2011 – Mood of the Boardroom

After the tough economic conditions of the Global Financial Crisis, the consensus among the business community was that the John Key-led government had performed well in trying times. This approval was reflected in 98 per cent of respondents supporting Key remaining at the helm after the election that year. The economic pain of the GFC was compounded by the Christchurch earthquakes, and the associated insurance issues were beginning to emerge as a major issue. Meanwhile, the first signs of the housing crisis that would become a major issue in future Mood of the Boardroom surveys began to emerge.


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