The economist Milton Friedman famously wrote that “there is one and only one social responsibility of business – to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase its profits”....
Throughout history, businesses have had to weather crises in many forms.
The Covid-19 pandemic exacerbates new and prescient risks that organisations have struggled to contain even before the outbreak.
Privately held companies have grown in number over the past few years, even as publicly listed companies have declined.
In recent years, board refreshment has moved into the mainstream of corporate governance.
In an age of disruption, businesses now more than ever need to find creative solutions to the challenges brought about by transformation in the forms of new technology, evolving business models...
Recent events have driven home the importance of data protection, especially of personal data.
The push for gender diversity, especially on listed boards, has been relentless, not just in Singapore, but also across the world.
Individuals tend to make biased decisions. For instance, heuristics guide our judgements to help us cope with human limitations in cognition and complex circumstances.
A profit warning is a declaration issued by a listed company to investors through a stock exchange, advising shareholders and the public that the company’s earnings results will likely not meet...
In Asia, where most publicly listed firms are controlled by families, family businesses are a significant driver of economic growth.