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The Asia Pacific region has overtaken Europe on M&A deal volumes by some margin.

Asia Pacific M&A market activity on the rise

The Asia Pacific region cemented its position as the world’s second largest merger and acquisition (M&A) market in 2013 and outbound Chinese M&A activity is likely to increase in 2014, according to a global professional services firm. Last year, acquirers in Asia Pacific enjoyed their best performance since the 2008 […]

Good leaders grow revenue

Strong leaders grow revenues twice as fast

Organisations with the strongest leaders have nearly double the revenue growth compared to those with weaker leaders, according to CEB. However, most leaders lack the full complement of skills to thrive in today’s rapidly changing work environment, and CEB said organisations must adjust their approach to leadership and develop leaders […]

LEGO’s 5 keys for improving cultural fit

Culture fit is a critically important element in LEGO’s hiring process, according to its local HR head, who said the company puts final candidates through a “top secret activity” to get them out of their comfort zones and assess their ability to think outside the box. The activity, which involves […]