Whenever world class education systems are highlighted, Singapore is always vaunted as a leading light internationally. Their system reliably produces students with good discipline, a ferocious work ethic and good grades. But what if these measurements have been useful but one dimensional? Especially now the world and the workplace have changed? What if the glorification of the academic individual only goes so far and actually service to your community or nation is more useful?
Many people are feeling that they have to work harder and longer just to stand still. We ask journalist and author Rana Foroohar who are the Makers and who are the Takers.
Today there’s a little talked about counter-culture that’s revolutionising business. So, whilst smart women leave companies and achieve success on their own terms, on this show we ask why boards continue to double-glaze the glass ceiling?
Having worked in fund management, property, mining and now biotech, Jim Mellon is a man who pulls no punches. In this episode of Meet the Renegades we speak with Jim about business, politics and his view on what is driving the global unravelling.
Blindness of French labour laws When I was recently on holiday in the South of France the socialist government of Francois Hollande was obliged to take the unusual step of by-passing democratic means of getting his labour reform measures into law. He resorted to the rarely invoked “executive power”, to force through changes in labour […]