Tag Archives: leadership
You’re running ministries, not the military
Lee Hsien Loong’s thinking in managing his team of ministers is, sadly, a reflection of his military background. “Negligent or dishonest ministers will be sacked but ministers who do not perform well despite their best efforts will be moved to a less demanding portfolio, or, if necessary, phased out discreetly,” he said. But he added… Read More »
In his recent Value Driven column (“Chris Dodd Wants to scrap Your Bonus“, FORTUNE magazine, March 16), Geoff Colvin argued that the proposed tough new limits on Wall Street bonuses in the US stimulus package will “inadvertently reward nonperformance and drive talented financiers away from the companies that need them most”. Ignoring the simplistic examples… Read More »
Does Singapore have the right people?
“People who take credit in good times and blame external forces in bad times do not deserve to lead.” ~ Management guru, Jim Collins When times are good, the elite PAP ministers with helicopter vision in Singapore claim they can see further, analyse deeper than lesser mortals, so they should be paid an outrageous amount… Read More »
Talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand
The business media have been harping about leadership in crisis, but a lot of this has been empty talk. Japan Airlines CEO Haruka Nishimatsu shows how leaders should walk the talk. Technorati Tags: leadership Japan Airlines Haruka Nishimatsu video CNN