Managing the local division of a world brand is not always easy. Steve Vamos, Microsoft Australia 's Managing Director explains to Lauren Thomsen-Moore why the repositioning of the local culture was so important.
When Steve Vamos became Managing Director of Microsoft Australia in February 2003 his main brief was to improve the company's focus on customer and partner satisfaction.
The philosophy of not-for-profit organisations seems to resonate with younger workers and managers. It may be about doing good work or it may be the growing 'not for the profit of shareholders' approach.
Lesley Parker reports.
Many not-for-profit managers will quietly admit to having a self-esteem problem. They are the 'poor cousins' - sometimes figuratively, but often literally - of their corporate sector peers.