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PWC finds out that Asia-Pacific CEOs face problems with talent shortages

More than half of CEOs in the Asia-Pacific region are ‘very confident’ of increased revenue for their companies over the next three to five years, up slightly from a year ago. More than 40% of CEOs say their single greatest opportunity for growth will stem from the rise in spending power in Asia, particularly in [...]

Korn Ferry Institute on lessons from the Asian C-Suite

It is a big leap from being dominant in one’s own country to becoming a worldwide leader in a rapidly shifting and highly competitive global landscape. But this is exactly what Samsung, LG, SK, Huawei, Haier, Lenovo and a host of other emerging Asian multinationals are striving to accomplish. The most successful of these aspiring [...]

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Dr. Stephen Leeb on how America should learn from China to create jobs

NEW YORK – “America needs to learn from the example for future growth and long-term sustainability being set by China, and build the infrastructure and invest in the education and development of talent in growth industries, such as renewable energy and electronics, to achieve long-term growth and the continuation of the whole American experience,” according to [...]

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Recruiters cannot ignore social networks in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia,  comScore, Inc., a leader in measuring the digital world, today released the latest report on Internet usage inMalaysia including insights into the top online destinations, content categories and video viewing behaviors. The report found that Social Networking accounted for one third of all time spent online in Malaysia in August 2011, ranking as the top online [...]

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How China is helping the luxury industry to be an anti crisis industry

MILAN– Global luxury goods sales have continued 2010’s double-digit growth trajectory and will see an increase of 10 percent, to €191 billion in 2011; this according to Bain & Company, the leading advisor to the global luxury goods industry, in the 10th Edition of its industry bellwether “Luxury Goods Worldwide Market Study,” which was unveiled at a [...]

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GE perspective on jobs for the new US-Korea FTA

Last night, Congress passed free trade agreements with Korea, Panama and Colombia, an important step toward opening dynamic and fast growing markets. After waiting for several years, these agreements will help level the playing field and allow U.S. companies to export more goods and services abroad, which will lead directly to more jobs at home. [...]

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Where good jobs are created!

If you were to ask me, “From all the data you have studied so far, where will the next economic breakthrough come from?” my answer would be: From the combination of the forces within big cities, great universities, and powerful local leaders. Those three compose the most reliable, controllable solution. Their combined effect is the most [...]

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China and India as labor migration pattern for U.S. families

An increasing number of families from the US are relocating to overseas destinations to look for work as an alternative to staying in their home country during the financial crisis. According to msnbc, the country’s struggling economy has spurred individuals to up sticks and move to alternate locations, with China and India among the most [...]

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Are Teens in China more digital than the Silicon Valley? by Standford University

STANFORD, Calif.—-Who is more digitally switched on – high school students in Silicon Valley or Beijing? A new study from Stanford University provides some clues. High schoolers in Palo Alto, Calif., in the heart of Silicon Valley, spend significantly more time using digital media every day than their peers at leading high schools in the [...]

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INSEAD’s Anil Gupta in conversation with Tata Consulting’s Girija Pande (video)

Anil K. Gupta is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading experts on strategy, globalisation, and emerging markets. Professor Gupta served as The INSEAD Chaired Professor of Strategy until December 2010. Besides his current affiliation with INSEAD as a Visiting Professor, he is also the Michael Dingman Chair in Global Strategy and Entrepreneurship at [...]

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