Management December 2015

COVER STORY
Megatrends: Forget the future – it’s already here
As every CEO knows the pace of change today is unprecedented; it’s either disrupt or be disrupted. And, while you are at it, you might as well bring in the drones and the robotic workers; turn public transport on its head with driverless cars; admit that your every move is already monitored by the sensors you wear and that personal privacy is probably a thing of the past. Oh, and don’t forget to enhance your lifespan by 20 percent. By Annie Gray.

PLUS:
Young leaders

Meet the three finalists in the IMNZ/Eagle Technology Young Executive of the Year Award 2015.

The big data hype: How to effectively use your business intelligence
Most organisations have made huge strides in turning data into information but many haven’t been able to consistently translate that into an actual improvement in capability. Bob van de Kuilen and Roy Jacques outline a four-stage process for effectively using the potential of your business intelligence.

The future of banking
As technology provides consumers with new, smarter options, there’s been a seismic shift in the banking industry. Where previously the focus was on customer acquisition and the sale of products, today it’s about putting the customer at the centre of everything. By Patricia Moore.

Leading and managing - the constant balance
“My job was to make everyone understand that the impossible was possible. That’s the difference between leadership and management,” reads the back cover of Alex Ferguson’s new book, Leading. By Fiona Hewitt.

Mentoring
12 leadership lessons from the All Blacks. By Jasbindar Singh.

Remuneration
Can performance schemes develop strong leadership in your business? By John McGill.

Success
Looking for fair and balanced (leadership) reporting. By Douglas Lang.

Innovation
Experimentation: Why it requires rigour. By Suvi Nenonen and Kaj Storbacka.

Sustainability
Celebrating the end of the year. By Kate Kearins.

Social Media
Be kind online. By Fiona Powell.