Pharmaniaga’s Farshila Emran on Why The Empathetic Leader Is the Best Leader

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Pharmaniaga’s Farshila Emran: The Best Has Bags of Empathy; Man or Woman MD

Pharmaniaga Managing Director Datuk Farshila Emran opens up on her work philosophy. The sole lady boss of a Malaysian GLC says that today’s workplace environment calls for a more intuitive approach to management - one that is largely linked to empathy.

Transmission equipments and pharmaceutical products are what many may consider to be at opposite ends of the business spectrum. So, a career jump from one to the other, would not only be challenging, but a frightening prospect as well. But for Datuk Farshila Emran, it comes down to seizing opportunities when they come along.  “When presented with an opportunity, you can make it a loss, or you can make it great.” “Sometimes, you stumble upon many opportunities and what you...

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