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From the basement to a global ecommerce business success

By eWave Mon, 12/04/2021 Fatima , eWave
Fatima Said disproves the notion that you need big backers and slick offices to start a successful business. At the age of 16, Fatima built a company with her two brothers from the basement of her parents’ house in Austria. It became the fifth-largest ecommerce services provider in the US in just four years. This was just the start of her entrepreneurship journey. Fatima was prepared for the many challenges early on and has successfully navigated countless technology industry changes. ...

STEM Education and development of engineering identity

Since the inception of Hong Kong in the 1840s, over the past 180 years, local engineers have tirelessly demonstrating their diligence and enthusiasm in contributing their expertise to bring about safe, convenient and comfortable living for our citizens.1 Our engineers have also been rated not only as one of the best in Asia but also being highly recognised world-wide. ...

Awards prove Hang Lung staff set standards

For shopping mall operators around the world, the billion-dollar question: is how to make frontline staff show wholehearted commitment to providing “customer-centric” services, as if it was second nature. Developer Hang Lung Properties has the answer, though. They believe the essential thing is that staff identify with and embrace the company’s vision, mission and values. Once that happens, the customer-centric mentality naturally follows on. ...

【與情緒共舞 ‧ 我的歌】連繫自己:活出夢

由幾時開始,你早上的例行工事就是每天按熄鬧鐘、一邊沖咖啡提神,一邊查看有甚麼新工作電郵呢?又由幾時開始,你連一點放空的時間都沒有,不論是乘車時,走路時,甚至與人約會時,一有時間便拿出你的智能電話查看。 ...

職場的「多元」及「共融」

根據顧問公司McKinsey的調查指出,性別及種族多樣性較低的公司整體獲利會比包容度較高的公司低 29%。同樣,公司性別多樣性指數較高的管理團隊相比這方面指數較低的公司,表現亦比較出眾,用數字來看大概高出 21%。我們可以看到著重共融文化的重要性,管理團隊的多樣性愈高,表現愈佳。而企業擁有多元共融的理念,更能吸引與留住人才。 但事實與數據卻不一樣。根據Josh Bersin與全球800個人力資源管理專業人員的調查所得,40%的全球企業並沒有「多元」及「共融」的策略。76%亦沒有任何這方面的實行目標。75%並沒有將「多元」及「共融」放進管理人員的培訓中。只有 32% 的全球企業要求對員工作出這類型的培訓,而當中只有三份一的公司為經理級別提供培訓。最後,全球只有 22% 的受訪者相信公司在「多元」及「共融」上作出努力會讓員工及客戶更認識這方面的資訊。 ...
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