Ritchie Bent

Succession planning is crucial to success

Jardine Matheson embraces a broad portfolio of companies ranging from the Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group and Dairy Farm to property giant Hongkong Land, Pizza Hut, Gammon and Jardine Motors, along with airport and shipping interests.

Saturday, 22 March, 2008, 12:00am

Getting a degree of knowledge

A company's most valuable asset is its employees, and human resources managers are increasingly being described as the heartbeat of an organisation.

13 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Jardine's scheme grooms high fliers

A bi-weekly column introducing key trainee programmes

The Jardine Matheson Group, with a history dating back to the early 1830s, has its fair share of time-honoured traditions. One of the longest running is the Jardine Executive Trainee Scheme (JETS), which traces its origins to the early days and is regarded as among the best programmes of its kind in Hong Kong.

19 May 2007 - 12:00am

Mind over patter

Outgoing or introverted, intuitive or analytical, empathetic or judgmental? Personal chemistry and temperament are key factors in how well we work together, which is why more employers are turning to personality tests to screen job candidates.

10 May 2007 - 12:00am