Leading Successfully in Asia by Patrick Kim Cheng Low (auth.)

By Patrick Kim Cheng Low (auth.)

The publication captures the essence of management, its features and methods in Asia during the cultural and philosophical visor. With Asian sayings, proverbs and prices, the booklet discusses management concerns and methods within the significant Asian international locations together with China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore. The management kinds and methods of assorted nice Asian nationwide leaders and company leaders in those Asian international locations also are tested. probably of a lot curiosity to students and scholars of management, definite specified Asian good points similar to Buddhism, Confucianism, Ta Mo, chinese language Animal zodiac indicators, Hindu Gods, the Samurai, the Spirit of Bushido and Zen are tested within the mild of management mastery and excellence. The publication can be meant to be a realistic booklet that provides a variety of examples of a potpourri of management abilities and methods somebody should be a pacesetter. it's very action-orientated, the reader is instructed to consider it, replicate and act.

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The point here is, we learn by example. For those who are parents, they would surely notice that their children would imitate or emulate them. ’ Their actions may not match with their words. They preach but they don’t do what they say yet they expect people to do what they say! Through their non-actions, they alienate or widen their distance with their followers. To lead successfully in Asia, a leader indeed needs to set and be the example; (s)he then sets the overall tone and cultural flavour of the organisation.

And Who See Long-term? The fish sees the bait not the hook. (Chinese saying) The rich man plans for the future, but the poor man for the present. (Chinese proverb) The manager sees the short-term. The leader sees the long term. Leaders have the vision. Leaders need to have the helicopter vision or the eagle’s eyes; they need to have the necessary foresight. 4 1 Leaders, Managers and Bosses Who Is More Concerned with Process and People? A leader should make it clear why his cause is a just one. (Matsushita Konosuke) Leaders are more concerned with the process and people; they aim for, getting the results as well as ensuring that the people do their jobs happily.

D. & Chartered Marketer Professor Dr. Patrick Low is currently teaching Managing Negotiations, Leadership, Change Management, Management and Organisational Behaviour at the graduate level and Leadership Basics, Challenging Leadership, Business and Society, Organisational Development and Change, Organisation Design and Analysis, Organisational Leadership Issues at the undergraduate level in the Universiti Brunei Darussalam. He was the Visiting Professor in the University of Malaya’s Graduate Business School in January–February 2007.

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