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Samsung Marks 80th Anniversary of Founding in Low-key Manner

Samsung Marks 80th Anniversary of Founding in Low-key Manner

SEOUL, Mar. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s largest conglomerate Samsung is set to celebrate its 80th anniversary this week without official events, industry watchers said Tuesday, as it seeks to avoid public attention after the release of its de facto heir Lee Jae-yong from prison. The family-controlled group, whose major affiliates include Samsung Electronics [...]

Leading S. Korean University to Make Corporate Ethics Class a Core Requirement

Leading S. Korean University to Make Corporate Ethics Class a Core Requirement

SEOUL, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Faculty at the elite Seoul National University business school have created a new class teaching corporate ethics that will be a core requirement for students going forward. Starting this spring term, the class, titled “Corporate Philosophy and Ethics” will be mandatory for business management students in their freshman year. [...]

Samsung Executive Pledges to Make Efforts for ‘Speed Management’

Samsung Executive Pledges to Make Efforts for ‘Speed Management’

SEOUL, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A top executive at Samsung Electronics Co. vowed Tuesday to engage in “speed management,” which could be seen as a move by the tech giant to make aggressive business decisions. Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Yoon Boo-keun made the comments in a brief meeting with reporters after attending a forum [...]

Samsung Electronics’ Reputation Plunges on Heir’s Arrest

Samsung Electronics’ Reputation Plunges on Heir’s Arrest

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s reputation plunged in 2017 compared with the year before, industry data showed Tuesday, apparently due to the arrest of its de facto head coupled with the Galaxy Note 7 debacle. According to the U.S.-based Reputation Institute, Samsung’s ranking in terms of corporate social responsibility plunged 69 [...]