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Operating A Digital Marketing Agency Out Of China, Singapore Management University Sep 2018

Operating A Digital Marketing Agency Out Of China, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Mobile Now has to contend with the Great Firewall of China but the opportunities for growth outweigh the technical obstacles


Why Smart Firms Are Out And Proud About Lgbt Expats, Singapore Management University Apr 2018

Why Smart Firms Are Out And Proud About Lgbt Expats, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Retaining talent is a bottom-line issue as well as duty of care

Talent shortages are pressing international businesses to re-evaluate how they tackle employee mobility as globalisation grows.


Testing, Retesting And Selecting The Right Job Applicant, Singapore Management University Oct 2017

Testing, Retesting And Selecting The Right Job Applicant, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Allowing applicants to retake a test can help increase the likelihood of hiring the best person for the job


Why Expanding Hong Kong Disneyland Is Important, Singapore Management University Oct 2017

Why Expanding Hong Kong Disneyland Is Important, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

The expansion plan of Hong Kong Disneyland has been a highly controversial topic in Hong Kong. Local lawmakers have criticised the government of taking a weak stance in the “unequal deal” with the US firm.


What If Bots Collide And Collude In Setting Prices?, Singapore Management University Aug 2017

What If Bots Collide And Collude In Setting Prices?, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Conduct driven by algorithms is a challenge for competition law


Chinese Company Shareholders Revolt Against Communist Control, Singapore Management University Apr 2017

Chinese Company Shareholders Revolt Against Communist Control, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Shareholders of low-profile Chinese property developer Tianjin Realty Development recently made news by voting to keep party politics out of the Shanghai-listed company's organisational structure. Such action has never been heard of before at any State-Owned Enterprise (SOE) in the history of China's economic modernisation.


A Tale Of Two Cities: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2016, Singapore Management University Mar 2017

A Tale Of Two Cities: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2016, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

In recent years, Hong Kong and Shenzhen have experienced an explosive growth in the start-up support ecosystem.


Isetan: Adapting To The New Global Retail Landscape, Singapore Management University Feb 2017

Isetan: Adapting To The New Global Retail Landscape, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Department stores need to rethink their traditional business model and deliver value to shoppers, and it must be done with speed and imagination


Bling And Brand Recognition: What Your Conspicuous Consumption Says About You, Singapore Management University Jan 2017

Bling And Brand Recognition: What Your Conspicuous Consumption Says About You, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Makers of luxury goods can charge even more if they play down their famous labels


The Need For Sustainable Finance, Singapore Management University Jan 2017

The Need For Sustainable Finance, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

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


Leader Of The Pack: What Makes The Alibaba Group So Successful, Singapore Management University Oct 2016

Leader Of The Pack: What Makes The Alibaba Group So Successful, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

The 'people's platform' sells more than eBay and Amazon combined


How China's Firms Use Analysts To Communicate Externally, Singapore Management University Jul 2016

How China's Firms Use Analysts To Communicate Externally, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Chinese companies face a dilemma. They need to straddle two worlds - there’s the old China where business is still conducted on a “who you know” basis, and the emerging world of financial markets, regulations and transparency, says Professor T.J. Wong, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Accountancy and Director of Centre for Institutions and Governance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School.


10 Things Managers Can Do To Survive Digital Disruption, Singapore Management University May 2016

10 Things Managers Can Do To Survive Digital Disruption, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Don't be a sitting duck. Respond to changes in markets with practical strategies


Tiger Balm: Roaring Back To Success, Singapore Management University May 2016

Tiger Balm: Roaring Back To Success, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

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


Bob’S Red Mill: For The Employees By The Employees, Singapore Management University Apr 2016

Bob’S Red Mill: For The Employees By The Employees, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Putting people before profits is more important than accumulating ever-increasing amounts of possession


Moolahsense: Growth Of A Peer-To-Peer Lending Platform, Singapore Management University Apr 2016

Moolahsense: Growth Of A Peer-To-Peer Lending Platform, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Lawrence Yong started out trying to meet the needs of underserved SMEs, and now even listed companies are using MoolahSense


Breadtalk: Managing An Expanding Brand Portfolio, Singapore Management University Mar 2016

Breadtalk: Managing An Expanding Brand Portfolio, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

The Singapore-based company has expanded into foodcourts and restaurants in 17 countries. How can it manage its burgeoning portfolio of brands?


Aec: Mind The Skilled Labour Gap, Singapore Management University Mar 2016

Aec: Mind The Skilled Labour Gap, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Mobility of qualified professionals between ASEAN countries was meant to lift the region. Despite the signing of MRAs, things are not moving as fast as they could be


Bp De Silva – Making A Family Business Last Through The Generations, Singapore Management University Feb 2016

Bp De Silva – Making A Family Business Last Through The Generations, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

How a Singaporean family business survived, and thrived, into a fifth generation


Engineering Entrepreneurship In Singapore, Singapore Management University Feb 2016

Engineering Entrepreneurship In Singapore, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Inderjit Singh became a millionaire entrepreneur in risk-averse Singapore. All it takes to follow in his footsteps, he says, is a mindset change


Getting People To Buy, Always, Singapore Management University Jan 2016

Getting People To Buy, Always, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Creating touchpoints in stores and embracing the social media world keep consumers engaged with brands


Externalities Of Capitalism, Singapore Management University Jan 2016

Externalities Of Capitalism, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Capitalism produces consequences – both good and bad – that are not intended. Strong states are needed to manage them


Hr Of The Future, Singapore Management University Nov 2015

Hr Of The Future, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Business-minded HR practitioners are needed to take the organisation forward


Can The Aec Address Asean’S Skilled Labour Shortage?, Singapore Management University Nov 2015

Can The Aec Address Asean’S Skilled Labour Shortage?, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

The answer is “yes” if training and immigration issues are tackled head on


The Next Wave Of Globalisation, Singapore Management University Nov 2015

The Next Wave Of Globalisation, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

As consumption patterns shift away from OECD countries to the developing world, businesses need to leverage on technology to overcome last-mile delivery obstacles


From Architect To Master Businessman, Singapore Management University Sep 2015

From Architect To Master Businessman, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Ong Tze Boon had no idea how to read a balance sheet. It did not stop him from growing a 62-man firm to over 1,000


Driving Uber’S Success, Singapore Management University Jul 2015

Driving Uber’S Success, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Besides being a disruptive innovation, Uber’s exponential growth has been based on smart lobbying and use of social media


Washing Hands, Saving Lives, Singapore Management University May 2015

Washing Hands, Saving Lives, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Diarrhoea is a major cause of child mortality in rural Vietnam, caused by a lack of running water and poor handwashing habits. A handwashing station called the HappyTap could solve the problem


Advertising In The Digital Age, Singapore Management University Apr 2015

Advertising In The Digital Age, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Algorithms, big data and real-time computing are revolutionising the advertising industry, but brands still need to be clear about their business objectives to maximise advertising returns


How To Create Value Like Master Negotiators, Singapore Management University Apr 2015

How To Create Value Like Master Negotiators, Singapore Management University

Perspectives@SMU

Be thoroughly prepared but know when there is no deal