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Bladeless-fan maker Dyson to make electric cars in Singapore

24 October 2018 | The Straits Times

Prof Andrew Delios says Dyson chose Singapore because of access to skilled labour and a steady business environment, while Assoc Prof Nitin Pangarkar says Dyson could find it a challenge to build cars as the firm lacks the brand reputation and technological expertise.

Online food delivery and grocery goes physical: is it worth it?

18 October 2018 | Singapore Business Review

Assoc Prof Chu Junhong says online grocer honestbee could face challenges with its new physical space, including high set-up costs

Semiconductors -- Beijing versus the West

12 October 2018 | Nikkei Asian Review

In a commentary, Visiting Senior Fellow Alex Capri says Western semiconductor firms, fearful of technology theft, could disregard China’s huge market and join President Donald Trump’s protectionist measures.

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13 November 2017

Kiasu 2.0, or how to learn to failure

The Straits Times

In a commentary, Provost’s Chair Prof Michael Frese (Head, Dept of Management & Organisation) says it is time for a new kind of kiasu mentality to emerge where a culture of being welcoming and open to mistakes is compatible with one that values stability and control.

13 November 2017

New Pacific trade deal could leave U.S. playing catchup

CNN Money

Visiting Senior Fellow Alex Capri (Dept of Analytics & Operations) says US President Donald Trump could face pressure at home if US companies start losing business in Trans-Pacific Partnership countries to competitors from places like Canada and Australia.

12 November 2017

How many Singapore MRT bosses does it take to fix a broken culture?

SCMP

Assoc Prof Lawrence Loh (Director, CGIO) says it would be wise to retain SMRT CEO Desmond Kuek for the short term because of the state of flux the MRT network is under.

11 November 2017

Deprivations spell trouble for firms

SCMP

In a commentary, Asst Prof Sam Yam (Dept of Management & Organisation) says model employees must be well-rested, their basic body needs well taken care of, so they can concentrate fully on the actions that really matter.