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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 MaitlandThe 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 … Continue reading

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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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What about ‘the rest’?

Why CEOs need to take a break. Alison Maitland’s Workspace column appeared in the Fall 2010 edition of The Conference Board Review.

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Addressing the global gender gap

Collectively, the world’s female population represents a huge economic force. Alison Maitland explains why companies and governments cannot afford to ignore female power and what can be done to enable women to achieve their full potential. Published by Raconteur Media … Continue reading

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A Seat on the Board

UK boards of directors are still overwhelmingly male-dominated, but some other countries are seeing a real shift, through voluntary efforts and government regulation, as Alison Maitland explains. This article was published by Raconteur Media in the Times of London on … Continue reading

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The boss and the vacuum cleaner

It’s unusual to hear chief executives discussing their own work-life balance. This makes the findings of a new book, Patrons Papas, all the more interesting, writes Alison MaitlandPublished July 2010 by International Women of Excellence

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