Interesting Stuff

Public lecture by Dr Michael Yellow Bird

Neurodecolonisation: Connections between mindfulness practices and traditional indigenous knowledge

TUESDAY 21 JUNE 2016 | 5.30 – 6.30PM

All are welcome at this public lecture. Guests are invited to meet with
Dr Michael Yellow Bird and colleagues for refreshments following the lecture.

N3 Lecture Theatre, Epsom Campus
Gate 3, 74 Epsom Avenue, Epsom, Auckland

Some photo highlights from journey to The Academy of Management in Vancouver, Canada, August 2015:

Interesting article in the Guardian, September 2015:

Say Goodbye to Capitalism: Welcome to the Republic of Wellbeing

Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Vancouver, 7-11 August 2015

In our group, several of us prepared submissions for the upcoming Academy of Management Annual Meeting. The program has been released online, and below are some of the sessions that are going to be presented by our esteemed colleagues:

Session Title: Energizing Governance: Indigenous Spirituality through Haka (Dance) and Waiata (Song)

Participants: Edwina Pio, Auckland U. of Technology; Chellie Spiller, U. of Auckland; Valance Smith, AUT U.; Maree Sheehan, AUT U.

Session Title: Indigenous Perspectives on the UN Declaration and the PRME

Presenters: Chellie Spiller, U. of Auckland; Ella Yvette Henry, Auckland U. of Technology; Rachel Maunganui Wolfgramm, U. of Auckland; Joseph Gladstone, New Mexico State U.; Michelle Evans, Charles Sturt U.; Daniel Stewart, Gonzaga U.

Session Title: Indigenous Values Plus Economic Value = Sustainable Businesses

Participants: Chellie Spiller, U. of Auckland; Edwina Pio, Auckland U. of Technology; Adam Murry, Portland State U.; Amber Nicholson, U. of Auckland; Miriam Jorgensen, U. of Arizona

Session Title: Native and Indigenous Peoples Caucus welcome from Indigenous Peoples of Vancouver

The purpose of this session is to raise the profile of indigenous peoples in the region amongst the Academy of Management community. Further, it will provide an opportunity for Native and Indigenous members of the Academy, from around the world, to acknowledge the spiritual and physical presence of the local Indigenous peoples, and to share in their cultural traditions of welcome.

Organizer: Ella Yvette Henry, Auckland U. of Technology

Session Title: Sustainability, Profitability and Spiritual Wisdom:Re-imagining Paradoxes Facing Organizations

Presenters: Robert E Quinn, U. of Michigan; Sandra Waddock, Boston College; Kathryn Goldman Schuyler, Alliant International U.; Chellie Spiller, U. of Auckland

Session Title: Community as Stakeholder

“Ambicultural Governance: Harmonizing Indigenous and Western Wellbeing”

Amber Nicholson, U. of Auckland; Chellie Spiller, U. of Auckland

Session Title: Spiritual Leadership for Turbulent Times

“The Maori marae as a structural attractor”

Billie Jane Lythberg, U. of Auckland; Manuka Henare, U. of Auckland; Christine Woods, U. of Auckland

Session Title: Self-Determination and Indigenous Governance: The Native and Indigenous People’s Caucus

The Native and Indigenous Peoples Caucus invites all Academy members to a discussion summarizing earlier conference sessions relevant to and/or presented by Native and Indigenous People that contribute unique views valuable to management scholarship in general. The Caucus will focus on updates from our participating Indigenous members and supporters and will discuss how management education in governance can contribute to improving situations in our home countries.

Organizers: Joseph Gladstone, New Mexico State U.; Chellie Spiller, U. of Auckland

Participants: Stephanie Lee Black, The U. of Texas at San Antonio ; Michelle Evans, Charles Sturt U.; Ella Yvette Henry, Auckland U. of Technology; Keith James, Portland State U.; Deanna M. Kennedy, U. of Washington, Bothell; Daniel Stewart, Gonzaga U.; Amy Klemm Verbos, U. of Wisconsin, Whitewater

Session Title: Indigenous Management Education and the Management Academy

Participants: Ian O. Williamson, Melbourne Business School; Brent Mainprize, U. of Victoria; Daniel Stewart, Gonzaga U.; Ella Yvette Henry, Auckland U. of Technology; Rick Colbourne, FMP


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