Yeow Khoon, Lawrence
LOH, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence Deputy Head of Department
Director, Centre for Governance, Institutions & Organisations
Associate Professor
Department:  Strategy & Policy Office:  BIZ1 6-36 Contact:  (65) 6516-7796 Email:  bizlohyk@nus.edu.sg Curriculum Vitae
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    • Corporate Governance
    • Strategic Management
    • Technology Policy
    • Journal Articles
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2014), "Moving forward, we need positive corporate governance", Corporate Governance Asia, 11, no. 1, 19-20, (Hong Kong)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2013), "Whither corporate governance in Singapore?", Corporate Governance Asia, (Hong Kong). (January-March)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2013), "Whither the board of directors?", Futurist, no.5, 47, (United States)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2012), "Singapore’s transit into the next level of corporate governance", Corporate Governance Asia, 9, no. 1, 10-12, (Hong Kong)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2011), "State of corporate governance in Singapore: Need to uplift the baselines", Corporate Governance Asia, 8, no. 3, 58-60, (Hong Kong)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence and C H Wee (1999), "The Asian economic crisis : Perspectives for a new business order", Global Focus, 11, no. 2, 5-11, (United States)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence and Y S Ong (1998), "The adoption of internet-based stock trading: A conceptual framework and empirical results", Journal of Information Technology, 13, 81-94, (United Kingdom)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence, W Y Yeong, C H Wee, C L Chong and P Ngin (1997), "Fostering total excellence in business education: Assessment perspectives and learning issues", Journal of Workplace Learning, 9, no. 7, 263-269, (United Kingdom)
      • Chang, Z Y, W Y Yeong and Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (1997), "Critical success factors for inflight catering services: the SATS practices as management benchmarks", The TQM Magazine, 9, no. 4, 255-259, (United Kingdom)
      • Byrd, T A, C S Sankar and Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (1996), "Strategies to improve job satisfaction of US technical personnel", Engineering Management Journal, 8, no. 4, 33-42, (United States)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence, C. S. Sankar and W. Y. Yeong (1995), "Job orientation, perceptions, and satisfaction: A study of information technology professionals in Singapore", Information & Management, 29, 239-250, (United States)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence, Venkatraman, N. and J. Koh (1994), "The adoption of corporate governance mechanisms: A test of competing diffusion models", Management Science, Vol. 4 No. 4, 496-507
      • Venkatraman, N and Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (1994), "The shifting logic of the IS organisation: From technical portfolio to relationship portfolio", Information Strategy : The Executives Journal, 10, no. 2, 5-11, (United States)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence and N Venkatraman (1993), "Determinants of information technology investments: Effects of top management compensation and stock ownership", Advances in Strategic Management, 9, 223-246, (United States)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence and N Venkatraman (1993), "Corporate governance and strategic resource allocation: The case of information technology investments", Accounting, Management and Information Technologies, 3, no. 4, 213-228, (United States)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence and N. Venkatraman (1992), "Diffusion of information technology outsourcing: Influence sources and the Kodak effect", Information Systems Research , Vol. 3, No. 4, 334-358, (United States)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence and N. Venkatraman (1992), "Determinants of information technology outsourcing: A cross-sectional analysis", Journal of Management Information Systems, 9, 7-24, (United States)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (1992), "Financial characteristics of leveraged buyouts", Journal of Business Research, 24, no. 3, 241-252, (United States)
    • Books/Monographs
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2015), "Strategic Management Cases", Strategic Management Cases
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2014), "Cases for Strategic Management", Cengage Learning Asia, Singapore
      • Chong, C L, J P Er and Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (1997), "Strategic Planning", Best Practice Case Studies. Singapore: Singapore Productivity and Standards Board. 40 pp.
      • Chang, Z Y, W Y Yeong and Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (1996), "The Quest for Global Quality: A Manifestation of Total Quality Management by Singapore Airlines", Singapore: Addison-Wesley Singapore Pte Ltd, 1996. 271 pp. (Translated in Japanese in 1999)
    • Conference/Seminars
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2017), "Business Integrity in ASEAN: Ethics and Contexts", In ASEAN CSR Fellowship. NUS Business School, Singapore
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2017), "Emerging Challenges for Companies in Sustainability Reporting", In Company of Good Fellowship: Hosted Dialogue and Networking Session with Global Compact Network Singapore. NTUC Centre, Singapore
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2016), "Sustainability Reporting in ASEAN: State of Progress in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.", In Conference on Corporate Governance & Responsibility: Theory Meets Practice. NUSS Kent Ridge Guild House
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2016), "Findings on the Singapore Governance & Transparency Index (SGTI)", In Singapore Governance & Transparency Forum 2016. Mandarin Orchard, Singapore.
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2016), "Reaping Corporate Governance for Better Performance – Have We Missed the Elephant in the Room? ", In CSR and Social Innovators Forum. Suntec Singapore Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2016), "Sustainability Reporting in Singapore: Listed Mainboard Companies and Real Estate Investment Trusts", In Roundtable on Sustainability Reporting: Capability Development and Capacity Building. Shaw Foundation Alumni House, National University of Singapore
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence, Bernas J, Nguyen T, Sim I, Thomas T and Wang Y (2016), "Corporate Disclosure on Business Integrity in ASEAN", ASEAN CSR Network
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence, Muhammad I, Nguyen L and Nguyen H (2016), "Corporate Governance Highlights 2016: Enhancing Corporate Governance in Singapore", Singapore: CPA Australia, Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations, NUS Business School & Singapore Institute of Directors.
      • Lim J and Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2015), "ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard 2014: Guidelines for improvements in Singapore", Singapore Exchange Seminar
      • Lim J and Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2015), "ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard 2014: Guidelines for improvements in Singapore", Monetary Authority of Singapore Seminar
      • Lim, J and Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2015), "ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard 2014: Report for Singapore", Unveiling the Top 100 Singapore Listcos in the ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard (30 Apr 2015, InterContinental Singapore, Singapore)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence, Nguyen T, Sim I, Thomas T and Wang Y (2015), "Sustainability Reporting in ASEAN: State of Progress in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand ", ASEAN CSR Network
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence, Nguyen T, Sim I, Thomas T and Wang Y (2015), "Sustainability Reporting in Singapore: The State of Practice among Singapore Exchange (SGX) Mainboard Listed Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) ", ASEAN CSR Network
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence and J L I SIM (2014), "Presentation on study findings", Accountability for a sustainable future: Launch of the state of sustainability reporting study of Singapore Exchange mainboard listed companies (31 Jul 2014, NUS Business School, Singapore)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2014), "Spotlight on Singapore: Findings on the Governance and Transparency Index (GTI) 2014", CPA Forum 2014 (24 Jul 2014, CPA Australia, Singapore)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2014), "ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard - Results for Singapore", Singapore Institute of Directors. (The ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard-Launch of the 2013 Singapore Country Report, 4 Apr 2014, Marina Mandarin Hotel, Singapore)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2013), "Spotlight on Singapore: Findings on the Governance and Transparency Index (GTI) 2013", CPA Forum 2013 (Invited paper) ( 1 Aug 2013, Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2012), "Spotlight on Singapore: Governance & Transparency Index (GTI) 2012", CPA Forum 2012: Sound Corporate Governance - The Sustainable Advantage (26 Apr 2012, Singapore)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2012), "Corporate governance in the new era: Lessons from the steamboat", Forum on Practical Governance: Realities, Challenges, Independence (17 Jan 2012, NUS Business School, Singapore)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2011), "Corporate governance in Singapore and implications for investors: Indicators and insights", Asian Investors' Corporate Governance Conference (24 - 25 Oct 2011, Singapore)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2011), "Benchmarking for strategic corporate governance - Findings from the Governance and Transparency Index 2011", CPA Forum 2011: The Future of Corporate Governance: From Accounting to Strategy (11 Jul 2011)
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence "Corporate Disclosure on Business Integrity in ASEAN", In SCOPE-Business Integrity Series: Enhancing Corporate Transparency in Commemoration of the International Anti-Corruption Day 2016. Keppel Towers, Singapore
    • Others
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2017), "For Whom Shall Boards Govern?", In Boardroom Matters Towards effective boards
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2017), "Crossing the Governance Chasm: From Assessment to Performance", In Boardroom Matters Towards effective boards. Singapore
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2017), "Sustainability Across ASEAN", SID Directors' Bulletin
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2016), "Beyond CSR: A new wave of corporate reports", Ethical Boardroom, London, UK
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2015), "Corporate Governance Highlights 2015: Pushing Towards a New Frontier", Corporate Governance Highlights 2015: Pushing Towards a New Frontier
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2015), "The crowded agenda of corporate governance", Ethical Boardroom. London: Ethical Boardroom Corporation
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence, Y J Lee and M H Dieleman (2014), "Sheng Siong Supermarket: Building and Sustaining Competitive Advantage ", IVEY Case Publishing, Canada
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2014), "Corporate governance kidnaps board of directors", China Social Science Institute, Beijing, China
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2014), "Board of directors kidnapped by corporate governance", CEC Holdings Group, Beijing, China
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2014), "Corporate governance "kidnaps" boards of directors", Chief Executive China, Beijing, China
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence, B Low, J L I SIM and T Thomas (2014), "Non-Financial Accountability of Real Estate Investments in Singapore: Sustainability Reporting among Real Estate Investment Trusts listed on the Singapore Exchange 2013", Technical Report. Singapore: Singapore Compact for Corporate Social Responsibility & NUS Business School. 22 pp
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence, J L I SIM, V Yang, I MUHAMMAD and T N LINH (2014), "Corporate Governance Highlights 2014: Realising Higher Corporate Governance Standards", Technical Report. Singapore: CPA Australia & Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations, NUS Business School. 41 pp
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence, B Low, J L I SIM and T Thomas (2014), "Accountability for a Sustainable Future: Sustainability Reporting in Singapore Among Singapore Exchange Mainboard Listed Companies 2013", Technical Report. Singapore: Singapore Compact for Corporate Social Responsibility & NUS Business School. 36 pp.
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2014), "Governed globally, ethical locally - A view from Asia", London: Ethical Boardroom
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence, J L I SIM, I MUHAMMAD and V Yang (2013), "Corporate Governance Highlights 2013: Transforming Governance and Transparency in Singapore's Listed Companies", Technical Report. Singapore: CPA Australia & Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations, NUS Business School. 25 pp.
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2013), "Yamato Transport: Replicating Japanese Success in Singapore", Case. London, Ontario: Ivey Publishing. 18 pp. (With Teaching Note (8 Pages)).
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2013), "Corporate governance's impact puzzle", Business Value. Beijing: Beijing All Media and Culture Group. (January. In Chinese).
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence and J L I SIM (2012), "The Board Report 2012: Highlights from Singapore's Governance and Transparency Index", Technical Report. Singapore: CPA Australia & Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations, NUS Business School. 23 pp
      • Loh, Yeow Khoon, Lawrence (2011), "How to cultivate a new type of professional directors?", Business Value. Beijing: Beijing All Media and Culture Group. (In Chinese)
    • Public Administration Medal (Bronze), National Day Award - 2000
    • First Prize , Doctoral Dissertation Competition, International Conference on Information Systems - 1993
    • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, 1993
    • BBA (Hons), National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1985
    • Director, Centre for Governance , Institutions and Organisations, NUS Business School, 2015 - current
    • Deputy Head of Department (Strategy and Policy), NUS Business School, 2012 - current
    • Professor and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Al Ghurair University, Dubai, United Arab Emirate, 2009 - 2011
    • Member of School Advisory Committee, Meridian Junior College, 2006 - 2007
    • Vice President (University and Global Relations), National University of Singapore, 2004 - 2007
    • Associate President, National University of Singapore, 2002 - 2004
    • Resident Fellow, Kent Ridge Hall, National University of Singapore, 1994 - 2003
    • Associate Vice-President, National University of Singapore, 2001 - 2002
    • Director of Corporate Communications, National University of Singapore, 2000 - 2001
    • Special Assistant to Vice-Chancellor, National University of Singapore, 2000 - 2001
    • Special Assistant to Deputy Vice-Chancellor, National University of Singapore, 1999 - 2000
    • Deputy Director & Head, Quality Planning, Office of Quality Management, National University of Singapore, 1999
    • Vice-Dean, Faculty of Business Administration, National University of Singapore, 1996 - 1998
    • Director, Productivity and Quality Research Centre, National University of Singapore, 1994 - 1996
    • Sub-Dean, Faculty of Business Administration, National University of Singapore, 1993 - 1996
    • Deputy Director, Centre for Management of Technology, National University of Singapore, 1993 - 1994
    • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1993
    • Research Associate, Teaching Assistant, Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990 - 1993
    • Member of Board of Governors, Singapore International Foundation, 2006 - 2007
    • Secretary General, Association of Pacific Rim Universities, 2002 - 2007
    • Managing Director and Member of Board of Directors, Centre for Testing and Assessment Pte Ltd, 2000 - 2007
    • Deputy Director of Higher Education, Ministry of Education, 1997 - 1999
    • Accenture, USA
    • Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board
    • Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Japan
    • IBM, USA
    • Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), Singapore
    • Agency for Science, Technology and Research
    • BSP3001, Strategic Management
    • BBP5000, Global Strategic Management
    • BSP2005, Asian Business Environments
    • BMU5008, Corporate Governance , Business Law and Ethics
    • BMA5901, Management Practicum
    • FSP4003, Field Service Project
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