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Creating 21st century ready jobs and new wealth creation

We live at a time when the cost of living continues to increase. More importantly, increases in household income are ...
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Mahatma Gandhi on change

Be the change that you wish to see in the world ...
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Resistance is futile. But perhaps resilience and being able to adapt isn’t.

In Star Trek The Next Generation, the relentless Borg collective travelled through space to assimilate various civilisations into the single ...
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Disruptions facing us, we need to be ready, and make it better for all of us.

We've seen that the world we know today will change significantly, disrupted even. What is uncertain is the pace and ...
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What is organisation culture? What are the dimensions to culture?

Organisation culture is quite hard to define. Many seem to agree that organisation culture refers to the organisations' values, beliefs, ...
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3 reasons why innovation is the only way out of this rut

The world is changing so quickly that whatever we know now is quite simply out of date already. What got ...
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Cool hipster place at one|half & awesome canteen in Taman Paramount PJ

Thanks to our hipster 16 year old daughter, we found these stores in Taman Paramount, Petaling Jaya - called "one|half" ...
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The long journey to success is a journey of personal growth and change

Many things we do that is meaningful, is never easy. Often we will face significant challenges, make mistakes and create ...
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Hate the bell curve? Try this framework for a new performance model

Management always talk about creating a performance culture. To achieve the above, we see the implementation of performance management tools ...
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Don’t limit empowerment. But create accountability by having transparency

I often have discussions around the issue of accountability at work. My work deals with establishment of limits of authorities, ...
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innovation and management

12 principles of highly adaptable, ethical and performing organisations

As a member of the Beyond Budgeting Roundtable (BBRT) I have been studying management activities that encouraged or impeded performance ...
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If you want innovation, you have to encourage independent thought

We live in an age where technology, customer expectations, and markets shift rapidly. Sticking with dogma and age old ideas, ...
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Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius — and ...
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We need fewer detailed rules, and more common sense

Over the past few weeks, I've been in debates with my colleagues on the subject and merits of detailed rules ...
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