NZBusiness October 2005
p16 Taming Russia’s Wild East
Vladivostok is now very much open for
business, and as Kevin Cudby found, there are opportunities aplenty for serious entrepreneurs.
p 20Cover story: Survival tactics
Getting through the initial 12 to 24 months in business can be a true test of one’s survival instincts. Patricia Moore examines what it takes
to go from zero to hero.
p27 Toward new horizons
It opens doors, broadens understanding and develops global perspective – the MBA is the ultimate confidence booster for managers.
By editor Glenn Baker.
PLUS: Our 2006 Lift-out MBA Review.
p40 Bringing your files into line
The Quefile story is one of Kiwi ingenuity, determination, collaboration, and international business success. Carlene du Toit has the story.
p42 Reaping value through research
To stay in business or grow, companies must
adapt to changing consumer tastes. Robin Major talks with businesses that are sourcing the required know-how from Crop & Food Research.
p46 The mobility factor
Combine the latest mobile data networks
with innovative automation software and
you have a recipe for greater productivity.
Vikki Bland showcases businesses that are
reaping the benefits.
p49 Convergence and collaboration rules
Presentation equipment and style has come a long way from the slides and overheads of yesteryear. Kevin Kevany reports on the convergent and collaborative nature of today’s technologies.
Survival Tactics – the first 24 months
Liftout MBA guide
Russias Wild East