Walter Dias, Managing Director (Greater China & Korea) of United Airlines and 2016 AmCham Chairman,outlines in his inaugural address an action-oriented plan focused on creating value for Chamber members and being a thought-leader in an advocacy agenda with the US, Hong Kong and Mainland China, particularly cities in the Pearl River Delta region, as well […]Read more "Jan/Feb 2016 Cover Story: Engagement & Implementation"
By Kenny Lau The business environment in 2015 was extremely challenging for all sectors and industries in Hong Kong, and companies are much less bullish about the regional and global economy in the coming 12 months, according to AmCham’s annual year-end business outlook survey conducted in the last quarter of the year among 700 member companies […]Read more "BUSINESS OUTLOOK – 2015/2016 Annual Business Survey: Market Volatility and Challenges"
The circuit breaker in China – a “trading curb” designed to calm fears of a market collapse by affording a “cooling” period before trading of stocks is resumed – was heavily criticized for exacerbating market volatility after it was triggered for the first time on January 4 and again on January 6. The four days […]Read more "FINANCE & ECONOMICS – Is China’s Circuit Breaker to Blame?"
Appointed one of the four deputy director generals of the World Trade Organization in 2013, Karl Brauner, formerly Director General for external economic policy in the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Germany’s representative in the Trade Policy Committee of the European Union, talks about the extensive efforts to facilitate trade on a global level […]Read more "TRADE & INVESTMENT – 20 Years of WTO, What’s Next?"
24th Annual AmCham Human Resources Conference – The Innovation Imperative: Igniting Advantage Through People and Culture Keynote Addresses: Innovation Comes From Everyone By Nan-Hie In Business owners, human resources practitioners and other professionals gathered at AmCham’s 2015 Human Resources Conference to absorb insights from cutting-edge business experts, scholars and human resources leaders on the best practices […]Read more "AmCham Human Resources Conference – Innovation Comes From Everyone"
24th Annual AmCham Human Resources Conference – The Innovation Imperative: Igniting Advantage Through People and Culture Panel Discussion: People Power By Leon Lee The right culture Mindset has to do with the culture and belief within an organization. While culture is a very important element in any company, it’s also the slowest thing to change when […]Read more "AmCham Human Resources Conference – People Power"
24th Annual AmCham Human Resources Conference – The Innovation Imperative: Igniting Advantage through People and Culture Breakout Sessions: Culture and People are Key By Nan-Hie In “In Silicon Valley there is a common euphemism: it takes six pivots before you actually land on the thing that works,” says Tony O’Driscoll, Regional Managing Director at Duke […]Read more "AmCham Human Resources Conference – Culture and People are Key"