On 5 May 2014,Tan Sri Dato’Sri Liew Kee Sin was assign as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Eco World Development Group Berhad . On 20 March 2015 , he is one of board of director position as a Chairman of the organization.
Tan Sri Liew started his career as a banker in a local merchant bank in 1981. After gaining 5 years of experience in the banking industry, he ventured into property development. Following a reverse takeover of S P Setia Berhad, he was appointed as its Group Managing Director in May 1996 and continued to helm S P Setia Berhad as its President and CEO for the next 18 years until 30 April 2014.
In mid-2012, Tan Sri Liew led the Malaysian consortium of S P Setia Berhad, Sime Darby Berhad and Employees Provident Fund Board in successfully bidding for the Battersea Power Station site in London, United Kingdom and was appointed as the first Chairman of the Battersea Project Holding Company in 2012, a position he held until September 2015.
Tan Sri Liew has won numerous corporate and industry awards for entrepreneurship, philanthropy and for showing exemplary leadership in building businesses and creating value.
ROLES OF MANAGEMENT
i. Interpersonal roles
Interpersonal roles can be defined as managers are responsible to involves relationships with members of organization and other constituents such as subordinate,supplier or other.The three interpersonal roles played by the manager are figurehead,leader and liaison.For example Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin was create the cultural diversity in his teams so the employee can works well and also create further strong relationship between leaders and employees.He living up the vision, encourage teamwork and inculcate motivation among employees as a leader in organization.
Figurehead meanings that the manager roles to performs several task as a symbolic or ritual-shaped tasks like attend presenting certificates, delivering awards and signing official documents.Tan Sri Liew Kee Sin is one of important person to attend exchanging documents with Zepp Hall Network Inc president Satoshi Senoo in a ceremony at Kuala Lumpur yesterday as a figurehead.
The task of the manager is to direct, coordinate and motivate workers to implement the task and work.The managers need to ensures that the performance complies with the organization planning and goals.
Manager responsible to maintain networking either in the organization or member of constituent.For example,Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin always spend time for an hour to speak to employees and ready to listen to new ideas and discuss with member of organization.He also to explain why and help employees to arrange the values of the companies to increase the employee self motivation.
II. INFORMATIONAL ROLES
Informational roles meanings that the manager’s responsibility to gathering and spread the information to the party that involve in organization.Informational roles include monitor,disseminator and spokesperson. Tan Sri Liew Kee Sin was announce another ambitious target for 2013 RM5.5bil in total sales during the press conference to presen S P Setia’s 2012 financial results.
The monitor is functional to finds information inside or outside organization about certain issues that are related and comprise direct or indirect effect.
Disseminator means announce the information that is obtained from internal and external to the high authority members of the organization.
Spokesperson is epresents units or departments to provide clear information to top management in the organization or communicate with individuals members outside the organization.For example on 15 Dec 2017 Dato’ Sri Liew Kee Sin was announce that Eco World was achieved the sales target worth RM4 billion from Malaysian projects in FY2017.
III. DECISIONAL ROLES
Decisional roles can be define as a process when the manager need to identify the problem and solve it by take an action by choose an alternative .For example,Tan Sri Liew Kee Sin was make decision to develop remote area at Setia Alam by making an innovation and transform to the modern and luxurious township and became the iconic development project of the Battersea Power Station in London.
People who combine factors of production to introduce something new, capitalize business opportunities, generate business ideas, create an innovation and risk.
The resource allocator plays a important role of distribute all of resouces in the organization and approve significant decision Tan Sri Liew Kee Sin as a representative off Eco World International Bhd (EWI) signed an agreement with UK-based developer Be Living Holdings Ltd to jointly develop 12 sites in the UK with an estimated GDV of 2.6 billion target to promoting greater economic and financial integration for greater market access and more efficient resource allocation.
Negotiation is manager functional to representing organizations in negotiations involving jurisdictions with
Tan Sri Liew Kee Sin had a negotiation with Willmot Dixon’s company to to buy a 70% stake in the 12 projects in U.K.
I. CONCEPTUAL SKILL
Conceptual skill is ability of management to analyze the overall of organization by making strategic planning and integrate relationship between department in organization to achieve the goals.Liew Kee Sin set an objective is to set a new benchmark in terms of concepts, ideas and designs for branding purposes by capitalize of 4,000 acres in Shah Alam also in Semenyih, Selangor, and Batu Kawan, Penang, on a smaller scale.
II. HUMAN SKILL
Human skill is the ability to communicate with members of organization such as motivatation and manage conflict in the organization.For example,Tan Sri Liew Kee Sin have a dialogue sesstion held in every morning. He give empowerment to employees to propose workable ideas that would help improve operations and systems of organization by make open feedback and discussion . The two-way communication assists him in building up a strong team of dedicated people who are willing to work with him.
III. TECHNICAL SKILL
Technical skills are the abilities to handle and have high knowledge about procedures of daily activitiy.
FUNCTION OF MANAGEMENT
The process in which the manager determines the goals to be achieved and determines the most appropriate action to take at all levels of the organization to achieve the organization’s goals.For example by Liew and his team planning to list Eco World International Bhd (EWI) as a SPAC (special-purpose acquisition company) by inject the three properties into Eco World Investment, which will be the vehicle for the proposed SPAC.
Organizing help manager to organize and allocate organizational resources to complete the tasks assigned efficiently and effectively to achieve organizational goals . For example,Liew Kee Sin doesn’t put the differentiation of gender as a barrier in the organization and EcoWorld for its Professional Women’s Network (PWN) was launched last year in conjunction with International Women’s Day.
Leading can help managers try to influence the behavior of employees so that they can perform tasks effectively and efficiently to achieve organizational goals.For example,when the property market was hit the hardest,Liew kee Sin lead team of Eco World to especially seniors while the younger staff, he put emphasis a lot of learning and growth sessions as we place a lot of emphasis on improving their skill sets because want to engage his staff as positively as possible
The process by which the manager monitors the current performance and takes corrective action to ensure that the end result of the work is achieved as planning.For example,when Liew Kee Sin did Willmott Dixon Holdings Ltd projects to develop 12 sites, he always spoke to every staff member to be ready in one month for new business plan and he monitor the first batch of the most 20 senior staffs spent one week here.