A new order

When revamping your corporate culture, the first rule is to have fewer rules, writes Alison Maitland

Published by The Conference Board Review, Winter 2012





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Being an ethical and inclusive leader

The Occupy movement in London, New York and other international cities over the past year has highlighted the need for more ethical leadership, especially in the financial and business world, writes Alison Maitland

Published January 2012 by IWE (International Women of Excellence)





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Exit strategies: hoping for a better fit

This article about women’s departures from top corporate jobs was published by the Financial Times in the ‘Women at the Top’ magazine and online on 16 November 2011. Here is the link:
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/3259a25e-0ee6-11e1-b585-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1eMFp9PZM





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Treat people well and they won’t ‘slack’

Alison Maitland comments on a proposal to make it easier to sack underperforming employees.
Published by The Independent, 27 October 2011
Download PDF or view online at: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/alison-maitland-treat-people-well-and-they-wont-slack-2376278.html





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9 to 5 is so last century

Today’s flexible work arrangements should not be mere employee perks, writes Alison Maitland

Workspace column, The Conference Board Review, Fall 2011





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Unconscious Biases

You mean well, but sometimes what you say is just, well, mean.
By Alison Maitland
The Conference Board Review, Summer 2011





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27 at heart

Why Gen Yers shouldn’t write off their boomer co-workers.

My Workspace column in The Conference Board Review, Spring 2011





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Project aims to end child malnutrition

Project Laser Beam is a public-private partnership with the ambitious goal of ending malnutrition in the world’s poorest children.

Published by the Financial Times, 23 June 2011





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The buzz about sponsorship

For years, people have claimed that women need mentors to get ahead. Now the concept of sponsorship – more formal and defined than mentoring – is being heralded as the missing piece of the promotion puzzle. I think it makes sense because it focuses minds. But it’s not a panacea.

Published by International Women of Excellence (IWE), February 2011





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Quick Change

Transformation doesn’t happen overnight – except when it does.
This Workspace column by Alison Maitland was published in the Winter 2011 edition of The Conference Board Review





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