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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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

Surpassing Expectations with the SMOO Challenge

Family of 'SMOO Challengers' prepares for a run
With unprecedented challenges comes never before seen creativity in doing good. Find out how Yeo Bao Shin, vice president of SMU Challenge 2020’s student organising committee and his team overcame hiccups with creativity, and set a national record in the process. Read More

Preventing and Reducing Burnout with Mindfulness

Ever tried pausing to take stock of your thoughts, feelings and environment when you feel completely overwhelmed at work? Associate Professor Jochen Reb of SMU’s Lee Kong Chian School of Business tells us how being mindful can help us cope with burnouts. Read More

5 Real Tips for Sniffing Out Fake News

The proliferation of fake news has cultivated a heightened sense of weariness when we read our news online. But it doesn’t have to be so. Let our well-read SMU librarians offer you some pro-tips in sizing up the next sensational news story that pops up in your feed.

Rising Through the Ranks: An Effective Millennial Manager

After living with the bad rap of being an “entitled generation”, millennials are finally getting a chance to prove themselves otherwise as leaders in the workplace. Digital marketer Sheryl Woon shares how being a millennial helps her to lead with respect and empathy in her job.