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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 [...]

CUHK Business School Research Finds Crowdfunding a Democratising Force in Financing, but Benefited Those with Lower Income and Education Less

CUHK Business School Research Finds Crowdfunding a Democratising Force in Financing, but Benefited Those with Lower Income and Education Less

HONG KONG, July 30 (Korea Bizwire) - Crowdfunding, which has seen its popularity skyrocket with the rise of high profile platforms the likes of Kickstarter, GoFundMe and IndieGoGo, has often been hailed as a “democratising force” in finance, allowing enterprising individuals to launch new and innovative ventures while bypassing traditional sources of funding they would otherwise [...]

CUHK Business School Research Highlights the Need to Manage Employee Engagement to Avoid Negative Workplace Behaviours

CUHK Business School Research Highlights the Need to Manage Employee Engagement to Avoid Negative Workplace Behaviours

HONG KONG, CHINA, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Ask any human resources guru and they are likely to say unequivocally that employee engagement, or the degree to which workers immerse themselves in performing their jobs, is key to organisational success. Employees who are high in job engagement are described as being “fully there”; They are [...]

S. Korea’s Labor Productivity Growth Slows on Lack of Investment, Innovation

S. Korea’s Labor Productivity Growth Slows on Lack of Investment, Innovation

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s labor productivity growth has sharply slowed over the past decade due partly to a lack of investment and innovation, a study suggested Monday. According to You Hye-mi, a professor from Seoul’s Hanyang University, the country’s labor productivity rose at an annual average of 2.67 percent between the [...]

Gov’t to Look for Correlations Between Smoking and Loss of Productivity

Gov’t to Look for Correlations Between Smoking and Loss of Productivity

SEOUL, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The government for the very first time has embarked on an investigation to find out how smoking can affect productivity during work. While there were assessments on the negative economic effects of smoking, such as higher medical bills, a study on the loss of productivity is the first of [...]

Gov’t Announces Massive Dementia Research Initiative

Gov’t Announces Massive Dementia Research Initiative

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The government is set to make a significant investment over the next several years to develop early diagnosis, prevention and treatment technologies for dementia and to determine the causes of dementia. According to new plans announced by the government, the Ministry of Health and Welfare will team up with [...]