Contents _ April 2011

Cover Story: Kea’s World Class NZ Awards
The Kea global network acknowledges the bold vision of co-founder Sir Stephen Tindall at this year’s World Class New Zealand Awards and celebrates the passion and patriotism of the 2011 winners. By Steve Best.


Responsible governance: Abano Healthcare – healthy concern for strong governance
Global statistics suggest New Zealand’s top companies are behind the eight ball when it comes to meeting accepted global criteria for ethical and responsible governance, and senior management practices. The chair and managing director of Abano Healthcare explain to Reg Birchfield what responsible governance means to them.

Finance and the economy: Good managers – bad investors
Many very accomplished New Zealand managers make poor fist of handling their personal investments. Reg Birchfield reports.

Keith Reynolds: People-centric manager
An engineer’s mindset underpins the management philosophy of Keith Reynolds, group CEO of Beca, the 2010 Deloitte/Management magazine Company of the Year. Nick Grant reports.

Presentation technology: Get smart
Smaller, lighter, faster, more cost-effective. Presentation technology continues to improve, reports Libby Gudmundsson.

Taste of success
Multiple award-winning food manufacturer Tasti Foods believes calculated risks are the secret to strong growth, Amanda Fifield finds.

NZIM’s Focus On Management
The changing role of the H&S manager; Member comment from Andy Graves; Regional news; Upcoming management courses.

INBOX: News and views
AS I SEE IT: Divya Dhar
FOCUS: The Asia New Zealand Foundation hosts preview of the Auckland Lantern Festival and The 2011 Leadership New Zealand Programme Launch.
NZIM: Stumped for answers – Management’s MCI score still too low. Reg Birchfield
Execs on the move

SUSTAINABILITY: Shocking times, great opportunities. Peter Neilson
POLITICS: How to mix old and new friends. Colin James
ECONOMICS: Quakes’ economic aftershocks. Bob Edlin
BOOKCASE: Decision Points; Macrowikinomics: Rebooting business and the world. Reg Birchfield, Ruth Le Pla

EXEC HEALTH: The importance of resilience. Peter Tynan

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