Dr Kiri Mamai Dell
PhD - University of Auckland
Research | Current
He Taonga ke te ngahere: Maori flora and fauna relationships
A Maori theory of Value: Developing a theory for Maori concepts of value in the economy
Whenua BEINGS: Raising the consciousness of Maori landowners
Nuka: Creating high value products from Manuka and Kanuka trees
Teaching | Current
PROPERTY 382 Maori Land Issues
MAORIDEV 720 Whai Rawa: Maori Economy
2009 Meritous Award - Dean's Senior Prize
2009 Beta Gamma Sigma International Honour Award
2011 Dame Mira Szazy Maori Business Leaders Award
Director Tuakana: Maori and Pacific Academic Success
Academic Director: Post Graduate Diploma in Maori Business Development
Areas of expertise
Māori land development, Indigenous entrepreneurship, Maori economy, Economy of Mana
- Member of the Academy of Management (AoM)
- Co-chair Native and Indigenous Caucus for Academy of Management
- Member of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM)
- Advisory panel for World Indigenous Business Forum
- Executive Committee. Nga Taniwha The University of Auckland Māori Alumni.
- Founder, Whuia ki te Ao, Māori Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative. The University of Auckland
- Editor, K.I.N. – Knowledge in Indigenous Networks, global online blog platform.
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Essien, S. O., Saeid Baroutian, Kiri Dell, & Brent Young (2019). Value-added potential of New Zealand mānuka and kānuka products: A review. Industrial crops and products, 130, 198-207. 10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.12.083
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Saeid Baroutian, Sinemobong Essien, Brent Young
- Dell, K., Lythberg, B., & Woods, C. (2019). Cultural-spatial contexts: understanding entrepreneurial ecosystems from an Indigenous world view. Paper presented at Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship (ACE) Research Exchange Conference 2019, Sydney, Australia. 5 February - 8 February 2019. Related URL.
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Billie Lythberg
- Dell, K., & Spiller, C. (2018). Searching for diverse images of the organisation: Exploring Indigenous business. Proceedings of the 25th IAMB Conference Lisbon, Portugal. Related URL.
- Dell, K. M. (2017). Te Hokinga ki te Ūkaipō: Disrupted Māori Management Theory - Harmonising Whānau Conflict in the Māori Land Trust The University of Auckland. ResearchSpace@Auckland.
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Christine Woods, Carla Houkamau
- Dell, K. (2017). Stimulating creativity with the indigenous-effect for developing novel organizational theories. Paper presented at 77th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. 4 August - 8 August 2017. Academy of Management Proceedings. 10.5465/AMBPP.2017.11970abstract
- Spiller, M., Craze, G., Dell, K., & Mudford, M. (2017). Kōkiri whakamua: Fast-tracking Māori management: A short report on human resource practice. Auckland: University of Auckland.
- Dell, K., Mika, J. P., & Warren, L. (2017). Indigenous entrepreneurial ecosystems: A New Zealand perspective. Paper presented at The Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia. 4 August - 8 August 2017. Academy of Management Proceedings. 10.5465/AMBPP.2017.16725abstract
- Dell, K., & Houkamau, C. A. (2016). Fire keepers and fire seekers: A dual entrepreneurial strategy for developing indigenous economies in a globalized world. Paper presented at 30th Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM), Queensland University of Technology, Gardens Point Campus. 6 December - 9 December 2016. Under new management: Innovating for sustainable and just futures.
Other University of Auckland co-authors: Carla Houkamau
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Primary office location
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Level P1, Room P101A
12 GRAFTON RD