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The Fragile Middle – A slippery ladder

The Fragile Middle – A slippery ladder

As we begin our look at the global middle class, Shawn Donnan, Ben Bland and John Burn-Murdoch examine the precarious rise from poverty of millions in the emerging world

On The Shelves

On The Shelves

The Wholesale and Retail NKEA aims to catalyse the transformation of the wholesale and retail sector, enhancing its role in attracting domestic consumption, which contributes over 50 per cent to Malaysia’s GDP. In this episode of Business Circle, we follow […]

‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’, by Thomas Piketty

‘Capital in the Twenty-First Century’, by Thomas Piketty

Thomas Piketty has written an extraordinarily important book. Open-minded readers will surely find themselves unable to ignore the evidence and arguments he has brought to bear.

There’s just so much to do and so little time! Thankfully, there are productivity apps to help you get through the day (photo credit: gailjadehamilton, flickr).

Top 5 productivity apps

What do urbanites have in common? For one thing, time seems to fly by too quickly while the work keeps piling up! Here are five apps to help you improve your productivity throughout the day.

From left: Alliance Bank Malaysia’s executive vice president and head of group human resource Chew Siew Suan, Forrester’s senior analyst Clement Teo and PwC Malaysia’s partner and financial services leader Soo Hoo Khoon Yean.

Gearing up for the Gen-Y era

Recruiting and retaining Generation Y in the workforce requires companies to be flexible and creative in fashioning a collaborative and conducive work environment that allows their talents to shine.