4 Ways Gender Dynamics Affect Intercultural Conflict in the Workplace

A recent study co-authored by SMU’s Assoc Prof Roy Chua revealed that female pairs work together better to handle disagreements on how work should be accomplished in the workplace, as compared to men, amongst other findings.

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Can the Fast Food Industry Survive Covid-19?

The answer is ‘yes’ if it adapts to the new off-premise and digital reality. Koh Kek Sin, founder of F&B consultancy Ants Franchise Consulting, tells us how.

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5 Ways to Boost Your Business through Influencer Marketing

Like it or not, influencers are here to stay. As more businesses begin to see positive ROI from engaging their customers through influencers, here are five pro-tips on how you can boost your business through influencer marketing.

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Video Conferencing 101 in the New Normal

Thanks to our stint working-from-home, video conferencing is now a vital part of our daily work routine. To avoid committing a major faux pas at your next video call, here are some practical tips on how you can master video conferencing like a pro.

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Dream Big and Work Hard: How to Benefit from an Internship Amidst the Pandemic

Despite having his extended internship at San Francisco-based technology startup Workstream disrupted by the pandemic, SMU Business student Brandon Ong found fulfilment through his work and interactions with the people he met in the new culture.

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Adventures Within the Great Wall

Once regarded as backward and undeveloped, China is today poised to become the next tech and innovation powerhouse. Find out how three SMU students rode on its waves to gain eye-opening experiences through internships in the Chinese startup industry.

How to Make Venture Capital Funding Work for You

From Facebook to Google, some of the biggest brands we know today got their start from venture capital funding. Dr Ang Ser Keng from the SMU Lee Kong Chian School of Business shares how and when involving venture capitalists in your startup can propel it to success.

How to Create an Arts Festival in a Pandemic

SMU’s annual Arts Festival came close to getting called off this year. Creative thinking and nimble planning morphed the festival into a month-long, online artistic showcase centred on being apart, yet a part of the pandemic situation. Read More

Video Conferencing 101 in the New Normal

Thanks to our stint working-from-home, video conferencing is now a vital part of our daily work routine. To avoid committing a major faux pas at your next video call, here are some practical tips on how you can master video conferencing like a pro. Read More

On a Quest to Make Psychology Research Relatable

Brandon Koh (extreme left) with other 2018 SMU Presidential Doctoral Fellowship awardees
In a world increasingly fragmented by the forces of a global pandemic and political uncertainty, the role of psychology is more impactful than ever before. SMU alumnus Brandon Koh shares how he is bridging the gap between psychology and the masses through his passion for science communication.

Managing Corporate Social Responsibility in a Downturn

In a bleak economy, should corporations be canning CSR plans to brace themselves for upcoming losses? Assoc Prof Liang Hao shares why CSR strategies need to be retained in a downturn, and ways companies can adapt their CSR programme to better benefit the community. Read More