Sharing The Secrets of Business in Agriculture (Part 5): Setting the standard

‘Middlemen do not know standards, but the consumers do,’ said one of the panellists. What are the imperatives of setting a standard in the business of agriculture? The Industry Speaks: The Secret of Business in Agriculture event was held on 13 Sept 2013, drawing a crowd of around 80 guests comprising civil servants, ETP project … Read moreSharing The Secrets of Business in Agriculture (Part 5): Setting the standard

Sharing The Secrets of Business in Agriculture (Highlights)

Think agriculture is all about hard labour in the sun? Do you know where does your food come from? The agriculture sector in Malaysia contributed RM20.2 billion or about 4 percent of the country’s gross national income (GNI) in 2009, with a compounded annual growth rate between 2005 and 2009 of 10.7 percent. With the … Read moreSharing The Secrets of Business in Agriculture (Highlights)

Sharing The Secrets of Business in Agriculture (Part 4): Government’s facilitation

How is the government involved in facilitating the growth of the industry? The Industry Speaks: The Secret of Business in Agriculture event was held on 13 Sept 2013, drawing a crowd of around 80 guests comprising civil servants, ETP project owners, existing and aspiring business owners, officials, analysts and the media. The panel comprised Hj. … Read moreSharing The Secrets of Business in Agriculture (Part 4): Government’s facilitation

Women rising to the top – What’s holding you back? (Full version)

In Malaysia, 60% of students in public universities are women, yet many have left the workforce due to family commitments. There is also a steady decrease of women’s participation in the workforce as they enter childbearing years while women’s representation on management boards in Malaysia currently stands at only 6%. McKinsey also reported that the … Read moreWomen rising to the top – What’s holding you back? (Full version)

Women rising to the top – What’s holding you back? (Part 4)

Investing in the Workforce of the Future. What is the cost in implementing the HR framework to retain, attract and grow women talent? Panelists of the dialogue were Chief Executive Officer of TalentCorp, Johan Merican, Human Resources Director of GE Malaysia and Brunei, Sugunah Verumandy and Senior Executive Director and Markets Leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers Malaysia, … Read moreWomen rising to the top – What’s holding you back? (Part 4)