ASB Thought Leadership

The ASB Faculty Feed brings you valuable insights and highlights through research, commentaries and interviews from our world-class faculty.

  • Scmp-article-courtesySMCP ICOs: Knowing the legit from the lemons - It was fall 2017 when everyone was still buzzing from the shock and awe of Bitcoin’s meteoric rise. The sharp ascent of the price looked unstoppable, paving the way for many other Initial Coin Offering (ICO) exercises. Despite the stardom of Bitcoin and a host of seemingly celestial cryptocurrencies such… ...
  • Dr. Mazzelli teaching a class Keeping up with the Kuoks - 70 per cent of family-owned businesses fail, or are sold, before the second generation gets a chance to take over. Why do some family businesses grow and thrive and others fail? ...
  • Janice Tan Article of MIT Sloan Professor Pozen on Productivity Four ways for MBAs to maximize productivity, according to an MIT Sloan professor - Between back-to-back classes, extracurricular activities and professional pursuits, MBAs have a busy schedule. Robert Pozen of MIT Sloan spoke to ASB student Janice Tan about ways to maximize productivity while reaching goals. ...
  • Why businesspeople need to think about politics (part 2 of 2) Why businesspeople need to think about politics (part 2 of 2) - In the second installment of this article, Renato covers the renewable energy industry as well as how he came to teach at ASB. ...
  • Why businesspeople need to think about politics (part 1 of 2) Why businesspeople need to think about politics (part 1 of 2) - Renato Lima de Oliveira studies the connections between business and politics, claiming that a knowledge of government institutions is critical for business success. This is especially true, he says, in the energy industry. ...
  • MBA Curriculum The entrepreneurship journey begins at 10, not 25 - Professor Rajesh Nair is a man on a mission “to reach one million students and create 100,000 entrepreneurs in 10 years". In conjunction with Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Centre's (MaGIC's) Innovation Week, he delivered a talk entitled "Creating 10x Entrepreneurs in the Future". ...
  • Enough with 'soft' and 'hard' skills—Let’s get Smart and Sharp instead Enough with ‘soft’ and ‘hard’ skills—Let’s get Smart and Sharp instead - When Loredana Padurean, a co-author of this article, shared her concern that she might not have the right skills to co-lead the startup Asia School of Business (ASB), her former boss responded: “The job is easy; the people are not.” While her initial worry was that she didn’t have enough… ...
  • Melati Nungsari Finding the perfect match? Focus on fit - ASB Assistant Professor Melati Nungsari began her research of matching markets in an unconventional way: through signing up for dating websites. ...