Malaysia’s new government is still “in the transition phase”, and it needs time to achieve the transformation it has set out to do, said Datuk Seri Idris Jala, President and Chief Executive Officer of PEMANDU Associates. “I think when you […]
Ensure continuous performance improvement by knowing the trends that impact organisations and discovering the right remedies for you. This one-day programme, a collaboration between PEMANDU Associates Learning Academy and &samhoud, will allow you to explore techniques to attain quick and […]
Saint Lucia Prime Minister Honourable Allen M. Chastanet gave an extensive and passionate presentation to the Saint Lucia Chamber of Commerce on Thursday November 15th 2018 as he addressed a packed room of members of the local business sector. The […]
The Industry 4.0 Blueprint or Industry4WRD assessment guidelines to assess manufacturing companies’ readiness for Industry 4.0 has been finalised. It shall be implemented in the screening of 500 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) early next year. International Trade and Industry […]
Honourable Guy Joseph, Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation launched Saint Lucia’s Social and Economic Labs. The lab methodology is a new approach which the government is undertaking to develop and deliver on the Medium […]
How do you develop persistence and resilience to improve your organisational performance? How can you use grit to enhance your leadership skills? What does grit even mean? Seize the opportunity to elevate your success in the workplace and achieve inspiring […]
PEMANDU Associates’ Learning Academy Masterclass returns with a one-day workshop focused on improving participants’ ability to structure their communication as well as develop and deliver compelling and impactful presentations in their engagement with their superiors. This workshop is targeted at young executives to mid-management […]
PEMANDU Associates’ Learning Academy is organising a one-day workshop focused on improving participants’ ability to structure their communication as well as develop and deliver compelling and impactful presentations in their engagement with their superiors. This workshop is targeted at young executives to mid-management executives. […]
At the initiation of the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Big Win Philanthropy is developing a partnership with the Ethiopian government to create 1 million quality jobs for young people. With a large and rapidly growing youth population, generating productive youth […]
As Nigeria’s economic blueprint, Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) is yet to register accelerated impact on the economy, the Federal Government is introducing a Malaysian model to strengthen the process. In the hay days of economic recession, egg heads […]
As the federal government intensifies effort to diversify the economy, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has advocated the possibility of adapting the Malaysian model as part of strategic collaboration to promote Nigeria’s export trade. The Acting Executive Director/CEO of […]
Although Barbados has not been hit by any major hurricanes so far this Altantic season, the head of this country’s private sector today complained that the country was effectively on pause, with the Freundel Stuart administration seemingly on “hurricane watch”. […]
Mumbai, Sep 19 (PTI) The Maharashtra cabinet today approved a proposal to implement Big Fast Results (BFR) method by ‘PEMANDU’ (performance management & delivery unit) of Malaysia to improve the work culture in some key sectors. The Planning department’s proposal […]
Mumbai: The Maharashtra cabinet has approved the planning department’s proposal to adopt Malaysian government Performance, Management & Delivery Unit (PEMANDU) devised Big Fast Result (BFR) methodology for special performance in select areas of school education and sports, public health, water […]
State Public Health Dr Deepak Sawant said that the Malaysian government’s PEMANDU’s BFR will be used for reducing Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) to single digit The Maharashtra government will adopt Malaysian government Performance, Management & Delivery Unit (PEMANDU) devised Big […]
KATHMANDU, April 6: All the ministers, ministers of state, planners and few lawmakers will gather at Hyatt Regency Kathmandu on Sunday to learn from Malaysian experience in handling development projects. According to the program schedule seen by Republica, the ministers […]
PUTRAJAYA 23 JAN 2017: The Prime Minister’s Office today announced that the Performance Management and Delivery Unit (PEMANDU) would commence the final transitional phase of the National Transformation Programme (NTP) work to the civil service over a two-year period During […]
The number of autism cases in Malaysia and the rest of the world has risen dramatically in recent years. We spoke to the Autism Behavioral Center (ABC) to understand what autism is as well as how it can be treated. […]
While oil and gas remain among the top commodities in the world today, there is a growing interest in alternatives to fossil fuels which are finite and in danger of getting depleted. Just last year, the International Energy Agency announced […]
It’s been just over 2 months since the smoking ban was implemented in Malaysia. How have the smokers, non-smokers and business owners been affected since?
Transformation is often on the agenda of many governments and businesses. And with the plethora of talents nestled within these organisations, it begs the question: why do some pursuits of transformation miss the mark? Fear of the road less travelled. […]
Seeing to believe The art of recruitment has evolved throughout the years. Before the internet and social media, the modus operandi for companies was to put out a piece of advertising with a nice headline, coupled with requirements for the […]
Rhonwyn Hagedorn, a little lady with a big heart for the people of Bario. Channeling that love towards teaching and developing the community there, she hopes to open up new means of generating income for the “land of a hundred […]
New Year’s resolutions. Everyone makes them. Few keep to them. PEMANDU Associates’ CEO and President, Dato’ Sri Idris Jala has built a career on turning around companies and helping governments to deliver on their promises. In between his business travels, […]
Mahatma Ghandi once said, “A nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest members.” How are we treating the weakest, the stranger, the children, the ill, the weak and the struggling? The witness of volunteers serving the hungry throughout the […]
Budget 2019 has been the talk of the nation. We spoke to some of our consultants to get their perspectives on where the new budget is winning, where it can be improved, and their hopes for Malaysia Baharu.
By Marc Fong he Sultanate of Oman has had a long and rich history in the fisheries sector, with fishing activities taking place as far back as the birth of the Sultanate. Oman has the longest coastline amongst the Gulf […]
alaysia’s Budget 2019 announced on 2 Nov 2018 has set the pace for the direction in which the country’s economy will be steered by its new government. The budget, which was also the first to be unveiled by the government, […]
Malaysia’s Budget 2019 scheduled announcement on 2 November 2018 is widely anticipated, as it will be the country’s first budget to be tabled by the new government. Much has been and will be debated on the contents of the budget, […]
Farawahidah Yusof is an Associate at PEMANDU Associates. She’s also a serial marathon runner. Find out how her job as a management consultant has pushed her to pursue Big Fast Results in the running world.
By Dato’ Dr Amin Khan and Farah Intan Burhanudin Collaboration between emergency service providers has been increasing in the past few years, especially in the form of co-responses and shared emergency centres. In the UK, Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Fire & […]
By Yong Yoon Kit and Jade Swan E In 2010, the global cruise tourism industry was looking to Asia as a major growth engine, with cruise passenger arrivals growing 7% per annum, more than double the annual international tourist arrivals […]
The son of a pisang goreng and cakoi seller who went on to establish his own website management startup, which now manages over 35,000 domains. A former chief operating officer of a chemical company who left a 20-year corporate career […]
Cheska Tatiana Ridzuan, Arlene Teo and Meor Muhammad are just some of the millennials that work at PEMANDU Associates. Watch our latest instalment of BFR Untold as they share their thoughts on being a millenial in a consulting firm.
By Yong Yoon Kit and Khairunnisa Ghazali Business tourism is defined by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) as “the provision of facilities and services to the millions of delegates who annually attend meetings, congresses, exhibitions, business events, incentive […]
By Adlina Atikah Amran The public sector, traditionally seen as inefficient and bureaucratic, has embraced the importance of transformation in its operations. n recent years, this has seen governments around the world adopting the ‘lab’ methodology as a problem-solving tool […]
Our BFR Untold series sets out to uncover what really goes on behind the transformational projects delivered by PEMANDU Associates. This month, we feature Woody Ang, Senior Vice President at PEMANDU Associates, about his experience working on Oman’s Tanfeedh programme.
By Woody Ang & Alaudden Mostafa The potential remains limitless ining and quarrying have been age-old practices in Oman dating back more than 2000 years. The Sultanate is endowed with a variety of mineral deposits such as chromite, gypsum, limestone, […]
Nestled in an idyllic suburb of Kuala Lumpur bustles an entrepreneur with an amazing zest for life, hope and personal dreams. An ex-banker by profession, Joe Zainul had a desire he knew his 9-to-5 job would never fulfil. Despite working […]
By Dr. Sarinder Kumari & Dhanendra Sivarajah Agriculture quality standards have become imperative not only to ensure safe and quality products but also for farmers to access international markets. s highlighted by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and academicians, tariff […]