Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) Taiwan General Manager Elbert Man’s people-centric outlook on life and work is a perfect match for the pharmaceutical industry. Man emphasizes transparency, respect for boundaries, and healthy debate as essential to fostering high-performing teams, a philosophy that has helped him advance through several country manager roles at international pharma companies.   Outside…

As global brands increasingly incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria into their business strategies, many are also looking to ensure that their supply chain partners also follow sustainable practices.  Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with competitive ratings could use this advantage to gain an entry ticket into global supply chains, says Michelle Sun, general…

Since Westin Tashee Resort General Manager Jan-Hendrik Meidinger arrived in Asia 23 years ago, he has consistently striven to understand others without making assumptions. His 30 years of experience spanning six countries has taught him about what truly matters in the complex and ever-changing hospitality industry, and he takes joy in coaching new talent. From…

The lucrative industry of hand-shaken tea beverages has received attention from the Taiwan government, human rights groups, and the island’s many entrepreneurs. But with the growing politicization of the businesses that make these drinks, a “good cup of tea” has taken on a new meaning. Taiwan tea – above all, high mountain tea, known as…

Taiwan this year experienced its steepest economic growth in more than a decade. But a slower pace is expected in 2022 due to the higher base, more normalized demand, and supply chain adjustments. Despite semiconductor shortages, shipping logjams, energy price hikes, and the uneven distribution of coronavirus vaccines, the global economy in 2021 has bounced…