Tag: higher

Asia’s impact on global higher education

(Source: news.nus.edu.sg) Prof Tan speaking at the Higher Education Policy Institute’s 14th Annual Lecture (Photo: Leah Kelton, Whispers of Light Photography) NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan delivered a keynote lecture to higher education leaders in London on 7 December in which he underscored the need for academic institutions to […]

Battlegrounds, Please Fix This Awful Bra

(Source: kotaku.com) Battlegrounds recently changed their female underwear texture to remove visible labia, and that’s great. I still have one gripe though. The bra texture in Battlegrounds is just egregiously, obviously bad. If you play Battlegrounds, you will see the underwear textures at least once. You start off […]

The Case for Investing More in People

(Source: hbr.org) There is a virtuous cycle between productivity and people: Higher levels of productivity allow society to reinvest in human capital (most obviously, though not exclusively, via higher wages), and smart investments result in higher labor productivity. But the cycle is broken. Productivity in most developed economies […]

The GJS Can Take Lessons from TPS

(Source: hbr.org) The Good Jobs Strategy, or GJS — an approach to improving productivity and customer satisfaction in retail and other service industries — works. But the system, which involves paying frontline workers more, providing them with predictable schedules, offering them career opportunities, and supporting them with a […]