Business Leadership & Strategy

The State of the HR Profession in 2017: Out-of-the-box ideas

In the second part of our State of the HR Profession in 2017 report, we look at some out-of-the-box ideas proposed by senior HR leaders that could make the field become more strategic and business-focused.
Kelvin Ong - 25 Jan 2017
Sabrina Tan, CEO of Singaporean beauty technology company Skin Inc, says the traditionally male-dominated technology industry and female-skewed skin care sector have a lot more in common than meets the eye.
Paul Howell - 10 Jan 2017
So you think your organisation is “serious” about innovation? Professor Gary Hamel, one of the world’s most influential business thinkers and keynote presenter at HR Summit Asia 2017, sets an extremely high bar. He says truly serious innovation requires a complete overhaul of the traditional management model.
Sham Majid - 06 Jan 2017
An unassuming figure, the eyes of Lucas Ngoo, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Carousell, light up when he talks about his pet project. What started as a three-man operation has now morphed into one that serves 14 cities across six countries. As HRM Asia discovers, beneath this quiet exterior lies an individual who is fiercely determined to ensure that one of Singapore’s most successful start-up stories is translated onto the global stage.
Fiona Lam - 28 Nov 2016
He sets “unreasonable” goals, and handpicks many of the talents joining his team. CEO of mixed martial arts promotion ONE Championship Victor Cui is never short of chutzpah, as he leads the organisation to unprecedented heights.
Sham Majid - 16 Nov 2016
Speak to Dan Marjanovic, Partner of Simmons & Simmons law firm in Singapore, and words like “strategy”, “planning” and “prioritising” stand out. He tells HRM Asia how these concepts have become the bedrock of his career to date, as well as the way he charts the organisation’s course.

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