July 29, 2008


Brian Blake Leadership development and research institute Excelerator has appointed Blake, managing director of DB Breweries, as its new chairman. board member since 2005, he succeeds outgoing chair June McCabe.

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NZIM : Learning & training – Lessons on Learning : Are we up with the play?

Is New Zealand management learning and training up with best in the world? Kevin Gaunt, chief executive NZIM Northern, and Glenda Hamilton, training manager NZIM Southern, report on what they found when they attended the world’s largest learning and training get-together at the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) conference and exposition in San Diego recently.

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INTOUCH : Managers abroad

Caroline Meads is the global brand design manager for cement company Holcim. She is based in Zurich, Switzerland. What prompted you to seek work out of New Zealand? Originally I

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CORPORATE TRAVEL : Flights of Fashion – The Pros and Cons of Charter and Commercial

Back in the 1980s it wasn’t uncommon for large companies to own at least one plane. The trend may have been short lived, however, once shareholders realised that doing away with them could add millions to the bottom line. Now charter airline companies say the practice of using private aircraft could become more popular again and companies need to do their sums to figure out the potential benefits. But these sums may not necessarily relate to dollars. Helen Tatham investigates how hiring private airlines compares with conventional commercial travel.

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