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The following is an adapted excerpt from the chapter, “People-to-People Connections in a Transforming Asia”, by Zach Przystup, from the CALI Press-published book: Experiencing Asia: New Perspectives. Zach shares his encounters with two North Korean defectors and his insights on the importance of information as a means for political reform in North Korea.
The following is an excerpt from the chapter, “Macroeconomics, Progress and Asia”, by Vivian Yuhang Wang, from the CALI Press-published book: Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in Asia. Written in 2015, Vivian shares her insights through her encounter with Young Malaysians, foreshadowing themes of what observers are calling a “New Malaysia” in 2018.
Raymond Ko, a Trekker from Asia Leadership Trek 2014 shares a story about his friend in China who learns to cheat creatively rather than doing his work creatively.
Zach Przystup recounts his experiences on the Asia Leadership Trek, when Trekkers visit the DMZ in Seoul and listened to the deeply personal and harrowing stories from North Korean Refugees.
Inspired by the Asia Leadership Trek 2014, Zhoulai Zhu deliberates about the biggest challenge for Shanghai in the next decade, despite the rapid development over the past thirty years.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution presents both challenges and opportunities, as well as important implications on individual and organizational leadership.
Effective political leaders tell stories that inspire and move people. And it is only by tapping into the wellspring of leadership communication that this can be done.
The common misconception is that creative people are born. But creativity is about deeper design work that solves complex problems through creative problem solving.
Vietnam's socio-economic growth seems unstoppable. But the fledgling nation still needs a brand of leadership that takes into account complex issues and realities.
Red and blue flags are up, it's Malaysian independence day! This year, there seems to be a stronger sense of hope and optimism in the new government.