Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business

Dr. Raja Rizal Iskandar Raja Hisham

 Dr Raja Rizal


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Qualification: BBA (Hons)(Universiti Teknologi MARA); MBA (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia) PhD (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia)

Teaching Interest: Finance; Islamic Finance; Organizational Behaviour; Human Resource Management; Research Methodology

Research Interest: Leadership; Organizational Behaviour; Good Governance; Educational Behaviour; Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)

Research Profiles:

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=vRQGM9YAAAAJ&hl=en

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

UUM Experts: http://www.experts.uum.edu.my/Researcher_Info.aspx?nopkj=5650

Biography: Dr. Raja Rizal Iskandar Raja Hisham is a Senior Lecturer of Leadership and Islamic Management at the Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia. He joined the academia after a career in banking industry and traineeship, having worked in a domestic bank and foreign banks in the form of business process outsourcing (BPO). For traineeship, he was on-the-job training with the Australian IT company based in Cyberjaya (BPO). He obtained his PhD in management from the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). His research areas are currently in leadership, organizational behaviour, governance practices, educational behaviour, and structural equation modeling (SEM). His PhD thesis was awarded as “Anugerah Tesis Cemerlang” by UKM. He is currently serving as an Editorial Board Member for International Research Journal of Shariah, Muamalat and Islam (IRJSMI). He also holds professional certificates of Islamic Financial Planner (IFP) and Certified Innermetrix Consultant (CIC) specializing in providing financial planning consultancy and psychometric assessments respectively. In addition, he actively involved in consultancy works such as providing academic workshops e.g., data analysis, research methodology etc. as well as being a resource person for statistical data analysis for postgraduate students. He was appointed as the Panel of Evaluators for Undergraduate Research for Management & Science University (MSU) consecutively in 2017 and 2018.

Selected Publications

  • Mohd Sollehudin, S., Suhaimi, I., Mohamed Naimi, M. N., Amirul Faiz, O., Raja Hisham, R. R. I., Mohammad Taqiuddin, M. & Faizi, Z. (2020) Tahap penerimaan masyarakat terhadap zakat mal mustafad: Kajian di negeri Kedah. International Research Journal of Shariah, Muamalat and Islam, 2(3), 23–31.
  • Bouteraa, M., Raja Hisham, R. R. I. & Zairani, Z. (2020) Green banking practices from Islamic and Western perspectives. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, 21(5), 1–11.
  • Mohd Faiz, M. Y., Mohd Aliff, M. N. & Raja Hisham, R. R. I. (2019) Persediaan institusi zakat menggunakan mata wang kripto (Bitcoin). International Journal of Zakat and Islamic Philanthropy, 1(2), 138–150.
  • Mohd Faiz, M. Y., Mohd Aliff, M. N. & Raja Hisham, R. R. I. (2019) Risiko dan kesediaan institusi zakat dalam penerimaan transaksi bitcoin. Jurnal Pengurusan dan Penyelidikan Fatwa, 17(2), 60–72.
  • Raja Hisham, R. R. I., Mohd Rizal, P., Wan Aishah, W. M. N. & Muhamad Rahimi, R. (2019) Islamic leadership and transparency practices in Takaful organizations, Asian Journal of Accounting and Governance, 11, 97–108.


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