A ZERO Manager is defined as a newly promoted front-line manager who is unable to make a positive contribution to the team he/she manages. In fact, ZERO Managers often have a negative impact on the team and significantly reduce its overall performance.
Can stars replicate high performance…anywhere?
Companies take different approaches to integrating CSR into their business practices. For example, companies in highly regulated industries such as pharmaceutical companies may focus their CSR efforts on following strict rules and regulations.
Malaysia is now the fourth most popular investment destination for multinational corporations in Asia. Local firms better step up their game in the face of incoming MNCs.
When thinking about the advantages and drawbacks of diversity in senior management and board positions, we can learn a great deal from Mother Nature.
The National Biomass Strategy 2020 is a sound blueprint for success. But can it be successfully executed by its multiple stakeholders?
What aspects of privacy receive protection and is your company’s data well protected?
Beating the ‘big boys’ isn’t easy. Cue the Competition Act.
Can the ETP really drive Malaysia towards high-income nation status?
What is the role of corporate citizenship in high performance organisations?
What are the soft skills that are needed most today? Will this change 5 years from now?
The number of Gen Y in the workforce will outnumber Gen X. Will this have any impact on the way Gen X manage their Gen Y talent?
What can companies do to meet the Gen Y needs?
Why talent with skills in risk management, compliance and corporate finance are more in demand?
Are we really supporting the role of women in society or are we merely raising the expectations of what success should look like for women?
Does Malaysia have the human capital to sustain a robust technology industry?
“Siew Tian, why don’t you speak up? I know you have something to say, and you’re not saying it,” I gently nudge a junior executive in Indonesia. We have worked together on various projects for several months, so I know what she is capable of. She is smart, her client service is unparalleled, and she […]
Most CEOs report creating a high- performance organization among their top leadership priorities in today’s increasingly complex world of business. Many then add that changing corporate culture takes an incredibly long time and is one of the hardest things to do. I respectfully disagree on both counts.
Innovation is considered as a major force in economic growth, but what is the role of innovation in economic development?
With only 12 million people in the Malaysian workforce, the phenomenon of women leaving the workforce (and never returning) after some years of working is becoming an issue. Can the trend be reversed? Why does it make business sense to retain women in the workforce? Business Circle’s Kam Raslan speaks to the head of TalentCorp, […]