Automation is changing corporate roles and responsibilities, creating new opportunities for professionals to work with greater skill and flexibility. Companies that proactively embrace this change can expect to benefit from more agile and productivity.
The potential benefits of flexible work are well documented around the world. Emboldened by the trust of their employer, employees are more productive and happier. Employers retain their best talent for longer and generate stronger results. For Asia’s employers seeking a competitive edge in today’s talent market, flexible work is a trend too valuable to ignore.
Through domestic reforms, natural resources and structural advantages, Vietnam has become an Asian manufacturing hub and one of the fastest-growing economies in Southeast Asia.
Vietnam has become a leading destination for Chinese tourists in recent years, reflecting deepening economic ties between the two countries.
With four major events on the horizon, Japan is set to dominate the world stage: next year it will host both the Rugby World Cup and the G20 summit and in 2020, the capital city of Tokyo will host the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Japanese companies, and especially its small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), are increasingly expanding abroad. According to a recent report from JETRO, the Japanese trade organisation, more 2 out of 3 firms surveyed plan to increase their exports over the next three years.
Entrepreneurs are universally admired for their can-do attitude, perseverance and work ethic. Inspiring examples like Jack Ma and Steve Jobs motivate others around the world to study hard, work harder and take risks that can reshape their lives—as well as the world around them.
Asia is the world’s most dynamic region, according to the IMF. Rising household incomes, new infrastructure projects and rapid modernization are all attracting a fresh wave of foreign investors. From traditional manufacturing to emerging digital economies, Asia offers unprecedented commercial opportunity.