Research Theses

Employee Learning in a Transient Alliance: Exploring Learning Enablers, Facilitators, and Obstacles

Daniela F. Rubio Rius, University of Canterbury, Masters Thesis, 2015.


The Role of Insurance in Business Recovery after a Natural Disaster: The Case of the 2011 Christchurch Earthquake

Porntida Poontiraku, Victoria University of Wellington, Masters Thesis, 2015.


Building Employee Resilience through Wellbeing in Organisations

Karen Tonkins, University of Canterbury, Masters Thesis, 2015..


Collaborative Approaches to the Post-Disaster Recovery of Organisations

Tracy Hatton, University of Canterbury, PhD thesis, 2015.


Understanding Post-Earthquake Decisions on Multi-Storey Concrete Buildings in Christchurch, New Zealand

Frederic Marquis, The University of British Columbia, Master's thesis, 2015.


Quantitative Analysis of Factors Influencing Post-Earthquake Decisions on Concrete Buildings in Christchurch, New Zealand

Ji Hyun Kim, The University of British Columbia, Master's thesis, 2015.


Organisational Resilience after the Canterbury Earthquakes: A Contextual Approach.

Joanne R. Stevenson, University of Canterbury, PhD thesis, 2014.


 A Framework for Building Back Better During Post-Disaster Reconstruction and Recovery

Sandeeka Mannakkara, University of Auckland, PhD thesis 2014


Rural Organisational Impacts, Responses, and Recoveries to Natural Disasters: Case studies from the Canterbury Earthquake Sequence and the 2010 Southland Snowstorm

Zach Whitman, University of Canterbury, PhD thesis 2014


Key Elements of Sectoral Recovery and Resilience after the Canterbury Earthquakes: A System Dynamics Approach

Hlekiwe Kachali, University of Canterbury, PhD thesis 2013.

Appendices:

Appendix A – Informed interview consent form
Appendix B - Contextual interview guide
Appendix C - Survey 1 results extra tables
Appendix D – Survey 2 results extra tables
Appendix E - Survey 3 results extra tables
Appendix F – Organisational resilience sectoral indicators and indicator scores
       (measured using the Benchmark Resilience Tool - BRT) for Surveys 1, 2 and 3

Appendix G – Questions for level of impact and closure impact factor
Appendix H – Case Study Interview Guide
Appendix I – Additional analysis by organisation size - using full-time equivalent staff
Appendix J – Additional analysis – System dynamics quantitified stock and flow of organisational recovery
Appendix K – Survey 1 Questionnaire – Canterbury Earthquake Organisational Resilience & Recovery
Appendix L – Survey 2 Questionnaire – Organisational Resilience & Recovery Survey 2011
Appendix M – Survey 3 Questionnaire – Organisational Resilience & Recovery Final Survey
Appendix N – Alternative techniques for data analysis
Appendix O – List of additional publications produced during the course of this research


 Disaster Waste Management: A systems approach

Charlotte Brown, University of Canterbury, PhD thesis 2012.

Appendices:

Disaster Waste Management: A review article

Disaster Waste Management: A systems methodology

Disaster Waste Management Perceptions Survey

2009 Victorian Bushfires, Australia, disaster waste management case study report

Disaster Waste Management following the 2009 Victorian Bushfires

2009 Samoan Tsunami, disaster waste management case study report

Disaster Waste Management for the Samoan Tsunami

2009 L'Aquila Earthquake, Italy, disaster waste management case study report

Disaster Waste Management on the Road to Recovery: L'Aquila Earthquake Case Study

2005 Hurricane Katrina, United States, disaster waste management case study report

2011 Christchurch Earthquake, New Zealand, disaster waste management case study report

Disaster Funding Mechanisms: a demolition and debris management perspective

Implementing a Disaster Recovery Programme: a demolition and debris management perspective

New Zealand Disaster Demolition and Debris Management Guidelines and Policy Recommendations

Legislative Implications of Managing Disaster Waste in New Zealand

Waste Management as a 'Lifeline'? A New Zealand case study analysis

Disaster Waste Management Principles


Procurement and Contractual Arrangements for Post-Disaster Reconstruction

Kelvin Zuo, University of Auckland, PhD thesis 2011.


Benchmarking the Resilience of Organisations

Amy Stephenson, University of Canterbury, PhD thesis 2011


Dynamic Response and Recovery Tool for Emergency Response within State Highway Organisations in New Zealand (3MB)

Frederico Ferreira, University of Canterbury, PhD thesis 2010


An Examination of Improvements Required to Legislative Provisions for Post-Disaster Reconstruction in New Zealand (5Mb)

James Olabode Bamidele Rotimi, University of Canterbury, PhD thesis 2010


Organisational Resilience in New Zealand (7Mb)

Sonia McManus , University of Canterbury, PhD thesis 2008


Resource Availability for Roading Reconstruction: A Wellington Earthquake Scenario (2Mb)

Bhesram Singh, University of Auckland, Master's thesis 2007