“Social CEO” is a buzz term to describe chief executives who embrace social media tools within an organisation. These provide an effective way to bypass top-heavy management structures and provide more open access to “community knowledge” – the sharing of information to achieve a joint purpose within the workplace.
Average real pay in developed economies rose 0.1% in 2012 and 0.2% last year, according the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) biennial report on global wages. Workers in several rich economies, including Italy, Japan and the UK, were earning less than in 2007.
It started with two homemade headbands to wear to a concert. Now Sereni Linggi and Shentel Lee run a full-fledged business selling headbands around the world, with their products having even appeared on the hit TV shows Gossip Girl and Desperate Housewives. All thanks to the Internet!
Two Malaysian friends have decided to go down the path of social entrepreneurship to make a positive impact on society.
Traffic congestion in Malaysia is legendary – and it is taking its toll on both the environment, and our psyche. Yusof Ghani takes a look at what can be done about it – and why fixing this problem is important.
‘Food For Good.’ The philosophy that fuels F&B entrepreneur Ronald Khoo’s recently launched Mango Chili restaurant reflects an encouraging trend that’s rising this year among Malaysian eateries: A hunger to give back to society through inventive new ideas.