Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business


Institute for Leadership, Innovation and Change (iLead4Change) is the research centre of OYAGSB. Established in 2016, iLead4Change spearheads research, consultancy and publication activities of the School. Research is primarily focused on addressing the real issues and problems of businesses and society, which will not only enhance understanding of the issues and problems per se, but more importantly, contribute towards solving the problems and ultimately make a difference in growth, development and sustainability of businesses and society.



Professor Dr Hassan Abu Bakar, Director

Professor Dr Zaini Abdul Karim, Senior Research Fellow

Professor Dr Wan Nordin Wan Hussin, Senior Research Fellow

Professor Dr Nor Azila Mohd Noor, Senior Research Fellow

Professor Dr K Kuperan Viswanathan, Senior Research Fellow

Dr Marlin Marissa Malek Abdul Malek, Research Fellow

Dr Syed Abidur Rahman, Research Fellow

Dr Nor Azam Abdul Razak, Research Fellow

Research Focus

  • Leadership
  • Innovation
  • Business growth and performance
  • Social progress and development

Other Activities

  • Dialogue with policymakers and industry

This activity involves engagement with policymakers and industry leaders at the state level. The engagement is to discuss business and social issues and identify areas where iLead4Change can contribute towards resolving the issues.

  • “The Tarik” session

This is a monthly get-together activity of OYAGSB members who present and discuss their ideas or opinions about various issues related to business and society in an informal and relaxed setting. 

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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