Exploring The Link Between Emotional Control and Success

  One of the underlying assumptions about success in business is that we have to control ourselves and our emotions. For most of the last century emotions have been a ‘dirty’ word in business. The British stiff upper lip is seen as the pinnacle of control. Emotional Intelligence (for more on EI, read my previous article, Can neuroscience enhance acceptance… Continue reading

RI faces acute shortage of middle managers

Indonesian companies are facing a critical skill shortage in middle management as the lack of talented workers will continue to worsen in the coming years due to a poor educational system and rapid growth of the services sector, a report says. Global consulting firm The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) estimates that the talent shortage in middle level management, which last… Continue reading

Workers need more than a holiday on May Day: Unions

Labor activists have applauded the government’s decision to make May 1 a national holiday starting next year but they called on the government to better uphold the rights of workers in the country. President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono is expected to officially proclaim May Day a national holiday on Wednesday. Chairman of the Confederation of Indonesian Workers Union (KSPI) Said Iqbal… Continue reading

300 buruh tambang batubara dirumahkan

Penajam (ANTARA News) – Sekitar 300 buruh tambang batubara dari berbagai perusahaan di Penajam Paser Utara untuk sementara dirumahkan karena perusahaan berhenti beroperasi akibat menurunnya harga baru bara. Kabid Tenaga Kerja Dinas Tenaga Kerja dan Sosial (Disnakersos) PPU, Sorijan Sihombing, Rabu (1/5), menjelaskan, keputusan perusahaan batu bara untuk merumahkan para karyawannya, karena tidak ada aktivitas perusahaan di lapangan. Para buruh… Continue reading

Muhaimin : Indonesia Desak Negara anggota OKI Tingkatkan Pelindungan Pekerja Migran

Pemerintah Indonesia mendesak negara-negara anggota OKI agar memberikan perhatian khusus terhadap upaya-upaya peningkatan perlindungan dan pemenuhan hak-hak normatif bagi para pekerja migrant. Kerjasama dan komitmen dari negara-negara OKI dibutuhkan untuk mencegah terjadinya perdagangan manusia (trafficking), penempatan pekerja migrant illegal serta eksploitasi dan perlakuan tidak layak terhadap pekerja migran yang selama ini masih terjadi di negara-negara OKI. “Pemerintah Indonesia menekankan pentingnya… Continue reading