Seeking Opportunities, Pushing Boundaries


This resource guide was produced in accompaniment with the programme Four Conversations: Seeking Opportunities, Pushing Boundaries. The speaker for the topic is Lai Chang Wen, chief executive officer of Ninja Van.

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This resource guide was prepared in August 2018 by Goh Lee Kim, an Associate Librarian at the National Library, Singapore.


  Hastings, H. & Saperstein, J. (2018). The interconnected individual: Seizing opportunity in the era of AI, platforms, apps, and global exchanges. New York: Business Expert Press. Retrieved from OverDrive.

With the rapid emergence of technology in the world, what is the future of business and work? The Interconnected Individual explores how entrepreneurs, businessmen and employees can seize opportunities and succeed in the digital era.

All rights reserved, New York: Business Expert Press, 2018

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  Flowers, S., et al. (2017). Capturing the innovation opportunity space: Creating business models with new forms of innovation. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing. (Call no.: RBUS 658.4063 CAP)

Capturing the Innovation Opportunity Space explores the emerging business opportunities and business models brought about by the new landscape of innovation, which sees users and communities empowered to bring about change. It also includes a useful set of tools to help those who wish to capture their own innovation opportunity space.

All rights reserved, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017

Zhu, X., et al. (2016). Business trends in the digital era: Evolution of theories and applications. Singapore: Springer. (Call no.: RBUS 658.054678 ZHU)

Is innovation a boundary or a source of new opportunity? Find out from Business Trends in the Digital Era, which identifies 10 mega innovation trends and explains how each trend can hugely impact business and opportunities for shrewd businessmen.

All rights reserved, Singapore: Springer, 2016

Written by Mervin Teo