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A Comparison Between Leaders and Managers

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I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?
—Benjamin Disraeli


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Back in 2015, Dionis left her high-paying job in a widely known pharmaceutical company in Singapore. Although the benefits provided for its staff is incomparable to her current company that she is working for right now, her decision to resign was due to the autocratic nature of her manager. Currently, she is content working for a small IT company, albeit taking home much lesser than what she was paid before, as her new manager treats her much better. Her new manager does not ridicule her when she asks questions relating to her work, and he involves himself in her career development. Dionis are among a handful of those that left their jobs due to dejection with their bosses whom lack leadership qualities. This is detrimental to the company because high...

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The Effects of Singapore’s Immigration Policy


No country is immune by the effects brought on by globalization. Singapore’s government white paper states that it aims to increase the population size from 5.5 million to 6.9 million by 2030. Although this change is necessary to combat the aging workforce of the city state, it is, however, detrimental to the country, especially the populace who already feeling the impact of the immigration policy.

Firstly, with the increasing number of foreigners entering Singapore within the last few years, one of the areas that are effected by this influx is the labor market. For example, wages are suppressed due to foreigners which are willing to take on lower salaries. These workers are usually from countries with a weak economy, and they will use this at an advantage due their country’s its lower exchange rate against the Singapore dollar. Another example of the effects visible today is the...

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