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Innovation

Take Two

The Innovative Leader: How to Inspire Your Team and Drive Creativity

by Paul Sloane

Saturday, 9 June, 2007, 12:00am

Low-tech thinking

The government speaks with forked tongues on bureau re-organisation. Senior officials insist that removing 'technology' from the title of the proposed Commercial and Economic Development Bureau, which will still have oversight on technology, does not signal a belittling of the importance of the hi-tech sector in the government's economic vision.

28 May 2007 - 12:00am

New trends on display

Innovation and service excellence are key to staying ahead in this intensely competitive industry

18 May 2007 - 12:00am

Building on success

Strong foundations laid as local skills, infrastructure and innovation make the industry in Hong Kong world class

13 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Viva l'evolution

Events mutate into news at warp speed, which makes it hard to be cutting edge or even vaguely with-it. As a result, I subject every instalment of this column to a novelty scan based on whether the nitty-gritty is newsy enough.

12 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

viva l'evolution

Events mutate into news at warp speed, which makes it hard to be cutting edge or even vaguely with-it. As a result, I subject every instalment of this column to a novelty scan based on whether the nitty-gritty is newsy enough.

11 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Weave credentials into craft

Today's trading and technical aspects of the textiles and garments business call for higher qualifications

DESIGNERS WISHING TO stay ahead of the pack should continue to upgrade their skills and keep up with the latest trends. The challenge is how best to accomplish that.

13 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Time to be creative

Students are encouraged to display their creativity by taking part in this year's My Favourite Inventions for Quality Living Competition.

Organised by the Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), the event is part of the annual Innovation Festival, which kicks off next month and runs until early December.

7 Sep 2006 - 12:00am

Opportunities in innovation

AN INCREASING number of foreign and local hi-tech companies are answering the call from the central government for greater research and development (R&D) to be carried out in China.

5 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

Lafe launches drive for an operations chief

A designer and manufacturer of computer magnetic heads that are used by some of the world's leading disk drive and tape drive makers has a vacancy for an operations director.

The position with Lafe Technology is ideally suited to a professional who is at ease with handling many responsibilities.

22 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Now you see it ...

Innovation is a nice idea but you don't see much of it about. Progress seems to move in a halting shuffle rather than leaps and bounds. This came home to me with galling force recently when

11 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

A chance to make major decisions

IMAGINE BEING TOLD that you are part of a new and younger management team that has just been invited to take over an established company in the business of supplying portable music devices.

The company wants to revive its flagging business, target a younger market and, at the same time, stay abreast of the changing trends in technology.

8 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Local government ignorance killing spirit of innovation

Wu Jinglian, economist and academic

Local governments should change their attitude towards intellectual property rights protection if China wants to reshape itself into an innovative economy, a leading economist says.

3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Taiwan takes a hard look at the value of creativity

Taiwan, which has for decades churned out goods for companies around the world, is undoubtedly a master manufacturer. Its products range from low-end plastic toys to ultra-sophisticated computer chips.

27 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Objectives

The Federation of Hong Kong Industries received 141 entries for this category. The award aims to promote and recognise the importance of product design in Hong Kong, and encourage local entrepreneurs to improve the design and research and development of their products. Entries were judged on their physical design and technological innovation, quality, usefulness, marketability and safety.

28 Feb 2006 - 12:00am