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Learning to stay at the top of their game

It was quite painful watching Jean-Francois Manzoni trying to write his name with his left hand. It took twice as long as it usually would - and it was pretty messy.

Saturday, 7 July, 2012, 12:00am

Learning to stay at the top of their game

It was quite painful watching Jean-Francois Manzoni trying to write his name with his left hand. It took twice as long as it usually would - and it was pretty messy.

'This is how you perform when you are trying to learn a new way of doing things,' said the professor of management practice at international business school Insead.

7 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

US$20,000 award for women entrepreneurs now open for entries

This year's Cartier Women's Initiative Awards are now open for entries. The annual international business-plan competition was launched in 2006 by the French producer of fine jewellery and watches, The Women's Forum, Insead business school and McKinsey & Co.

7 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

How to Bridge a great divide

'It's not fair, Dad. It's not fair, Mum.' This is one of the first complaints that young children make to their parents. And now it's a cry that's echoing through the boardrooms of Asia's family businesses, as these move towards next-generation leadership and ownership.

7 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Keeping on top of a growing workforce

Across Asia, enterprises are expanding their labour forces at an unprecedented pace. Asia's fastest-growing companies often triple or quadruple their staff from year to year, in contrast to the West, where revenue and profit growth typically far outpaces employment growth.

3 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

City risks missing out on campus

Hong Kong risks missing its chance to build a top business university if the government does not take the initiative in attracting an operator, a senior scholar from one of the world's top business schools said.

3 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

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