February 2009

Lessons Learned in Change Management

After being a project manager and senior adviser to more than 10 projects since 1983, I have learned some lessons of 4 A's that I wish to share with the TLCA community:

  1. In every project there is a necessary ingredient for success, and that is effective change management procedures must be in place. Most projects will entail changes in the way we work, or change in the systems or change in people's attitudes towards work.

Financial Crisis or Market Correction?

Article by Dr. John Vong that was first published in the Investor Bulletin, Sacombank Vietnam, Issue October 2008.

MBA in International Development

With the collapses in Wall Street and the unethical behavior of bankers therein, the MBAs graduates are looking for alternative career pathways.

Mobilizing Mobile Phones for Funds Transfer


An abstract of my paper "Banking in the Developing World":

There are at at least three projects in the poorer Asia, funded by international development agencies, running in parallel that relates to mobile phones for funds transfers. I shall call it MP4FT.