Professor Albert Chan (right), President and Vice-Chancellor, and Professor Allan Chan (left) confer the Chapter Honoree title on Mr David Lee


校長陳新滋教授 (右) 與陳潔光教授 (左) 頒授Beta Gamma Sigma浸大分會榮譽會員資格予李惠雄先生

Date: 05 May 2014 (Monday)

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School of Business welcomes 30 new members to Beta Gamma Sigma Society HKBU Chapter

工商管理學院歡迎逾30位Beta Gamma Sigma浸大分會會員

The School of Business welcomed over 30 students to the HKBU Chapter of the Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) Society at its 4th Induction Ceremony on 25 April. On the occasion, Mr David Lee, Director of Lee Kum Kee Company Limited, was inducted as a Chapter Honoree in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the commercial sector and society at large.  

In his welcoming remarks, Mr William Leung, Chief Executive Officer of Sun Hung Kai Financial Limited and Chairman of the School of Business Advisory Committee, said that the HKBU Chapter of BGS Society recognises the excellence of the students and inculcates in them an international perspective and the qualities of a business leader. He said: “Through the BGS network, members are able to enhance their professional skills and knowledge by interacting with other members from around the world. The HKBU Chapter has also built close ties with the local commercial sector, enabling its members to expand their social connections and enrich their experience.”  

This year’s Chapter Honoree, Mr David Lee, Director of Lee Kum Kee Company Limited, delivered a speech entitled “Autopilot Leadership” on the occasion, sharing with the audience his keys to success and management philosophy. He said: Autopilot Leadership’ is a management style developed by Lee Kum Kee and it encompasses six major elements that form the basis of constant development of a company. These six elements are ‘choose the right talent’, ‘high trust environment’, ‘highly effective team’, ‘common goal’, ‘effective empowerment’ and ‘coaching and developing talent’.”  

Speaking at the Ceremony, Professor Allan Chan, Acting Dean of the School of Business, said that the School places a strong emphasis on wholeperson education with a student-centred approach and is committed to the students’ academic, professional and personal development. He said: “The School encourages and supports students in taking part in a variety of extracurricular activities, such as leadership training, overseas exchange and business internships. The expanding BGS network fits right into our education agenda, exposing our students to experience that helps them grow professionally and personally. 

Established in 1913, BGS is a world-renowned business society accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business which invites outstanding business schools to establish collegiate chapters. BGS now has more than 700,000 members in over 160 countries and regions. With a focus on research and academic development, BGS aims to recognise students and faculty for their excellent performance, to confer the Chapter Honoree title on distinguished individuals who have made significant contributions to the commercial sector and society, as well as to encourage its members to uphold the core values of “Beta”, “Gamma” and “Sigma”, which represent “honour”, “wisdom” and “earnestness” respectively.

工商管理學院於上月25日舉行第四屆Beta Gamma Sigma ( BGS ) 浸大分會會員頒授典禮,歡迎逾30位學員正式成爲分會會員,並頒授榮譽會員資格予李錦記有限公司董事李惠雄先生,以表揚他在商界和社會上的卓越成就。  

新鴻基金融集團行政總裁暨工商管理學院諮詢委員會主席梁永祥先生在典禮上致歡迎辭時表示,學院成立BGS分會的目的是希望嘉許學生的優秀表現,引領他們拓展國際視野,並具備商界領袖的優良素質。他說:「分會會員可透過BGS的全球網絡與其他來自世界各地的會員交流,藉此提升個人技能及專業水平。分會亦與本地商界建立了緊密聯繋,有助會員進一步擴展人際網絡,豐富經驗。  

今屆獲頒榮譽會員資格的李錦記有限公司董事李惠雄先生於典禮上發表演說「自動波領導模式」,與在場人士分享他的成功之道和管理心得。他表示:「『自動波領導模式』為李錦記所創立的領導模式,主張通過『選對人才』、『高信氣氛』、『高效團隊』、『共同目標』、『有效授權』及『教練育才』六項元素,讓企業得以永續經營。」  

學院署理院長陳潔光教授致辭時強調,工商管理學院以「全人教育」和「學生為本」為教學方針,著重學生在學術、專業及個人方面的發展。他說:「學院一直鼓勵和支持學生積極參與各種課外活動,例如領袖訓練、海外交流及商業實習等。
BGS網絡的不斷擴展正好配合學院的教學宗旨,讓學生能夠累積更多課外學習經驗,有所成長。」  

BGS
始創於1913年,是「國際商管學院促進會」授權的國際性商學院榮譽組織,獲邀成立其分會的均為促進會成員學院,認受性甚高。BGS現時的會員總數超過70萬人,遍布全球160多個國家及地區。BGS以研究和學術發展為基礎,旨在表彰優秀的工商管理學院師生,亦會頒授榮譽會員資格予商界翹楚及在社會上擁有驕人成就的成功人士,並鼓勵會員秉持Beta (榮譽)Gamma (智慧) Sigma (熱誠) 三項核心理念及價值觀。