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27 Feb 2017
Carl Firth built ASLAN Pharmaceuticals thanks to Big Pharma, investment banking…and beer The pharmaceutical industry has become the Big Tobacco of the 21st century. While tobacco...
Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Human Capital & Talent Management


27 Feb 2017
States need to understand Beijing’s practice of ‘false dilemmas’ and its revanchist narrative, and stand firm without provoking China unnecessarily  When Hong Kong Customs seized...
Law, Business, Social Sciences & Humanities


27 Feb 2017
Human interactions can be energising and bring vitality to employees When a job calls for high levels of interaction, such as a police officer, salesperson and customer service...
Human Capital & Talent Management


27 Feb 2017
Department stores need to rethink their traditional business model and deliver value to shoppers, and it must be done with speed and imagination  When Japanese department chain...
Management Insights


27 Feb 2017
Organisations should invest in its leaders’ communication skills to manage ‘organisational alignment’ – what it and its employees communicate When PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi...
Human Capital & Talent Management


27 Feb 2017
This article is republished with permission from BusinessThink at UNSW Business School. You can access the original article here.       New research confirms a superior...
Financial Markets and Institutions


31 Jan 2017
As gender roles change, organisations and society need to adapt to maximise professional and personal fulfillment for both women and men Soon after being named a Partner in her...
Human Capital & Talent Management


31 Jan 2017
A beautiful body opens doors in almost any society, but what constitutes a beautiful face is a matter of opinion…and racial preference When psychologist Edward Thorndike coined...
Social-Insights


31 Jan 2017
Drawing the legal line at insult or hurt feelings could do more harm than good at maintaining religious and social tolerance In December 2016, Dutch courts found far-right...
Social-Insights


31 Jan 2017
Bringing about sustainable or ‘green’ finance requires a convergence of policy and profitability – and it’s not just the developed countries that are leading the way It is...
Financial Markets and Institutions


31 Jan 2017
As China muscles in on the South China Sea, Singapore adjusts to relations with Malaysia and Indonesia  10 March 1965 stands as a landmark date in relations between Southeast...
Social-Insights


31 Jan 2017
This article is republished with permission from BusinessThink at UNSW Australia Business School. You can access the original article here.         Makers of luxury goods can...
Business Analytics and Market Insights