International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online)

Are You Proactive Enough? If Not, Apply the 8Ps!
Prof. Dr. Kim Cheng Patrick, LOW; Dr Teck Choon, TEO

Abstract
The paper supplies vital answers to the issue of pro-activeness, its important steps, that is, the 8Ps steps involved and it pursues to illustrate the key importance and benefits of being proactive. It is an adaptation and expansion of Low’s (2017)Conference paper, ‘Being Proactive, the Steps: the 7 Ps Involved and the Importance and Benefits of Being Proactive’, first presented on 29 June 2017 at New Construction Trends in the 21st Century, Kazakh Leading Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering, KazGASA and on1 July 2017 atthe International Scientific & Practical Conference, GylymOrdasy (Academy of Science) (inhonour of the 80th Anniversary of academician Askar Kulibayev), Almaty, Kazakhstan. Here, in this article, the 8P is added, thus enhancing the key steps involved in being proactive among individuals and organizations.

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