Posts Tagged ‘partnerships’

Joint plan aims to address labour market problems

August 5, 2010

A tripartite working group, led by the Department of Labour and Meat Industry Association, was established two years ago to produce the Meat Industry Labour Market and Skills Plan, having recognised what it termed a two dimensional problem: first, the dominant culture of independence and competitiveness which means a lack of engagement across the industry, second, the difficulty of bringing about new behaviours to increase industry viability, productivity, health and safety and wealth creation. (more…)


Meat industry strategy must wait for referendum

June 27, 2009

Business theory says strategy comes before structure, but as with so many things in the meat industry, normal theory doesn’t necessarily apply. Meat & Wool NZ is the logical party to lead the strategy development exercise, but can’t really get into this until it knows whether it will exist after the referendum vote is announced on 4 September or how much money it can devote to its programme. So in this case strategy must await confirmation of the structure. (more…)