Travel broadens executive minds

What do western business leaders get from first-hand experience of life in developing countries? Alison Maitland hears some eye-opening stories. Financial Times, 29 January 2009

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Home is where the office is

Does flexible working offer a way to survive economic recession? Alison Maitland investigates.
Published on ft.com, 7 November 2008

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All Together Now

More western families are pooling resources to live in multi-generational homes, says Alison Maitland

Published in Financial Times House & Home Section, Saturday 20 September 2008

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Advice that gets women on board

Mentoring senior female executives is a powerful way to increase their presence in the boardroom. The experience can be revelatory, says Alison Maitland

Published in Financial Times Business Life, October 9 2008

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Women needed for new era of capitalism

Why gender balance will improve long-term performance in business
By Alison Maitland. Published by Women-omics.com, October 2008

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Allow people to manage themselves

Alison Maitland on how organizations can help staff achieve a better work-life balance. Published in Financial Times, Best Workplaces Special Report, May 28 2008

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A fair approach to human rights

An initiative that allows companies to respond to allegations of abuse and that records their good practice has earned respect by seeing balance as vital, writes Alison Maitland. Published in Financial Times, June 20, 2008

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Lessons in right and wrong

Ethical training for staff is on the increase but senior management is not always included, writes Alison Maitland. (Financial Times, 7 March 2008)

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Straight-talking is the answer

Honest two-way communication is crucial in preserving employees’ trust, especially when there is bad news to share. Published in Financial Times Best Workplaces Special Report, 28 May 2008

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Just trying to be one of the boys

Research shows how women find it hard to fit into the masculine environment of business school, says Alison Maitland. Published in the Financial Times, 1 September 2008

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