Younger Taiwanese have a very different approach to work than previous generations. Companies are looking for the best ways to adapt. Since the start of Taiwan’s manufacturing age half a century ago, the same ethos has permeated most companies’ corporate culture. Decision-making is concentrated at the top, absolute loyalty is expected from employees, and overtime…

Labor strife has been a rarity in Taiwan. Most unions have been organized within individual companies rather than across industries, limiting their power. And for years under the martial-law provisions that ended in 1987, strikes were prohibited altogether. Based on recent developments in the aviation industry, that labor tranquility can no longer be taken for…

At Bayer Taiwan, Learning from the Younger Generation Just what is the Z generation thinking about? What does holding a job mean to them? What types of entertainment do young people prefer? Many high-level corporate executives have been pondering these questions, but still haven’t come up with the answers. Considering the differences between the generations,…

Human Resource executives are increasingly expected to be a key part of their companies’ overall strategic planning and policymaking.    The responsibilities of human resources managers have been evolving for some time, gradually shifting from a merely administrative function to a far more strategic business role. While traditional human resource management focuses on recruiting and…