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Emotional Intelligence and Leadership

In this competitive world, organizations are prone to look at leadership for ways to increase effective performances and productivities. Most organizations invested huge amount of resources into skills development for individuals, especially for those in the leadership positions. The investments were aimed to improve both individual’s and the organization's performance. U.S. employers, for example, spent approximately $5 billion on formal training per year. These spendings, along with high-performance work practices, have been shown to contribute to the companies’ competitiveness. As companies grow and recognize the important roles of training for improved business performance, there are increasing recognitions which effective leaders require - a combination of technical, conceptual, and human skills. Part of these human skills constitutes Emotional Intelligence (EI). EI has become a common phrase in the vocabulary of organizational leaders and managers.
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Penggunaan Model Assure dalam Pengajaran Matapelajaran Pengajian Umum

Rekabentuk pengajaran merupakan satu pendekatan yang sistematik dalam menyediakan bahan pengajaran bagi mencapai objektif pembelajaran yang spesifik. (Yusuf Hashim, 1998). Penggunaannya dalam pengajaran dan pembelajaran dapat membantu meningkatkan pencapaian pelajar. (Sivadasan, C. 2003). Oleh itu, rekabentuk sistem pengajaran (ISD) merupakan satu kaedah yang teratur dalam menganalisis, merekabentuk, membina, melaksana dan menilai proses pengajaran. Kegagalan dalam pelaksanaannya boleh menyebabkan pengajaran menjadi tidak teratur dan objektifnya tidak tercapai.
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Knowledge Fusion in the 4th Industrial Revolution

I was moderating so I always remind myself don’t talk too much. You’re not the panelist. Let them talk. I just set the tone for discussions. I like to share some of my own readings the night before. The theme was Knowledge Fusion in IR 4.0 and how does lifelong learning concepts theories and practices are going to respond to it. Talking about humanizing, I take it to mean that we’re worried of this massive and obsessive commercialization of IR 4.0. We seem to be paying more attention to machines than to humans. High tech but no more high touch. But I said no, the new generations of robots are not like what you have imagined it to be.
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VICE CHANCELLOR ANNUAL SPEECH 2019

University Sustainability: Changing Paradigm ShifWhile change is constant, survival is the rate of responsiveness to change. The future is predictable but remains uncertain and therefore, sustainability becomes the key to survival. University is the conglomeration of the learned in pursuit of knowledge and excellence for the benefits of society. University growth and progress is a journey. It will be a journey towards a Sustainable University built upon institutional strength, academic prowess, financial agility, brand and location factors.
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Redefine Entrepreneurship In The Context Of University Establishment

Entrepreneurship is the most powerful economic force known to mankind. There has been a great deal of attention paid to the subject of entrepreneurship over the past few years, stemming primarily from the discovery by economic analysts that small firms contribute considerably to economic growth and vitality.
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Teaching Engineering – Preparing For The New Frontier Part 1 of 2

In recent years there have been many debates concerning the quality of engineering graduates emerging from colleges and universities penetrating the industry. Majority of the industry players pointed out that recent graduates are not up to the mark. Relics such as “I don’t know what they teach college kids these days” indicates the frustration by the industry people on the poor performance of these new graduates from engineering and technical aspects of work. Institutions of higher learning then reacted by aligning their curricula to be in-line to the industry’s needs and practices by introducing final year projects using work-based learning method, increasing the duration of internship at the industry and even starting Industrialmanship programs as early as second year.
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Professional Engineer Interview: An expert Guide to a Successful Application

Another quality product from DRB-HICOM University written by one of our faculty member who has been in various fields in engineering for more than 30 years. This book is dedicated to all engineers who are applying for professional Interview to finally obtain Professional Engineer Status. Engineers surely wont regret buying this book.
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Innovation in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Era

Organisations and even countries have to continuously innovate. Innovation is not an option but the cornerstone of sustained economic growth and prosperity. The call for innovation has never been more intense and loud.
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Higher Education and The Future Jobs

Assalamualaikum wbt and Salam Sejahtera; I would like to begin this discussion with the purpose of higher education. Although it sounds too basic, but I believe it is fundamental, as what John F. Kennedy claimed to say “Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.”There has been a debate for many years on this particular topic. I personally concur with Andrés Fortino that the primary objective of higher education is and should be the creation of prepared minds.
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