How Did the Name ‘Indonesia’ Come Into Being?

The name Indonesia derives from the Greek words Indós and nèsos, meaning “Indian island”.The name dates to the 18th century, far predating the formation of independent Indonesia. In 1850, George Windsor Earl, an English ethnologist, proposed the terms Indunesians — and, his preference, Malayunesians — for the inhabitants of the “Indian Archipelago or Malayan Archipelago” […]

Batas Kepemimpinan

Batas Kepemimpinan SWA Online| January 23, 2015 “Ketika seorang pemimpin yang efektif menyelesaikan pekerjaannya, orang-orang mengatakan bahwa itu terjadi secara alami.” (Lao Tzu) Hari-hari terakhir pemimpin dan kepemimpinan menjadi salah satu isu yang paling penting di kehidupan kita. Kepemimpinan bangsa dengan Presiden baru Joko Widodo (Jokowi). Kepemimpinan DKI Jakarta dengan Gubernur baru Basuki Tjahaja Purnama […]

My View on Leadership

The principle for running and leading any successful business organization is essentially the same. It involves the installation, utilization and expansion of the organization’s resources & capacity, processes, and values. Over extended period (I put the emphasis on ‘extended’ because as researches have shown for a shorter period leadership quality has limited relevance to performance […]