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Board Guide
How does a Board fulfil its dual role of performance and conformance? What are the roles of the Board vis-à-vis management when developing and implementing corporate strategy? How should the Board engage shareholder activists, proxy advisors and the media, if at all? The answers to these questions, and more, are found in the Board Guide, which provides comprehensive coverage of the regulatory and practical aspects of corporate governance. This book is part of a series of Corporate Governance Guides produced by Singapore Institute of Directors and published by Write Editions.
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Board Risk Committee Guide
Different companies have different committees for risk management – Management Risk Committee, Board Risk Committee, specialised Board-level risk committees such as Health and Safety Committee, and so on. How should a company best structure its governance of risk? How can a company express its risk tolerance or appetite and communicate that internally and externally? The answers to these questions, and more, are found in the definitive Board Risk Committee Guide. This is part of a series of Corporate Governance Guides produced by Singapore Institute of Directors and published by Write Editions. Read more
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Remuneration Committee Guide
How much, and how should CEOs be paid? Should shares be used to remunerate employees and directors? If so, what are the risks and risk management issues to consider? The answers to these and other questions can be found in the definitive Remuneration Committee Guide. This is part of a series of Corporate Governance Guides produced by Singapore Institute of Directors and published by Write Editions. Read more
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Nominating Committee Guide
Why is gender diversity – or for that matter, board diversity – important for an effective board? How does an independent director suddenly lose his “independence” after nine years on the Board? How do the directors remove the Board Chairman? The answers to these questions and more are provided in the definitive Nominating Committee Guide. This is part of a series of Corporate Governance Guides produced by Singapore Institute of Directors and published by Write Editions. Read more
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Resource Guide
The Corporate Governance Guides for Boards in Singapore is a series of Guides developed to help Boards and directors of Singapore-incorporated companies discharge their duties more effectively.This Resource Guide provides readers with an overview of all seven Guides in the series, as well as useful navigational tips for both the online and printed versions. Read More
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Audit Committee Guide
What are the differences between an internal and external auditor, especially with regard to auditor independence and the regulation of their professions? How can the AC reduce the risk of non-compliance with accounting standards and respond to regulatory reviews, such as those under the FRSP? What are the differences between interested person and related party transactions, and what are the associated duties of the AC? The answers to these questions, and more, are found in the Audit Committee Guide, the definitive guide to the roles, duties, challenges and leading practices of ACs. Read More
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Essentials of Counselling Competencies
A counsellor’s self-awareness and understanding of what counselling is (and what it is not) are foundational for a beginning counsellor’s learning journey. In this practical guide, four authors have assiduously tapped on their considerable expertise and experience to bring readers some of the most critical competencies any counsellor should aspire to acquire. These include: Knowing Yourself • The Six Cs of Counselling • Capitalising on the First Interview • Microskills in Counselling • Ethics in Counselling • Therapeutic Boundaries • Recognising Mental Disorders for Counsellors Read more
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Gerontological Counselling
Gerontological Counselling
This handbook is a trainer’s guide to counselling elders and their family members from Asian backgrounds. It places emphasis on ageing processes and issues, counselling older persons and their families, and culture-specific factors which affect the experiences of older persons. Read more
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Counselling Older Adults
Counselling Older Adults
Gerontologist Helen Ko provides an overview of the issues in later years, and presents a research-based, indigenous model for counselling older persons. Incorporating the cultural, religious, socio-economic and political environment of the Asian context and the Singapore society, this book offer readers many insightful principles, practical strategies and a framework for counselling seniors and facilitate general readers to age with grace and dignity. Read More
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Mental Health of The Elderly
Mental Healthcare of The Elderly
Mental healthcare in many Asian countries mirrors the British model, which in the past was focused on the large mental asylum but now has a community emphasis. Geriatric Psychiatry books in libraries and bookshops are mainly from Britain and North America. In recent years, Asian countries have begun to rethink, reorganise and introduce innovations to improve their mental health services. Mental Healthcare of the Elderly contains some of these new ideas and is a primer for health professionals who are involved in the care of elderly people with mental health problems like depression and dementia. Read More
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Ageing Baby Boomers
Ageing Baby Boomers
The baby boomers have come of age – the first cohort born in 1946 is now 65 years old. This book is, in essence, a quantitative and qualitative study of the collective experiences of the lives of 40 young lads in a small Malaysian town who were from the same school in 1964, and another group of baby boomers in Singapore. Written from an Asian perspective by Professor Kua Ee-Heok, its pervasive themes are mental resilience, the ethical mind and life satisfaction. Read More
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Eat. Muse. Love! 吃吃想想⼆部曲
Catch the duet – an ‘actively ageing’ mother and her daughter – in this unique collection of 50 musings on foodie haunts that comes with a twist. Featuring 100 Chinese idioms and 50 eating places, veteran broadcaster Madam Chua Foo Yong and Toh Mu Qin capture what famous food blogger Miss Tiamchiak praises: “The ultimate foodies’ guide on Singapore local fare.” This book is written in English and Chinese. Read more
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