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This collection of articles provides an understanding of how Malaysia’s leaders are applying blue ocean strategy at the national level.
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INVEST MALAYSIA 2016

NajibRazak.com, Malaysia.

April 12, 2016

In the keynote speech at Invest Malaysia 2016, Malaysia’s largest institutional investor conference, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak shared that the country’s National Blue Ocean Strategy is working to break down silos among the ministries, agencies and the private sector in order to ensure all can work together and make the best use of their resources.

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PSC, ESC, MAMPU URGED TO USE NBOS TO SAVE COSTS

The Borneo Post, Malaysia.

January 22, 2016

Three agencies under the Prime Minister’s Department have been urged to save costs through employing National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS). Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, Datuk Joseph Entulu Belaun, who is responsible for the three agencies, said the agencies also share interview centers, ideas and expertise. The three agencies are the Public Service Commission (PSC), Education Services Commission (ESC) and the Malaysian Administrative Modernisation and Management Planning Unit (MAMPU).

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GOVERNMENT BODIES TOLD TO WORK HAND-IN-HAND FOR THE PEOPLE

The Borneo Post, Malaysia.

February 16, 2015

The Assistant Minister of Early Childhood and Family Development has called for government departments and agencies to work closely with one another to ensure that all programs and initiatives truly benefit the people. Rosey Yunus wants government bodies to adopt National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) to help foster closer collaboration across agencies and departments.

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BLUE OCEAN WAY TO RESOLVING WELFARE WOES

Daily Express, Malaysia.

March 5, 2015

Government agencies need to enhance cooperation with other sectors to tackle welfare issues through the implementation of the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS), according to the Community Development and Consumer Affairs Minister. Datuk Jainab Ahmad Ayid said that the efficiency of all parties in responding to recent floods in the Terengganu region showed that NBOS was a successful and effective approach.

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RESOURCES TO BE OPTIMISED IN 11TH MALAYSIA PLAN

Free Malaysia Today, Malaysia.

November 4, 2014

According to a Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, the 11th Malaysia Plan will emphasize the optimal use of limited resources. According to Senator Abdul Wahid Omar, the 11th Malaysia Plan will draw on blue ocean strategy to help guide projects with a focus on high-impact projects that come at low cost. The plan, to be unveiled in May 2015, will also focus on high-impact projects and programs at low cost as well as efficient and rapid implementation, with MyNDS a key basis for planning and preparation of programs and projects.

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BUDGET 2015 – NAJIB’S FULL SPEECH

The Malaysian Times, Malaysia.

October 10, 2014

In his budget 2015 speech, Prime Minister Dato Seri Najib Tun Razak stressed the need for wider dissemination of National Blue Ocean Strategy initiatives. He allocated RM356 million (over USD100 million) for additional NBOS projects in 2015. These projects include establishing four more UTCs and one mini UTC; and accelerating upskilling 5000 trainees through the 1Malaysia Skills and Employability Scheme for the public sector, and 1Malaysia Training Centre for the private sector.

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SAFEGUARDING RETIRED CIVIL SERVANTS

The Sun, Malaysia.

March 27, 2014

The Malaysian government is introducing a new initiative under National Blue Ocean Strategy to safeguard the welfare of retired civil servants, known as the “1Malaysia Retirement Civil Service Support”. This initiative is part of the services for retired public servants, which will focus on a few things like the well-being and welfare of pensioners, entrepreneurship, financial management and health care..

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IMPROVE SKILLS TRAINING QUALITY

The New Straits Times, Malaysia.

January 24, 2014

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has called on Malaysia’s skills training institutes to fully cooperate with government ministries and agencies to improve the quality of the training they offer students. The prime minister urged skills institutes to adopt blue ocean strategy and work beyond their own silos or fields of expertise. “We must cut across this silo mentality so that government assets can be further optimized,” the PM said.

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NATIONAL BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY: CHANGE BEGINS WITH THE WORKFORCE

New Straits Times, Malaysia.

November 4, 2013

1Malaysia Training Centre (1MTC), an initiative to realize the nation’s human capital potential, is another initiative under National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS). NBOS has ascertained that Malaysia’s transformation agenda requires a slew of human capital development programs to ensure the success of the Government, Economic, and Social Transformation Programmes. The 1MTC is a silo-breaking concept that enhances inter-agency cooperation and enables a reduction in the cost of providing training.

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BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY HELPS REDUCE NATIONAL EXPENDITURE – HISHAMMUDDIN

Bernama, Malaysia.

September 23, 2013

National Blue Ocean Strategy implemented across the home and defence ministries has contributed to savings in government expenditure, said Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein. Blue ocean initiatives include the optimization of the Malaysian Armed Forces training center as a training center for newly-appointed police personnel and the Community Rehabilitation Programme.

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NATIONAL BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY: LOW COST, HIGH IMPACT, RAPIDLY EXECUTED INITIATIVES

New Straits Times, Malaysia.

May 20, 2013

National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) was introduced in Malaysia in 2009 to help the country achieve its goal of becoming an advanced country by 2020. Under the NBOS, only the ideas that are low cost, high impact, and can be rapidly executed are implemented. To date, 52 initiatives involving more than 80 government agencies have been introduced under the NBOS, benefiting different segments of the society, as part of an inclusive process of national development.

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NBOS SEJAHTERAKAN RAKYAT (NBOS HAS BLESSED THE PEOPLE)

Harian Metro, Malaysia.

May 20, 2013

Sejajar dengan Wawasan 2020, Malaysia kini sedang mengorak langkah ke arah merealisasikan hasrat negara untuk mencapai status negara maju berpendapatan tinggi menjelang tahun 2020. Sebagai tunjang pembangunan ekonomi negara, perkhidmatan awam sedang giat melaksanakan agenda transformasi negara dengan menggunakan pendekatan yang kreatif dan inovatif. Selaras itu, Strategi Lautan Biru Kebangsaan (NBOS) diperkenalkan sebagai satu pendekatan bagi melengkapi pelaksanaan Program Transformasi Nasional demi pembangunan negara dan kesejahteraan rakyat…

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USE NATIONAL BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY IN WORK

New Straits Times, Malaysia

February 7, 2013

Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr Ali Hamsa, urged public servants to practice the National Blue Ocean Strategy approach when carrying out their work to increase their productivity.

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BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY COVERS MORE THAN 50 DEPARTMENTS, AGENCIES

Bernama, Malaysia.

January 17, 2013

The Chief Secretary to the Government of Malaysia, Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa, said that the cooperation between the police and armed forces under National Blue Ocean Strategy involved numerous departments and agencies and allowed the government to save substantial costs.

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MAKE 2013 AN EXCELLENT YEAR, NAJIB TELLS CIVIL SERVANTS

The Borneo Post, Malaysia.

January 8, 2013

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, urged civil servants to ensure that the 2013 budget is implemented efficiently and smoothly by focusing on the national transformation agenda. The Prime Minister stressed that civil servants place emphasis on the implementation of the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS).

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FIND CREATIVE SOLUTIONS, PM TELLS CIVIL SERVANTS

The Star, Malaysia.

April 5, 2011

In a monthly assembly of the Prime Minister’s Department, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak focused on the importance of employing blue ocean strategy for the nation’s development. He particularly emphasized the strategy’s Eliminate-Reduce-Raise-Create (ERRC) framework in order to encourage the elimination and reduction of wastage and inefficiency while raising and creating opportunities for both the private and public sectors. He stated that with application of blue ocean strategy frameworks in government strategies, government departments can find creative solutions even with limited resources.

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NAJIB WANTS CIVIL SERVANTS TO ADOPT BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY AS CATALYST FOR GROWTH

Prime Minister’s Office, Malaysia.

April 4, 2011

Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak challenged civil servants to adopt blue ocean strategy’s Eliminate-Reduce-Raise-Create framework in order to serve the citizens better and perform at their best. He said that the government of today is the government for the people, emphasizing the concept of 1Malaysia under the motto of “People First, Performance Now.” He encouraged continuous hard work and improvement under the National Key Results Area (NKRA).

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