Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business

Professor Dr Noor Azizi Ismail


(currently on secondment)

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Tel: +604 928 3030

Office #: OYAGSB 2.10

Qualification: MSc (Memphis, US); PhD (Loughborough, UK); Certified Management Accountant

Teaching Interest: Accounting

Research Interest: Accounting; Information Systems and Small Business; Enterprise Wide Systems; Information Technology Governance

Research Profiles:

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=a-tG27AAAAAJ&jl=en

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Noor_Azizi_Ismail

UUM Experts: http://experts.uum.edu.my/Researcher_Info.aspx?nopkj=833

Biography: Noor Azizi Ismail is Professor of Accounting and Certified Management Accountant. He is the Founding Dean of OYAGSB. Currently, Noor Azizi is Deputy Director General of Higher Education (IPTA) at the Ministry of Higher Education. Before the recent appointment, he was Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research and Innovation) Universiti Utara Malaysia. At the international level, Noor Azizi was the former Secretary General of the World Association of Business Schools in Islamic Countries (WAiBS), Deputy Director (Network Division) of ABEST21, Head of UN Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME) Secretariat for ASEAN+ Chapter and a member of ASEAN University Network-Business Economics (AUN-BE). Noor Azizi has engaged in more than 30 research projects, published more than 100 articles, authored/co-authored six books and monographs, and is a member of editorial/reviewer board of several reputable journals and invited keynote speaker at various prestigious events. During his tenure as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Innovation), Noor Azizi oversaw the developed of a blueprint for research, innovation, commercialisation and entrepreneurship and the set-up of 22 new Centres of Excellence and 34 Research Units/Labs. As Dean of OYAGSB, he was instrumental in securing international accreditation of the School, such as ABEST21, AMBA, and AACSB. In recognition of his contributions and services to the University and community, Noor Azizi was bestowed Ahli Mahkota Kedah (AMK) and received Innovation Leadership Award and Education Leadership Award by CMO Asia’s Best B-School Award, Lecturer Excellence Award from SAS Institute, and UUM Excellence Service Awards.

Selected Publication

  • Alsaad, A., Mohamad, R., & Ismail, N. A. (2017). The moderating role of trust in business to business electronic commerce (B2B EC) adoption. Computers in Human Behavior68, 157-169.
  • Mudalige, D., Ismail, N. A., & Malek, M. A. (2016). Exploratory study on relationship between entrepreneur characteristics and dynamic capabilities in export SMEs. Paradigm20(2), 113-130.
  • Adeiza, A., Malek, M. A., & Ismail, N. A. (2016). A qualitative analysis of the influence of exclusive territory and tying clauses on franchisees’ business performance and overall satisfaction. Journal of Marketing and Consumer Research, 30, 46-58.
  • Adeiza, A., Malek, M. A., & Ismail, N. A. Influence of Competitive Aggressiveness and Autonomy on Franchisees’ Outlet Performance and Overall Satisfaction: A Qualitative Analysis. European Journal of Business and Management, 8(34), 62-85.
Aidi Ahmi, Siti Zabedah Saidin, Akilah Abdullah, Ayoib Che Ahmad and Noor Azizi Ismail (2016). State of information technology adoption by internal audit department in Malaysian public sector. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues, 6(S7), 103-108.

Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB)
Universiti Utara Malaysia
06010 UUM Sintok
Kedah Darul Aman Malaysia
TEL: +604 928 7130/7113/7120/7121
FAX: +604 928 7160
EMAIL: oyagsb@uum.edu.my

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

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