Management September 2016

Management September 2016

COVER STORY
CEOs and social media – a missed opportunity?
Many of New Zealand’s leaders and CEOs seem to be missing in action when it comes to social media. Management found only a handful of shining examples of New Zealand CEOs Twittering and Facebooking up a storm. Those who are not may be missing a golden opportunity as international research claims that that the most influential CEOs today are social leaders. By Annie Gray.

PLUS:
Getting the best
How can your business take unconscious bias out of the people decisions you make?

Gender diversity in business begins at home
At Vodafone, the leadership team found they were losing key talent – not to other employers or opportunities, but to parenthood. Introducing a bold parental leave policy has also meant increasing the levels of diversity in the business.
   
Asian CEOs most confident in the world
Business leaders in Asia reported the most positive economic outlook of any region in the world, according to the YPO Global Pulse survey.

Do something good: A helping hand in Fiji
Cyclone Winston devastated Fiji earlier this year, leaving thousands of people homeless. One New Zealand company actively engaged in helping the people of Fiji back into their homes is road and construction company Higgins.  

Collaborative, technology-led kids
Jane McCarroll highlights some of the websites and apps that she uses to support her children’s learning and those that help manage the life of a working parent.

Success
Imagine I wasn’t there.

Remuneration
Variable Pay: Recognising good work.

Mentoring
Finding the bumble-balance.
 
Managing for a better world
Ask more questions.

Innovation
Boring is good business.