Category Archives: Recent Articles

Strategies for changing the gender imbalance

Getting men to lead change is a key step in shifting persistent gender imbalance at the top of organisations, writes Alison Maitland Published by International Women of Excellence, June 2013

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Don’t forget your toothbrush

Tips for busy female professionals on travelling light and crumple-free, by Alison Maitland Published by International Women of Excellence (IWE), March 2013

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Face-to-face fallacies

Why insisting that workers come to the office may not increase collaboration, by Alison Maitland The Conference Board Review web exclusive March 2013. Read it here: http://tcbreview.com/spring-2013/face-to-face-fallacies.html

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Happy employees and the bottom line

New research from Wharton business school has found what claims to be the strongest evidence so far that having satisfied employees drives up the value of a company. Published by International Women of Excellence, Feb 2013.

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The part-time executive

Alison Maitland examines how even the most senior roles can be reshaped more flexibly for the 21st century Workspace column, The Conference Board Review, Winter 2013

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Working & Leading in the Networked, Digital Age

An interview with Alison Maitland, co-author of Future Work, in the January 2013 issue of Leading Effectively, the e-Newsletter of the Center for Creative Leadership.

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The part-timers are taking over

Many organisations still see “part-time” as synonymous with junior or middle-ranking roles and modest responsibility and ambition. The new Power Part Time List shows just how outdated traditional views on part-timers are becoming.

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Control is the key to managing work stress

But giving individuals more control means managers having to give up some of their perceived control, writes Alison Maitland Published by IWE, October 2012

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The check is in the mail

Late payments are not just a financial issue, they’re an ethical issue too. What are all those claims of corporate social responsibility worth when companies are grinding their suppliers into the ground? asks Alison MaitlandPublished by The Conference Board Review, … Continue reading

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The personal assistant I never see

Alison Maitland looks at the growing trend in Virtual Assistants who use online collaborative technology to provide support services for clients they never meet face-to-face. Published by the Financial Times, 18 Oct 2012.

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