Match Fit: Shaping Asia capable leaders

Match Fit: Shaping Asia capable leaders features ground-breaking research on the level of Asia capability among board members and senior executives from Australia's ASX 200 companies and top private organisations.

The report reveals alarmingly low levels of Asia capability on Australian boards and senior leadership teams, with 90% of ASX 200 companies and 82% of the top 30 private companies not adequately equipped to do business in Asia.

The report was undertaken by Asialink Business with support from PwC and the Institute of Managers and Leaders. It features in-depth case studies of Coca-Cola Amatil and Huon Aquaculture.

The full report is now available to download here Match Fit: Shaping Asia capable leaders.

Media coverage

10 August 2017 - AFR Boss, Patrick Durkin: Asian century: Australian companies score low on capability in region, study finds

12 August 2017 - ABC Radio National, David Pich: Australian business leaders not ready to do business in Asia

14 August 2017 - The Australian, Andrew Robb: Asia key to global business game

14 August 2017 - Australian Financial Review, Patrick Durkin: Lack of entrepreneurs blamed for Asia failure: Mike Smith

15 August 2017 - The Age, Nassim Khadem: Australian executives aren't equipped to do business in Asia: report

15 August 2017 - The Australian, Rowan Callick: ASX firms lack skills to engage with region, says Asia report

15 August 2017 - International Business Times, Dan Perez: Australia's top 200 companies are not Asia ready

15 August 2017 - Business Insider, Chris Pash: Most ASX200 companies don't have a clue about doing business in Asia 

15 August 2017 - Bloomberg, Michael Heath: Aussie firms found 'unprepared' for the Asian century

15 August 2017 - Australia China Times: 澳企200强无法适应亚洲市场 亚裔人才严重不足亦缺乏了解

15 August 2017 - Learning & Development Professional, Brett Henebery: Major Australian companies lacking Asia skills – report

15 August 2017 - AAP, Lisa Martin: Business gets poor marks for Asia skills

15 August 2017 - ABC PM, Jane Lee: Australian businesses lack requisite skills and experience to expand into Asian markets: study

16 August 2017 - Mining Monthly, Lou Caruana: Asian embrace

16 August 2017 - ANZ BlueNotes, Thomas Hounslow: Asia? Not yet

17 August 2017 - The Australian, Rowan Callick: Asia game still eludes Australia Inc

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