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HERE’S TO AN OPEN ECONOMY

Volume 5 Issue 2

Should we be cheering or jeering? The U.S. trade policy and its impact on Asia are under the spotlight. In ‘Pride and Protectionism’, Mark Zandi, Steve Cochrane, Ryan Sweet, Ruth Stroppiana and Katrina Ell consider current trade policies, noting that if the U.S. implements more protectionist policies, or if its trading partners retaliate, it can have a contagion effect on Asia.

At The Helm

INTEGRITY, MERITOCRACY AND INCLUSIVENESS: SINGAPORE’S CORE VALUES

Volume 5 Issue 2

An interview with the seventh President of Singapore, Dr Tony Tan.

The seventh President of Singapore, Dr Tony Tan, talks about the challenges and opportunities for the island-state, in this interview with Philip Zerrillo.

What is the best position Singapore can take in this volatile world that we are living in?

Vantage Point

ACCIDENTAL CAPTAINS

Volume 5 Issue 2

How to sink strategy even before it is executed.

Wouldn’t it be scary if captains of ships were hired at random, instead of through a careful selection process? Selecting leaders for critical roles requires an understanding of the competencies needed to succeed in the role, as well as identifying and assessing candidates who are well matched for the role.

Industry Watch

DO INCENTIVES WORK?

Volume 5 Issue 2

Achieving business results with the right pay scheme.

Much has been said both for and against using incentives to drive business results—be it revenue and profit, or market share. Despite this, there is surprisingly little research, particularly in Asia, to guide practitioners on how different pay models affect decisions that lead to better company performance.

Industry Watch

LOOK BEFORE YOU JUMP

Volume 5 Issue 2

Coming to grips with the reality of eLearning.

In boardrooms all over the world today a scenario is played out again and again: Chief Learning Officers (CLOs) enthusiastically pitch the strategy of eLearning while chief executives remain sceptical over the outcomes. For years, eLearning appeared to be the perfect answer for corporations that need to train their employees. And it certainly has its advantages.

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