Those on a treasure hunt for business acumen would have done well to show up at the Ladies Who Launch book launch. Several men joined the many ladies at the event, filling the Bookazine store in IFC Mall.Tuesday, 12 July, 2011, 12:00am
There has been so much talk about the narrow economic base in Hong Kong. Economic studies point to the strong link between entrepreneurship on the one hand, and innovation, job creation and long-term gross domestic product growth on the other. We need to take a fresh look at what entrepreneurship should mean for 21st century Hong Kong.10 Feb 2011 - 12:00am
ING Insurance's regional office is looking for people who can help strengthen support for its business units and cater for the expansion of its in-house commerce, finance and internal audit teams.
New hires will be expected to co-ordinate with business units around Asia, and interact with the company's head office in Amsterdam.30 Oct 2010 - 12:00am
With the increase in demand for personalised investment advice, AIA Hong Kong wants to recruit about 2,600 sales representatives, of whom 50 per cent would be financial planners.28 Aug 2010 - 12:00am
Stewart Thornhill is a professor in strategy and entrepreneurship at Richard Ivey School of Business. Based in Ontario, he is a regular visitor to Asia, running lectures and seminars on entrepreneurship at the Richard Ivey School in Hong Kong.
What character traits do successful entrepreneurs tend to display?13 May 2009 - 12:00am
There has been a threefold increase in entrepreneurial activity in Hong Kong over the past three years, according to a recent worldwide report by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, a non-profit academic research consortium which will conduct research in more than 42 countries this year.19 Apr 2008 - 12:00am
Respected self-help guru praises mainland but calls on employers to abandon command and control mindset
Respected self-help guru Stephen Covey has praised China's entrepreneurship, but warned that Chinese employers need to move away from the command and control mindset of the industrial age to keep up in the global marketplace.3 Nov 2007 - 12:00am
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Hong Kong people are famous for their hard work, 'get up and go' mentality and 'can do' spirit. When it comes to entrepreneurship, however, they are far less entrepreneurial today than they have been in the past.26 May 2007 - 12:00am
Sales professionals looking for a workplace that rewards an entrepreneurial mindset should consider this position at a fast-growing, privately owned company.18 Mar 2006 - 12:00am
Business is all about ideas and connections - you must have an idea and then know who to call13 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
Hong Kong people rank low in entrepreneurial spirit, according to an international survey. Only three in every 100 Hongkongers started their own business in the past few years. What do you make of this? Share your views: write to us25 May 2005 - 12:00am
Encouraging young people to realise their dreams of setting up their own business is why Sophie Leung (pictured) founded the Young Entrepreneurs Development Council.
The private, non-profit-making organisation seeks to cultivate entrepreneurial and leadership qualities among young people in Hong Kong.31 Mar 2000 - 12:00am
Enterprise. On the week that the local economy was declared, officially, to be shrinking, you could have been pardoned for thinking this particular 'e-word' had disappeared from the Hong Kong vernacular.
Granted, it takes two quarters of negative growth before we are officially in a recession, but, at a statistical level, the signs are not good.30 May 1998 - 12:00am