Corruption drained $35.6bn from Thailand in 2012

Corruption drained $35.6bn from Thailand in 2012
December 17th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

More than $35 billion was illicitly drained from Thailand through money laundering, tax evasion, crime and …[More]

Global talent shortage hits new high, survey finds

Global talent shortage hits new high, survey finds
December 17th, 2014 in General Interest

Manpower Group’s ninth annual Talent Shortage Survey found 36 per cent of employers around the world …[More]

Bangkok’s planned ‘Sky Ride’

Bangkok’s planned ‘Sky Ride’
December 16th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

Bangkok’s proposed “Sky Ride” is a good model addressing urban problems in the future, a seminar in Bangkok …[More]

Coaches can help where organisation leaders fail

Coaches can help where organisation leaders fail
December 15th, 2014 in General Interest

Surely you know of more than one organisation that is greatly disappointed at not being able to turn in the kind …[More]

Digital billboard operators told to clean up their act

Digital billboard operators told to clean up their act
December 11th, 2014 in General Interest

Out-of-home (OOH) media providers have tightened their self-regulation of digital billboards after a barrage …[More]

Towers Watson study shows poor retention after lock-in agreements expire

Towers Watson study shows poor retention after lock-in agreements expire
December 8th, 2014 in General Interest

Creating the ideal employee-retention strategy remains elusive for Southeast Asian companies that have recently …[More]

Sino-Thai rail project shown the green light

Sino-Thai rail project shown the green light
December 5th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday approved a draft memorandum of understanding to be …[More]

‘Pay attention to consumers’ real needs to succeed in Asean’

‘Pay attention to consumers’ real needs to succeed in Asean’
December 3rd, 2014 in General Interest

Companies wanting to compete in Asean must gain an understanding of what consumers really need while also …[More]

Amata welcomes prisoners to tend grounds

Amata welcomes prisoners to tend grounds
December 2nd, 2014 in General Interest

SET-listed Amata Corporation is teaming with the Justice Ministry’s Corrections Department to let convicts …[More]

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Marketing to affluent mums in the digital age

Marketing to affluent mums in the digital age
December 2nd, 2014 in General Interest

We’ve heard it time and time again: When a baby is born, so is the mother. But what seems apparent nowadays …[More]

Coaching for adaptability – managing uncertain times

Coaching for adaptability – managing uncertain times
December 1st, 2014 in General Interest

Honestly, I am lost and buried in today’s economic downturn. Since mid-last year, my business has plunged by …[More]

Closing the skills gap: the urgent mission that’s transforming the future of HR

Closing the skills gap: the urgent mission that’s transforming the future of HR
December 1st, 2014 in General Interest

When skills become scarce and current development methods do not produce high-potential employees quickly …[More]

Thai firms named for leadership

Thai firms named for leadership
November 28th, 2014 in General Interest

Thai companies wishing to be tops in leadership in Southeast Asia should focus on talent development and …[More]

Brand building versus property products in an increasingly competitive market

Brand building versus property products in an increasingly competitive market
November 28th, 2014 in General Interest

One of the most important factors that successful marketers possess is the ability constantly to observe their …[More]

Leadership quality through the eyes of Asean managers

Leadership quality through the eyes of Asean managers
November 27th, 2014 in General Interest

Whenever we put two or more people together, we can get a lot more productivity than we would from just one …[More]

Union wants Labour Ministry to keep out foreign helicopter pilots

Union wants Labour Ministry to keep out foreign helicopter pilots
November 26th, 2014 in General Interest

The Helicopter Pilot Labour Union is seeking help from the Labour Ministry to revise the Alien Working Act to …[More]

Four conversations to build your team leadership

Four conversations to build your team leadership
November 24th, 2014 in General Interest

One key role of the successful leader is to develop others. The quality of your leadership is thus counted from …[More]

Kingdom ranks 34 out of 60 in ‘World Talent Report’

Kingdom ranks 34 out of 60 in ‘World Talent Report’
November 21st, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

IMD, a business school based in Switzerland, yesterday announced its new “IMD World Talent Report” that …[More]

Why many salespeople need to learn how to sell again

Why many salespeople need to learn how to sell again
November 17th, 2014 in General Interest

You probably have experienced many disappointments when wanting to buy something from an establishment. …[More]

Sri Lanka looks to Thai growth models

Sri Lanka looks to Thai growth models
November 14th, 2014 in General Interest

Espousing many of Thailand’s national developmental models, Sri Lanka is planning to develop ideas for the …[More]

EU joins outcry against further FBA restrictions

EU joins outcry against further FBA restrictions
November 13th, 2014 in General Interest

AN EU DELEGATION has shared the concerns of the EU industry on the proposed modification of the Foreign …[More]

Ex-tourism chief faces indictment

Ex-tourism chief faces indictment
November 13th, 2014 in General Interest

A joint panel of the Office of the Attorney-General (OAG) and National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) …[More]

Military steps ‘have cut’ gas smuggling

Military steps ‘have cut’ gas smuggling
November 12th, 2014 in General Interest

Cross-border smuggling of cooking gas for sale has dropped sharply after soldiers have been sent to hunt down …[More]

‘Influence of family businesses rising globally’

‘Influence of family businesses rising globally’
November 12th, 2014 in General Interest

Family businesses are stronger and more vital around the world than ever before, US management consultancy …[More]

Time to re-evaluate how your company addresses risk

Time to re-evaluate how your company addresses risk
November 11th, 2014 in General Interest

Some companies have established risk management processes, while others are thinking of ways to develop …[More]

Battling bigotry the right thing to do, and not just to improve bottom line

Battling bigotry the right thing to do, and not just to improve bottom line
November 11th, 2014 in General Interest

The embrace of the global economy is bringing the world together in unprecedented ways, but it is still a work in …[More]

Young employees expect more

Young employees expect more
November 7th, 2014 in General Interest

The role of human resources management is no longer limited to just hiring but also involves managing people’s …[More]

‘Stop politicians from reaping off farmers’

‘Stop politicians from reaping off farmers’
November 6th, 2014 in General Interest

Academics, government officials and rice traders have called for the establishment of concrete laws and …[More]

Last-minute management necessary sometimes, but should be avoided

Last-minute management necessary sometimes, but should be avoided
November 6th, 2014 in General Interest

MANY companies have been working towards improving efficiency of their teams to ensure they can maintain …[More]

Bosses urge delay in signing global labour-rights pacts

Bosses urge delay in signing global labour-rights pacts
November 5th, 2014 in General Interest

A business lobby has urged the government to delay the endorsement of the International Labour Organisation’s …[More]