James has worked in the New Zealand arboriculture industry since around 2007 both as an employer and employee. He has spent the past 18 months researching the arboricultural skill shortage as part of his thesis for the Master of Business Studies at Massey University in Auckland.
The Arboricultural Skill Shortage
Mon 9 Nov, 14:00 – 14:30
This presentation will serve as a brief overview of an ongoing research project examining the issues contributing to the ongoing shortage of field arborists. The main focus will be on the widely held desire for upward mobility and the kind of problems this can create.