CONTENTS : NOVEMBER 2006, VOL 53, NO 10

Cover Story :
DIVING NOT SKIVING: WHEN CEO APPOINTMENTS TAKE TIME

Top CEO skills are going begging in New Zealand.
Why is the employment market for our top executives narrowing – and how does this impact local leadership and economic growth? By Vikki Bland

MW Special Feature
HEY BABY – WHO’S ROCKING THE CORPORATE CRADLE?

Westpac is firming its family-friendly image with news it is setting up childcare facilities for staff in major centres. Why, given the tight labour market, are such moves so rare? By Vicki Jayne
By Vicki Jayne

Face to Face
MURRAY BAIN: CHAMPIONING TOMORROW’S SCIENCE HEROES

Science, systems and stories form part of the daily lexicon of FRST chief executive Murray Bain.
By Ruth Le Pla

Leadership
THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS

Big mistakes. The wages of sin. And the road to righteousness. Zirk van den Berg spells it all out.

Communication
FOOD FOR THOUGHTS: WHAT MAKES MANAGEMENT MESSAGES STICK

Scientific study into how the brain works has revealed how best to provide people with information and help them retain it. By Mark Blackham

Education & Training
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GUIDE

Education and training courses for 2007.

PLUS
Editor’s Letter
InTouch

Opinion
• Thought Leaders
Manuka Henare
• Politics
Colin James
• Economics
Bob Edlin

Savvy
• Bookcase
Reg Birchfield, Rose Joudi, Ruth Le Pla
• NZIM
Des Hunt
• Corporate Governance Tony Falkenstein

Advice
• Techwise
Mark Evans
• After Thought
Kevin Gaunt

Plus The Director, Vol 4, No 3

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