Top CMIEA 2017 awardee earns spot in IEA nominees list
KUCHING (18 November 2017): The top Chief Minister’s Industry Excellence Award (CMIEA) Sarawak 2017 recipient Samling Housing Products Sdn Bhd will represent the state at the upcoming Industry Excellence Awards (IEA).
According to Malaysia Productivity Corporation (MPC) board director Datuk Abang Abdul Karim Tun Openg, the choice was made based on the company’s evaluation process in accordance to the criteria set by Malaysia Business Excellence Framework and the IEA.
“The CMIEA, held once every two years, identifies good practices that contribute to the Sarawak companies’ excellence which in turn, contribute to the state’s economy,” he spoke during CMIEA Sarawak 2017 company feedback report and sharing session at MPC yesterday.
Figure 1: Abang Abdul Karim (second left) presents the report to a participant, witnessed by Tengku Azmi (left) and Dolhadi.
CMIEA Sarawak 2017 received 20 entries, which were divided further into four categories – micro, small, medium and large. The awards were given out based on scores, which contributed to the selection of recipients of the gold, silver and bronze awards.
Abang Abdul Karim pointed out that the IEA is also internationally-acknowledged. The awards programme is organised by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry.
At the event, Abang Abdul Karim also announced that the practices conducted by the 10 gold award winners of CMIEA 2017 would be documented by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Assoc Prof Dr Azmawani Abdul Rahman, starting Dec 7 and should reach completion by January next year.
Upon completion, the documentation would then be handed over the Chief Minister.
MPC Sarawak director Tengku Azmi Tengku Majid and chief assistant director of State Services Modernisation Unit under Chief Minister’s Department, Dolhadi Marzuki, were also present at the event.[Source: “Top CMIEA 2017 awardee earns spot in IEA nominees list” published by BorneoPost Online
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