Management September 2014

Management + NZBusiness September 2014
In this issue:
Cover Story  -Trading Places
Mike O’Donnell, outgoing COO of Trade Me: “We’re really seeing the end of business as usual and businesses that have relied on hierarchy, history and hands-on distribution are going to be fundamentally challenged. Many won’t see the other side of it.”
By Patricia Moore.
 
MBA FOCUS: Steven Carden, CEO, Landcorp
(New Zealand’s biggest farmer’) is 40, a Harvard MBA and passionate about our future.
By Kevin Kevany.
 
NZIM / EAGLE TECHNOLOGY YOUNG EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR REGIONAL FINALIST
 
MIND THE GAP: MANAGING DIFFERENT GENERATIONS
With four generations, with different values and aspirations, either competing or collaborating in the work place, the need to manage each generation effectively is more important than ever. 
By Sharon Davis.
 
WHAT MAKES YOU PRODUCTIVE?
A panel of busy managers and business leaders share the processes, tools and software that assist in making them super-productive.
By Fiona Powell.
 
AGILE LEADERS: DEVELOPING THE CAPABILITY TO CONTRIBUTE TO BUSINESS AGILITY
By Stewart Forsyth.
 
LEADERSHIP
Introverted leaders – it’s time to stand up.
By Douglas Lang.
 
ECONOMICS
New Zealand’s advantage: How New Zealand firms can take advantage of changes to global trade and production.
By Matthew Nolan.
 
PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
Can you be mates with your team?
By Angela Atkins.
 
SUCCESS
Employees first, customers second.
By Dr David Keane.
 
DIVERSITY
The Rainbow Tick: A sign of the times.
By Michael Stevens.
 
BOOKS & BLOGS
By Reg Birchfield and Fiona Powell.
 
MANAGEMENT’S RENAISSANCE
Management thinkers everywhere are calling for changes in management thinking, practice and education. 
By Reg Birchfield.
 
EXECUTIVE REWARD
CEO and Senior Executive pay, a historical debate?
By John McGill.
 
NZIM’s FOCUS ON MANAGEMENT
Fresh faces for Foundation; NZIM news; NZIM Southern news; event calendar and member comment