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  • Can exposure through volunteering change implicit biases? - Does exposure to an unfamiliar migrant community change implicit biases? In 2021, ASB professors Sam Flanders and Melati Nungsari conducted an experimental study by exposing Malaysians to a few hours of volunteering with Rohingya refugees. They then studied changes in the attitudes of the Malaysian participants towards refugees. ...
  • Sparking Joy this Mental Health Awareness Month - There is much to celebrate in the month of May as we will be celebrating Hari Raya (Eid al-Fitr) and Mental Health Awareness month. As such, our theme at Asia School of Business for this holiday season is Spark Ceria, or Spark Joy. Along with celebrating and enjoying the holidays,… ...
  • Is A Four-Day Work Week Good for Business? - From Japan and Iceland to the UK, pilot schemes across the globe are testing the effectiveness of the four-day work week, but is it good for business? Prof. Yi-Ren Wang, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior weighs in. ...
  • Aidil Azwal – Unconventional among the Extraordinary! - Aidil Azwal Zainuddin is an ASB student in the inaugural MBA for Working Professionals (WP) cohort that will graduate in 2021. Aidil’s path to the ASB MBA-WP is truly unconventional. As a graduate in Islamic Jurisprudence of the prestigious Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Aidil’s career path was initially clear: become… ...
  • The Importance of Collective Leadership - One of the biggest learnings of the ongoing COVID-19 saga is the importance of leadership and the glaring gaps that it has exposed. In situations of global crisis, we turn and seek leadership at all levels, be it global, national, state, corporate, community, and even within our own families. ‘Coruna… ...
  • ASB Contributes to Charting the Path towards Sustainable Capital Markets in ASEAN - ASB was commissioned by ACMF, with support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), in the Fall of 2019 to undertake an initiative that would further explore the opportunities for the ACMF to facilitate and mobilize private sector capital for the financing of sustainable projects via the capital markets in ASEAN. ...

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