Can Asian Companies Be Innovative Leaders?
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Asian companies are not normally known for innovative styles of leadership. Dr. Huy will present an interesting case in leadership at Longfor, a China property developer and a top Forbes Global 2000 company that grew from a start-up into a national billion dollar enterprise. Longfor is run on distinctive management practices which differ from that of traditional Chinese organizations. We will debate whether these practices are applicable to other Asian companies that seek to become more innovative.
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Dr. Quy Huy
Professor of Strategy, INSEAD
Dr. Quy Huy is a professor of strategy at INSEAD since 1998. He is known as a leading world scholar in strategy execution, in particular managing strategic change and organizational innovation by energizing collective emotions and time levers such as timing, pacing, and sequencing of interventions.
Dr. Huy has done executive development, teaching, consulting or coaching for a wide range of profit and non-profit organizations worldwide, including Aerospatiale Matra, Alcan, the Aga Khan Foundation, Alcan, Alstom, Arcelor Mittal, Astra Zeneca, Bell Canada Enterprises, Bombardier, British Telecom, Deloitte, Electricité et Gaz de France, Fiat, Fujitsu, Hewlett Packard, IBM, HIV Aids Alliance, Intesalat, the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent, LG Electronics, Lufthansa, Marconi, Matsushita, Motorola, Petrobras, Phillips, the Royal Bank of Canada, Sasken, Standard Chartered Bank, Siemens, United Arab Emirates Civil Service, United Nations, and Via Rail Canada.
This free lecture is presented by the HEAD Foundation, a Singapore-based think tank focused on education and leadership for development in Asia.