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Articles from Today's Manager (August 1, 2008)

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Enjoy a meal after the sky trip: the new restaurant at the Singapore Flyer serves Boston fare with an Irish ambiance. Ping, Poon Swan; Yee, Sarah Company overview 1216
Innovation leadership creates high morale and idea-rich environment: innovation is the source of competitive advantage and profits because it reduces costs, raises productivity, improves products, and attracts customers. Wee, David 690
Make a graceful exit: in today's workplace, spending your entire career with one firm is no longer the norm. As opportunities arise, and as needs change, job switches are common. But while many people know how to apply for new positions, not everyone knows how to resign with grace. Ravindran, N. 2112
Making inexpensive voice and video calls: voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) calls have shifted from the PC to compatible residential telephones and now cellular hand sets. Besides individual users, VoIP is also attracting business users with its low costs and new functions. Chris Lewis, Skype's head of strategy and new business for Asia, shares his company's inroads into this segment. Ravindran, N. 1774
Making that shopping experience more enjoyable: experience designers and visual merchandisers have a complete understanding of the interplay between retail processes, technologies, and techniques. They actively use these elements to create a complete retail experience for consumers that is both delightful and profitable. Ravindran, N. 2081
Saving the reefs for future generations: a third of the world's reefs are in southeast Asia. The natural heritage of the region has been severely affected by economic development. If nothing is done, future generations will not enjoy the natural beauty and benefits of coral reefs. Teik, Tan Chee 1070
The power of first impressions: psychologists have long asserted that people make up their minds about those they meet for the first time within two minutes. Thus, the first impression impacts how we develop our interaction with people we meet and it affects our networking and business relationship building. Wellington, Pat 1467
Ways to stay afloat in the changing business landscape: in these changing times, companies no longer operate in the traditional way. This article looks at how employees have to make changes to remain employable and relevant. Hup, Lim Teng 823

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