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Not Everyone Can Be Agile

By YVES DOZ and MARIA GUADALUPE Most of what’s been written about Agile assumes that the methodology can be adapted to any organisation. But our analysis found that some companies are better suited to Agile than others.

18-02-2021

6 min Article

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What this Pandemic Teaches Us about Business and Society

By GREGG VANOUREK As an insidious virus spreads around the world, we are wise to stop and ask: what can it teach us? Much, I think. One question I am drawn to lately is this: what does the pandemic teach us about the role of business in society?

06-08-2020

6 min Article

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Mandarin Literacy For the 21st Century Workforce

Mandarin Language Centre owner Luisa Lim shares the importance of Mandarin literacy to the carer advancement of the modern employee.

15-07-2020

5 min Article

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Could You Break Up With Your Business?

By WILLEM GOUS Many business owners were forced to sit back and reflect on their companies during the global pandemic that saw lockdowns in effect around the world. I am sure many have come to the conclusion that their business is simply not working and must make the awful choice of closing down a business.

06-07-2020

5 min Article

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Frederick Taylor: Putting the Science in Management

By DR ARUL ARULESWARAN On Frederick Taylor's 'scientific management' rests, above all, the tremendous surge of affluence in the last seventy-five years which has lifted the working masses in the developed countries well above any recorded level.

01-06-2020

6 min Article

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Developing People: Recognising Different Leadership Behaviours

By JOHN ZINKIN Whether boards and Nomination Committees are looking for ‘captains’, ‘navigators’, ‘engineers’, or ‘builders’ as leaders, they need to remember two key factors. Leadership is morally neutral and there are six leadership styles with different levels of effectiveness.

23-04-2020

5 min Article

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May the 4th Industrial Revolution be with You, Part 3: ‘Domo Arigato, Mr Roboto’

By HELEN FENTON This is the third in a series of articles that explore the impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution on how we are living our lives today and what we can do to ready ourselves for the workplace of the future.

16-02-2020

4 min Article

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Cultivating a Growth Mindset in Organisations through Design Thinking

By DR. MURALI RAMAN Design Thinking (DT) has significant potential to improve an organisation’s and an individual’s performance, as the outcomes of using DT can be linked to its ability in fostering a growth mindset.

29-10-2019

9 min Article

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Corporate Governance: Whistle Blowing

Should we call it whistle blowing? In episode three, Roshan and Mark discuss the lack of whistle-blowing practices and how organisations should all institute key processes and policies to encourage whistle-blowing and anonymous reporting by employees. RELATED: Click here to the read the full article. Governance Wednesday is a series where Roshan Thiran explores the […]

25-04-2019

1 min Article

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Not Everyone Can Be Agile

By YVES DOZ and MARIA GUADALUPE Most of what’s been written about Agile assumes that the methodology can be adapted to any organisation. But our analysis found that some companies are better suited to Agile than others.

18-02-2021

6 min Article

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What this Pandemic Teaches Us about Business and Society

By GREGG VANOUREK As an insidious virus spreads around the world, we are wise to stop and ask: what can it teach us? Much, I think. One question I am drawn to lately is this: what does the pandemic teach us about the role of business in society?

06-08-2020

6 min Article

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Mandarin Literacy For the 21st Century Workforce

Mandarin Language Centre owner Luisa Lim shares the importance of Mandarin literacy to the carer advancement of the modern employee.

15-07-2020

5 min Article

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Could You Break Up With Your Business?

By WILLEM GOUS Many business owners were forced to sit back and reflect on their companies during the global pandemic that saw lockdowns in effect around the world. I am sure many have come to the conclusion that their business is simply not working and must make the awful choice of closing down a business.

06-07-2020

5 min Article

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Frederick Taylor: Putting the Science in Management

By DR ARUL ARULESWARAN On Frederick Taylor's 'scientific management' rests, above all, the tremendous surge of affluence in the last seventy-five years which has lifted the working masses in the developed countries well above any recorded level.

01-06-2020

6 min Article

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Developing People: Recognising Different Leadership Behaviours

By JOHN ZINKIN Whether boards and Nomination Committees are looking for ‘captains’, ‘navigators’, ‘engineers’, or ‘builders’ as leaders, they need to remember two key factors. Leadership is morally neutral and there are six leadership styles with different levels of effectiveness.

23-04-2020

5 min Article

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May the 4th Industrial Revolution be with You, Part 3: ‘Domo Arigato, Mr Roboto’

By HELEN FENTON This is the third in a series of articles that explore the impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution on how we are living our lives today and what we can do to ready ourselves for the workplace of the future.

16-02-2020

4 min Article

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Cultivating a Growth Mindset in Organisations through Design Thinking

By DR. MURALI RAMAN Design Thinking (DT) has significant potential to improve an organisation’s and an individual’s performance, as the outcomes of using DT can be linked to its ability in fostering a growth mindset.

29-10-2019

9 min Article

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Corporate Governance: Whistle Blowing

Should we call it whistle blowing? In episode three, Roshan and Mark discuss the lack of whistle-blowing practices and how organisations should all institute key processes and policies to encourage whistle-blowing and anonymous reporting by employees. RELATED: Click here to the read the full article. Governance Wednesday is a series where Roshan Thiran explores the […]

25-04-2019

1 min Article

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