School of Management, IT and Governance

Professor Ziska Fields

Telephone: 031 260 8103
Email: fields@ukzn.ac.za
Campus: Westville
Building & Room: Block M – Room M1-205

Biography

Professor Ziska Fields is currently the academic in the discipline of Management and Entrepreneurship. She is teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Her research interests focus on creativity and innovation specifically in tertiary education, business environments, entrepreneurship and research. She is a member of the South African Institute of Management (SAIM), Institute of People Management (IPM), Educational Association of South Africa (EASA) and the Ethics Institute of South Africa (EthicsSA).

As a lecturer, Prof Fields focuses on creating an environment where students can challenge themselves to think creatively and to move out of their comfort zones in formative and summative assessments and class activities. Students are encouraged to questioning the status quo to enable the creation and management of sustainable and ethical businesses.

As a supervisor, Professor Fields establishes a compatible working relationship with each of her students and encourages each student to stretch themselves by working hard and deliver good quality work. She motivates each student to focus on adding value with their studies by sharing their research in journals and in conferences. Professor Fields also encourages community engagement by building strong business relationships with experts and industry leaders and by sharing academic expertise with various businesses and institutions in the areas of Management and Entrepreneurship.professor Fields is also a peer reviewer for various accredited journals and conferences.

Academic Qualifications

  • BA(Hons) (NWU)
  • Dipl Mgnt Stud
  • MBA(MANCOSA)
  • PhD(NWU)

Research Interests

  • Creativity
  • Innovation