Leading Organisational Change06/19/12
Rupa Sivanoli from Leaderonomics is here to continue the series on The Science of Building Leaders. Rupa discusses about "Leading Organisational Change".
Transforming Malaysia The Franchising Way
Abdul Malik Abdullah, the Chairman of the Malaysian Franchise Association comes to share how franchising can help the Malaysian economy.
Talkback Tuesday: Pension vs EPF for the Private Sector -...
The government is considering the possibility of a life-long pension scheme for the private sector. This is, of course, to counter the problem of poverty amongst retirees and the elderly in this country.Currently, retirees are able to withdraw their...
Future-Proof Your Marketing Strategy
Margaret Lim (OMD) and Andreas Vogiatzakis of Omnicom Media Group (OMG) comes to share the ever-changing dynamics of social media, marketing and more.
CyberSecurity & Internet Bills
If you do a search on Cybersecurity, you’ll find all sorts of bills that are trying to be passed by a certain government in hopes of reducing cyber crime. Vincent Steckler, CEO of Avast! Software talks about this and whether it's a good or a bad thing.
Up The Ante - Wong Horr Wai, Sports Planet
Wong Horr Wai, Executive Director of Sports Planet was here on Open For Business when they first started the futsal business. Three years on, we bring him back on Up The Ante and to address his concerns is Lee Jia Ping from The Listening Tree.
What a Multi-Ethnic Civil Service Can Achieve
Recently, the Public Service Commission was established to study the transformation of the civil service. In the following interview, Tan Sri Dato Ramon Navaratnam, chairman of ASLI Centre of Public Policy Studies, discusses the need for the civil...
Plight of Tamil Schools in Malaysia
Recently, a number of issues faced by Tamil schools have been highlighted by the media, such as land entitlement and government funding. In the following interview, Datuk A Yogesvaran, president of the Educational Welfare and Research Foundation,...
Driving Innovation from Creation to Commercialisation
Mark Rozario,CEO of the National Innovation Agencyor Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (AIM) discusses: -- AIM's mandate to narrow the gap between innovators and industry -- The difference between AIM and the Special Innovations Unit (Unit Innovasi Khas) as...
Psychopaths are chilling, manipulative and narcissistic in the extreme, and can result in some serious repercussions when it comes to interactions in adulthood. But such behaviour often manifests in childhood, causing difficult family communications...
Criminals - Born or Made?
Nature versus nurture has long been a debate in determining what causes someone to commit a crime. Do criminals consciously decide their actions, or are they mere victims of their own neurological reflex?
ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 Review
We step into unknown territory as we review the ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 which is unlike anything we've seen from any Michael Bay's movies. But is the Pad worth your money?
Five Trading Ideas for This Week
Benny Lee, Chief Market Strategist is fairly bullish on KLCI this week, post-Greece elections. Tells us expected levels. Also talked about oil and gas stocks in the news ie Wah Seong Corp (positive on FY2012) and Petronas Dagangan which plans to...
Greek Election Band-Aid Flatters Long-Term Eurozone...
Dodge O. Dorland, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Landor & Fuest Capital Managers, discusses: - Greek elections - securing the political anchor - forming a government - implementing austerity measures; - Securing financing - “Troika”:...
Father's Day Special: Chaswood's Recipe for Success
Our Father's Day Special on the Breakfast Grille:Andrew Reddy, Managing Director of restaurant operators Chaswood Resources, and his son Nicol Reddy, the Director of Operations. Chaswood operates 13 brands including T.G.I. Friday's and Watami. It also...
A Bit Of Culture SE02 EP 22: Sugar High, Manufactured...
Sugar highs, the unbearable predictability of choice and why producers are the real super stars.
V for Voting Part 2: NGOs And The State, How Cosy Should...
Our Roundtable debates the proposition: “Without the challengeof having to aggregate competing demands as political parties do, itis too easy for NGOs to claim to be speaking for an undefined‘rakyat’. Added to this unelected NGOs continue to claim a...
V for Voting Part 1: "It's Still The Economy, Stupid"
Bridget Welsh of School of Social Sciences at SingaporeManagement University says bread and butter issues remain a prioritywith citizens and voters. Based on polling surveys, Bridget notes thatsince Reformasi more Malaysians have embraced the increase...
TED Talks Ep 87: How Great Leaders Inspire Action
Great leaders inspire action and Simon Sinek has a simple but powerfulmodel for inspirational leadership. It starts with a 'golden circle'and the question why. From Apple, Martin Luther King to the Wrightbrothers, there’s a lot to be learnt when we...
That Music Show: Ceriatone - Malaysian Amplifiers
An amp is an amp, or is it? Ceriatone Amplifiers are takingcenter-stage with local musicians in a big way. And so is itexit-stage-left for the Marshall, Ampeg and Mesa Boogie amps? AliJohan goes head to head with Nik Azam, Ceriatone’s proprietor,...
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