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Singapore Airlines unveils huge restructuring plan; staff cuts looming

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has set a three-year transformation plan aimed at regaining its market position into motion.CEO Goh Choon Pong wrote in a September company newsletter that this latest decision was made to ensure that SIA “continues to be a leader in customer service, and to claim market and financial leadership once again”.A total of […]

New manpower initiatives to transform Singapore’s hotel sector

Singapore’s hotel industry can now boost its skills development efforts and talent pipeline with two new initiatives launched by the country’s Workforce Development Agency (WDA). The Professional Conversion Programme for Professional Executives and the Skills Framework for Hotel and Accommodation Services were both announced on Hotel Day last Friday (September 23) to increase awareness of […]

The 5 Greatest Examples of Change Management in Business History

The need for decisiveness and communication, the inevitable disruption, and why you’ll probably need to break down “the old ways” for successful change management… Managers can learn a lot from these classic change management case studies. Source: The 5 Greatest Examples of Change Management in Business History – CMI

Changing change management

Change management as it is traditionally applied is outdated. We know, for example, that 70 percent of change programs fail to achieve their goals, largely due to employee resistance and lack of management support. We also know that when people are truly invested in change it is 30 percent more likely to stick. While companies […]

Why Old Habits Die Hard

So how are your diversity initiatives going these days? Perhaps Legal is reporting that you’re compliant with rules and regulations in all relevant jurisdictions, and HR can tote up members of various social groups who have been recruited and hired. Marketing can take you smoothly through campaigns that offend no one and target everyone. Maybe […]

Aspects of Leadership: Successful Change Management Through Communication

Have you ever been a part of a company’s failed attempt to boost quality, merge with another company, restructure the business or improve company culture? Chances are that as an executive leader, you have experienced this. As one of the many aspects of leadership, implementing a successful change management strategy is a vital part of […]

The Flynn Effect as Adaptive Change

All living creatures can change to fit in with their environment. Some of that flexibility is due to gene selection but a lot is developmental. The Flynn effect of rising IQ in developed countries is an enrichment effect of modern life. It arises due to the adaptive response of our brain to the increased challenges […]