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 Issue 4, 2019

Cover Story

Why Doing Business is no Longer Just About Costs, Profits, and Margins

​Business is more than just profits. Ms Abbott tells us why.

From the Editor's Desk

From The Editor's Desk

Features

You Are Good Enough (Part 2)

​In part two of this two-part article, the authors discuss the term Enoughness.

Business

Value Generation through Multi-Sector Strategic Alliances

​Singapore’s leadership in the global economy provides business opportunities for companies establishing strategic alliances.

Hybrid PropTech Model: Ohmyhome

​What is it about Ohmyhome’s hybrid PropTech model and innovations that have propelled its unprecedented and meteoric success?

Human Resources

How to Boost Employee Experience to Drive Business Growth

​Changing how we manage and approach experience data in human resources (HR) will deliver real improvements in employee experience.

Communication

Fact-Checking What You Read in the Age of Social Media

​Before we believe and subscribe to any material we come across, we should always assure ourselves that the material is accurate. Fact-checking has become an important function in responsible publishing houses.

How Spoka is Assisting SMEs in Achieving Effective Communication Solutions

​How does the launch of Spoka help provide effective communication tools for small-and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)?

Information Technology

50 Shades of the Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Technologies (Part 1)

​“The blockchain is one of the most misunderstood technologies in recent times” (Monetary Association of Singapore (MAS), 2019). 1

Technological Acceleration For Communication Amongst Field Workers Via Walkie-Talkie Apps in Smartphones

​Smart walkie-talkies are enabling the next wave of infocomms technology to reach mobile workers.

Customer Service

Committing to the Service Culture

​A strong service culture leads to sustained cocreation and continuous learning from your customer experiences as well as a sustainable competitive advantage for organisations.

Emotional Intelligence

Why 'Be Greater' Is Important For Our Society

​When we look out for opportunities around us, kindness can become second nature.

Economics

A Strange Phenomenon: The Death of Prem and Historial Value of the Thai Baht

​For the past 100 years, the Thai baht seems to remain relatively stable regardless of political or economic turmoil. This article seeks to explain this phenomenon.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Sustainability Reporting: What Makes A Good Quality Report?

​Read on to better understand the reporting principles and qualitative characteristics of a good quality corporate sustainability report.

Management

Key Considerations for Organisational Change

​The authors suggest considerations that should be looked at when undergoing organisational change.

Finding The Sweet Spot to run a Sustainable Business (Part 2)

​Want to be a sustainable business? Find out how in part two of this two-part series.​

A Leader's S.I.M.P.L.E Rules of Success (Part 2)

​Part two continues to explore the S.I.M.P.L.E rules of success.​

Sleep Your Way to Success (The Idle Way to Success?)

​Does being successful mean that you should forgo sleep? The author discusses this.

Viewpoints from a Leader: Mr Kaushik Chakraborty

​I speak with Bentley Systems’ Vice-president (VP) Southeast Asia and India, Mr Kaushik Chakraborty to get his views on management, leadership, and find out more about Bentley Systems.​

The Art of Strategy: Applying the Art of War by Cao Cao (Part 1)

​This article analysed the eight war strategies used by Cao Cao that can be applied to contemporary times in business and management.

Feedback is Not Always a Gift

​The author advises that one should ignore unsolicited feedback and explains why.