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Press ReleaseFebruary 19, 2019
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SAP Concur Appoints Andy Watson as Senior Vice President & General Manager...
SINGAPORE — February 18, 2019 – SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the appointment of Andy Watson as Senior Vice President & General Manager for SAP Concur, Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) and Greater China. Watson succeeds Nick Evered, who has...

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The secret to successfully scaling up culture is letting go
I believe that getting culture right is the key to business growth. But at the same time, growth also poses the greatest risks to culture. It is relatively easy to foster openness, warmth, and genuine trust amongst a small group of people – but...

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Asia’s growth ceiling - and how to break it
When working with customers around Asia, I’ve noticed that most businesses have a real desire to adopt the latest digital solutions. They want to grow fast, and they appreciate how the efficiency and scalability of automated, self-service SaaS...

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business travel
Your company’s future begins with the right story
My colleague Carl has a reputation for big ideas…the sort that challenge everything you think you know about corporate travel. He’s just shared one of those big ideas in a post where he muses how SAP could possibly become the world’s largest...

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business travel
SAP: The world’s largest travel company?
I recently read about how the rise of ultra-long-haul flights is driving down the costs of conventional routes – and giving corporate travellers some interesting new choices. Some will go with the conventional routes because they’re more...

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Do you have the time to be a good leader?
My colleague Laura has hit upon what could be the best leadership trick I’ve ever encountered. In her latest writing, she’s shared how all it takes to recognise any person’s contribution is a simple email from top management saying, “thank you”,...

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The one email leaders should send every day
I’m not a big fan of competition. A lot of businesses use it to motivate their people to do better, but it also inevitably demoralises the ones who don’t make it to the top of the top. It’s a zero-sum game where nobody wins in the long run. I’ve...

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Why the best leaders put people first, their positions second...and your...
Asian culture is very big on tradition. Sometimes it’s harmless…but sometimes it’s not. And there is one tradition I absolutely do not agree with in the office: top-down hierarchy. This tradition has many names: guanxi, “giving face”, even the...

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travel & expense trends
Low-cost carrier, or full-fare care?
My colleague Carl’s just written a post about the “unhealthy addiction” of Asian travellers: bargain-hunting. From Carl’s observation, it’s common practice for business travellers to call, and call, and call again just to drive the price of their...

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