enderwick and Deeks (eds), Longman Paul (New Zealand), 177-192

Refereed Journal Articles:

P.K Wells (2015) Spill and Fill: a Fair Redundancy Process?* New Zealand Journal of Employment Relations, V39(3), 30-39

 P.K. Wells and M. Graymore (2014) Are transition towns indicators of deinstitutionalisation of aspects of western culture? International Journal of Society Systems Science, V6(3), 203-222

P.K. Wells and J. Mueller (2014) Boards of Directors in New Zealand: what do they reveal about governance? International Journal of Business and Globalisation, V12(3), 334-357

P.K. Wells (2012) The Non-profit Sector and its Challenges for Governance, Journal of Leadership, Accountability and Ethics, V9(2), 83-93

P.K. Wells (2011) The Transition Initiative as a Grass-roots Environmental Movement: History, Present Realities and Future Predictions, Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, V12(4) 372-386

P.K. Wells (2009), The Fall and Fall in the Legal Status of Mustelids in New Zealand, Environment and History, V15(3) 343-368

P.K. Wells (2008), Personal Property Securities: Possibilities, Problems and Peculiarities,* Journal of the Australasian Law Teachers Association, V1(1) 335-344

P.K. Wells (2007), Is Conservation Extinct? The Place of Conservation within Environmental Discourse,* International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, V2(4) 335-340

 P.K. Wells (2007), The Legal Framework for the Provision of "Quotes"; A Preliminary Exploration of Law and Practice in New Zealand*, Yearbook of New Zealand Jurisprudence, Special Issue (ALTA), V9, 227-237

P.K. Wells (2006), Meridian Energy and Project Aqua: A Study in Stakeholder Identification and Salience,* Enterprise and Innovation (See here)

P.K. Wells (2006), "An Enemy of the Rabbit", the Social Context of Acclimatisation of an Immigrant Killer,* Environment and History, V12(3) 297-324 (also republished as Ch 10 in Bio-Invaders, The White Horse Press, U.K., 221-247)

P.K. Wells and S. McMeekin, (2005), Provision of "Quotes",* New Zealand Law Journal, December, 453-456

P.K. Wells (2005), "For Environment Read Conservation" New Zealand as an Example of Green Purity,* Interdisciplinary Environmental Review, VII(2) 43-60

P.R. Dickson and P.K. Wells (2001), The Dubious Origins of the Sherman Act: The Mouse that Roared,* Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, V20 (1) 3-15

M. Alam and P.K. Wells (2001), Corporatisation and Privatisation Issues in New Zealand Government-Owned Enterprises: Accountability and Governance Perspectives,* Journal of Asian Business, Vol 17(1) 89-103

P.K. Wells and J. MacKinnon (2001), Criminal Records and Employment- a case for Legislative Change,* New Zealand Universities Law Review, V19 (3) 177-196

K.A. Van Peursem and P.K. Wells (2000), Contracting Services in SMEs: A case of New Zealand Professional Accounting Firms,* International Small Business Journal, V19(1) 68-82

P.K. Wells (1998), The New Zealand State Owned Enterprise Model: Issues of Competition and Social Obligation,* Current Commercial Law, V6(2) 65-80

P. K. Wells and J. White (1990), Unit Pricing, Its Use and Users*, New Zealand Journal of Business, (I cannot supply the page numbers as this information is unavailable –this Journal is no longer being published)

Articles in Non-refereed Journals: 

P.K. Wells (2013) "Phosphate Free": are Companies really governing for sustainability? Songdo Journal of Social Sciences, V4, 99-129

P.K. Wells (1986), Consumer Protection - the Case for a Positive Government Policy, Public Sector, V9, No 1/2, August

Conference Proceedings:

P.K. Wells (with C. Ingley and J. Mueller) Corporate Sustainability/CSR and the Influence of the Independent Director: "100% Pure" New Zealand,* 10th European Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance, Zagreb, Croatia, 12-14 November, 2014. 

P.K. Wells (2015) Why and How do Australian Corporates Support Conservation Bodies?* the 3rd International Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance, Auckland, 12-13 February, 2015.

P.K. Wells (with J. Mueller) (2014) How are we doing? Progress to sustainability and CSR reporting and policies in a "Clean Green" New Zealand, 14th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, Hawaii, 22-15 May

P.K. Wells (with J. Mueller) (2013) Government involvement in Governance: Power, Politics and Principles, Symposium on New Challenges for Directors, AUT University, Auckland, 11 December 2013

P.K. Wells (2013) Spill and Fill: Redundancy through restructuring or dismissal by subterfuge? 2nd New Zealand Labour Law Conference, AUT University, Auckland, 22 November 2013

P.K. Wells (with C.Ingley and J. Mueller) (2013) The Walls Between Us: exploring the question of governance for sustainability, European Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance, Klagenfurt, Austria, 14-15 November 2013

P.K. Wells (with J. Mueller) (2013) We need to talk about governance: the particular matter of small and medium businesses in New Zealand, 13th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, Hawaii, 22-15 May

P.K. Wells (with J. Mueller) (2011) Compliance v Value Creation: Whither an Independent Board? The 2011 International Corporate Governance Conference: Corporate Governance and Value Creation 
UTS, 14-15 December

P.K. Wells (2011) The Struggle for Conservation Lands: political aspects of the debate around shifts in use, Research Symposium on Public Conservation Lands, Otago University, November 2011

P.K. Wells (with J. Mueller) (2011) Non-Profit Organisations and Governance, 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Business, Honolulu, May

P.K. Wells (with J. Courvisanos and S. Kesting) (2010) Political Aspects of Innovation in the Australian Dairy Industry, Spirit of Innovation IV" Forum: Environment, Innovation and Sustainable Development, Euromed Management School, Marseille, October

P.K. Wells (with J. Courvisanos and S. Kesting) (2010) Political Aspects of Innovation in the New Zealand Dairy Industry, DRUID Summer Conference, London, June

P.K. Wells (2005), The Legal Framework for the Provision of "Quotes": An Exploration of Law and Practice in New Zealand, Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference, Hamilton, July

P.K. Wells (2005), "For Environment Read Conservation" New Zealand as an Example of Green Purity, Interdisciplinary Environmental Association Conference, Orlando, July

P.K. Wells (2001), Have Another Slice of Dodo Dear?, Interdisciplinary Environmental Association Conference, San Francisco, July 

P.K. Wells (2001), Picturesque Waterfalls and Profitable Ventures – a Study of Tensions in Societal Aspirations, Prospects and Retrospects: Law in History, 20th Annual conference of the ANZLHS, Hamilton, July

 P.K. Wells (1999), Manapouri, An Environmental Campaign Revisited, Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference, Wellington, July

P.K. Wells (1998), Market Mechanisms and the Environmental Good: an Ideal Strategy or a Contradiction in Terms? Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference, Dunedin, July

P.K. Wells (1997), The State Owned Enterprise: Commercial Enterprise or Social Institution? The impact of Reform on the Public Sector in New Zealand, Australasian Law Teachers Association Conference, Sydney, November

Sundry other papers delivered at ALTA conferences include ones on environmental marketing, teaching methods and issues, consumer protection and legal strategies for business.

P.K. Wells (1996), Manapouri, Catalyst or Consequence?  Environmental History Conference, Victoria, Canada, April

P.K. Wells (1995),Environmental Certification Programmes; Closing the Expectation Gap, International Association of Business and Society,South Carolina, March

Other Research Outputs:

International Forum:

P.K. Wells (2013) Building resilient communities in the face of environmental challenges: transition towns, International Conference on the Economic Development of East Asia, Dalian, November

School of Business Working Papers:

P.K. Wells (with J. Courvisanos and S. Kesting) (2011) Political Aspects of Innovation in the Australian Dairy Industry

Department of Accounting (Waikato Management School) Working Papers:

P.K. Wells, K.A. Van Peursem and B. L'Huillier (1999), Contracting Services in SME's: a New Zealand Professional Accounting Firm Case Study

P.K. Wells (1998), Manapouri, Catalyst or Consequence?

P.K. Wells (1995), Marketing Regulation and Compliance Programmes

P.K. Wells (1995), Marketing Regulation and Compliance Programmes:

Attitudes and Reactions of New Zealand Marketing Managers in 1988

P. K. Wells (1995), Marketing Regulation and Compliance Programmes: Attitudes and Reactions of New Zealand Marketing Managers in 1995

Reports:

For the New Zealand Ministry of Consumer Affairs on consumer attitudes to credit advertising and information (1990)

For the Minister and Secretary for Consumer Affairs into the need for amendment of consumer law in New Zealand (1984 on the appointment of the first Minister of Consumer Affairs by the Third Labour Government)