Singapore Essay

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The Republic of Singapore is a City-State island in South-East Asia, off the tip of Malaysia. It was founded in 1819 and became independent in 1965. The city has the third highest density in the world with 5.4 million inhabitants in 2013. The mix of cultures present in Singapore best defines the country. It is composed by 75% of Chinese, 15% of Malays, 8% Indians and 2% occidental expatriates. There are 4 official languages: English, Malay, Chinese and Tamil. Many religions are also present such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and Christianity. It is famous for its street food culture and many parks and forest; the latest name of Singapore was “The City in a Garden”. Finally, the factor that directly defines the country is the harsh regulations…show more content…
Winnifred Heap is the CEO of the Hyflux Engineering India Pvt. Ltd and heads the business development and operations in India. It has focused on the sales of membrane products and providing customized membrane solutions to the local industries. But because of improper supply of clean water Hyflux is thinking of expanding to the municipal space. Gujarat’s government in March 2012 signed a MoU with Japan based Hitachi, Singapore based Hyflux Ltd and ITOCHU corporation. Asia’s largest seawater desalination plant is to be setup in Dahej in Dahej special economic zone. Milind Kumar is the senior managing director of Hyflux Ltd, he joined in this position in Feb 2014. Effective ways of communication, negotiation, team-work, and leadership style with the managers and employees Communication: Singaporeans are very polite, high context, need to save face (Mianxi) and maintain harmony. So their communication may come across as vague. When they say “Yes” it may mean anything from "No" to “May be” to “Yes”. So people from opposite side needs to take cues from the context and read between the lines. Similarly, they use a "Yes/No" style of questioning as they do not want to impose obligations on the other party. When doing business they may laugh or smile to hide shyness, disapproval, anxiety in order to protect face and ensure
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