Fung Group At 110, The: Four Generations Of Enterprise And Evolution by Feng Bang-Yan
Chinese family businesses that continue to thrive for more than a century are few and far in between. Fung Group (formerly Li & Fung Group) from Hong Kong is one of them. Founded in 1906, the group underwent several generations of tough challenges through Fung Pak-liu, Fung Hon-chu, Victor Fung and William Fung during its 110 years of history. The group has developed from a traditional trader in the early founding years and evolved into a modern multinational enterprise, Fung Group, with headquarters in Hong Kong to provide global supply chain management services for its clients through businesses in trading, logistics, distribution and retailing, among others. Using concise and fluent expressions and valuable historical photographs, this book presents the Fung Group's 110 years of development history and experiences, in particular the transformation and expansion since the global financial crisis in 2008, innovative developments in supply chain management, corporate social responsibility as well as the development opportunities and vision under China's 'Belt and Road' Initiative strategy.
Art Of Doing Business Across Cultures, The 10 Countries, 50 Mistakes, And 5 Steps To Cultural Competence by Storti, Craig
People in other cultures don't always think and act the way you do. If you try to do business your way in their culture, you will make mistakes. And mistakes have consequences. This book describes 50 common cultural mistakes made in business settings in the form of short (8-10 line) conversations. It also provides five easily applicable steps to cultural competence - a framework readers can apply to identify cultural differences and communicate and act more effectively and appropriately.
Auditing: Theory And Practice In Malaysia by Ferdinand A. Gul
This book gives an overview of auditing theory based on the ideas and concepts underlying agency theory, providing a history on the development of the profession as well as the auditing environment in Malaysia. It then proceeds to explain the entire audit process in a comprehensive but concise manner. Each step of the audit process is covered in detail, from client acceptance and planning, documentation of internal controls and preliminary evaluations, compliance and substantive testing, up till the issuance of the audit report. Each of the important cycles is also covered in separate chapters to give the reader a clear idea of what is needed when auditing each cycle.
Audit Committee Guide (Cg Guides For Boards In Singapore) by Singapore Institute Of Directors
This is the definitive guide to the roles, duties, challenges and leading practices of Audit Committees. Aimed especially at Singapore-listed companies, the Audit Committee Guide provides comprehensive coverage of the regulatory and practical aspects of the AC's work. Its contents include: The structure and composition of the AC; The organisation and conduct of AC meetings; The AC's oversight of risk management and internal controls, including control deficiencies, fraud risks, whistleblowing, data analytics, and interested person and related party transactions; The AC's role in relation to internal and external audits, and how it should engage and evaluate the internal and external auditors; The AC's responsibilities with respect to financial reporting, and the significant issues that arise; and AC-related disclosure requirements.
Asia's Financial Industry 1986-2016 by Au, Lawrence
From its infancy in the 1980's to the vibrancy today, Asia's financial industry has transformed over the past three decades. But it has been a history of boom and bust cycles. Looking back at his career from a new joiner in the industry to regional executive with several custodian banks during this period, the author has captured in this book many interesting stories, episodes and events in this fascinating development process, from the perspective of a custodian, to add some colourful dimensions to the financial history of the region.
Inspire: Beyond Sg50 - 55 It Leaders Share Their Stories And Insights On Managing Technology And Innovation by Cio Academy Asia
This volume condenses the stories and insights of 55 IT leaders on managing technology and innovation.
Differentiation: How To Win In A Discruptive Market by Chew, Wilson
The age of disruption has arrived fast and furious. Technological advances have revolutionised the global economy in ways not envisaged, engendering major established and traditional industries to wobble and slide. 'Is it too late to do anything?' According to Dr Wilson Chew, author and leading corporate strategist, the answer is an affirmative 'No'. A market that is being fiercely tested by disruptions is also a world bathed with opportunities. What is pivotal for leaders of enterprises big and small to ask is: 'What will the future global economy be driven by, where will it take place, and how do I get a piece of the action?' In Differentiation: How to Win in a Disruptive Market, Dr Chew underlines the imperatives for companies to differentiate in order to create value and win through a series of compelling strategies, bold innovation and perceptive branding. Peppered with case studies and infused with Dr Chew's insights gleaned from advising 250 fast-growing enterprises, this book aims to inspire enterprise leaders and readers to believe that it is possible to reap the fruits of differentiation in a disruptive market when you're determined to do so.
Asian Management Insights, V.3(2): Building Asian Business Schools - Hindsight, Insight & Foresight by Singapore Management University
The November 2016 focuses on how digital technologies have permeated every aspect of our lives, be it macro issues like economic development and sustainability or their impact on specific industries such as finance, education and media. Interestingly, our authors, who range from leading academics to industry experts and business analysts, are looking at innovation as a mind-set - the way business is done and the way business is run - rather than a set of activities restricted to certain silos of the organisation. The articles illustrate how governments, large corporates, and young start-ups alike are leveraging technology to achieve business and social success. Key highlights of the November 2016 issue include: ASEAN's leap to the forefront of the global digital economy; connecting India: Economic development through technology-enabled innovation; building Asian Business schools: Hindsight, insight, and foresight; Grab Taxi: Navigating new frontiers of the shared economy; is Artificial Intelligence here to stay?; the digitisation of media, and on Japanese corporate groups.
Boardroom Matters Volume Iii: Towards Effective Boards by
The short and punchy articles by Singapore Institute of Directors Council and Committee members, and staff in this volume, range from age-old issues of directorship such as director independence and boardroom dynamics, to more contemporaneous topics such as digital disruption, black swans, and sustainability reporting.
New Era Of Management In A Globalized World: An Asian Perspective by Lim Ghee Soon; Chua Siew Beng Et Al
This book brings the many tested models of decision making to the Asian context. It delves into many critical aspects of organizations that junior, middle-level, and senior management must all deal with on a daily basis. These include keeping pace with a turbulent environment, key elements of various models of management thinking, management ethics, corporate culture, small business management, planning and goal setting, strategy design and implementation, decision-making processes, adaptable organizational design, change and innovation management, managing people, diversity management, human behavioral dynamics, leadership skills, employee motivation, communication, teamwork, and quality management.
Human Resource Management: An Asia Edition by Lim Ghee Soon; Robert L. Mathis; John H Jackson
In a globalized economy, students of human resource management must not only be knowledgeable about the best and universally applicable HRM theories and practices that are available, but also be informed about the contextual conveniences and limitations that may affect the actual operations of HRM in a specific country or region. This updated edition highlights universally usable HRM theories and practices sourced from leading research and reports that may be applicable to HRM in Asia, as well as case studies from countries such as Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and China to facilitate student discussions.
Competition Law, Regulation And Smes In The Asia-Pacific: Understanding The Small Business Perspective by Schaper, Michael T; Cassey Lee (Eds.)
SMEs account for more than 90 per cent of all businesses in the Asia-Pacific region. Yet SMEs are almost invisible when those competition policies and laws are developed and enforced. This book seeks to rectify the relative neglect in research and policy discussions on the role of the SME sector in competition policy and law. Drawing on contributions from a wide range of competition regulators, lawyers, academics, consultants and advisers to the SME sector, it addresses such important issues as: perceptions and views of small businesses about competition law; regulator engagement and education of the SME sector; the link between competition law and economic growth; franchising, SMEs and competition law; issues in enforcing competition law against SMEs; the role of Chinese family firms; trade, professional and industry associations; country case studies from Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, China, South Korea, Hong Kong SAR, Japan and the Pacific Islands.
First-Time Manager In Asia: Maximizing Your Success By Blending East And West Best Practices (2Nd Ed.) by Tan B H
Becoming a first-time manager is one of the most challenging experiences in a person's career. It is both a time of great excitement as well as uncertainty and insecurity. First-time managers who succeed are able to make profound adjustments and adapt themselves quickly. By developing new competencies, they start to become value creators to their teams and companies. They position themselves better for greater responsibilities in the years ahead. But those who aren't able to make the critical shifts will struggle. This book will help you maximize your chances of success as a first-time manager.
From Bland To Brand: The Essential Branding Handbook For Asian Businesses by Chai, Catherine
If you are looking at your brand and you are not exactly happy where it is right now, what would you do? Where would you start? Who should be involved? This book is the answer to help brand owners, business leaders and marketers with an indispensable and practical guide to start building their brands in the right direction.
Franchising And Licensing Icons Of Singapore 2015-2016 by
Published by the Franchising and Licensing Association, this coffee-table book provides meaningful and inspirational insight into the franchising and licensing industry. It features various iconic brands and also provides many useful references such as a members' directory, a survey done on the industry and numerous success stories shared exclusively by its members. It is a book that provides a panoramic view of the franchising and licensing landscape in Singapore.
Asian Management Insights, V.3(1): Nation Branding - Emerging Nations Need National Champions by Singapore Management University
The May 2016 issue will focus on how digital technologies are impacting innovation. Interestingly, the authors, who range from leading academics to industry experts and business analysts, are looking at innovation as a mind-set - the way business is done and the way business is run - rather than a set of activities restricted to certain silos of the organisation. The articles illustrate how governments, large corporates, and young start-ups alike are leveraging technology to actuate the power of innovation to achieve business and social success. Key highlights of the issue include: Singapore's efforts to become the first "smart nation" in the world; Emerging economies are using "national champions" to build a strong national brand that shrugs off their global image of being a manufacturer of cheap quality products; How innovation in intellectual property creates an ethically safe business environment; Corporates like Singtel and Maybank have broken down organisational silos and imbibed innovation as part of the culture; Frugal innovators - arguably the most useful applications have been at the bottom-of-the-pyramid, where digital and mobile technologies are creating cheap and easy access to education, health and financial services.
Sticky Presentations: A Uniquely Different Approach To Presentation Design And Delivery Discover The Journey That Will Change The Way You Present Forever by Ang Tian Teck
This book explores ideas for developing Amazing Sticky Presentations. It's all about effective presentation design that creates lasting impressions. It shows you how to design presentations without using any bullet points. And why you should think differently to deliver insanely great presentations.
Sticky Presentations Spinning I.D.E.A.S. Integrated Design Exploration For Applied Stickiness - Exciting Visual Design Ideas For Business Presentations by Ang Tian Teck
Spinning I.D.E.A.S. (Integrated Design Exploration for Applied Stickiness) is a book that provides practical solutions for designing high impact results orientated presentation visuals that are tastefully simple and exciting. Based on the unique S.P.Y. principles, this book extends the simple, persuasive and youthful design ideas to everyday business presentations.
Singapore's Real Estate: 50 Years Of Transformation by Ngee Huat Seek, Tien Foo Sing & Shi Ming Yu (Eds.)
This book documents the transformation and development of the real estate market in Singapore over the past 50 years. It is organised around two major themes, and covers issues from the "bricks and mortar" to the capital markets; and from local to international real estate markets. The themes aptly describe how real estate has played an important role in the economic development and growth of Singapore from a third world to a first world country. Written by well-renowned experts with deep academic and practical knowledge of the progress of real estate in Singapore, this book highlights the uniqueness of real estate markets and institutions in Singapore, which have constantly been replicated and adopted in other markets.
Board Risk Committee Guide by Singapore Institute Of Directors
Different companies have different committees for risk management. How should a company best structure its governance of risk? How can a company express its risk tolerance or appetite and communicate that internally and externally? The answers to these questions, and more, are found in this definitive guide to risk management and internal controls for Boards. It provides a comprehensive coverage of the regulatory and practical aspects of risk management. It is aimed especially at listed companies in Singapore.