Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Business Performance Conference

Business Performance Conference Attracts Top Speakers


Economic Development Minister to present

A prestigious international conference on developing management and organisational capability is being held in New Zealand in December, with the Minister of Economic Development Hon Trevor Mallard as a keynote speaker.

The theme of the Congress is Developing Management and Organisational Capability to improve Business Performance.

“It is a fantastic opportunity for New Zealand businesses to take the best international ideas and apply them to their own organisations,” says organiser, Dr Robin Mann on behalf of the business organisations supporting the Congress.

New Zealand is hosting the 11th World Congress from 3rd to 8th December in Wellington (see http://www.worldcongressnz.com/. ) It’s the first time that the Congress has met in Australasia.

The congress is being organised by Dr Robin Mann, who is the Director of the Centre for Organisational Excellence Research (COER) at Massey University and it is supported by the New Zealand Institute of Management, the New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation, and the New Zealand Organisation for Quality, SAI-Global, the Business Capability Partnership and New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.

The Congress features a top class line up of international speakers, and a wide range of New Zealand speakers.

The three day meeting (4-6 December) also has a number of New Zealand speakers including business writer Rod Oram, and the winner (yet to be announced) of the Business Excellence Awards for top enterprise. The winner of the equivalent award for Australian businesses will also make a presentation at the Congress.

Specialised workshops precede and follow the Congress.

Dr Mann says the Congress has attracted exceptional speakers - business leaders and scholars - who will be providing practical ideas on how to improve organisational performance.

“We want to provide attendees with an understanding of what it takes to become a successful organisation in the business world of today and tomorrow.

“There are eight streams in the Congress, and altogether we will have over 150 speakers from more than thirty countries.

“This is the first and probably the only time that so many top people have come to New Zealand to share their experiences in management and leadership, he said.

The eight streams are:
• Developing Business Capability
• Leadership
• Strategy
• Customer and Market Focus
• Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management
• Process Management
• Human Resource Focus
• Health

All the main players involved in improving the quality of management in New Zealand organisations are behind this Congress, says NZIM Chief Executive, David Chapman.

“It is a unique opportunity for our businesses to learn from international best practice.”

The New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation will present its annual awards during the Congress. NZ BEF Chief Executive Mike Watson says the congress will be a great opportunity for learning and networking.

“This is an excellent opportunity for New Zealand businesses to hear about the experiences of top international and local companies and to learn how they have improved their performance.”

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Onetai Station: Overseas Investment Office Puts Ceol & Muir On Notice

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has issued a formal warning to Ceol & Muir and its owners, Argentinian brothers Rafael and Federico Grozovsky, for failing to provide complete and accurate information when they applied to buy Onetai Station in 2013. More>>

ALSO:

Tomorrow, The UN: Feds President Takes Reins At World Farming Body

Federated Farmers president Dr William Rolleston has been appointed acting president of the World Farmers’ Organisation (WFO) at a meeting in Geneva overnight. More>>

ALSO:

I Sing The Highway Electric: Charge Net NZ To Connect New Zealand

BMW is turning Middle Earth electric after today announcing a substantial contribution to the charging network Charge Net NZ. This landmark partnership will enable Kiwis to drive their electric vehicles (EVs) right across New Zealand through the installation of a fast charging highway stretching from Kaitaia to Invercargill. More>>

ALSO:

Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

Earlier:

Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

ALSO:

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news