Corporate Governance is a process and structure implemented by companies and businesses to achieve business prosperity and sustainability while ensuring corporate accountability, with the ultimate objective of realising long-term shareholder value, taking into account the interests of all stakeholders. In order to realise a comprehensive and rigorous anti-corruption corporate culture, there is an urgent need for Malaysian companies and businesses to put in place preventive measures that reinforce ethical leadership, good governance, transparency, accountability and respect for the rule of law in their operational procedures.
In view of the recent national spotlight on corruption, Group Internal Audit decided to take on fraud as the key topic for our annual workshop this year.
As businesses continue to evolve today, there is more emphasis being placed on ethics in the business communities. Hence, this year, Group Internal Audit took on the topic ‘Business Ethics’ for their workshop instead of the usual bread and butter topics like fraud, internal control and governance issues.
So what is Business Ethics? Continue to read more.
CMS annual management retreat was held this year from 23 to 25 October at Samalaju, Bintulu. This round’s participants were very privileged as this was the first time the management retreat was held outside of Kuching.
A total of 68 employees including the senior management team, secretaries, managers and senior executives from the various divisions participated in this year’s retreat.
During the retreat, we received valuable insights from our esteemed leaders and I would like to use this platform to share my personal experience about the retreat and some of these insights I gained, with the CMS family.
The 2018 Malaysian Budget was presented by our Prime Minister, YAB Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, who is also our Finance Minister, on 28 October 2017. The budget speech contained proposals that were subject to a Bill being gazetted after being tabled at the Dewan Rakyat (House of Representatives) and Dewan Negara (Senate).
As I look back and reminisce during my 1-year experience as a Management Trainee, I am overwhelmed – I don’t know where to begin!
Following the two previous series on ways to achieve a healthier lifestyle and some simple exercises to do at your work desk, let’s talk about healthy breakfast as part of a healthier lifestyle.
Onto our next Healthy Series – If you have no time to participate in any of the physical activity mentioned in our previous article, GREAT NEWS, we have got just the right simple exercises that you can do from your desk.
To quote Mahatma Gandhi, “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of silver and gold”. Without health, you would not be able to enjoy the many fruits of your labour. There are many ways you can consider to maintain or improve your health and stay in tip-top condition.
And so, there is this joke about the love/hate relationship between auditors and clients.
Auditor: We’re coming to audit you soon. Will you guys be available?
Auditee: Sure, you know we love you guys!
Auditee: Well, we hate to see you coming and love to see you going.