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CUHK Business School Research Examines the Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurial Experience for Entrepreneurs Launching New Start-ups

CUHK Business School Research Examines the Pivotal Role of Entrepreneurial Experience for Entrepreneurs Launching New Start-ups

HONG KONG SAR, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) - How important is experience in entrepreneurial success? If you take a look at the world’s most successful businesspeople, the anecdotal evidence would point to the negative. Consider that Bill Gates didn’t have any experience running a business before Microsoft, and neither did Steve Jobs before co-founding Apple. Fast forward [...]

Civil Society Voices Key to Yemenis’ Push for Peace, Open Society Report Shows

Civil Society Voices Key to Yemenis’ Push for Peace, Open Society Report Shows

New York, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Yemeni civil society organizations believe justice and accountability can play a decisive role in establishing a lasting peace in Yemen, according to a new Open Society Foundations report. A Passage to Justice: Selected Yemeni Civil Society Views of Transitional Justice and Long-Term Accountability in Yemen highlights the leading role [...]

Report Urges U.S. and Allies to Recommit to Prevent Nuclear Proliferation

Report Urges U.S. and Allies to Recommit to Prevent Nuclear Proliferation

CHICAGO, Feb. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — A new report by a task force chaired by Chuck Hagel, Malcolm Rifkind, and Kevin Rudd and convened by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, argues fraying American alliances and a rapidly changing security environment have begun to call into question America’s nuclear security guarantees and threaten the long-term [...]

Partnership Can Further Accelerate the Future of Private Travel in Face of COVID-19, Says VistaJet Industry Research

Partnership Can Further Accelerate the Future of Private Travel in Face of COVID-19, Says VistaJet Industry Research

London, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) - Strategic industry partnerships — linking businesses across different segments of the luxury travel, hospitality and leisure sector — are widely seen as a key component to further the recovery from the impact caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. New research from VistaJet, the first and only global business aviation company, in [...]

Colliers Global Investor Outlook Report Anticipates Up to 50% Surge in Global Investment in 2021

Colliers Global Investor Outlook Report Anticipates Up to 50% Surge in Global Investment in 2021

TORONTO, Jan. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Leading diversified professional services and investment management firm Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ and TSX: CIGI) reveals investors are largely optimistic about a market rebound in 2021, according to its new Global Capital Markets 2021 Investor Outlook. Colliers’ research anticipates a 50 per cent surge in investment activity in [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds People Adapt and Grow More Conscientious When Promoted to Supervisory Roles at Work

CUHK Business School Research Finds People Adapt and Grow More Conscientious When Promoted to Supervisory Roles at Work

HONG KONG SAR, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – “It’s not who I am underneath, it’s what I do that defines me,” so says the titular hero from the 2005 blockbuster, Batman Begins, starring Christian Bale as the billionaire caped crusader. Instead of the hero Batman, a group of academics were inspired by what is probably [...]

Four in Ten Asian Executives Say Being Openly LGBT Would Hinder One’s Career, According to New EIU Research

Four in Ten Asian Executives Say Being Openly LGBT Would Hinder One’s Career, According to New EIU Research

HONG KONG SAR, Jan. 7 (Korea Bizwire) - Asia is the new global battleground for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights. Our recent study, Pride and Prejudice: The next chapter of progress, sponsored by Manulife, Barclays and Nomura, captures the opinions of 359 full-time employees at companies across seven economies—China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore [...]

Fraser Institute News Release: Personal Freedom on the Wane Worldwide: Report

Fraser Institute News Release: Personal Freedom on the Wane Worldwide: Report

TORONTO, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – In recent years, personal freedom has declined significantly around the world—and the worst is likely yet to come, finds a new study released today by Canada’s Fraser Institute and the U.S.-based Cato Institute. “Troubling developments include the Chinese Communist Party intensifying its attack on freedom, regimes in Hungary and Poland [...]

CUHK Business School Research Shows CSR Activities by a Corporate Parent Can Help Subsidiaries Build Trust in Overseas Markets

CUHK Business School Research Shows CSR Activities by a Corporate Parent Can Help Subsidiaries Build Trust in Overseas Markets

HONG KONG SAR, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) - In the post COVID-19 world, managing a corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme that makes a meaningful difference, balances the views and concerns of diverse stakeholders, and is cost effective can be a difficult tightrope to walk even for companies looking at their home market. This task likely becomes even [...]

Business Recovery at Risk: Organizations Cut Upskilling Opportunities amid Growing Demand for New Skills Mid-Pandemic

Business Recovery at Risk: Organizations Cut Upskilling Opportunities amid Growing Demand for New Skills Mid-Pandemic

PLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Degreed, the leading workforce upskilling platform, has uncovered that business investment in developing skills has not kept up with the growing demand for new skills during the pandemic. Surveying 5,000 workers in eight global markets, The State of Skills: Endangered Skills 2021 highlights the skills now most at risk of becoming [...]