4/16/2009

Aware's new chief from DBS

The new committee of Aware is headed by a VP from DBS, Josie Lau Meng Lee. The team looks very able and respectable. Why is it that so many comments have been made which in a way have pronounced them guilty or with ill intent? Why is it that people only think of the negative, that these people are up to no good? Guilty before proven! Anyway, looks like Josie may not be able to continue with the appointment as the President of Aware. An official statement from DBS in Today said, 'DBS Bank requires all employees to obtain approval before running for or taking on an external appointment,...It had informed Ms Lau prior "to the Aware election" last night that, although the bank supported her involvement in Aware as council member in her own personal capacity, it was however "not supportive" of her intent to run for president of Aware, a spokesman told Today late last night. "We believe that as a VP in DBS, she already has a challenging job with many responsibilities and the role of president would demand too much of her time and energy."' This is a very reasonable position to take. No matter how talented a person is, wearing two hats or too many hats will definitely affect the quality of work of the person. How could anyone really think that he/she is so talented to wear two important hats, let alone 5, 10 or 20 hats? It will only dilute their attention to what they can do to each job.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Why are the MPs holding so many directorships, so many hats.

Why are ministers holding so many hats?

How can they be expected to perform well? Same logic isn't it?

They tell us it is their ability for multi-tasking when it suits them. But for other lesser mortals, it becomes a problem of wearing too many hats?

Heads they win and tails we lose!

Fed-up Bean.

redbean said...

there are beans, talents, super talents, immortals and demigods... and of course fed up bean.

welcome to the blog.

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