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Motivating millennials

Millennials, who are expected to make up the majority of the workplace by 2020, can offer organizations new opportunities. Liana Cafolla finds out how companies are building millennial-friendly corporate cultures to retain and attract future business leaders. As employee reputations go, they don’t get much worse than millennials’. Millennials – generally agreed to be those… Read More Motivating millennials

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Building a statutory transfer pricing regime

The Inland Revenue (Amendment) (No.6) Bill 2017, which relates to Hong Kong’s commitment to implementing BEPS action 13, caused a stir in the accounting profession. The Institute’s tax experts tell Nicky Burridge how certain aspects of the new bill go beyond what was expected yet include positive signs of Hong Kong’s determination to step up… Read More Building a statutory transfer pricing regime

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Why organizations should start design thinking

The market is littered with examples of companies who have had their core business disrupted by innovations from competitors. A key lesson from observing these businesses is that organizations that are able to consistently fend off new entrants and maintain their success must constantly transform or reinvent themselves. One of the hallmarks of such organizations… Read More Why organizations should start design thinking

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Strategy is about more than just technology

Globally, and increasingly locally, there is growing noise about the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), which has led many technology futurists to predict a utopia for humankind while others predicted, paradoxically, that millions of jobs would soon be obsolete and taken over by robots, not to mention the coming apocalypse. However, I believe these views… Read More Strategy is about more than just technology

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Keeping it clean: an interview with Santiago Otamendi

The Financial Action Task Force combats money laundering and terrorist financing around the world. Its President, Argentinian justice secretary Santiago Otamendi, tells A Plus about its current battle plans, and how Hong Kong and the accounting profession can help win the war. Leading the global fight against money laundering and terrorist financing should be a… Read More Keeping it clean: an interview with Santiago Otamendi

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Hong Kong gets real

Last year, the Hong Kong government set out its bold target to double the city’s research and development spending in the next five years to boost innovation. A Plus asks about the strengths and weaknesses of Hong Kong’s current R&D capability and what additional support is needed for technology start-ups to survive in a challenging… Read More Hong Kong gets real