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25 May 2016
It is still a developing economy with room to grow out of trouble When China announced in April that its economy grew 6.7 percent in the first quarter of 2016, hitting the top...
Financial Markets and Institutions


25 May 2016
The Modern Montessori International chain of preschool education centres expanded into 15 countries within 20 years via franchising. Its owner shares the sometimes painful...
Management Insights, Innovation and Entrepreneurship


25 May 2016
Indonesia’s first directly elected president is proud of successes despite falling short on some promises On 20 October, 2004 when Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono was sworn in as...
Law, Business, Social Sciences & Humanities


25 May 2016
Mismanagement of the brand led to a lost generation of customers but modernisation efforts have set the leaping tiger on the path to growth and profits  Singapore-based Haw Par...
Management Insights, Innovation and Entrepreneurship


25 May 2016
  This article is republished with permission from BusinessThink at UNSW Australia Business School. You can access the original article here.       Don't be a sitting...
Technology and Change


25 May 2016
Governments have signed the Paris Agreement to address climate change. Businesses and individuals can play their part to keep the momentum going The effects of climate change are...
Law, Business, Social Sciences & Humanities


28 Apr 2016
Lawrence Yong started out trying to meet the needs of underserved SMEs, and now even listed companies are using MoolahSense Eyebrows were raised when Epicentre Holdings Limited,...
Financial Markets and Institutions


28 Apr 2016
While governments lay the foundation to facilitate the growth of businesses, entrepreneurs should embrace new technologies to expand in the market Having accomplished a business...
Strategy and Growth


28 Apr 2016
This article is republished with permission from BusinessThink at UNSW Australia Business School. You can access the original article here.     And men who date female superiors...
Management Insights, Human Capital & Talent Management


28 Apr 2016
Putting people before profits is more important than accumulating ever-increasing amounts of possession  On Bob Moore’s 81st birthday in 2010, the entrepreneur and his three...
Management Insights, Innovation and Entrepreneurship


28 Apr 2016
A single-minded focus of being the best drove and defined the former boss of MediaCorp Raintree Pictures  During last year’s mid-autumn festival (中秋节), a day when ethnic Chinese...
Law, Business, Social Sciences & Humanities


28 Apr 2016
Much-needed economic reforms could redefine what it means to be French In a paper published in July 2015, the EU-ASEAN Business Council (EU-ABC) highlighted concerns over non-...
Law, Business, Social Sciences & Humanities