28 Sep '11, 2am

Invest, develop human capital for business opportunities: By S Ramesh | Posted: 28 September 2011 1055 hrs SINGA...

Invest, develop human capital for business opportunities: By S Ramesh | Posted: 28 September 2011 1055 hrs SINGA...

SINGAPORE: Singapore's Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said the growth of Asia's business landscape presents tremendous opportunities for companies. He added that taking advantage of these opportunities requires the right human capital strategies. Speaking at the Singapore Human Capital Summit on Wednesday morning, he said firstly companies need to invest in and develop strong leaders. Mr Goh noted that Singapore does this for the political leadership and public sector, and most of the larger private sector companies do likewise. But Asia's business environment is diverse and complex because there are many countries with different forms of government and at different stages of development. This presented challenges for business leaders looking to ride on Asia's growth potential. Mr Goh feels that senior executives, whether they are based in Asia or other places, nee...

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