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Diversity problem? What diversity problem?

Research shows that a gender-balanced board is more effective. So has the aggressive male had his day at the top? He should have,  Alison Maitland arguesArticle from InBusiness, Cass Business School magazine, Winter 2009/10

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A low-key executive who shuns the spotlight

The head of Pitney Bowes, the US postal systems group, believes companies should not be centred on celebrity leaders, writes Alison Maitland Monday interview, Financial Times, 15 Feb 2010

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Advancing Women’s Leadership

An eBook based on interviews by Bonnie Marcus for her VoiceAmerica radio show Head Over Heels, Women’s Business Radio – http://womenssuccesscoaching.com/category/upcoming-shows/Published March 2010

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The Other Gender – by the way, men have needs too

Focusing on males in the workplace is good for men and women alike. Read Alison Maitland’s Workspace column in The Conference Board Review: www.tcbreview.com

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Fathers & Daughters

Alpha male bosses find their attitudes to women at work change when it’s their own daughter who is the female in question. Alison Maitland reports Management Today, November 2009

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It’s about time there were more women in senior management. Published in The Conference Board Review, Fall 2009. www.tcbreview.com

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A flexible tool that fixes many problems

Alison Maitland looks at the advantages offered by a more adaptable approach in the workplace.Ideas At Work section, The Times, 28 October 2009

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FT top 50 women in world business

In Europe only 10 per cent of board directors are female – and elsewhere the figure is lower. Here we showcase the exceptional women who have made it to the top.

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The opportunity of a downturn

For some executives in the City of London, the recession has been a chance to transform their careers, writes Alison Maitland Published in the Financial Times, September 15 2009

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Can we counteract our biases?

Here’s a puzzle, known as the “father-son” exercise….. Published by International Women of Excellence, July 2009

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