Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business

Professor Dr Hassan Abu Bakar


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Phone: +604 928 7145

Office #: OYAGSB 2.03

Qualification: MSc. Corporate Communication (Universiti Putra Malaysia); PhD (Universiti Utara Malaysia)

Teaching Interest: Leadership; Communication Management

Research Interest: Dyadic Relationships; Group Communication; Leader-Member; Multilevel Modelling and Workplace Cultural Context

Research Profiles:

Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com.my/citations?user=T5oz-ikAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

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

UUM Experts: http://experts.uum.edu.my/Researcher_Info.aspx?nopkj=2147

Biography: Professor Dr. Hassan Abu Bakar is a Professor of Communication and Management at the Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia. He came to academe after a career in industry, having worked in multinational corporations based in Europe and the US. He received his PhD in communication management from the Universiti Utara Malaysia / University of Queensland Business School. His research is in leadership, organizational communication, ethics, and cross-cultural communication in organizations. His research has been published in leading management journals including Cross-Cultural and Strategic Management and Leadership & Organizational Development. He is Editor for Southeast Asia Management Review. Hassan has served as the Deputy Dean of Research, Innovation, and Knowledge Transfer as well as the Director of the Institute for Leadership, Innovation, and Change at OYAGSB. Prior to joining the OYAGSB, Hassan was the Head of the Communication Department in the School of Multimedia Technology & Communication at UUM. In addition to his leadership and administration experiences, he has experience planning international and regional conferences. Hassan also serves as an advisor for the Public Service Department for the Strategic Leadership Module for Malaysia Senior Government Officials. Hassan has received numerous grants from national and international funders, government and corporate.

Selected Publications

  • Bakar, H. A., & McCann, R. (2016). The mediating effect of dyadic communication style agreement on the relationship between servant leadership and group level organizational citizenship behavior. Management Communication Quarterly, 30(1), 32-58.
  • Bakar, H. A., Jian, G., & Fairhurst, G. T. (2014). The interaction effect of perception agreement of leader-member exchange quality and relational demography on member performance ratings. Asia Business & Management, 13(2), 143–170
  • Bakar, H. A., & Sheer, V. (2013). The mediating role of perceived cooperative communication in the relationship between interpersonal exchange relationships and perceived group cohesion. Management Communication Quarterly, 27(3), 443-465.
  • Stohl, C., McCann, R. M., Bakar, H. A. (2013). Conflict in the global workplace. In J. G. Oetzel & S. T. Toomey (Eds.), Handbook of conflict communication: Integrating theory, research and practice (2nd) (pp. 713-736). Beverly Hills, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Bakar, H. A., Dilbeck, K. E., & McCroskey, J. C. (2010). Mediation role of supervisory communication practices on relation between leader-member exchange and perceived employee commitment to work group. Communication Monographs, 77(4), 637-656.

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