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Business 10 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Spotlight on the role of CEOs

CHIEF executive officers (CEOs) have probably never had it tougher. These days, when they are not being accused of lacking in vision, they are punished for paying themselves too much.

Business 24 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

Key to nurturing future leaders

HORTICULTURAL shows aside, there probably aren#146;t too many business events in Kuala Lumpur where one is handed a packet of sunflower seeds at the door and told to #147;grow tomorrow#146;s leader? today#148;.

Business 16 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Aussie insurance collapse due to culture of mismanagement

A culture of mismanagement and extravagance led to Australia's largest-ever corporate collapse, an independent inquiry said Wednesday in a report urging a thorough criminal investigation into former executives of HIH Ltd insurance company.

Business 15 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Padini all out to grow its brands

AT PADINI Holdings Bhd, where vagaries of teen tastes and latest stiletto styles dictate corporate policy, Yong Pang Chaun cuts an almost unfashionable figure.

Business 20 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Parkland home in heart of KL

IF you were prepared to pay for a house that would cost you more than RM1mil, where would you buy it?

Business 24 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Toy company CEO's suicide comes amid hopes of financial turnaround

The chief executive of Applause LLC was found dead hours after speaking optimistically to a newspaper about saving his toy company from financial ruin.Bob Solomon, 50, shot himself at his Woodland Hills home on Friday, authorities said.

Business 17 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Executives prefer to stay at Asian hotels on business trips

WHEN it comes to selecting a hotel for a business trip, Asian executives prefer Asian brands and know what they want: a convenient location, a good price and in-room, high-speed Internet access.

Business 04 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Hijauan Kiara offering from the Tongs

SELLING a property, especially an expensive one, is not an easy task these days.

Business 09 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

US media executives consider Internet strategies

As they work to come to grips with the Internet, entertainment moguls have a very clear goal: don't let what happened to the music industry happen to the rest of the entertainment industry.

Business 26 Jul 2005 | 12:00 AM

Did Microsoft wipe Apple off the map, literally?

As software rivals, Microsoft wants to wipe Apple Computer off the map. With Microsoft's new Web service for satellite photographs, did the world's largest software company find a way to do exactly that?