Malaysia is no longer stuck in the middle-income trap, given the steady growth of its gross national income. Yet, Malaysia is confronted with one key question—what type of high-income country will it be?
Malaysia’s leadership troubles could provide a valuable lesson for other middle-income countries on the importance of effective leadership to sustain long term growth.
Najib Razak's term as prime minister of Malaysia is now in its seventh year and there is every reason to believe he will continue to lead Malaysia for a long while yet.
Malaysia’s embattled prime minister seems to be weathering the corruption allegations – and by some signs may even be going back on the offensive.
Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was cleared by the country’s attorney general this week of any wrongdoing after nearly $700m was discovered in his personal bank account. The money was a “personal donation” from the Saudi Royal Family, according to the ruling.
Malaysians are not happy with their work. According to a survey conducted by JobStreet.com in 2012 on employee job satisfaction in Malaysia, 78% of the respondents claimed that they were unhappy with their current job. The reason that they were unhappy is surprising. The survey found that it was dissatisfaction with their scope of work that … Continue reading Job satisfaction and ‘Power Distance’ in Malaysia
As scandal swirls around Malaysia’s beleaguered prime minister Najib Razak, GREG LOPEZ assesses Najib’s prospects of remaining in power.