Category Archives: Recent Articles

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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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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