ASK any company's board what they consider when choosing a new CEO, and they are likely to say that the candidate will have to be of good character and integrity, possess the ability to inspire...

IN response to the growing needs of family businesses in Asia, Singapore Management University established the Business Families Institute (BFI) in August 2012. The institute collaborates with...

AT DBS Bank, various leadership assessment frameworks are used to determine key success factors for high-potential employees. Specifically, the bank focuses on the 3Ps : Performance, Potential and...

OVER the course of her tenure as head of the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and Housing Development Board (HDB), Cheong Koon Hean has played a key role in transforming Singapore's physical...

WOMEN need to play a bigger role in influencing the direction of their industries' development given their significant presence in the workforce, say female industry leaders here. ...

"Women lift up half the sky. We are, however, under-represented in the executive board rooms with only about 29 per cent of the senior management positions being filled by women, and only about...

EARLIER this year, Jill Lee was appointed Chief Financial Officer and a member of the executive committee at Sulzer, a Swiss-listed global industrial company founded in 1834. She had been a board...

A DEBATE has been raging in recent years over the link between greater female representation in leadership roles and financial performance. While there is mounting evidence that having more diverse...

A STUDY by the NUS Business School's Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) investigated the relationship between board gender diversity and corporate governance score, and...

AS Singapore moves towards becoming a smart nation, there is a need to encourage more women to enter science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) fields to help develop solutions for a...