Jewish moms train kids to ask why; Inquisitive mind key to successful education; experts

Updated : 2014-04-13 18:32

Jewish moms train kids to ask why

Inquisitive mind key to successful education; experts
By Kang Hyun-kyung
Korean and Jewish moms have a single-minded devotion to their children’s success and put an overwhelming emphasis on education as a means to achieve it. Read more of this post

About these ads

Are chaebol owners overpaid? Critics call for disclosure of detailed guidelines on executive compensation

Updated : 2014-04-13 18:39

Are chaebol owners overpaid?

Critics call for disclosure of detailed guidelines on executive compensation

According to a recent executive salary disclosure, SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won (top left) received the largest paycheck, amounting to 30.1 billion won ($28.8 million). Following were Hyundai Motor Chairman Chung Mong-koo (top right) and Hanwha Group Chairman Kim Seung-youn (bottom left). Samsung Electronics Chairman Lee Kun-hee (bottom right) was excluded from the list because the regulation on disclosure exempts non-board members Read more of this post

ODM channel behind S. Korean manufacturer’ robust growth

ODM channel behind S. Korean manufacturer’ robust growth

2014.04.13 17:53:27

As early as a decade ago, South Korea’s apparel company Sae-A Trading produced its goods entirely through OEM (original equipment manufacturer) channel. The apparel company recorded 1.3 trillion won ($1.2 billion) sales last year, as high as the amount generated by a large company. The driving engine behind its robust performance is ODM (original design manufacturer) channel.  Read more of this post

China targets trust firms in shadow-bank crackdown: sources

China targets trust firms in shadow-bank crackdown: sources

2:20am EDT

By Hongmei Zhao

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China has issued stricter guidelines governing trust companies, two sources with direct knowledge of the rules told Reuters on Monday, in a bid to counter systemic risks posed by the biggest players in the country’s shadow-banking sector. Read more of this post

China’s local govt debt sparks fears of Lehman-style collapse

China’s local govt debt sparks fears of Lehman-style collapse

Staff Reporter

2014-04-13

China’s snowballing local government debt has investors concerned about a Lehman Brothers-style collapse triggering a new financial crisis, reports our Chinese-language sister paper Want Daily. Read more of this post

Chinese civil society: Beneath the glacier; In spite of a political clampdown, a flourishing civil society is taking hold

Chinese civil society: Beneath the glacier; In spite of a political clampdown, a flourishing civil society is taking hold

Apr 12th 2014 | BEIJING, CHENGDU AND GUANGZHOU | From the print edition

image007 image008 image009 Read more of this post

How Jyothy Laboratories Silenced Sceptics; The homegrown consumer goods company has beaten the odds and transformed to turn around the Henkel India business

How Jyothy Laboratories Silenced Sceptics

by Samar Srivastava | Apr 14, 2014

The homegrown consumer goods company has beaten the odds and transformed to turn around the Henkel India business

Soon after homegrown Jyothy Laboratories acquired Henkel’s India business in May 2011, joint managing director Ullas Kamath went on a month-long road trip across the country. Kamath remembers that as being a lonely time, with only his driver for company. Just as well, though, as it was also a time for introspection and ideation.  Read more of this post

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 675 other followers

%d bloggers like this: