“ Excellence is an art won by training and habituation . We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly . We are what we repeatedly do . Excellence , then , is not an act but a habit “
To step into a brighter and challenging future , an organization must manage and overcome their weaknesses and shortcomings sensibly . A major challenge that must be addressed in an organization is the strengthening of business ethics and integrity . Culture of ethics and integrity is in line with the fourth challenge of Vision 2020 which is to form a strong community features of moral and ethics . Culture of ethics and integrity are very significant in any organization to ensure the implementation of any programs are achieved with integrity .
To establish an excellent culture in the organization , Harwood Timber has made it as a mandatory program for its staff to join the Excellent Work Culture ( Budaya Kerja Cemerlang , BKC ) course . On 17 and 19 February 2017 , the last 50 participants ( latest admission session ) attended the BKC 2017 at Borneo Tropical Rainforest Resort , Miri .
A group photo with the Secretariat , Irsyad HR Consulting and 50 participants state wide .
The objectives of BKC 2017 was to sensitize the participants about the characteristics of excellent workers at work , guiding the participants to work more effectively and to bring out their best quality in their workplace and also to improve employee productivity and organizational performance .
The 3 days 2 nights course was attended by all elected staff of Harwood Bintulu , Miri , Sibu , Sarikei , Kapit , Limbang , Miri and Kuching . The participants were divided into 7 groups and a variety of assessment activities were carried out to create a spirit of cooperation and healthy competition among each group .
Early morning workout before the participants go for breakfast .
The program began at 6.45 am and ended at 10:00 pm daily . Schedules and activities are one of the solid training to discipline the participants , while giving them the opportunity to learn and manage their time wisely . The group that collects the highest scores were named the overall winner . Group 2 , Group 3 and Group 5 won first , second and third place respectively . In addition , the secretariat had also chose two of the best overall participants in which judgments are made in terms of their attitude , leadership and various other positive values .
Group 2 , working together to complete their first task of Explore Race
The last challenge of Explore Race was to slide down this water slide before hitting the checkpoint .
During the course , participants were exposed to various classes that taught some of the concepts and importance of excellence to serve as a guideline in carrying out their responsibilities in daily work . The main focus of this course is to establish the participants and educate them to become successful individuals and being productive in their workplace . By the end of BKC 2017 , Harwood hoped that the participants adopt a culture of excellence in their respective duties in accordance with the vision of Harwood which is to become a leading contributor to the sustainable development of timber resources and value added industry .
The winner of overall competition , Group 2 .