The Devan Nair Institute

The Revolutionary Fighter Did you know, the founder of the National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) was none other than the late Devan Nair. He developed and revolutionised the labour movement with an innovative approach. His revolutionary zeal can be seen from the days when he fervently fought for workers’ rights. When the Public Daily-Rated Unions’ […]

4 Examples of how one hotel improved productivity

On what differentiates a ‘good’ company from a ‘great’ one, I quote Jim Collins: “Looking back on our research, what’s most striking to me about our findings is the absence of a magic moment in any of the good-to-great companies…The real path to greatness, it turns out, requires simplicity and diligence. It requires clarity, not […]

To live in Dubai or Singapore

  Standing in the middle of the metro, the public train transportation in Dubai, after a typical day at work, I felt like I was in “United Nations Central.” I had squeezed into an all-female carriage, designated by law in Dubai where one carriage in every train were for women only while the rest of […]