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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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Don’t Ask – TELL!

It’s time to stop requesting and start mandating more women on boards, writes Alison Maitland Published in The Conference Board Review, Summer 2010

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The bigger picture for microfinance

A leadership course at Wharton aims to help executives develop the skills needed to manage this growing industry, writes Alison Maitland Financial Times, Business Education, 29 March 2010

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A different way of working

Allowing employees flexibility in hours and location of work can be beneficial, reports Alison MaitlandPublished by the Financial Times, 23 March 2010

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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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