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Think Before Outsourcing Human Resources

I have recently been asked by colleagues, both internal and external, why BowerGroupAsia doesn’t outsource its human resources (HR) department. Arguments range from cost-cutting to the rationale “many of our …

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Indo-Pacific Forecast | H2 2022

Below is an introductory letter by BGA President and CEO Ernie Bower on the company’s latest half yearly regional forecast, circulated to clients and prospects to help inform their planning …

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How the Biden Administration Can Boost Ties with ASEAN

With global attention focused on Russia’s war of choice against Ukraine, the U.S. special summit with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has received comparatively little attention. That is …

A small ginko leaf James Carouso