BUILDING PEOPLE: Sunday Emails from a CEO

BUILDING PEOPLE: Sunday Emails from a CEO

by Mun Leong Liew
     
 

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"Building for People to Build People; Building People to Build for People."

"In real estate, the common mantra is location, location, location or timing, timing, timing.  But we think it should be people, people, people. It is people who make decisions on both."

"Building people with right core competencies is important. But they must also have the right

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"Building for People to Build People; Building People to Build for People."

"In real estate, the common mantra is location, location, location or timing, timing, timing.  But we think it should be people, people, people. It is people who make decisions on both."

"Building people with right core competencies is important. But they must also have the right core values."

"We can take calculated market or operation risks. However, we cannot take any reputation risk at all."

"Linking real estate with the capital market is one of the strategies to create more Capital from Land."

"Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE) are part of our corporate culture."

"We have successfully 'exported' real estate overseas."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470822906
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.85(d)

Meet the Author

Liew Mun Leong's distinguished career in both the public and private sectors spans almost 40 years.
He has worked as an engineer and was appointed the Registrar of Singapore's Professional Engineer Board. Mun Leong has also served as CEO of two statutory boards in the fields of industrial research and national standardisation,.and he was elected President of the worldwide International Standards Organisation (ISO).
In the private sector, Mun Leong has led several public-listed companies and is the Group President and CEO of CapitaLand Ltd, South East Asia's largest listed real estate company.
Mun Leong's passion for "building people" and creating the right corporate culture is the cornerstone of his leadership. He frequently writes "hobby emails" to his colleagues and shares his vision, core values and strategy in a simple and sincere way. This book is a compilation of nine years of "hobby emails" to his colleagues.
Mun Leong was awarded the Public Administration Medal by the Singapore Government in 1979 for his illustrious career in the public service. For his performance in the private sector, he was named the Outstanding CEO of the Year in the 2006 Singapore Business Awards and conferred the inaugural CEO of the Year award at the 2007 Singapore Corporate Awards.

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