Articles by Wai Yee FONG

New Research Report: The (Uncertain) Future of Work

New research from INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute and Universum examines hybrid and virtual work plans across globe A new global study from INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute and Universum investigates the question facing employers all over the globe: What is the right mix of in-person and virtual work in a post-COVID era? Specifically, the research looks at […]


INSEAD TECH TALK X DBS “Taking Banking out of Banking”

In 2021, leading UK-based financial publication Euromoney awarded DBS with the “World Best Bank” and the “World’s best digital bank” titles. How did Singapore’s (and Southeast Asia’s) largest bank win such accolade in a sector relentlessly challenged by fintech disruptors? Join the conversation with Annet Aris, Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy & Member of the […]


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NEW! Emerging Markets Thought Leadership 2021 #1

Featuring leaders & experts who share insights on business management, economic development & social progress in the emerging economies. Views expressed are the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the views of INSEAD EMI. Follow the latest quotes on Twitter


Webinar: Southeast Asia – Navigating the Geopolitical Crosswinds

As the world realigns and polarization increases, how will Southeast Asia adapt to the reality of a tense superpower relationship?  Will nations find common ground despite differing national priorities to tackle common threats including the Pandemic, Cybersecurity and Climate Change? Insights from three distinguished panelists: Mr. Ho Kwon Ping, Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings; […]


Virtual Competition: The HUMLOG Challenge

Organised by the Global Business School Network, the HUMLOG Challenge is an international virtual competition, focused on developing local solutions to problems related to humanitarian logistics.  This year, the focus is on Community Disaster Resilience.  In the context of accelerated climate change and population growth, the current trend of frequent major disasters is expected to increase. […]


Webinar “Covid-19 Impact and Implications: Looking Ahead”

Covid-19 has had a disparate impact on lives, livelihoods, companies and economies. Recent research has revealed that certain sections of society and workforce, especially women, have borne a disproportionate brunt. Supported by Abbott, this webinar explores the impact of the pandemic on individuals and companies and delves into three aspects of the solutions that will […]


Smart Finance Series 2021 “Finance of the Future”

  In light of the prolonged pandemic, business models are changing faster than ever before and CFOs need to co-pilot. Will an out-of-sight CFO become less relevant? Join the virtual launch of the report “Finance of the Future: Being a Resilient Digital CFO”, jointly developed by ACCA and KPMG in Singapore and supported by INSEAD […]


Virtual Roundtable “Generation Z” 14 Jan 2021

Virtual Roundtable “Generation Z, Future Skills and the Future of Work” Hosted by ACCA Singapore, this virtual meeting explores the career aspirations of the younger generation today, in the context of changing skills and work transformation.  Roundtable participants from the ASEAN ANZ region, comprising employers, educators, consultants and thought leaders on inter-generational issues, will explore a […]


Virtual Conference: Beyond 2020

Beyond 2020: Is it time for humanity to look at new leadership models? This virtual meeting is organized by Power Women of India (PWI).  Chaired by Dr Vinika D. Rao of INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute (EMI), the discussion will feature views on the world Beyond 2020, focusing on gender equality, sustainable models and business for […]


Article “Exporting Western Rule of Law through the EU”

Exporting Western Rule of Law through the EU By Boris N. Liedtke , INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute Distinguished Executive Fellow It is undeniable that Western culture based on “rule of law” has established itself as the dominant system throughout the world.  This concept not only gave rise to human rights, the right of freedom of expression, […]


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