Category Archives: Recent Articles

A to Z of Generation Y

Two studies show that young people’s attitudes towards work are not as different from previous generations as had been thought, writes Alison Maitland Published in Financial Times, Business Life section, 18 June 2009

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Are men and women swapping places?

More men than women now report experiencing work-life conflict. This is something employers really need to wake up to, writes Alison Maitland. First published by International Women of Excellence, April 2009

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Getting women on board

A new initiative, imported to the UK from Norway, brings influential chairmen and aspiring women directors together to network and discuss board issues, writes Alison Maitland Published by the Financial Times, 30 April 2009

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Get a life!

Why total commitment to a company is totally wrong.By Alison MaitlandPublished in The Conference Board Review, Summer 2009

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Rebuilding business

Companies need to tune into the rising forces reshaping the workforce and marketplaceFirst published by The Conference Board Review, May/June 2009

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Should women rule the world?

It’s about balanced power-sharing, not about one sex taking all the influential posts again, says Alison Maitland. Published by International Women of Excellence, November 2008

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When managers say: Suit yourself

Companies are profiting by allowing teams to formulate their own flexible work arrangements, writes Alison Maitland. Financial Times, 23 December 2008

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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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