Whatever your business, and wherever you work, one of the essential drivers for your upcoming success will be to develop your cultural intelligence (CQ) and global mindset. Why? A high level of CQ allows you to be agile in[...]..
Although Myanmar is a resource-rich country, the economy is one of the least developed in the world. With the lifting of sanctions by the West following Aung San Sui Kyi’s release, more investment and development opportunities are opening up. But[...]..
We’re already well into the Lunar Year of the Wood Horse and the predicted rapid decisions typical of the Horse Year are probably being made by you (or for you) to grow your business in Asia, which of course includes[...]..
A recent survey by business advisers Alix Partners found that 25 per cent of lawyers and executives of multinationals avoided China and the Middle East for fear of corruption. However, the same report revealed that 54 per cent of executives[...]..
Westerners wanting to do business in Vietnam should be aware that there are a number of power networks to circumvent in order to build a long-term business relationship. The combination of a communist command economy and Confucianism means that a[...]..
[caption id="attachment_3637" align="alignleft" width="200"] Free Webinar[/caption] Everyone knows that the opportunities for new and expanding business in the dynamic and high-growth markets of Asia are more or less limitless. If you want to hear this FREE 40-minute webinar, please[...]..
Malaysia has a population of almost 29 million people divided into Malays (68 per cent), Chinese (25 per cent), and Indian (7 per cent). Almost 60 per cent of the population is Muslim, with the rest being Buddhist, Taoist, Christian[...]..
What is competitive intelligence and why is it important for Asia business success, for example doing business in China? According to Wikipedia, “A broad definition of competitive intelligence (CI) is the action of defining, gathering, analyzing, and distributing intelligence about[...]..
The old financial year is out and the new financial year is in. This is the perfect time for you to consider your Asia business partnerships going forward. What’s your big plan? What’s the big strategy for the year coming,[...]..
[APEC CEO Summit 1, Bali Indonesia]: The talk at this gathering of the leaders of 21 Asia Pacific economies in Bali, Indonesia was largely about economic cooperation and free trade frameworks for the region going forward. As Secretary John Kerry[...]..