Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business

Dr Gunalan Nadarajah


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Office #: OYAGSB 2.26


Qualification: MBA (Universiti Utara Malaysia); DBA (Universiti Sains Malaysia)

Teaching Interest: Logistics Management; Supply Chain Management; Operations and Technology Management; Project Management

Research Interest: Operations and Supply Chain Management

Research Profile:

Google Scholar: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=E4nfIyYAAAAJ&hl=en

Researchgate: www.researchgate.net/.../Gunalan_Nadarajah

Academia: http://uum.academia.edu/GunalanNadarajah

UUM Experts: http://experts.uum.edu.my/Researcher_Info.aspx?nopkj=4956

Biography: Gunalan Nadarajah is Senior Lecturer of Supply Chain Management. Gunalan is Certified in Hazardous Material Handling (Pudong, China) and a Certified Teambuilding Facilitator (Penang Skills Development Centre). He has been very instrumental in university-industry engagement via Public Private Research Network under the Ministry of Higher Education. He has over 15 years of manufacturing industry experience as senior manager in plant management, logistics and supply chain management before joining UUM. He is currently supervising 12 doctoral candidates (PhD and DBA) in the areas of operations and supply chain management. He is presently involved in five research projects. In addition to writing articles for local and international journals, Gunalan also reviews manuscripts for publication in various journals, such as Journal of Technology and Operations Management, Asian Social Science, International Postgraduate Business Journal, etc. He is also prominent in consultancy job where his expertise has contributed to huge cost savings and productivity improvements as well as ergonomics and safety improvements in several local and multinational organisations. Recognizing his excellence of three years in service with UUM, Gunalan received the Excellence Service Award in 2016.

Selected Publications:

  • Shing, C. K., Nadarajah, G., & Nadarajan, S. (2014). Service supply chain management in Malaysia: Feasibility towards sustainable system. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 3(4), 2051-3771.
  • Lin, A., Nadarajah, G., Sharif, M. A., Bhuiyan, A. B., & Islam, M. A. (2015). The factors that affect the effectiveness of training: a study at Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., a semiconductor company in Malaysia. International Journal of Management Studies, 22(Special Issue), 33-46.
  • Chandren, S., Nadarajan, S., & Nadarajah, G. (2012). Causes of inventory errors and its impact on supply chain. International Journal of Academic Research, 4(5), 19-22.
  • R. Nadarajan, S., Chandren, S., & Nadarajah, G. (2012). Innovativeness of materials supply to production: A total new concept. Wulfenia Journal, 19(9), 236-243.
  • Nadarajah, G. (2014). Determinants of materials shortages effecting supply chain:  Review on semiconductor manufacturing. International Conference on Innovation Driven Supply Chain.

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