Wayne has comprehensive knowledge and extensive experience gained from tertiary-level instruction, practice-based research, and employment in major Japanese industrial corporations in Japan over the past 25 years. His area of expertise include business and management, Commerce, management, Tourism and services, International business, organisational planning and management and quality management. His research interests focuses on sustainable business excellence for diffusion of knowledge and practice in New Zealand industry and the economy. His major objectives include providing practical management-education; developing beneficial collaborative ties between academia and the local business; and, continuing research into sustainable business excellence.