Tag Archives: Women in Governance Roles

Editorial: Still much to do to improve women’s representation in the workforce

Last updated 05:00, June 3 2016 Five women and three men – a stock photograph’s interpretation of a modern board meeting. The reality is more like one …   OPINION: Things can be better relatively speaking, but still not right in … Continue reading

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Changing Mindset key to Kiwi Women Achieving CEO Roles

Women need to change their mindset to secure the managerial positions currently occupied by males according to the New Zealand head of one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. The lack of Kiwi women in the highest echelons of business … Continue reading

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Women in leadership: The family business advantage

A special report from a global survey of the world’s largest family businesses. The largest, longest-lasting family businesses in the world are moving women further and doing so faster than their non-family counterparts. Why is this important? Because these businesses … Continue reading

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Jane Kelsey: Leaked TPPA text has all the dangers Govt promised to negotiate away

9:30 AM Friday Mar 27, 2015 Whangarei residents make known their opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). Photo / NZME. Yesterday Wikileaks posted a near-ready investment chapter of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) dated January 20. It shows … Continue reading

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Championing gender equality in Australia

Commentary|McKinsey Quarterly A group of business leaders is redefining the role of men in the promotion of gender equality—and improving the environment for women leaders in their own organizations. February 2015 | byElizabeth Broderick, Elmer Funke Küpper, Ian Narev, and … Continue reading

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Women Directors Change How Boards Work

Laura Liswood FEBRUARY 17, 2015   We know that getting more women on teams can boost performance. The examples are numerous: Citing private internal research of 20,000 client teams, EY’s vice chair Beth Brooke has said that the more diverse teams … Continue reading

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Improve Your Organisation’s Success With An Effective Board

  Research suggests that organisations that take an active and strategic approach to recruiting, nurturing and maintaining a strong board perform better.That should come as no surprise as we know that engaged board members can bring their skills, networks and … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs bring ‘diversity of thought’

TOM PULLAN-STRECKER  Last updated 05:00 30/05/2014 ‘A DOER’: Serko director Claudia Batten says the lives of entrepreneurs are too often glamorised. ‘‘It is the least glamorous thing possible.’’ Women of Influence 2014 Entrepreneurs bring ‘diversity of thought’Achievers find NZ too … Continue reading

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PROGRESSING THE AMENDMENT BILL THROUGH THE HOUSE

The Select Committee has read and heard submissions on the Education Amendment Bill 77-1, and has reported back for Parliament for the House, recommending by majority that the Bill be passed with just a few amendments.  The Committee was comprised … Continue reading

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Women’s Political Rights Around the World

In honour of International Women’s Day on the 8th March 2013, this map allows you to explore the state of women’s rights around the world. By dragging the slider you can see the progress of women’s suffrage over time.  Clicking … Continue reading

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