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Ownership Cycle, The: Success In Any Situation, Any Role, Anytime...And Helping Others To Do The SameOwnership Cycle, The: Success In Any Situation, Any Role, Anytime...And Helping Others To Do The Same by Soh Jian Yi

Ownership drives fulfilment, true happiness and success. This book describes how to take ownership of your life and future, and help others around you to do the same.

Asian Management Insights, V.4(2): The Sustainability Edge - Driving Top-Line With Triple -Bottom-Line ThinkingAsian Management Insights, V.4(2): The Sustainability Edge - Driving Top-Line With Triple -Bottom-Line Thinking by Singapore Management University

Asian Management Insights aims to develop a body of knowledge and a narrative of innovation and creativity for trends in Asian management. It brings together some of the best and brightest of Asia's thought leaders and their solutions to address current Asian challenges.

Value Investing In Asia: The Definitive Guide To Investing In AsiaValue Investing In Asia: The Definitive Guide To Investing In Asia by Lim Peir Shenq, Stanley; Mun Hong Cheong

A practical, step-by-step guide to value investing in Asian stocks, this book offers a uniquely targeted guide to investors seeking new opportunities in Asian markets. Most value investing advice is geared toward US markets, leaving out the key guidance that pertains specifically to investing in publicly listed Asian companies - guidance that is critical for success. This book focuses on the opportunities and challenges of Asian markets, including current and historical case studies that illustrate various successes, risks and pitfalls. Step-by-step guidance helps you unearth great opportunities in Asia; from understanding the macroeconomic situation, to narrowing down on specific investment opportunities.

Mentoring Reversed: The Road To Creativity And ImaginationMentoring Reversed: The Road To Creativity And Imagination by Gregoire, Peter

Reverse mentoring turns traditional mentoring on its head, by having a young employee serve as a mentor to a seasoned member of management. Businesses have been using it to teach their senior leaders the wonders of social media and other disruptive technology, but the roots of reverse mentoring run far deeper than this. Youthful mentorship, has, in fact, inspired some of the most important people in history and influenced events which have changed the world. This book brings these stories to light, and shows how, through reverse mentoring, it is possible to build a deep understanding across generations and embed diversity, humility, creativity and imagination into the culture of any organisation.

Singapore Chronicles: FinanceSingapore Chronicles: Finance by Low, Ignatius

Singapore is one of the premier financial centres in the world. It is one of the biggest markets for the trading of foreign exchange and financial derivatives, and home to hundreds of global financial institutions, from banks and insurers to oil traders and hedge fund managers. This book traces the development of Singapore's financial sector from its early supporting role in a thriving British colonial trading outpost to its rapid expansion after the nation's Independence in 1965. It is the story of how policymakers here managed to maintain a reputation for regulation and supervision of a high standard, and yet take risks to innovate boldly and seize global opportunities when they arose.

Cat & The Banker, The: How To Get Started With Investing: An Illustrated StoryCat & The Banker, The: How To Get Started With Investing: An Illustrated Story by Nadir Mehadji

Why should learning about finance and investing be dull and confusing? The Cat & the Banker is a fun and unconventional illustrated book about investing for people who don't know where to start. Truth be told, this really is most people. This accessible, creative guide is ideal for anyone put off by stuffy investment manuals.

Entrepreneurship In China: The Emergence Of The Private SectorEntrepreneurship In China: The Emergence Of The Private Sector by Atherton, Andrew; Alex Newman

The Chinese economy has grown faster for a longer period than any other economy in the world. It is now the second, and will soon become the largest, global economy. Central to this economic miracle has been the emergence of a private sector of entrepreneurs who have started and grown businesses of all sizes and types. This book explores these wealth creators and builders of China's new economy, and offers guidance on the best ways to work with China's entrepreneurs and their growing businesses. It examines the distinctive and particular context of China for entrepreneurs, and offers insights into how entrepreneurship has emerged as the driver of China's economy.

Understanding A Changing China: Key Issues For BusinessUnderstanding A Changing China: Key Issues For Business by Davies, Howard; Matevz Raskovic

As China becomes the world's largest economy, so it becomes important to understand the key issues shaping the country's business environment and the behaviour of Chinese businesspeople. This is difficult because those issues are contested. Is China growing at 3% or 8%? Is the Chinese consumer going to save the world? Are state-owned enterprises national champions or zombies? Have we reached the end of "Cheap China"? This book provides an even-handed analysis of the key issues that will shape the threats and opportunities arising from China's development in the next decade. It cannot resolve the competing claims made. However, it does provide the reader with the ideas and the sources of evidence needed to understand and to make well thought-out judgments as China continues to evolve.

Take Control Of Your Sales Now! Building Your Sales Pipeline In The 21St CenturyTake Control Of Your Sales Now! Building Your Sales Pipeline In The 21St Century by Yeo, Norman

Take Control of Your Sales Now! is a book about Lead Generation in the new age. The techniques shared by Norman in this book are from actual experiences. Norman shares his proven process, having worked with multiple clients in growing their businesses. Business owners who are serious about the growth about their businesses need to take control of their sales and scale quickly, and this book provides effective advice and tips.

Why You Should Fail: Practical Wisdom From Twenty-Three Of Singapore's Top EntrepreneursWhy You Should Fail: Practical Wisdom From Twenty-Three Of Singapore's Top Entrepreneurs by Ng, Vincent; Grace Lin

Learn the exact business strategies that helped 23 of Singapore's best and brightest entrepreneurs start and grow their companies to the multi-million empires they are today. From crafting a winning investment pitch to unleashing a consistent stream of customers, this is a book packed with tons of real life examples in every area you need to build a profitable company that lasts.

Team Skills For High PerformanceTeam Skills For High Performance by Ho, Joshua

The premise of this Human Resource guidebook is that organisations are healthier and more productive when staff relationships are strong and people understand how to work together. This guidebook can be used individually or as a basis for team training. When used for team training, team members will have fun while learning principles, making decision and maintaining a positive social environment. Readers will: Value perspectives different from their own; Know how to listen and understand other points of views; Understand the importance of two-way communication; Learn how to handle conflicts directly and in a win-win way; Understand several skills for solving technical problems together.

Preparing For A Property Upturn: Trends And Pitfalls In Real Estate InvestmentsPreparing For A Property Upturn: Trends And Pitfalls In Real Estate Investments by Ku Swee Yong

The property market goes through cycles, and an investor needs to understand market conditions for a balanced view on opportunities and risks. But how can one sift through the noise and formulate a clear strategy? Respected market analyst and fifth-time author Ku Swee Yong looks at market trends, explains the impact of government policies and dispels common misconceptions. The lead articles delve into how the residential sector will be affected by the ageing population and the expiry of many HDB flats' 99-year lease, and offer suggestions for the Concept Plan 2021. Others sketch out how the property landscape will be affected by changes in the retail scene, the adoption of FinTech, the rise of co-working & co-living spaces.

Personal Branding 247: Everything You Need To Know To Unearth And Express Your Authenticity For Personal SuccessPersonal Branding 247: Everything You Need To Know To Unearth And Express Your Authenticity For Personal Success by Chow, Andrew

Successful personal branding is the essence to turning Average Joe into Joe Extraordinaire. It is what makes you get noticed from the crowd. The way you dress, sound and behave for success - both online and offline - will determine the perception others have of you. This book is written explicitly for entrepreneurs and business owners who are keen to gain recognition as experts in their respective fields, establish their reputation and credibility to advance their careers. Personal Branding 247 is about you.

Trust Economy, The: Building Strong Networks And Realising Exponential Value In The Digital AgeTrust Economy, The: Building Strong Networks And Realising Exponential Value In The Digital Age by Diekhoner, Philip Kristian

Trust is a key enabler for economic value creation. This book introduces a world-first cyclical model for building trust in six easy, repeatable steps. Trust - much like anything without a method or systematic approach - is tough to achieve, and this book will make it easier and more effective than ever before to build the trust you need to make your innovation efforts succeed.

Resource Guide (Corporate Governance Guides For Boards In Singapore)Resource Guide (Corporate Governance Guides For Boards In Singapore) by Singapore Institute Of Directors

This Resource Guide provides readers with an overview of all seven Guides in the series, as well as useful navigational tips for both the online and printed versions. Its contents include an overview of the CG Guides series, the structure of the contents, and the format of the printed and online Guide, the key concepts and terms common across the seven Guides, and the full text of the Code of Corporate Governance. The Corporate Governance Guides series is produced by the Singapore Institute of Directors with the support of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and the Singapore Exchange Limited.

Leadership Experience In Asia (2Nd Ed.)Leadership Experience In Asia (2Nd Ed.) by Lim Ghee Soon & Richard L. Daft

The Leadership Experience in Asia, Second Edition adopts the leader's perspective in exploring diverse approaches to leading all types of organizations in Asia effectively, with special emphasis on the ways in which leaders in Asia may benefit from using tested concepts and theories that have been proven to be valid in the West. The indigenous element of this Asian edition brings concepts and practices as can be found in Asian organizations to the attention of individual leaders in Asia. Learners will benefit most from this book if they complete all the assessment tools displayed across the various chapters and use the self-profiling results to reflect on their standing against the concepts and theories expounded in the respective chapters. They will learn most effectively if they can relate the contents of the chapters to their past, present, and future or potential places of work.

Fung Group At 110, The: Four Generations Of Enterprise And EvolutionFung 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 CompetenceArt 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 MalaysiaAuditing: 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)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.