The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - Winning with A 'People First' Strategy
For SkyWorld Development Sdn Bhd, a three-time winner at the Kincentric Best Employers (previously known as Aon Best Employers) awards, employee engagement begins when a new hire comes on board.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 -The Flavour of Success Amani Vanilla Temerloh
Although vanilla is a flavouring most often used in wastern desserts, the lush flowering vines that yield the precious vanilla pods grow best in the humid weather more often associated with the tropics. Delicate, light green orchid blooms precede the arrival of the pods, and harvest occurs about nine months after pollination.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - Keeping Employees Front and Centre
When running a large organisation, it is easy to get caught up in the numbers and neglect the most important element - the employees. "It is the poeple who make or break an organisation. And leaders must walk the talk and lead by example," says OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Bhd CEO Datuk Ing Eng Bin.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - Creating A Purposeful Workplace
People are the pillars of growth in any organisation. Hartalega Holdings Bhd staunchly believes this and that is why the world's largest manufacturer of nitrile gloves wass recognised as a purposeful workplace at the Kincentric Best Employers - Malaysia 2019 (formerly known as Aon Best Employers) awards this year.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - Digitising plantations
Ferron Haryanto had spent most of his life in San Francisco, California, where he grew up and worked in various companies for 13 years, mainly as a technology consultant. Five years ago, he embarked on a new journey, returning to his roots in Indonesia to start his own business.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - The Silent Juggernaut
Datuk Kenny Goh and his brothers, Hendry and Chee Seng, got their first computer in the early 1990s. They were, respectively, 17, 14 and 11 years old at the time. Their obsession with video games ignited a passion for technology. And after they had internet connection, the began fiddling around with the computer to see how it worked.
The Edge Malaysia, November 11, 2019 - Plants, pathogens and perseverance
When Ivan Hoh and Yap Soon Joo graduated from university in the mid-2000s, having bought into the government's avowed interest in biotechnology, they realised that it had been a lot of hot air.
The Edge Malaysia, October 28, 2019 - The more diversified the company, the better
As the lingering geopolitical uncertainty and worries over slowing global growth continue to weigh on the markets, some investors are placing their bets on consumer staples as a safe haven. Consumer goods are often seen as sticky and, thus, maintaining fairly stable earnings growth.
The Edge Malaysia, October 21, 2019 - Alibaba Cloud's City Brain could reduce KL travel time by 12%
Traffic congestion has become part of daily life for Malaysians, particularly residents in the Klang Valley and Penang. In the Klang Valley, the World Bank estimated that in 2014, the cost of traffic congestion due to lost time and higher transport expenses came to 1.1% to 2.2% of gross domestic product.
The Edge Malaysia, October 7, 2019 - Go online to go global, SMEs urged
Malaysian businesses are missing out on a multibillion-dollar social media economy by not using social media marketing and e-commerce sales channels. While it has become easier than ever for businesses to set up an online presence and start selling relatively quickly, a staggering number of them have refused to engage in either thus far. But getting started with social media and e-commerce sales channels are not nearly as complicated as they may fear.