Wanna be boss? What is your vision?

Wanna be boss? What is your vision?
April 21st, 2014 in General Interest

Q: Recently, I got the good news that I will be promoted to become the next general manager. Wow! This means I will …[More]

Opportunity the key to fostering an ‘employer of choice’ culture

Opportunity the key to fostering an ‘employer of choice’ culture
April 17th, 2014 in General Interest

COMMONLY held perceptions suggest that a company positioning itself as an “employer of choice” is all about paying …[More]

Pros and cons of krengjai discussed

Pros and cons of krengjai discussed
April 16th, 2014 in General Interest

Krengjai doesn’t stand in the way of firms striving to stay ahead of the competition, said a senior expatriate …[More]

Scientist shortage threatens competitiveness

Scientist shortage threatens competitiveness
April 15th, 2014 in General Interest

High-school student Piriyakorn Kornpitack was certain he made the right decision when he applied for the …[More]

Can a city continue expanding forever? Not if there are no new ideas

Can a city continue expanding forever? Not if there are no new ideas
April 11th, 2014 in General Interest

Since we have been launching projects in many cities in various provinces, I have had a chance to travel to places …[More]

Materialise your corporate culture through leaders

Materialise your corporate culture through leaders
April 10th, 2014 in General Interest

“CORPORATE CULTURE” is normally perceived by many executives and employees as a soft, subjective and …[More]

Playing on all five levels of creativity

Playing on all five levels of creativity
April 10th, 2014 in General Interest

How do you produce ideas when you need them? How many different levels of creativity do you use when …[More]

‘Social entrepreneur’ project launched

‘Social entrepreneur’ project launched
April 9th, 2014 in General Interest

JP Morgan and the JPMorgan Chase Foundation have joined Thammasat University to encourage youth to …[More]

Why procurement needs an overhaul in Asia-Pacific

Why procurement needs an overhaul in Asia-Pacific
April 9th, 2014 in General Interest

Scratch an industry leader and you’ll find an iron-clad procurement operation. What companies such as Apple …[More]

Weighty souvenirs

Weighty souvenirs
April 8th, 2014 in General Interest

In an effort to support farmers who have suffered from delayed payments for their pledged rice, Banthoon …[More]

English, leadership ‘crucial’

English, leadership ‘crucial’
April 8th, 2014 in General Interest

English-language proficiency, leadership skills and cross-cultural adaption are the main weak points of Thai …[More]

The rights and wrongs of coaching programmes

The rights and wrongs of coaching programmes
April 7th, 2014 in General Interest

Many are getting into the coaching scene, offering all sorts of programmes and services. A sort of “coaching …[More]

Think out of the box

Think out of the box
March 31st, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

If they are to realise their full potential, Thai entrepreneurs must think beyond their home market to regional …[More]

Young entrepreneurs showcased on NOW26

Young entrepreneurs showcased on NOW26
March 24th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

To inspire young people to start up their own business, NOW26, a digital terrestrial variety TV channel of …[More]

Aon, Sasin launch Best Employers scheme

Aon, Sasin launch Best Employers scheme
March 24th, 2014 in General Interest

Aon Hewitt, a global talent, retirement and health-solutions business of Aon Plc, in conjunction with its …[More]

If inefficiency becomes a problem, changes may be needed

If inefficiency becomes a problem, changes may be needed
March 24th, 2014 in General Interest

Operational inefficiency can become a critical obstacle for business success. Some companies have developed …[More]

Give your CEO helpful pressure

Give your CEO helpful pressure
March 24th, 2014 in General Interest

Pratana Mongkolkul, chairwoman of the executive committee of Mc Jeans maker Mc Group Plc, has given …[More]

Coaching in especially challenging situations

Coaching in especially challenging situations
March 24th, 2014 in General Interest

Q: I have been closely observing one of my managers’ behaviour for some time now. It is very sad for me to see …[More]

Greener industries urged

Greener industries urged
March 21st, 2014 in General Interest

Industrial sectors should go green for better competitiveness, but government support remains vital, say …[More]

An Ethical Climate Leads to Business Success

An Ethical Climate Leads to Business Success
March 20th, 2014 in General Interest

Recently I had an opportunity to conduct a leadership session for a leading IT company. When I asked the …[More]

WEF names head of BJC ‘Young Global Leader’

WEF names head of BJC ‘Young Global Leader’
March 13th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

Aswin Techajareonvikul, president and CEO of Berli Jucker, is the latest Thai to make his name known …[More]

Are you committed to innovation in a meaningful way?

Are you committed to innovation in a meaningful way?
March 13th, 2014 in General Interest

Although many companies talk about the importance of innovation and list it as an important value, few …[More]

Former top Transport official dead at 70

Former top Transport official dead at 70
March 12th, 2014 in General Interest

Srisook Chandrangsu, who had served as permanent secretary of the former Transport and Communications …[More]

Teerat gripes at service on THAI flights

Teerat gripes at service on THAI flights
March 11th, 2014 in General Interest

The management of Thai Airways International (THAI) is investigating alleged maltreatment after a complaint …[More]

Is your organisation innovative?

Is your organisation innovative?
March 10th, 2014 in General Interest

What does innovation mean to you and your organisation? For many people innovation means having a great …[More]

CEO pushes up his health regime

CEO pushes up his health regime
March 10th, 2014 in General Interest

Siam Cement Group chief executive and president Kan Trakulhoon has been admired for his health-consciousness …[More]

For trainers, differentiation becomes crucial in an overcrowded market

For trainers, differentiation becomes crucial in an overcrowded market
March 10th, 2014 in General Interest

There must be more than 50,000 trainers out there in the market place today. This statistic may be even higher …[More]

Coaching can help executives to fulfil their potential

Coaching can help executives to fulfil their potential
March 6th, 2014 in General Interest

Executive coaching is rapidly becoming part of the executive development programme for major businesses …[More]

CP Group’s Dhanin still head of Thailand rich list

CP Group’s Dhanin still head of Thailand rich list
March 5th, 2014 in Featured, General Interest

Dhanin Chearavanont, chairman and chief executive of Charoen Pokphand Group, leads the list of Thailand’s …[More]

Chaos can present marketing opportunities

Chaos can present marketing opportunities
March 3rd, 2014 in General Interest

“The Chinese use two brushstrokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brushstroke stands for ‘danger’; the other …[More]

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