Why Starbucks Failed in Australia?

Starbucks is one of the global brands that has gained massive popularity around the globe. Millenials just cannot have enough of Frappuccino! But did you know that Starbucks is struggling in Australia?

AirAsia launching a childcare centre in Sepang, Malaysia

#redQ #airasia #csr This morning, while I was casually enjoying a coffee at my neighbourhood Starbucks outlet, I was utterly surprised to read in today’s The Star newspaper that AirAsia Bhd has just launched a childcare centre located at RedQ (AirAsia’s  Head Quarters, located in Sepang Malaysia). The initiative was lauded by the country’s Deputy PrimeContinue reading “AirAsia launching a childcare centre in Sepang, Malaysia”

My Vision of Leadership

The 21st century is characterized by rapid changes in technology, rising global population and scarce resources (Barton 2016). All these external influences have developed new opportunities, but also developed new challenges for aspirational leaders (Wharton 2016). The leaders of tomorrow need to develop both short-term and long-term strategic plans, build a network of managerial supportContinue reading “My Vision of Leadership”

The Challenge of Managing a Diverse Team

Diversity among workforce is natural in an organization. Individual differences can foster creativity, happiness and fulfilment at work but they may also be the cause for clashes and disagreements. Managing workforce differences has become a key skill for managers who need to match the skills of an individual with the requirements of the organization (Mullins 2010).