Fear of failure can be crippling. Taking that purposeful step forward to a seemingly impossible task may be daunting but the brave that preserves and triumphs… ah what a tale! Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU) CEO Dato’ Sri Idris Jala invites successful Malaysian entrepreneurs who have harness the courage and entrepreneurial spirit needed to […]
Global consultancy Quint Wellington Redwood establishes Lean IT Association in Malaysia.
What was previously a support function is now increasingly important to business strategy.
Even as the CFO role has shifted in breadth and depth, are organisations prepared for greater changes in the future?
One of the top FMCG companies in the world offers some tips on getting the best talent out there.
Although working largely from home and occasionally visiting the office is still a relatively rare concept amongst local companies, it’s actually a mild form of telecommuting. Some people actually telecommute between countries.
Diversity at the workplace is easier said than done. Here’s two real-life workplace challenges and how we can overcome them.
Success is about doing the best with the hand you’ve been dealt with
Telecommuting has its advantages – most notably work-life flexibility, productivity and overall satisfaction as a result of their ability to work remotely.
A recent survey suggests that most employees welcome flexible working hours. However, employers in Malaysia are still cool to the idea. Yet, if implemented properly, it can help a company retain staff, boost morale and save on operational costs.
Business Circle speaks to corporate leader Bernard Chiang and discovers the core values that continue driving him to succeed.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made some big waves earlier this year with her controversial policy banning telecommuting. Now, she’s in the news again. This time it’s over an equally controversial policy that requires managers to rank employees on a ‘bell curve’ (with those at the low end getting the sack!)
By John Paul Rathbone Leading executives talk to John Paul Rathbone about why meditation is essential to the way they do their jobs and how they live their lives Every day, twice a day, for the past 20 years, the executive charged with investing tens of billions of dollars for Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund thinks […]
By Emma Boyde If business schools cannot tailor the education they offer to suit the new demands of the workplace they risk being sidelined, writes Emma Boyde Business degrees account for a vast section of the undergraduate and postgraduate higher education market. In its Business School Data Trends 2013 the AACSB International, the US-based accrediting body, estimates […]
HR, a company’s maintenance
Build the culture with your bare hands
Always question your growth
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.
The role of shopping malls
What lies in store for outsourcing in Malaysia?