Jason MIka is a senior lecturer and Co-Director of Te Au Rangahau, the Māori Business & Leadership Research. His research interests include indigenous entrepreneurship, management and methodologies.
COVID projectProject commenced:
Full projectProject commenced:
The theory of value research platform is concerned with considering:
- How can the values that drive the Māori economy be understood and articulated within a theoretical context?
- How can the values that drive the Māori economy be utilised by Māori communities to enhance wellbeing?
The theory of value platform project seeks to build on research conducted by the Whai Rawa theme in the areas of Indigenous economics and entrepreneurship and Māori enterprise. Māori values research has indicated that they go beyond Māori business and entrepreneurship.
Kia Ārohi Kia Mārama - Scoping ExcellenceProject commenced:
The overarching research question is: what constitutes entrepreneurial ecosystem efficacy with respect to indigenous entrepreneurs’ innovation intentions and activity? In order to investigate this overarching research question, the following questions will be explored: (i) how do Māori entrepreneurs think about innovation? (ii) How does enterprise assistance support Māori entrepreneurs’ to innovate? And (iii), what are the implications for enterprise assistance targeting Māori entrepreneurs?