How The Alpha Group can help your business thrive

SME business owners are essentially alone when it comes to the crucial decisions and crunch times about their businesses. I was at the Singapore Chinese of Commerce Annual Conference just yesterday...

Book Review: Trauma and Organizations

Trauma and Organizations edited by Earl Hopper, New International Library of Group Analysis, Karnac, 2012. This book of essays by a team of 18 group analysts, psychoanalysts, and organizational consultants from Europe,...

Can HR Managers Create A Successful Employer Brand?

Nobody can exactly pinpoint as to where and when the term Employer Brand originated from – but over the years it has become clear that this term is not going to...

How to Recognize the Symptoms of Traumatic Stress

How to Recognize the Symptoms of Traumatic Stress By Dr Douglas Kong   When your company goes through a very rough patch, such as that of a calamity or disaster, or when there are...

996 is a Culture of Overtime

Jack Ma created controversy recently by his comments lauding overtime work and rejecting prospective employees looking for a 9 to 5 job. “To be...

Coaching in Asia – Mind over Matter on Stigma

What is coaching? Eminent coach Jeffrey T Sooey; President of JTS has categorically stated being a coach is NOT equivalent to being a consultant, guru, expert, psychologist or friend. This is...

Social Media -The Next Paradigm

Managing Social Media in the Work Place Peter Lye Social media is becoming so pervasive that to ignore it is tantamount to subscribing to the ostrich syndrome. As senior leaders of your companies, it...