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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.

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.

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.

Making Sweet Music: Atlas Sound & VisionMaking Sweet Music: Atlas Sound & Vision by Koh, William

Making Sweet Music looks at how one man, together with his father, close relatives and other key personnel, helped rebuild a failed business. Michael Tien brought the company that his father founded back from insolvency and nurtured it into one of the biggest niche players in the audio-visual industry in Singapore- Atlas Sound & Vision. He then expanded the business to Brunei and Malaysia. This book provides insights into Michael Tien's leadership style, his personality traits, courage and drive in rebuilding Atlas Sound & Vision. It also looks at the importance of effective human resource management in a Singaporean small-medium enterprise and having the right organisational structure and culture to support business growth. Finally, the book discusses Atlas Sound & Vision's growth through its key competitive strategy of differentiation through product features, customer service and brand reputation.

Business Republic Of China: Tales From The Front Line Of China's New RevolutionBusiness Republic Of China: Tales From The Front Line Of China's New Revolution by Leblanc, Jack

Jack Leblanc arrived in China in 1989 intending to teach Physics for just two years. He was to spend the next two decades on a very different learning curve as he became involved in a series of business ventures in almost every part of the Middle Kingdom. From farmyard to factory, boardroom to banquet, Leblanc witnessed (and occasionally assisted) the transformation of China from a socialist economy into the world's greatest experiment in capitalism. This book is his guide to the great opportunities and risks of doing business in China.

Performance Appraisal: A Scorecard Model For Staff EvaluationPerformance Appraisal: A Scorecard Model For Staff Evaluation by Alagan, Eric

Performance appraisals have obvious benefits, but everyone hates them - appraisers and appraised. Teamwork determines results, but most models review performance at an individual level. Traditional appraisal models are targeted at line functions (such as sales and production), but are poor at staff functions (such as human resource and finance). This book provides a scorecard model that will solve these issues.

Human Capital Growth Model: Build Best-In-Class TeamsHuman Capital Growth Model: Build Best-In-Class Teams by Alagan, Eric

How do you grow your talent pool? How do we measure pro activity or indeed, any subjective character traits - the traits that differentiate the winners from the starters? Established business-book author and consultant Eric Alagan takes his readers by the hand to develop a Human Capital Growth Model to help build Best-in-Class teams. The book is lean on theory, and rich on doing and getting things done. For the busy business owner and manager.

Real Estate Realities: Accommodating The Investment Needs Of Today's SocietyReal Estate Realities: Accommodating The Investment Needs Of Today's Society by Ku Swee Yong

Following the success of Real Estate Riches and Building Your Real Estate Riches, which were bestsellers in major bookstores, as well as on the Sunday Times bestsellers' list for weeks, property expert Ku Swee Yong now offers an updated essential guide to help investors to maximise their investment returns. Especially for those who are keen on commercial or industrial properties, this book gives practical advice that will help you make sound decisions. Backed by solid research and astute observations, Real Estate Realities cuts through the haze of speculation and advertising clutter. It addresses current issues faced by property investors through a collection of articles previously published in Today and The Business Times, and reveals insights into public and private properties, mixed developments, luxury estates and legacy planning.

Pu Xie Hu Biao Chuan Qi - Hu Wenhu Ji Qi Chuang Ye Wen Hua ShiPu Xie Hu Biao Chuan Qi - Hu Wenhu Ji Qi Chuang Ye Wen Hua Shi by Shen Yiting

This book gives a biographical account of the early life, accomplishments and philanthropy of the Burmese-Chinese entrepreneur Aw Boon Haw (1882-1954), one of two Aw brothers whose names are closely associated with the Tiger Balm heat rub as well as the Haw Par Villas they built in Singapore, Hong Kong and China. In Chinese.

What's The Big Deal With Iskandar Malaysia - A Book On How-To What-To-Do Where-To-Find For Property Investing In Iskandar Malaysia by Khoo, Ryan

A clearly presented account of the Iskandar Malaysia development and its potentials for investors in Singapore. The writer, a property investor, is promoting the positive potentials of Iskandar investment and also utters some warnings for the unwary.