Monday, October 18, 2021

Mohammad Medan Abdullah

A cry for an alternative paradigm

I would hazard to opine that every right-thinking person would subscribe to the evident truth that the environment is undergoing a major change. It is a change for the worst, and fast becoming a present and imminent danger to all...

The conundrum of cross-legal culture

My former lecturer at the Faculty of Law, Universiti Malaya, Dr Alima Joned, was a panelist at the recent webinar, jointly organised by my law faculty alumni, PARFUM, and The Honorable Society of Middle Temple and The Malaysia Middle...

The frame of things

In a world of colours and multiple shades, of different tones, sounds and musical scores, of the exotic and esoteric, and of the fantastic and the beautiful, we have traded it all for the blase, debased and the unimaginative. We...

Leadership development — timely and impactful conditioning

To have an intensive immersion in a world class business school environment, in a timely manner for the aspiring top executive, is a useful intervention to ensure impactful and effective leadership. Timely, in the sense that the requisite conditioning...

Key role of LNG in Asian energy market

The global energy market dynamics will see Asia rising as the primary driver of the global demand growth in energy into the foreseeable future, with liquified natural gas (LNG) playing a pivotal role in meeting that energy need. As a...

Reflections on the eve of 58th Malaysia Day

On anniversaries, we tend to make heroic vows and promises which we can't keep. Perhaps our intent is sincere and magnanimous but more often than not, we’ll find out on the anniversaries that follows that we are more disappointed...

Of the unexpected in London …

Probably not many Malaysians have seen, let alone held in their hands, the original copies of the Malaysia Act 1963 and the Independence of Malaya Act 1957 — both laws enacted by The Parliament of the United Kingdom which...

Pandemic — an opportunity to press the re-set button

Will 2015 ever be noted as the year Ebola was decisively downgraded from a lurid horror meme to just one of many commonly treatable diseases? – TK Naliaka, author Since March 2020, our world has been turned upside down, thanks...

The logjam that we are in

I am somewhat bemused by the word logjam. Here’s the story that triggered this present dalliance with the word. Last Sunday, August 22, a friend from Sibu forwarded some pictures of the massive logjam on the Batang Baleh. It must...

Charismatic Leadership: Driving success and prosperity

No one disagrees that good leadership is key to organisational effectiveness and social and economic prosperity. But the one-million-dollar question is — what makes for a good leader? If you were to ask Top HR professionals in global organisations what...
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A cry for an alternative paradigm

I would hazard to opine that every right-thinking person would subscribe to the evident truth that the environment is...
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