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HR Challenges in a Diverse Southeast Asia: Perspectives from Singapore
Monday 06/18/2018 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Relationship Management, Global & Cultural Effectiveness | Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
You will learn how to work more effectively in South-East Asia by gaining insights into this region. 

This session is most relevant for HR practitioners based in North America or Europe as well as those who work closely with HR colleagues based in South-East Asia. This session will highlighted the ongoing HR challenges in this very diverse region.  You will learn why certain HR practices, while common and effective in your region, would need to be tweaked, or totally changed in this region, and could even differ between countries in the region.  You will also hear about the survey results from HR practitioners about what they enjoy as well as what they find challenging when working with counterparts in your regions. This session will help you:

  • Understand and appreciate the diversity of the South-East Asia region.
  • Identify the key differences in the HR maturity level in each of the country in this region.
  • Appreciate the challenges that HR faces in this region.
  • Apply the learning gained in this session to increase the effectiveness of working with HR colleagues in this region.
Chien Ping (CP) Tham, SHRM-SCP, CPLP Photo
Chien Ping (CP) Tham, SHRM-SCP, CPLP, Regional HRBP/senior associate consultant,
Lazada Group/Singapore HR Institute
Henrich Tan, SHRM-SCP Photo
Henrich Tan, SHRM-SCP, Director ,
Academy of Competency Enhancement Pte Ltd
Martin Lee Photo
Martin Lee, HR manager,
Baker Hughes, a GE company/SHRI