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Ascending to the C-suite

McKinsey & Company
Nov 2015

McKinsey Report - Ascending to the C-suite

Think that the “soft stuff” doesn’t matter in business?... Think again!

Deloitte
Nov 2015

This recently released 2015 Deloitte Millennial Survey highlights the importance of businesses focussing on people and purpose as much as product and profit.

Mind the gaps: The 2015 Deloitte Millennial Survey

MGI Power of Parity

McKinsey & Company
Sep 2015

The Power of Parity: How Advancing Women's Equality Can Add $12 Trillion to Global Growth

Diversity of Thought

Carol Brown
Aug 2015

Organisations have never been better placed to leverage the diversity of thought and innovation of their workers to create sustainable business solutions. But are they making the most of this diversity to encourage new thinking, asks Carol Brown. 

Diversity of Thought: The Key to Innovation

Why Diversity?

Ministry for Women
Jul 2015

"Evidence shows that diversity, especially gender balance, at all levels of an organisation, means better decision making and organisational performance. Whether you’re a small to medium enterprise or a larger employer, having a diverse workforce will create diversity of thought which, in...

Why Diversity?

Diversitas Flexibility Research

Carol Brown and Peter Dallimore
Jul 2015

Flexible Work Design: A Strategic Imperative in New Zealand Business

Managing diverse teams

Diversitas
Jun 2015

New Zealand’s population is changing faster than the ability of our businesses to seize the opportunity that this change brings.

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Going beyond flexibility to Workforce as a Service

Diversitas
May 2015

In the 1980’s contractors were all but unheard of in the New Zealand workforce. The vast majority of workers were employed in full time, permanent positions.  Contingent workers or contractors as they are commonly known were generally brought in to organisations only on an ad hoc basis to...

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Women on corporate boards, more likely to seek advice.

Human Resources Director NZ
Apr 2015

Researchers examined around 500 mergers and acquisitions and found that, when faced with a takeover bid, companies with corporate boards comprised of a higher proportion of women were more likely to seek outside advice from top-ranked financial advisors.

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New Zealand Diversity Survey 2015

NZ Work Research Institute, AUT University
Apr 2015

New Zealand Diversity Survey 2015 Bi-Annual Report

Salesforce CEO Takes Radical Step to Pay Men and Women Equally

Huffington Post
Apr 2015

Equal pay for equal work isn’t typically a mantra you hear from the chief executive of a multibillion-dollar company. Yet Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is taking the radical step of reviewing employee salaries to ensure men and women are paid fairly.

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Staff turnover rates stable in NZ, report shows

Human Resources Director NZ
Apr 2015

According to the 2014 New Zealand Staff Turnover Survey, conducted by Lawson Williams Consulting Group and the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand, staff turnover has remained relatively stable throughout the year.

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Fashion Chain Targets Worker's Tea Breaks

NZ Herald
Mar 2015

High street fashion chain Cotton On has become the first company to attempt to invoke the Government's 'tea break' law, First Union claims.

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Germany Sets Gender Quota in Boardroom

New York Times
Mar 2015

"Germany on Friday became the latest and most significant country so far to commit to improving the representation of women on corporate boards, passing a law that requires some of Europe’s biggest companies to give 30 percent of supervisory seats to women beginning next year."

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Female Company President Apologises to Mothers

Fortune
Mar 2015

PowerToFly President Katharine Zaleski admits: “I didn’t realize how horrible I’d been – until I had a child of my own.”

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Rainbow Roundtable

Westpac
Feb 2015

Rainbow Roundtable

Diversity Matters

McKinsey & Company
Feb 2015

McKinsey Report - Diversity Matters

50 Leading Companies for Women in APEC

Asia-Pacific Ecomonic Cooperation
Nov 2014

50 Leading Companies for Women in APEC

Increasing the Number of Women in Senior Executive Positions

Meredith Hellicar, Business Council of Australia
Nov 2013

Increasing the Number of Women in Senior Executive Positions: Improving Recruitment, Selection and Retention Practices

Business Impact of LGBT Policies

M.V. Lee Badgett, Laura E. Durso, Angeliki Kastanis & Christy Mallory, The Williams Institute
May 2013

The Business Impact of LGBT-Supportive Workplace Policies

Disability Employment In Australia – The Way Up

Australians for Disability and Diversity Employment (ADDE)
Feb 2013

Disability Employment In Australia – The Way Up

Waiter Is That Inclusion In My Soup?

Deloitte and Victoria Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission
Nov 2012

Waiter Is That Inclusion In My Soup? A new recipe to improve business performance

Future Trends in Leadership Development

Nick Petrie
Dec 2011

Future Trends in Leadership Development

Cultural Diversity in Australia

Australian Multicultural Advisory Council
Apr 2010

The People of Australia: The Australian Multicultural Advisory Council’s statement on cultural diversity and recommendations to government

Addressing the Challenges of an Ageing Workforce

IBM Business Consulting Services
Jul 2004

Addressing the Challenges of an Ageing Workforce: A human capital perspective for firms operating in Asia Pacific

Human Capital Issues in an Ageing Workforce

Judith A. Davey, Victoria University of Wellington
Jun 2003

Human Capital Issues in an Ageing Workforce

Flexible Working – Literature Review

National Advisory Council on the Employment of Women

Flexible Work Arrangements Literature Review

Employer Toolkit

Department of Immigration

Department of Immigration Employer Toolkit

SME Flexible Work Toolkit

Diversitas

Flexible Work Toolkit: How your business can get and keep great staff