The rise of Asia’s lifestyle super apps

All-in-one platforms are leading the way for integrated services, writes Anna Gong READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION The convergence of new technology and changing consumer behaviour is driving the transformation of businesses around the world – and nowhere more so than in Asia. The rise of lifestyle ‘super apps’ across the region is redefining the … Read more

The conditions for success in Singapore – and beyond

Singapore shows that government, corporations and start-ups all have a role in driving digital transformation across society, says Michael Netzley READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION Good ideas often share easily. Consider, for example, paper moving westward from China along the Silk Road, or the industrial revolution spreading globally from England. Today, one might look at … Read more

Agility, Chinese style

Look East for the new way to win, write Mark Greeven and Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/fullbook__dialogue_q1_2019/76″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Most Western companies have a functional/hierarchical structure. This was ideal for running a business efficiently in a stable world. Departments are divided along a value chain influenced by US academic Michael … Read more

The China Blueprints

China is taking over the world. Kirsten Levermore learns how – and why [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_q3_2018_fullbook/80″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Between 2000 and 2007, China’s outward foreign direct investment (FDI) rose 17-fold. During the global financial crisis, China’s FDI grew at an annual rate of 45%. In Global Expansion: The Chinese Way, … Read more

China’s brand revolution

The great emulator has turned into a global innovator, finds Ben Walker [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/full_book_dialogue_q2_2018_00c75a7dc64042/54″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The world’s second biggest economy has grown up on a diet of effective – and relentless – emulation. Yet the tide is turning. China is now a great innovator and disruptor, with huge … Read more

Brand of gold

Asian companies demonstrate excellence in brand building, writes John Davis [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/digital_book_for_issuu/20″ ]READ THE GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] A brand should be meaningful value Branson is right, but why should we even care about building a brand? In short, because a brand is the entire organization as seen through the eyes of its stakeholders. … Read more

Complacent India faces rude awakening

The South Asian giant risks repeating the mistakes of Japan and Korea, writes Vivek Wadhwa [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/digital_book_for_issuu/49″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] You can see it in their faces, hear it in their voices. The Japanese and Koreans – on top of the world in the 1980s and 1990s – want the … Read more

We are family

Family firms are Asia’s engine for growth, writes Professor Annie Koh   [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/digital_book_for_issuu/24″ ]READ THE GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Family-owned or controlled enterprises have always been the economic backbone of many countries. According to the Family Firm Institute’s (FFI) global statistics, family enterprises account for two-thirds of all businesses, create an estimated 70-90% … Read more

Opportunity on Planet Asia

Chief executives need to know how to unwrap Earth’s new powerhouse [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/digital_book_for_issuu/28″ ]READ THE GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] From small roads great economies grow. In the early 1990s, China was a relatively small economy that had just built its very first highway. Benefiting from IMF’s help, India had barely managed to escape bankruptcy. … Read more

Prowling with copycats

Emulation is an occupational hazard of enjoying China’s gigantic market. Embrace it, writes Harvey Chen [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”https://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/digital_book_for_issuu/16″ ]READ THE GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] If you want to get a piece of the Chinese pie, you may risk having your lunch eaten by an emulator. On 14 August 2017, President Donald Trump ordered an investigation … Read more