Mainland China’s senior business leaders have been shaped by different influences. Their Chinese heritage rooted in Confucianism, rapid ascent from the Cultural Revolution till today, and the specific organisation that they work for are some factors. As China evolves, so must its leaders and their businesses. How should they do so? Beyond exporting goods and services, can they export true global leaders for the world?
20/Mar/2017 - 20/Jun/2017
Consider Vietnam’s top-down societal culture, its history of the last four decades (when the Vietnam war ended and a communist government took over), and economic development that only really accelerated in the last 15 years. As Vietnam continues its integration into the global economy, it is imperative that its business leaders prioritise corporate governance, professional management, employee upskilling and business scale. Can they make the leap?
28/Feb/2017 - 02/Mar/2017
The Global-Asia Leadership Accelerator Programme seeks to fast-track the development of emerging Asian leaders so as to better prepare them for global roles in the future.
Indian business leaders have great strengths in solving problems amidst uncertainty, surviving aggressive competition and connecting emotionally with people. This positions them well to be great global leaders. But can more be done to help more employees unleash their potential? After all, it is not a lack of intelligence or commitment holding India back. Rather, a lack of opportunities stemming from entrenched structures is the cause.