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Asian Management Insights, V.2(2): Urbanisation, Technology And The Growth Of Smart CitiesAsian Management Insights, V.2(2): Urbanisation, Technology And The Growth Of Smart Cities 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. This is Issue 2 of Volume 2, published in November 2015.

Wai Hui Gong Lue Zhi Du Hu Jiu Jian (Forex Strategies Beyond The Swords)Wai Hui Gong Lue Zhi Du Hu Jiu Jian (Forex Strategies Beyond The Swords) by Gi, Jeffrey

This book, in Chinese, addresses two aspecsts of Forex trading: trading strategies and psychological investment bias. It aims to provide a comprehensive overview of offensive and defensive trading concepts, and to allow the reader to understand the nature of mental errors, and how emotions, fear and greed can twist the original judgment and decision making. This book also introduces price action trading tools that are suitable for beginners.

Penang Chinese Commerce In The 19Th Century: The Rise And Fall Of The Big FivePenang Chinese Commerce In The 19Th Century: The Rise And Fall Of The Big Five by Wong Yee Tuan

The story of Penang would be incomplete without the Big Five Hokkien families - the Khoo, the Cheah, the Yeoh, the Lim, and the Tan. It was the Big Five who played a preponderant role not only in transforming Penang into a regional entrepot and a business and financial base, but also in reconfiguring maritime trading patterns and the business orientation of the region in the nineteenth century. Departing from the colonial vantage point, this book examines a web of transnational, hybrid and fluid networks of the Big Five comprising of family relationship, sworn brotherhood, political alliance and business partnerships, which linked Penang and its surrounding states together to form one economically unified geographical region, having inextricable links to China and India.

Perfect Presenter: The Fundamental Strategies And Techniques Of Highly Effective PresentersPerfect Presenter: The Fundamental Strategies And Techniques Of Highly Effective Presenters by Marks, Paul

Tips, strategies and techniques to becoming an outstanding presenter! In this comprehensive book, presentation expert Paul Marks shares a wealth of information, knowledge, and wisdom on how to give exciting, colorful, and unforgettable presentations. Drawing from years of experience in doing his own presentations, as well as inspiring his fellow presenters, Marks examines numerous facets of what makes presentations succeed, what makes them fail, how best to prepare for them, and more. An essential guide for presenters across all fields and demographics, this will arm you with golden preparation and aid you in bringing the house down.

Asian Management Insights, V.1(3) July 2015Asian Management Insights, V.1(3) July 2015 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. This is Issue 1 of Volume 2, published in July 2015.

Shipbroking And Chartering Handbook by Mulloth, Ashok

This book has been written so that people involved in the business of ship chartering get an excellent overview of this part of the shipping business. As the book covers all aspects of chartering in a simple manner, it will make an understanding of the business of ship chartering easy for those reading it. The graphics in the book also make it easy for students to understand the Bill of Lading system and Incoterms, and the essentials of freight market practice, among others. The book has ten chapters that have been arranged logically and sequentially. Several standard chartering contracts have also been included as appendices.

Business Strategy In Asia: A Casebook (4Th Edition)Business Strategy In Asia: A Casebook (4Th Edition) by Singh, Kulwant; Nitin Pangarkar

This book fills an important underserved niche in the strategy arena. Written by expert researchers on Asian business, it presents a broad selection of cases addressing a range of current and important issues in business strategy. The cases present an array of large and small firms, high-technology and new-economy firms, and those in emerging as well as mature industries, achieving success and suffering failure in a variety of business environments. The diversity of cases, firms, and strategy situations in this book makes it an invaluable resource for teachers, students, and strategists.

Principles Of Singapore Business LawPrinciples Of Singapore Business Law by Shenoy,George Tl; Loo Wee Ling (Eds.)

Since the publication of the first edition of Principles of Singapore Business Law in 2009, there have been significant changes in the local legal landscape relating to Business Law. This revised volume provides an update of the law as stated on 30 June 2012. It follows the format and approach of the first edition including the use of layman's language and the use of pedagogical features to summarise, illustrate and provide mind-maps of basic concepts.

Experiencing Innovation In Asia: Cases In Business Model DevelopmentExperiencing Innovation In Asia: Cases In Business Model Development by Essec Business School (Ed.)

Does business model innovation look the same in Asia as it does in the Western world? If not, what can we learn from the differences? This book attempts to answer these important questions through a series of original cases concerning a variety of companies, from large multinationals to small social enterprises.

Word By Word We Build Ourselves: 55 Commonly Used Words In The Design Office Of H55Word By Word We Build Ourselves: 55 Commonly Used Words In The Design Office Of H55 by Ho, Hanson

Word by Word We Build Ourselves is a dictionary of 55 words that define how creative director, Hanson Ho, built his independent graphic design office, H55.

Heart To Heart With Asian Leaders: Exclusive Interviews On Crisis, Comebacks And CharacterHeart To Heart With Asian Leaders: Exclusive Interviews On Crisis, Comebacks And Character by Ng, John; Alvin Foo

Heart to Heart with Asian Leaders is an intimate and insightful look at leadership issues first-hand with 28 prominent persons across politics, business, finance and academia in the region. These illustrious leaders have been specially selected for the values they represent, and how they have overcome crisis and staged comebacks against the odds. This book will serve as an invaluable tool for all in these challenging and fast-changing times - a resource which will profit leaders in the boardroom and living room, office and classroom.

Pattaya Property And Thailand's Real Estate How To Buy Thai Condominiums, Apartment Homes And VillasPattaya Property And Thailand's Real Estate How To Buy Thai Condominiums, Apartment Homes And Villas by Pendrell, Nick

For most visitors, one trip to Pattaya is not enough - many dream of either relocating to the city permanently or buying a second home here to escape the winter blues. Until recently, purchasing freehold real estate in Thailand was impossible. But following an amendment to the Condominium Act in 2008, it's now possible for anyone to buy a condominium in Thailand. In this book, overseas property expert Nick Pendrell provides a detailed, but easy to read, buyer's guide for anyone interested in purchasing real estate in Pattaya. It will take you through the buying process from start to finish, helping you to select your perfect property for the best possible price, avoiding any potential pitfalls along the way.

Singapore Business Gurus Volume 3Singapore Business Gurus Volume 3 by Ali, Liana (Ed.)

This third book in the Singapore Business Gurus series features another era of new-breed entrepreneurs - bosses of small and medium-sized enterprises. The life journeys and success stories that they share in this volume will be an inspiration to aspiring entrepreneurs young and old.

Singapore Permanent Portfolio: Grow Your Wealth Through Good And Bad Times With Lower Risk And Less EffortSingapore Permanent Portfolio: Grow Your Wealth Through Good And Bad Times With Lower Risk And Less Effort by Chow, Alvin

This book shows you a lower risk and easier way to grow your investment portfolio through all economic conditions. This book tackles the tactical aspects of the Permanent Portfolio, such as the buying and selling of certain products as well as the rebalancing process. Topics covered include: The Reality and Pitfalls of Active Investing; The Concept of the Permanent Portfolio; Long Term Performance of the Portfolio in the U.S., Eurozone, Japan and Singapore; and How to Implement and Maintain the Singapore Permanent Portfolio.

Asian Management Insights, V.1(2) Nov 2014Asian Management Insights, V.1(2) Nov 2014 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. This is Issue 2.

Asian Management Insights, V.1(1) May 2014Asian Management Insights, V.1(1) May 2014 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. This is Issue 1.

Small Change Book 2: Turning Cents Into DollarsSmall Change Book 2: Turning Cents Into Dollars by Goh Eng Yeow

Goh Eng Yeow, author of the bestselling book Small Change - Investment Made Simple, has written a second book to demystify investing and make it interesting to the layperson. Magnus B?cker, CEO of the Singapore Exchange, says: "Eng Yeow has an unusual knack for offering simple solutions that get to the core of a difficult financial issue while cutting out distractions which could cloud judgment."

Powering Your Property Tree: Perspectives From A Seasoned Mortgage ProfessionalPowering Your Property Tree: Perspectives From A Seasoned Mortgage Professional by Yip Woon Lye

Powering Your Property Tree is a rich collection of thoughts, insights and practical applications into Singapore's bludgeoning property market by one of the industry's most experienced players and observers. From selecting a property, property prices, affordability, sustainability and property investment returns, Woon Lye has dissected the Singapore property market for both the man-in-the-street as well as savvy property investors. Written in a highly accessible language, this book is a must for those who are planning their first property purchase, as well as those who have chosen to invest in this asset class.

Influential Brands: A Documentary Of Their Heroic RiseInfluential Brands: A Documentary Of Their Heroic Rise by

How did the humble curry puff become a public-listed company? How did seaweed move from the dining table to become a popular snack? How was Asia's first network born? How does a 140-year old brand continue its legacy? What is the story behind China's richest man? These questions are starting points and the answers can be discovered in the book. The 200page book features 10 CEOs across six countries with a chapter dedicated to each brand, covering 20 pages in full colour, documenting the Founder's beginning, Brand origin, Brand evolution, Brand model, Brand DNA, Business & brand challenges and Brand performance. The book includes: wisdom from founders; fundamentals of building influential brands in Asia; the brands' evolution and growth across the years; traits, characteristics and peculiarities of top Asian brands; branding and business issues; how these were managed; an appreciation for the value of good branding, and planning and managing brand continuity for the future

Mr Sia: Fly PastMr Sia: Fly Past by Hickson, Ken

Absorbing the life and work of Lim Chin Beng is like watching a fly past of airlines and aircraft old and new. In this book, his past comes to meet you in many forms - designs, shapes, figures, photographs, episodes, places, people and you discover the connections with business, society and international aviation today and into the future. Here's a man who was instrumental in taking the very basic components of a business and creating what has become one of the world's leading brands, Singapore Airlines.