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Through the Eyes of Tiger Cubs: Views of Asia's Next Generation
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Through the Eyes of Tiger Cubs: Views of Asia's Next Generation (Paperback)

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What will Asia look like ten years from now? Find out by taking a look through the eyes of the Asia's next generation of leaders Following economic booms in Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan the four Asian Tigers attention has shifted to success stories in other Asian economies. However, a number of challenges have also emerged that could threaten the region's development over the next decade. Through the Eyes of Tiger Cubs offers a unique glimpse into the younger generation's view of Asia's future. It draws on the perspective of more than 80 visionary young Asians, who have identified the key issues and who see innovative solutions for areas as diverse as education and labor markets, demographics and healthcare, energy and the environment, and governance and geopolitics. The book's insights are based on a collection of think-pieces from a broad range of young Asians the result of a competition organized by the Asia Business Council, Time magazine, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, as well as additional research by the Council.

The book is unique in that it: * Provides a viewpoint in contrast to the usual perspective of businesses, governments, economists, and journalists * Brings together the responses of almost a hundred young Asian thinkers to the questions "What is the biggest challenge facing Asia over the next ten years?" "Why?" and "What should be done about it?" * Offers policy makers, business leaders, and others who are concerned about the future of Asia a unique glimpse into the younger generation's vision The next generation has a high stake in ensuring Asia's long-term growth. Gain a unique perspective on how the leaders of tomorrow see the future.

BusinessBusiness & managementBusinessEconomicsEssays & WritingEssays & JournalismLiterary essaysPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesSocial forecasting, future studies Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc Publication Date: 12/10/2011 ISBN-13: 9781118094631  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Mark L. Clifford is Executive Director of the Hong Kong-based Asia Business Council. Before joining the Council in 2007, he spent 25 years in journalism, mostly in Asia. Clifford previously was editor-in-chief of the South China Morning Post; prior to that he was publisher and editor-in-chief of The Standard and had senior positions with Business Week and the Far Eastern Economic Review. Clifford is the recipient of numerous prizes for his reporting, including the Overseas Press Club Award for best foreign business reporting for his coverage, as part of a Business Week team, of the Asian financial crisis. He is an honors graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and was a Walter Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University in 1986-1987. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Janet Pau is program director of the Asia Business Council, where she leads research, publications, and member initiatives on a variety of topics related to Asia?s economic development and competitiveness. Before joining the Council, Ms. Pau was Manager at A.T. Kearney?s Global Business Policy Council in Washington, D.C., where she did strategy consulting projects for corporate and government clients around the world and co-authored a variety of the firm's flagship publications. She obtained a BA from Yale University and an MPP from Harvard University.

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