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So you want to be an astronaut?

NUS professor Richard Arvey on working with NASA to design a selection process for the next generation of astronauts.

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All shopped out? How price promotion affects enjoyment

NUS Professor Leonard Lee on the effect discount sales have on our retail enjoyment.


Santa Claus the business model

NUS Business School faculty on the business lessons to be learned from a Santa Claus case study.



Pollution and stock prices: A matter of perception

With China regularly experiencing some of the most polluted air on the planet, what impact does this have on investors and why?


A question of succession: Passing the baton in family business

In emerging Asian economies the question of leadership succession has significant implications for firm strategy and performance.


A proactive path to clean air

Combatting the haze choking much of South-East Asia requires a system-wide approach to target the root causes, says Associate Professor Lawrence Loh.


Taking us for a ride: The fallout from VW’s emissions cover-up

The deliberate deceit in the Volkswagen engine emissions scandal causes shockwaves well beyond Germany and the auto industry.


The rise and fall of Angry Birds: Falling fowl of success

As mobile game maker Rovio cuts staff and ambitions, what went wrong with the once mighty Angry Birds brand?


The VW-Suzuki breakup: Beware the 'perfect' partner

The failed alliance between Suzuki and VW offers lessons in building an effective partnership well beyond the car industry.


'Cataclysmic change': Banking in an era of disruption

Piyush Gupta, CEO of Singapore's DBS Bank, on the technology-driven changes that are shaking the banking industry.



How air pollution impacts workplace behaviour

While the direct physiological impact of pollution is often apparent, less known is the psychological effect it has on our behaviour.


How accepting errors can raise your firm’s performance

Professor Michael Frese on how employing a culture of error management as well as prevention can help firms gain a competitive edge.


Six steps to effective error management

How an open error management culture can improve your organisation's capacity for innovation.