Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business

Associate Professor Dr Sabariah Yaakub


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Phone: +604-9287143; +6019-4795543

Office #: OYAGSB 2.29

Qualification: MSc (University of Warwick, UK); PhD (University of Warwick, UK)

Teaching interest:  Supply Chain Management; Logistics; International Business; MNC

Research interest:  Supply Chain Management; Logistics; Sustainable SCM; Maritime Studies; Third Party Logistics; Port Management; International Business

Research Profiles:

Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=8O4BAMMAAAAJ&view_op=list_works

ResearchGate: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Sabariah_Yaakub

UUM Experts: http://experts.uum.edu.my/Researcher_Info.aspx?nopkj=1850

Biography: Sabariah Yaakub is Senior Lecturer of Supply Chain Management and Logistics. Her works on supply chain management and logistics-related area have been published in Scopus-indexed journals such as IEEE Explore, International Review of Management and Marketing, Asian Journal of Business and Accounting, International Journal of Business and Society,  as well as other peer-reviewed journals such as Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, and South East Asia Journal of Contemporary Business, Economics and Law. She has presented her research works in many local and international conferences. She has also written books and teaching manual as well as chapters in books on Port, Maritime and Hinterland Development in Southeast Asia, International Business and Global Supply Chain Management. Sabariah is currently editing a book on Port Management and Maritime Security. She has successfully supervised master’s students in the area of logistics and international business and is currently supervising several PhD students in the area of supply chain risk management, cross-cultural management and port security. Sabariah is also involved in several research projects, training activities, and consultancies with national agencies such as the Malaysian Qualification Agency. Before joining the academia, she worked in several companies such as Parkson Grand Sdn Bhd, Avon Cosmetics (M) Sdn Bhd, and Maybank Berhad as marketing officer and trade finance officer.

Selected Publications:

  • Nik Abdullah, Nik Ab. Halim. & Yaakub, S. (2015). The logistics and supply chain issues among SMEs in Malaysia: A preliminary study.  Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9(28), 241-245.
  • Abdul Malek, M., Jaguli, A., & Yaakub, S. (2015).  Cultural Intelligence and export success: Firm-level cultural capability for penetrating overseas market.  Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9(17), 77-85.
  • Nik Abdullah, Nik Ab. Halim. & Yaakub, S. (2015).  The Pressure for Reverse Logistics Adoption among Manufacturers in Malaysia.  Asian Journal of Business and Accounting, 8(1), 151-177.
  • Yaakub, S. & Mustafa, H. K. (2015).  Supply chain risk management for the SMEs.  Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 4(1 S2), 151-158.
  • Nik Abdullah, N. A.H. & Yaakub, S. (2014).  Reverse logistics: Pressure for adoption and the impact on firm's performance.  International Journal of Business and Society, 15(1), 111-126.

Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB)
Universiti Utara Malaysia (Kampus Kuala Lumpur)
27-1B Tingkat 1, Wisma Sri Muda (UUMKL Menara 2)
Jalan Raja Muda Abd Aziz, Kampung Baru
50300 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
TEL: +604-928 7192/7194