Contents: March 2011

Cover Story: The heart of leadership
UK expert Donna Ladkin explains the importance of gut feel and inspiration.
By Adèle Gautier.

Features
Flying in formation
Blackmail, bribery and arm-twisting on the road to charitable collaboration. Mark Bentley’s research pinpoints the best ways to encourage charities to work together.

Improving care with technology
A small team of New Zealand and Australian medical specialists and entrepreneurs have won two prestigious British health services awards for software package they have developed to save patients from hospital medical misadventure. Reg Birchfield talked with UK-based Kiwi, Sam Hollander, director of the venture.

Logic & magic
Designworks’ Sven Baker on transforming companies by design. By Nick Grant.

The talent quest
What are likely to be the key challenges and opportunities ahead in the battle to attract and retain management talent, given most organisations’ salary budgets remain tight? NZ Management canvassed opinions within the recruitment sector.

A capital affair
How Port of Tauranga benefits from disciplined approach to capex.

THE DIRECTOR
Alison Paterson – Grande dame of governance
Tough decisions and effective teamwork with senior management are core tenets of Alison Paterson’s thinking. Reg Birchfield talks with the Deloitte/Management magazine Top 200 QBE Chairperson of the Year.

Lands of contrast
Iain McCormick compares corporate governance in New Zealand and Hong Kong.

Governance groupthink
Could your board be at risk of capture? Karen Martyn details the warning signs and consequences.

PUBLISHER’S LETTER
INBOX: New and views
AS I SEE IT: Mitchell Pham, AugenASIA
FOCUS: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard at the Trans-Tasman Business Circle lunch in Auckland.
SUSTAINABILITY: Clogged roads choke economy. – Peter Neilson
NZIM: Leadership’s new world order. – Reg Birchfield
EXECUTIVE DEVELOPMENT
EXECS ON THE MOVE

OPINION
POLITICS: very hard Act to follow.- Colin James
ECONOMICS: More is less? – Bob Edlin
THOUGHT LEADER: New wisdom at work. – Chellie Spiller
BOOKCASE: Reg Birchfield, Ruth Le Pla

ADVICE
VOICE: Confidence through communication. – Mark Spring
EXEC HEALTH: Take break. – Peter Tynan
10 TOP TIPS: Enhance your EQ. – Jasbindar Singh

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