Sir Roger Douglas

December 2006
New Zealand Management;Dec2006, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p91
The article focuses on the contributions of politician Roger Douglas, recipient of the DesignWorks Enterprises IG Visionary Leader award for 2006, to business enterprises in New Zealand. In the span of 30 years as legislator, he led the trade deregulation, floating of the dollar, stability of the monetary policy and reform of the public sector. He opened the country for overseas trade by eliminating import licensing, exchange controls and tariffs. State-owned enterprises became listed companies that are profitable.


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