Corporate leaders can be coached to greatness Rick Yvanovich, founder and chief executive officer of Profiles International Vietnam that provides people assessment solutions, stressed people can become great leaders if they get right education and training. Yvanovich clarified his point in an interview with the Daily after a "DNA Leadership" workshop the company held in HCMC last week. Excerpts: The Saigon Times Daily: How could you say anyone can become a great leader, and what are the requirements for them? - Rick Yvanovich: Extensive research of more than 500,000 leaders over a period of nearly 20 years has shown that there are certain behavioral characteristics that great managers/leaders have. The research has identified eight universal management competencies linked to 18 sub-skills. The competencies are communication, leadership, adaptability, relationship, task management, production, development of others and one of the most important ones, personal development. Since these … [Read more...] about Corporate leaders can be coached to greatness
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At the current exploitation rate, cement producers in the province will run out of on-the-spot material sources in just over 10 years. Hoang Thach Vicem Cement One Member Co., Ltd. annually consumes about 4.2 million tons of stone and 1.5 million tons of clay and additives Remaining materials enough for only over 10 years Limestone for regional cement production mainly located in Kinh Mon district, along the banks of Da Bach and Kinh Thay rivers, stretching from Bach Dang commune (Kinh Mon) to Dong Trieu district (Quang Ninh) with a length of over 40 km, according to the General Department of Geology's survey in 2001. In Hai Duong province, limestone created a series of mountains. Limestone has been exploited to be used as raw materials for cement production since 1971. Large mountains, such as Han, Ang Dau, Ang Rong, Nham Duong, Duyen Linh, and Van Chanh, have been explored for cement production. The total reserves of cement limestone searched and surveyed on Hai Duong … [Read more...] about Raw materials for cement production to be depleted
VietNamNet Bridge - The National Finance Supervision Council (NFSC) has said he can see the possibility of slashing the ceiling deposit interest rate further to 7 percent, thus paving the way for the lending interest rate reduction to 10 percent per annum. Government officials and businesses have become impatient on the slow lending growth. By March 21, 2013, the outstanding loans had increased by 0.03 percent over December 31, 2012, while the mobilized capital had increased by 3.86 percent. 12 percent credit growth rate target is challenging The finance supervision council has noted the interest rate downward trend in recent days; even though the interest rates have been yet become low enough for businesses. Since banks still cannot push up lending, they have been injecting money in the government bonds, which proves to be the most attractive investment channel for them now thanks to the low risk. The existing bad debts remain a big obstacle for businesses to access bank loans. … [Read more...] about NFSC say interest rates can be dumped further to 10 percent
(VEN) - "Problems are not due to the market," Deputy Chairman of the Vietnam Handicraft Exporters Association (Vietcraft) Le Ba Ngoc said in an interview with Vietnam Economic News' Viet Nga on the ability to expand market share and improve the export of Vietnamese handicrafts. The world handicraft market currently consumes about US$100 billion per year, with the American market accounting for US$40 billion (44 percent of the total market share), Japan US$14.3 billion (13 percent), and Germany US$9 billion (8.2 percent). China and India are the two countries offering the most handicraft goods to the world market, accounting for about US$60 billion. However, these two major exporters have experienced a boycott over the past two year due to issues related to labor and social responsibilities. It is expected that Vietnamese handicraft industry will this year see an export value ranging from US$1.5-1.6 billion, equivalent to last year's achievement, accounting for only about 1.5 … [Read more...] about Vietnamese handicraft production should be improved
VietNamNet Bridge - The automobile and motorbike industries are not the subject to any investment encouragement policies. However, the government has been urged to change the current situation, because the development of the automobile production would bring about the development of other industries. The Vietnam Business Forum (VBF), an event which always occurs on the sideline of the meeting of the group of donors to Vietnam, opened on December 3 in Hanoi. And the most important thing of the important event is the presence of the newly set up automobile and motorbike working group. … [Read more...] about Auto, motorbike production to be listed as high technologies?