'Three ions professor' shares thoughtsCentral Station | Nov 15, 2017
He said good management was based on "vision, execution and communication."
To manage a corporation, one has to have a broad vision, swift execution and well-rounded communications, he said.
After taking up the post of chairman last year, Ma said he shared his insight with about 1,000 managerial staff at the railway company.
Having put the concept to practice, Ma said it allowed the MTRCL to expand its business overseas.
Local designer Kan Tai-Keung and businesswoman Marjorie Yang Mun-tak were also given the title of professor of practice. Yang is an Executive Council member, while Kan is a board member of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority.