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Serving a New Nation : Baey Lian Peck's Singapore Story.

Author: Kee Beng Ooi
Publisher: Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Dr Baey Lian Peck should be well known, but it is not. Not even among Singaporeans, and especially not among the young. This tells us a lot about a Singapore caught in pathological haste and prone towards ignoring values that do not add to the financial bottom line. The innovativeness of Dr Baey did not only make him a very wealthy man before he was forty, it also made him an indispensable actor in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Lian Peck Baey; Lian Peck Baey
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kee Beng Ooi
ISBN: 9789814345439 9814345431
OCLC Number: 811488596
Description: 1 online resource (153 pages)
Contents: Table of Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgement; Introduction; 1. Born a Businessman; 2. Seeking to Serve; 3. Seeing the Big Picture; Appendices; References; About the Author.

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The story of Dr Baey Lian Peck should be well known, but it is not. Not even among Singaporeans, and especially not among the young. This tells us a lot about a Singapore caught in pathological haste and prone towards ignoring values that do not add to the financial bottom line. The innovativeness of Dr Baey did not only make him a very wealthy man before he was forty, it also made him an indispensable actor in the implementation of urgently constructed national policies. Political leaders such as Dr Toh Chin Chye, Lim Kim San, Chua Sian Chin and Dr Goh Keng Swee picked him to solve pressing pr.

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