By Salbinous SaribunTUESDAY, 13 OCTOBER – A Leadership and Management Talk by the Chief Executive Officer, Inland Revenue (LHDN) Malaysia, Col (K) Professor Tan Sri Dr. Hj Mohd Shukor Hj Mahfar received overwhelming response from Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) staff.
With the theme, ‘Driven by Vision, Fuelled by Creativity and Innovation’, the two-hour talk was very motivating and inspiring without giving room for boredom.
Tan Sri Mohd. Shukor shared in experience on creative and innovation approach at LHDN had shown marked improvement in their organisational performance, particularly in improving tax collection and productivity.
He also revealed the secrets behind his leadership and management techniques he practiced that made LHDN staff adopted him to be their idol and a source of inspiration.
“I practice the theories of Sun Tzu that says, ‘In order to win a war, you must first win the heart of your soldiers’,” he said in his cheerful tone, at Dewan Bankuasi (Banquet Hall).
He also witnessed the launch of UMS Vice-Chancellor Autobiography Book, Professor Datuk Dr. Mohd. Harun Abdullah entitled ‘Sebuah Perjalanan dari Desa ke Puncak Menara Gading’ (A Journey from a Village to the Ivory Tower).
The book which tells the story of Datuk Harun from his early days to his present achievement, was launched by the Chairman of UMS Board of Directors, Tun Zaki Tun Azmi.
At RM35 a copy, the book can be purchased through UMS Publisher.
Also present at the ceremony were members of UMS Board of Directors and Principal Officers of the university. – (fl)
Photo: Johaidi Ismail