University of Otago
Te Whare Wananga o Otago Department of Management
Te Whare Wananga o Otago  

Professor André Everett

Andre Everett

BA MBA PhD(Nebraska)
Director, International Business

Room: Commerce 610
Tel: 64 3 479 7371
Fax: 64 3 479 8173

André teaches international and strategic management. He has worked in a wide range of manufacturing and service industries in six countries. His research interests include internationalisation of management philosophies, evolution of management strategies, and cultural influences on international business. He received his PhD in the learning effects of expert system explanation mechanisms from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (USA). He is currently Director of the International Business programme.

Find out more about the International Business Programme.


Teaching Responsibilities

André's teaching responsibilities include:

MANT 332 International Management (Semester 2)
MANT 454 Global Management (Semester 1)

Other Responsibilities

  • Library Liaison
  • University Senate

Research Interests

André's research interests include:

  • International competitiveness
  • International transferability of management approaches
  • Cultural influences on international business
  • Chinese management approaches, focusing on strategic management, international management, and leadership
  • Clusters (industrial districts)
  • Expatriate selection and management
  • Environmental and sustainability issues in international management

Current Supervision

André is currently a supervisor for the following students.


Hamizah Abd Hamid - The entrepreneurship process of ethnic immigrant enterpreneurs. (Supervisors: André Everett, Conor O'Kane)- under examination

Adeel Akmal - What can New Zealand learn from the United Kingdom? A study on implementing lean practices in the healthcare sector of New Zealand. (Supervisors: Richard Greatbanks, André Everett)

Farhana Firoz - Gender Role, Entrepreneurial Intentions & Psychological Capital as the Mediator: A Gender Study of Chinese Prospective Entrepreneurs in New Zealand. (Supervisors: Jodyanne Kirkwood, André Everett)

Regina Maniam - Impact of university student curriculum-based and extracurricular programmes on university start-ups - A social capital perspective. (Supervisors: André Everett, Conor O'Kane, Sergio Biggemann)

Yulia Pchelina - Cross-cultural Adaptation of International Human Resources in New Zealand. (Supervisors: André Everett, Fiona Edgar)

Babak Zahraie - Green Entrepreneurs: Change Agents towards Sustainability. (Supervisors: André Everett, Sara Walton, Jodyanne Kirkwood)- under examination

Jane Zhuang - A Weberian approach in formalising Grounded Theory - Discovering the golden rules in historical cultural clusters. (Supervisors: André Everett, Tara Duncan (Tourism))


Gao Chen - Strategies in Initial Stage of International Entrepreneurship in Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises: Chinese Ethnic Entrepreneurship in New Zealand.

Recently completed

Regina Maniam - Roles of Universities in Clusters – The University of Otago and the Dunedin ICT Cluster. (with Conor O'Kane)

Sasha Westropp - Expatriate cross-cultural adaption: A study of adult third-culture kids working as expatriates in Singapore.


André’s educational background is:

PhD (Management), University of Nebraska-Lincoln; August 1994.
Areas: Strategic Management, Management Science, Management Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence.
Title: An Empirical Investigation of the Effect of Expert System Explanation Presentation on Users' Acquisition of Expertise and Perceptions of the System.
Supervisor: Sang M. Lee.

MBA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; 1987.

BA (Geoanthropography), University of Nebraska-Lincoln; 1980.
High Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa.

Editorial Board Membership

André is on the Editorial Board for the following publications:

International Journal of Quality Management
Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, published by Sage (USA)
Journal of Operations Management, published by Elsevier Science (the Netherlands / USA)
Journal of Organizational Change Management, published by MCB University Press (UK)
Production Planning and Control, published by Taylor & Francis (UK)
SAM Advanced Management Journal, published by Society for the Advancement of Management (USA)
Service Business: An International Journal, published by Springer (Germany)

Reviewer for Journals

André is a reviewer for the following journals:

Decision Sciences
Decision Support Systems
Education & Training
Educational Technology and Society
IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
Informing Science Journal
Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice
International Journal of Human Resource Management
International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management
International Journal of Production Planning and Control
International Review of Public Administration
Journal of the Australia-New Zealand Academy of Management
Journal of Information Technology Education
Journal of International Business and Economy
Journal of Management Education
Journal of Management Studies
Journal of Operations Management
Journal of Organizational Change Management
Managing Service Quality
Service Business: An International Journal
Society for the Advancement of Management, SAM Advanced Management Journal

Reviewer for Conferences

André is a reviewer for the following conferences:

DSI - Decision Sciences Institute
Academy of Management, Business Policy and Strategy Division
Academy of Management, International Management Division
Academy of Management, Management Education Division
Academy of Management, Operations Management Division
SAM - Society for the Advancement of Management International Management Conference
AIB - Academy of International Business
ANZAM - Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management
ANZIBA - Australia-New Zealand International Business Academy
ANZMAC - Australia and New Zealand Marketing Academy
BALAS - Business Association of Latin American Studies
IB&E - International Business and Economy Conference
(and others)

André was a referee for grant applications, Foundation for Research, Science, and Technology, government of New Zealand, 1993-98.

Professional Affiliations

André has the following personal affiliations:

AIB -Academy of International Business
ANZAM - Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management
ANZMAC - Australia and New Zealand Marketing Academy
AoM - Academy of Management
  - BPS (Business Policy and Strategy Division)
  - IM (International Management Division)
  - MED (Management Education and Development Division)
CCA - Chinese Communication Association
DSI - Decision Sciences Institute
GMRG - Global Manufacturing Research Group
IACMR - International Association for Chinese Management Research
NZASIA - New Zealand Asian Studies Society
NZIIA - New Zealand Institute of International Affairs
PPBA - Pan-Pacific Business Association


View André's publications