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ONLINE SURVEY : THE USABILITY OF TEACHING & LEARNING METHOD VIA ONLINE/DISTANCE LEARNING

Assalamualaikum and Good Day

Greetings from Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, UUM.

Following the Movement Control Order due to COVID-19 as announced by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Universiti Utara Malaysia is conducting a survey on student readiness for teaching and learning and online assessment.

The purpose of this survey is to identify the willingness and skills of UUM students to use technology tools for teaching and learning purposes via online/distance learning for the remaining A192 semester
 
Follow this link to the survey:
http://survey.uum.edu.my/index.php/991933/lang-en

Your cooperation is much appreciated.

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UUM OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION - ENFORCEMENT OF MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER BEGINNING FROM 18 MARCH TILL 31 MARCH 2020

PESANAN NAIB CANSELOR KEPADA OYAGSB

PESANAN NAIB CANSELOR KEPADA OYAGSB

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UUM ONLINE: Meet & Greet Session With Vice-Chancellor membuka ruang kepada staf di Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) untuk bertemu dan beramah mesra dengan Naib Canselor, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Ahmad Bashawir Abdul Ghani di Studio OYAGSB, kelmarin.

Dalam pertemuan kira-kira dua jam itu, beliau berpesan supaya OYAGSB bertindak dengan lebih agresif dalam meningkatkan jaringan dengan pihak industri untuk melangkah lebih jauh ke hadapan terutamanya dalam keadaan politik, ekonomi dan COVID-19 yang melanda dunia kini.

“Kita perlu berfikir dengan bijak dan fokus kepada bidang tujahan untuk menembusi pasaran dengan lebih efektif,” katanya.

Pada sesi tersebut, beliau turut melancarkan StrictlyBiz Magazine Online selepas melawat sekitar OYAGSB termasuk WEBEX Class – Online Learning, Postgraduate Room BK 8 and BK 9.

Sementara itu, Dekan OYAGSB, Prof. Dr. Shahizan Hassan berbesar hati menerima lawatan dariapda Naib Canselor kerana membolehkan staf OYAGSB untuk saling bertukar idea dan pandangan serta memberikan cadangan demi penambahbaikan sekolah pasca siswazah itu.

“Usaha ini adalah sebagai satu platform untuk menjelaskan hala tuju dan perkembangan semasa yang dicapai selaras dengan matlamat universiti, selain memberi peluang kepada staf OYAGSB untuk bersemuka dengan Naib Canselor,” katanya.

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BIZTALK 2/2020: FINANCIAL CRIMES IN CYBERSPACE - "TECHNOLOGY SAVVY FRAUD"

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BIZTALK 1/2020: LEADERSHIP AND CORPORATE TRUST

PROF. TS. DR. NORAZAH KONGSI TIPS PENERBITAN ARTIKEL JURNAL Q1

PROF. TS. DR. NORAZAH KONGSI TIPS PENERBITAN ARTIKEL JURNAL Q1

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UUM ONLINE: Memiliki track record penerbitan yang cemerlang, Prof. Ts. Dr. Norazah Mohd Suki telah berkongsi tips dan teknik yang berkesan dalam menghasilkan artikel jurnal Q1 pada Bengkel Penerbitan Artikel Jurnal Q1 di Bilik Kuliah 6 OYAGSB, baru-baru ini.

Beliau yang merupakan Profesor Marketing & E-Commerce di Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) berkata, penerbitan artikel dalam jurnal berimpak tinggi merupakan satu indikator penting kepada ahli akademik.

Menurutnya, penghasilan artikel dalam jurnal Q1 dilihat sebagai satu kejayaan besar bagi menyebarluas hasil penyelidikan yang dilakukan.

Prof. Ts. Dr. Norazah telah menghasilkan lebih 300 kertas kerja dalam jurnal yang dirujuk, bab di dalam buku, buku dan kertas persidangan, selain menjadi penyelidik teratas yang mencatatkan SCOPUS h-indeks tertinggi di UUM iaitu 19 SCOPUS h-indeks dengan 1081 total sitasi di peringkat global.

Beliau juga adalah penerima Malaysia's Research Star Award 2018 dan terpilih menjadi penerima tunggal dari UUM untuk menerima geran penyelidikan di bawah Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental - Malaysia’s Research Star Award (FRGS-MRSA) 2018.

Sementara itu, peserta bengkel, Prof. Madya Sr. Dr. Mohd Nasrun Mohd Nawi berkata, bengkel tersebut adalah satu platform terbaik bagi pensyarah meningkatkan kualiti penerbitan serta profil penyelidikan yang mantap.

“Ilmu dan tunjuk ajar yang diperolehi membenarkan peserta untuk berkongsi maklumat yang disampaikan oleh penceramah kepada rakan sejawat lain dalam meningkatkan jumlah sitasi dan h-index seperti yang disarankan Naib Canselor.

“Selain itu, bengkel ini turut membantu golongan pensyarah untuk menerima ilmu dan tunjuk ajar yang spesifik dalam melakukan penambahbaikan terhadap artikel jurnal yang ingin dihantar untuk tujuan penerbitan,” katanya.

Bengkel anjuran Pusat Pengurusan Penyelidikan dan Inovasi (RIMC) itu telah disertai 20 pensyarah UUM.

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THE ABEM 3.0 PROGRAMME HELPS ENHANCE ENTREPRENEURIAL EDUCATION AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

THE ABEM 3.0 PROGRAMME HELPS ENHANCE ENTREPRENEURIAL EDUCATION AT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

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UUM ONLINE: Penang – In efforts to assist the development of entrepreneurial education at Institutions of Higher Education (IPT), OYAGSB organised the Advance Business and Entrepreneurship Management (ABEM) Convention 3.0 at the Copthorne Orchid Hotel.

The ABEM Convention 3.0 involved 40 participants who are academic staff from various Public Institutions of Higher Education (PIHE) in the Northern Zone.

The Dean of OYAGSB, Prof. Dr. Shahizan Hassan said the ABEM 3.0 programme which was funded by the Ministry of Education Malaysia (MoE) became the basis for theory and practice.

According to him, the programme would bring about significant impact on the development of entrepreneurship education at Institutions of Higher Education (IHE) by increasing the competency of the teaching staff. The programme would help participants have clear understanding of the latest business management and entrepreneurship concepts.

“This programme will also enhance the skills of these entrepreneurship educators to carry out research in line with MoE's aspiration of producing action-based research.

"The results of the case study can also be an effective teaching and learning tool for IHEs, while helping the Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) develop their business through case studies," he said at the closing ceremony of the ABEM Convention 3.0.

A total of 13 case studies were presented during the ABEM Convention 3.0, amongst them included a case study by UUM representatives namely Assoc. Prof. Dr Osman Ghazali, Mr. Mohd Rushdi Idrus and Mr. Abdul Hadi Abdul Razak titled 'Kitchen Food Industry: Challenges of Selling Using E - Commerce' which was selected as the first prize winner.

Meanwhile, second place went to representatives from UiTM Penang branch, Ms Suria Sulaiman and Dr. Nur'hidayah Che Ahmat with a case study entitled, 'Managing Holistic Halal Concept and Business Expansion Challenge: The Case of Dandy Modern Food, Malaysia', followed by third place, Ms Nurul Hayani Abd Rahman and Ms Shakirah Mohd Saad of UiTM Kedah with a case study entitled ' Agrobase Industry: Bold Move from Grower to Processors'.

The Executive Certificate in Advance Business and Entrepreneurship Management Programme comprised three phases. Phase one of the programme was the ABEM 3.0 Workshop organised from 3 to 7 October, 2019. During the programme participants were exposed to key elements of entrepreneurship and business such as entrepreneurship management, digital retail business, strategic marketing management, strategic financial management and business case studies.

Meanwhile, the second phase dealt with sustainable business development. During this phase, each participant was required to identify and conduct a case study of SMEs in the states of Kedah, Perlis and Penang within two months. They had to apply the theory and concept previously learned to help SMEs stay competitive in business when carrying out their case study projects.

As for the third phase participants were required to present the results of their respective case studies at the ABEM Convention 3.0.

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UUM PILIHAN PEGAWAI ANGKASA SAMBUNG PENGAJIAN DALAM PROGRAM MBA DI OYAGSB

UUM PILIHAN PEGAWAI ANGKASA SAMBUNG PENGAJIAN DALAM PROGRAM MBA DI OYAGSB

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UUM ONLINE: Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) terus menjadi pilihan pegawai berkerjaya untuk melanjutkan pengajian ke peringkat tinggi, tidak terkecuali staf dari Angkatan Koperasi Kebangsaan Malaysia Berhad (ANGKASA) yang telah mendaftar sebagai pelajar baharu bagi Program Ijazah Sarjana Pentadbiran Perniagaan (MBA) di bawah kendalian Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB).

Seramai 17 pegawai dari pelbagai unit di bawah ANGKASA telah dibiayai sepenuhnya oleh ANGKASA dan menjadi kumpulan ketiga selepas 40 pegawai ANGKASA berjaya menamatkan pengajian dengan jayanya dalam dua kumpulan sebelum ini pada 2016 dan 2019.

Naib Presiden ANGKASA, Prof. Madya Dr. Abdul Rahman Abdul Razak Shaik berkata, kursus yang ditawarkan oleh OYAGSB telah menarik minat ANGKASA untuk menghantar pegawai melanjutkan pengajian di UUM kerana ia dapat memberi tambah nilai kepada semua pegawai yang terlibat.

Menurutnya, program ini dilihat mampu memberi impak yang sangat positif dalam meningkatkan kerjaya semua pegawai dan mampu memberi inovasi dan penambahbaikan kepada output organisasi.

“Peluang seperti ini tidak akan datang bergolek dan pegawai terlibat perlu menghargai sebaiknya kerana anda semua dapat menimba ilmu di tempat yang sama anda bekerja dengan pembiayaan penuh oleh syarikat.

“Saya juga berharap kerjasama ini dapat diteruskan untuk kumpulan seterusnya dan membuka peluang kepada lebih ramai pegawai bukan sahaja dalam kalangan staf ANGKASA tetapi juga organisasi setempat agar dapat memperolehi ijazah sarjana sambil bekerja,” katanya pada Majlis Penyerahan Surat Tawaran Pengajian, baru-baru ini.

Sementara itu, Dekan OYAGSB, Prof. Dr. Shahizan Hassan mengucapkan tahniah dan syabas kepada semua pelajar baharu yang sanggup menyahut cabaran demi menggenggam segulung ijazah walaupun sibuk dengan kerja dan keluarga masing-masing.

“Perjalanan ini sudah tentunya bukan mudah, namun ianya sangat berbaloi,” katanya.

Program bagi kumpulan ini akan lebih menarik dengan pelaksanaan pembelajaran secara atas talian (online learning) menggunakan sistem WEBEX yang telah dirasmikan oleh Timbalan Naib Canselor (Akademik dan Antarabangsa), Prof. Dr. Yusnidah Ibrahim pada Januari lalu.

Sistem ini memberi peluang kepada semua pelajar untuk mengikuti sesi pengajaran secara maya tanpa perlu berada secara fizikal di dalam kelas. 

 

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TAHNIAH ATAS PELANTIKAN SEBAGAI TIMBALAN PRESIDEN PERSATUAN BOLA SEPAK PERLIS

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PROSPEROUS AND FRUITFUL CHINESE NEW YEAR

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OYAGSB PELOPORI  KULIAH DALAM TALIAN DI UUM - TREND PEMBELAJARAN MASA KINI 

UUM ONLINE: Seiring dengan ledakan teknologi yang berkembang pesat, Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB), telah melancarkan kuliah dalam talian, semalam. 

Timbalan Naib Canselor (Akademik dan Antarabangsa), Prof. Dr. Yusnidah Ibrahim berkata, pembelajaran secara maya bakal menjadi satu ciri yang akan diterapkan oleh semua program pengajian dalam langkah membentuk graduan yang bersedia dengan teknologi masa depan di samping menjimatkan kos. 

Menurutnya, pengenalan pembelajaran secara maya (virtual learning) adalah sejajar dengan aspirasi Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia (KPM) yang memperkenalkan Education 4.0 bagi menitik beratkan pembelajaran dalam talian dan pembelajaran fleksibel. 

“Sebagai permulaan, hanya kursus program Sarjana Pentadbiran Perniagaan (MBA)  dan Doktor Pengurusan Perniagaan (DBA) di UUMKL sahaja yang akan terlibat dalam pelaksanaan ini.

 

“Bagi kursus yang ditawarkan di Sintok, pelaksanaan akan dipertimbangkan setelah melihat keberkesanan pelaksanaan di UUMKL dijalankan,” katanya selepas merasmikan Pelancaran Kuliah Secara Dalam Talian di OYAGSB.

Beliau berkata, usaha ini adalah batu loncatan untuk program pasca siswazah secara maya dan satu strategi perkembangan pasaran untuk program MBA dan DBA. 

“Misalnya, program OYAGSB boleh dipasarkan ke Kelantan, Terengganu, Sabah dan Sarawak kerana kekerapan untuk pertemuan bersemuka yang melibatkan logistik dapat dikurangkan. 

“Kaedah ini juga membolehkan UUM meluaskan pasaran dalam kalangan mereka yang bekerjaya tetapi tidak boleh memberi komitmen sepenuhnya untuk menghadiri kelas secara bersemuka di kampus,” katanya. 

Pada majlis sama, beliau turut berpeluang berinteraksi bersama pelajar dari pelbagai lokasi yang berbeza secara maya menerusi perkhidmatan yang disediakan oleh UUMIT. 

Sementara itu, Dekan OYAGSB, Prof. Dr. Shahizan Hassan berkata, OYAGSB merupakan pusat pengajian pertama di UUM yang melaksanakan kuliah dalam talian secara formal.

“Pembelajaran dalam talian atau online classroom merupakan suatu kaedah yang telah mula dijadikan medium pengajaran oleh universiti di Malaysia. 

“Justeru, OYAGSB melaksanakan kuliah dalam talian dengan menggantikan kelas bersemuka secara fizikal di OYAGSB Kuala Lumpur,” katanya.

Sementara itu, pelajar MBA, Farra Nur Hidayah Ahmad menyambut baik inisiatif yang dibuat oleh OYAGSB yang bergerak seiring perkembangan terkini teknologi maklumat. 

Menurutnya, dia dan rakan pelajar lain amat teruja dan mengucapkan terima kasih kepada UUM dan OYAGSB yang mengambil inisiatif mengadakan kelas secara atas talian yang mana kini pelajar boleh mengikuti kelas dengan lebih mudah dan interaktif.

Hadir sama, Pengarah UUMIT, Prof. Dr. Abdul Malek Abdul Karim; Pengarah Pusat Pusat Pengajaran Pembelajaran Universiti (UTLC), Prof. Madya Dr. Muhamad Shahbani Abu Bakar dan Pengarah Pusat Pendidikan Profesional dan Lanjutan (PACE), Prof. Madya Dr. Halim Mad Lazim.

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 ALUMNI TONGGAK KEKUATAN TENTUKAN REPUTASI OYAGSB

UUM ONLINE: Alumni Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) memainkan peranan penting dalam menentukan reputasi sekolah perniagaan pasca siswazah tersebut.

Pengerusi LPU, Dato' Dr. Sudin Harun berkata, alumni adalah antara bahagian penting dalam mana-mana universiti terutamanya untuk sekolah perniagaan ini kerana alumni memainkan peranan utama dalam inovasi dan mewujudkan kekayaan dalam masyarakat.

Menurutnya, alumni juga menjadi sumber sokongan dan inspirasi untuk universiti. Dengan kekuatan alumni lebih 6,000, OYAGSB bersedia untuk membentuk pangkalan sokongan yang kukuh bagi membangun dan memposisikan dirinya sebagai sekolah perniagaan utama.

"Terdapat pelbagai cara yang membolehkan alumni OYAGSB untuk menyumbang kepada sekolah siswazah ini dan seterusnya alma mater iaitu UUM dalam menjayakan visi dan misi, terutamanya peranan alumni dalam membantu meningkatkan dana dan sumbangan OYAGSB khususnya.

"Saya berharap semua alumni dapat mempertimbangkan untuk terus berhubung dengan alma mater dan bersama-sama membantu dalam menjadikan OYAGSB sebagai sekolah perniagaan yang lebih kuat di UUM," katanya pada OYAGSB Alumni Gala Dinner 2019, baru-baru ini.

Sementara itu, Dekan OYAGSB, Prof. Dr. Shahizan Hassan berkata, peranan alumni adalah penting dalam menentukan kemampanan dan reputasi OYAGSB dan UUM.

Secara peribadi, menurutnya, beliau percaya bahawa alumni boleh memainkan peranan mereka dan menyumbang semula kepada sekolah perniagaan ini dalam pelbagai cara.

"Pertama, alumni boleh menjadi model dan memainkan peranan dalam memberi inspirasi kepada pelajar. Kedua, mereka boleh menjadi mentor kerjaya untuk pelajar, graduan baru dan juga alumni muda. Ketiga,berkongsi pengetahuan dan kepakaran untuk meningkatkan kurikulum universiti atau membantu universiti untuk membangunkan program akademik baru.

"Selain itu, alumni boleh membuka pintu kepada universiti untuk melibatkan diri dengan rangkaian industri dalam pelbagai bidang yang meliputi penyelidikan dan penerbitan kerjasama, perundingan dan pembinaan kapasiti. Kelima, alumni dapat membantu meningkatkan pengambilan pelajar universiti. Keenam, alumni juga boleh membantu universiti dalam mengumpulkan dana dan endowmen untuk pelbagai tujuan.

"Di samping itu, alumni juga boleh membantu untuk meningkatkan reputasi universiti melalui media elektronik atau cetak menyediakan sokongan yang besar untuk reputasi universiti," katanya.

OYAGSB Gala Dinner adalah julung kali diadakan sejak penubuhan pada 2011 bertujuan menzahirkan penghargaan kepada alumni OYAGSB, selain membantu menghasilkan aktiviti pelajar bersama alumni yang berimpak tinggi.

Hadir sama Dekan Pertama OYAGSB, Prof. Dato’ Ts. Dr. Noor Azizi Ismail yang kini merupakan Naib Canselor Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK).

 

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OYAGSB Monthly Discourse

TO ALL RETURNING STUDENTS

TO ALL RETURNING STUDENTS

Dear Sir/Madam

RENEWAL OF REGISTRATION FOR RETURNING POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS: SECOND SEMESTER 2019/2020 SESSION (JAN 2020 INTAKE)

According to the University Rules and Regulations for Postgraduate Studies, candidates must register and pay the current fees within the first two (2) weeks of the commencement of the semester.

New semester and course registration can be done online via UUM portal. Students who fail to settle any outstanding amount due will not be able to access the registration system. Thus, candidates are advised to make the payment at least seven (7) days before the registration date. Registration system and student’s accounts can be accessed from http://umis.uum.edu.my.

Students are advised to strictly follow the dates below for registration purposes:

09th – 26th January 2020 :               Registration for new semester (Activate student’s status)

09th – 26th January 2020 :               Registration of courses (add and drop period)

08th February 2020:                          Last day for students to settle payment of fees for the                                                                                           current Semester.

                                                                                               

 

Please be advised that the amount of tuition fees charged for this semester is subject to the number of courses registered and other recurring fees due.

Penalty RM200 will be charged if the full amount of fees charged for this semester is not settled by 08th February 2020. Students are strictly advised to apply for deferment of study if they could not settle the fees within the stipulated period. Students who are not active after two (2) weeks of the commencement of the semester will have their studies terminated.

Latest information about the registration, academic calendar and schedule of classes are obtainable from the website http://www.oyagsb.uum.edu.my.

Please ignore this letter if you have completed the programme of study and have fulfilled all the requirements for graduation.

Thank you.

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Eleven doctoral candidates presented their research at OYAGSB 3/2019 Doctoral Symposium

Eleven doctoral candidates presented their research at OYAGSB 3/2019 Doctoral Symposium

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SINTOK December 22 2019 – Othman Yeop Abdullah School of Business held its third and final triannual 2019 Doctoral Symposium (previously OYAGSB Doctoral Colloquium) today at its home campus in Sintok.

Associate Prof Dr Zaleha Othman, OYAGSB resident faculty member delivered her keynote speech on “Research that Matters”. The forty five minute presentation cumulated into more than an hour long presentation owing to the enthusiastic Q&A session ensuing.

Eleven doctoral candidates who are currently pursuing their doctoral studies presented their research ideas guided by a panel of five experience researcher from the school. The event serves as a platform for OYAGSB students doing their PhD, Doctoral Management or DBA a friendly, supportive and constructive environment to present their research in progress for open discussion. On completing their presentation, participants were presented with certificate of completion.

It is hoped that this program helped students make good informed decisions about their research and ultimately help them achieve their goal.

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OYAGSB DOCTORAL SYMPOSIUM 2019

OYAGSB Monthly Discourse : Multilevel Analysis: Quo Vadis

Vacant Position : Director of Corporate Executive Education and Development

Vacant Position : Director of Corporate Executive Education and Development

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REQUEST TO FILL IN VACANT POSITION

DIRECTOR OF CORPORATE EXECUTIVE EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT 

Malaysian applicants with interest and qualification are invited to fill in the vacant position at Universiti Utara Malaysia.

All applications must be submitted to the UUM Registrar on or before 21st November 2019.

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BizTalk 1/2019 with Tuan Haji Abdul Wahab Abu Bakar, OYAGSB Adjunct Professor

Questionnaire and Items Development: Issues and Challenges conducted by Dr. Francis Chuah Chin Wei

Questionnaire and Items Development: Issues and Challenges conducted by Dr. Francis Chuah Chin Wei

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SINTOK Nov 12, 2019 - Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) organizes the monthly discourse session for its resident faculty members and the postgraduate students. These discourse sessions are part of OYAGSB’s efforts to cultivate intellectual discourse and scholarly debates for students and faculty members. This month’s discourse session was titled "Questionnaire and Items Development: Issues and Challenges" conducted by Dr. Francis Chuah Chin Wei with the aim of discussing the issues and challenges faced by scholars and researchers when developing and identifying questionnaire for survey research. A total of 45 postgraduate students and academic staff participated in the program that lasted for 2 hours.

 

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Prof.Norazah muncul pemegang Scopus H-Index dan sitasi Scopus Tertinggi

Prof.Norazah muncul pemegang Scopus H-Index dan sitasi Scopus Tertinggi

PROF. NORAZAH MUNCUL PEMEGANG SCOPUS H-INDEX DAN SITASI SCOPUS TERTINGGI

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UUM ONLINE:Lt. Kolonel (PA) Prof. Ts. Dr. Norazah Mohd Suki muncul sebagai Pemegang SCOPUS H-Index tertinggi dan sitasi SCOPUS tertinggi di UUM.
Keputusan pencapaian ini boleh diakses di database SCOPUS. SCOPUS merupakan pangkalan data yang merekod abstrak dan sitasi suatu artikel yang berkualiti tinggi. SCOPUS menjana hasil carian kutipan yang tepat dan profil institusi penyelidikan dan penulis yang dikemas kini secara automatik.
Selain melindungi integriti rekod ilmiah, pangkalan data SCOPUS membantu meningkatkan prestasi dan reputasi penyelidikan institusi, dan para penyelidik secara global. SCOPUS menyediakan platform dan alat analisis untuk mempamerkan dan memanfaatkan penyelidikan dengan cepat.
Kekuatan penerbitan beliau telah mencapai tahap membanggakan yang membantu UUM dalam meningkatkan reputasi antarabangsanya.
“Usaha secara berterusan terhadap penghasilan penyelidikan dan penerbitan yang berkualiti membawa kejayaan yang berlipat ganda.
“Penyelidikan dan penerbitan saling berkait rapat, buat yang terbaik untuk terbitkan artikel, banyak membaca, review recent literature, use establish journal seperti Elsevier dan SCOPUS,” pesannya.
Ujarnya, dalam menghasilkan penyelidikan memerlukan usaha, tenaga, kemahiran, pemikiran kritikal dan kepimpinan.
“Kita kena extraordinary, hasilkan research yang berkait dengan pihak industri agar terus relevan,” katanya.
Profesor Pemasaran dan E-Niaga di Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) melahirkan kesyukuran dan teruja dengan kejayaan yang diimpikan selama ini.
“Ini merupakan satu pengiktirafan kepada UUM yang memberi impak dari segi ranking Universiti di peringkat dunia.
“Saya ucapkan setinggi-tinggi terima kasih kepada Naib Canselor UUM, OYAGSB dan semua pihak yang telah memberi sokongan. Saya akan terus menjalankan amanah dengan sebaik mungkin menerusi penyelidikan dan penerbitan yang berkualiti,” ujarnya.
Dengan pengiktirafan ini beliau menjadi penyelidik terbilang melalui hasil penyelidikannya yang cemerlang dan menjadi sumber rujukan penyelidik di peringkat global melalui penerbitan berkualiti di Elsevier.
Kini, beliau mempunyai 18 SCOPUS  h-indeks dengan 958 total sitasi di peringkat global terutamanya dalam bidang Perniagaan dan Pengurusan, menandakan beliau mempunyai kerja penyelidikan yang berkualiti tinggi.
Beberapa artikel ilmiahnya juga diterbitkan dalam Journal of Cleaner Production (Faktor Impak: 6.395).
Beliau telah menulis lebih daripada 300 kertas kerja dalam jurnal, bab dalam buku, buku, dan kertas persidangan. Namanya terukir di arena akademik tempatan dan antarabangsa.
Antaranya sebagai penerima Malaysia's Research Star Award, Highly Commended Paper in the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, Highly Commended Paper in the 2015 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, and the IGI Global’s Seventh Annual Excellence in Research Journal Award.

 

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UUM CAREER FAIR (29-30 September 2019)

UUM CAREER FAIR (29-30 September 2019)

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Appreciation Day 2019

UUMKL - Calling for Returning Students for Semester September 2019/2020 (DC191) (2)

SINTOK - Calling for Returning Students for Semester September 2019/2020 (A191)

Big Tulip Summit 2.0 - Inspiring, Empowering and Transforming Women

Big Tulip Summit 2.0 - Inspiring, Empowering and Transforming Women

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Penang - Following the success of its inaugural organisation last year, Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB), Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) once again hosted the Big Tulip Summit, a summit that serves as a platform for the learning and empowerment of highly aspiring female leaders to project their potential.

Adopting the theme, "Dare To Dream - Make It Happen," the Big Tulip Summit 2019 was organized in partnership with the Penang Women's Development Corporation (PWDC) and it garnered support from the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development and the Penang State Government.

The opening ceremony was officiated by Penang Chief Minister, Yang Amat Berhormat Tuan Chow Kon Yeow.

"Congratulations to UUM and OYAGSB for organising the Big Tulip Summit which provides a platform for women to learn, build networks, exchange ideas and implement best practices.

"I am deeply impressed by UUM's commitment to empowering women and touched by the event’s ability to bring together many leading figures, inspirational speakers and decision makers to share their success stories with participants," he said in his opening remarks.

On the issue of women empowerment, YAB Tuan Chow said Penang was not only active and progressive but it also played a leading role in empowering women or better known as 'gender inclusiveness' in the state's policy.

"When the Penang2030 vision was introduced last year, we are committed to creating an inclusive and people-centred state. In making that a reality, gender inclusion is a key component of stimulating economic development and general well-being.

"By setting this idea as an objective, the Penang state government has pledged to transform the community's orthodox view of the role of men and women into the view that women have the opportunity to reach and realise their potential," he said.

He also reiterated that in support of Penang2030's vision, the state had adopted the Gender Inclusion Policy, making it the first state to adopt such a policy in Malaysia.

"This policy promotes gender-based management by reaching a 40:40:20 ratio or 40% women, 40% men and 20% of both men and women, especially in leadership positions," he said.

Meanwhile UUM Vice-Chancellor, Prof Dr Ahmad Bashawir Abdul Ghani said UUM had conceptualized and developed the Big Tulip Summit as a platform for the learning and empowerment of aspiring women leaders to highlight their potential and grow in the context of diversity and participation in the workplace, with a clear focus on closing the gender gap at work.

According to him, the Big Tulip Summit received formal recognition and was given the status of the National Women Inspiring Programme by YAB Dato' Seri Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia cum the Minister of Women, Family and Community Development during its inaugural organisation on 3 December 2018 in Kuala Lumpur.

The opening ceremony of the Big Tulip Summit 2019 also witnessed the presentation of the keynote address entitled "Equality Is My Dream" by YB Puan Chong Eng, Exco for Women and Family Development, Gender Equality and Non-Islamic Religious Affairs cum Chairman of PWDC.

The two-day Big Tulip Summit 2019 which began on 20 August  brought together speakers and influential and inspirational panellists comprising well-known leaders, prominent men and successful women.

These leaders shared leadership experiences, knowledge and professional and personal stories to inspire some 230 participants.

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August 4, '19 - Art of Writing Discussion and Conclusion–talk by Professor Dr K. Kuperan a/l K.V.S.N Viswanathan

August 4, '19 - Art of Writing Discussion and Conclusion–talk by Professor Dr K. Kuperan a/l K.V.S.N Viswanathan

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SINTOK August 4 2019 – 25 Doctoral Candidates today participated in a talk by Associate Professor Dr Kuperan Viswanathan on “Art of Writing Discussion and Conclusion” as he shared his view in what goes into writing doctoral thesis, the art behind discussing and presenting conclusions. 

It is hoped that Doctoral Candidates who participated benefited through this programme and overall wider benefits through their doctoral programmes in their personal development.

*Kuperan Viswanathan is Professor of Resource Economics and Management. Before joining OYAGSB, he was an Associate Professor of Resource Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia. Kuperan is a leading natural resource economist with more than 30 years of experience in resource economics, policy and development research, social science research capacity building, education and training. 

 

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July 21. '19 - Publishing in Impact Journal

July 21. '19 - Publishing in Impact Journal

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SINTOK July 16, 2019 – Each new publication in a journal has the value of the journal associated with it. Impact journals therefore will elevate the scholarly value of the articles published within them and the recognition of their authors. 

Doctoral Candidates today participated in a talk by Professor Dr. Narazah Moh Suki on “Publishing in Impact Journal”, where a single publication in a high-tier journal can make a huge impact on their academic career path. It is hoped that Doctoral Candidates who participated benefited through this programme and overall wider benefits through their doctoral programmes in their personal development.

* Norazah Mohd Suki is a Professor of Marketing and E-Commerce at Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia. She is the recipient of Malaysia's Research Star Award 2018, Highly Commended Paper in the 2017 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, Highly Commended Paper in the 2015 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence, IGI Global Winners of the Seventh Annual Awards Excellence in Research Journal, Best Paper Award, and Best Presenter Award. 

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July 15, '19 - Application of PLS-SEM in Data Base Analysis Workshop (2)

July 15, '19 - Application of PLS-SEM in Data Base Analysis Workshop  (2)

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SINTOK July 15, 2019 – Doctoral Candidates today participated in a workshop by Dr  Arfan Shahzad on application of PLS-SEM in Database Analysis. The day-long workshop exposed doctoral candidates  to PLS-SEM as an exploratory methodology suitable with respect to researcher’s prediction-oriented objectives as it does not require normal data distribution and accommodates small sample sizes. Doctoral Candidates were also exposed to advanced forms of PLS-SEM.

It is hoped that Doctoral Candidates who participated benefited through this programme and overall wider benefits through their doctoral programmes in their personal development.

* Arfan Shahzad is Senior Lecturer of Management Information and Business. He has successfully supervised PhD, DBA students, and master’s students. Arfan is an active researcher and has published more than 37 articles in international peer-reviewed and indexed journals of Scopus and ISI.

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Methodology – Quantitative Research Design talk by Associate Professor Dr Hassan Abu Bakar

Methodology – Quantitative Research Design talk by Associate Professor Dr Hassan Abu Bakar

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SINTOK July 14 2019 – 37 Doctoral Candidates today participated in a talk by Associate Professor Dr Hassan Abu Bakar* on “Methodology – Quantitative Research Design” as he shared his view on why is it important in methodological theory to understand the underlying theoretical aspects when articulating theory involved in research, the practices involved in the research process and the relationship between the two. 

It is hoped that Doctoral Candidates who participated benefited through this programme and overall wider benefits through their doctoral programmes in their personal development.

* Dr. Hassan Abu Bakar is Associate Professor of Leadership and Communication Management. He is an active member of International Communication Association and National Communication Association based in the United States and the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management.

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Preparing Literature Review - Doctoral Training Series Talk by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Asmat Nizam

Preparing Literature Review - Doctoral Training Series Talk by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Asmat Nizam

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SINTOK June 30 2019 – 17 Doctoral Candidates today participated in a talk by Associate Professor Dr Asmat Nizam Abdul Talib* on “Preparing Literature Review” as part of a Doctoral Training Series programme organized by Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business to help doctoral candidates who are at various stages of their doctoral programme.

Literature reviews requires research and preparation. Literature must be searched and information collected must be analysed, summarized and synthesized so that it can be written into the review. Dr. Asmat shared his experience on preparing for and conducting this important process, in showing originality and relevance of research problems.

It is hoped that Doctoral Candidates who participated benefited through this programme and overall wider benefits through their doctoral programmes in their personal development.

* Dr. Asmat Nizam is associate professor of international business and international marketing at OYAGSB. Asmat’s teaching focuses on international business and international marketing strategy with an emphasis on building the organization and capabilities for (export) customer focus.

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OYAGSB Kuala Lumpur Town Hall Meeting And Open Day 2019

OYAGSB Kuala Lumpur Town Hall Meeting And Open Day 2019

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UUM ONLINE: Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) is committed to providing service that is friendly, helpful and responsive to the needs of students. OYAGSB makes it its business to ensure that students’ time at UUM in general and OYAGSB in particular is as pleasant and productive as possible.

OYAGSB endeavours to treat everyone with respect, and so, from time to time OYAGSB organizes activities that could add value to its academic programmes in which their students are enrolled into.
One such activity is engaging with students through Town Hall meetings. On 15 June 2019, a Town Hall meeting was held at OYAGSB Kuala Lumpur.

Among those who attended the meeting were MBA and DBA students, the Directors of Programmes, the Academic Director of OYAGSB Kuala Lumpur and Head of Administration at OYAGSB.

The Town Hall meeting, an annual activity held at campuses namely Sintok and Kuala Lumpur acts as a platform for OYAGSB students and staffs (academic and administration) to meet and discuss the way forward to addressing related issues and exchange ideas on improving academic as well as non-academic matters.

During the recent Town Hall meeting, students of OYAGSB Kuala Lumpur were reminded to express their concerns or any grievances through the right channel. This is because OYAGSB gives their highest commitment in ensuring customers’ (students) satisfaction and improving their service.

At the Town Hall meeting, issues raised by the students were on modular teaching, MBA project paper and CMI.

OYAGSB is always trying its best to maintain good relationships with the existing students and the public, thus making them feel right at home and as part of the UUM big family is the priority of OYAGSB.

On 16 June 2019, OYAGSB took the initiative to organise its Open Day 2019 at OYAGSB Kuala Lumpur to encourage potential customers (students) to enrol to their various study programmes.

Such an event is necessary as it doubles as a platform to introduce the programmes offered by OYAGSB, thus attract more potential students to continue their studies at UUM and also provides space for the public to further interact and gather information related to OYAGSB.

Hence, by doing so, it would greatly improve the level of understanding of potential students on the MBA and DBA programmes offered by OYAGSB as well as on other postgraduate programmes such as PhD. and DMgt.

At the OYAGSB Kuala Lumpur Open Day 2019 guests mingled with staffs and existing students in a friendly atmosphere. Dr Francis Chuah, the Director of the MBA programme and Prof Dr Nor Azila Mohd Noor, the Director of the DBA programme spent time with the guests sharing information about the various programmes offered.

Guests who participated in the programme had the opportunity to preview the programmes and they expressed their keen interest in getting to know OYAGSB and UUM closer. These potential students also looked forward to exploring the opportunities to study at OYAGSB.

The Open Day successfully strengthened the relationship between existing students and OYAGSB staffs. Consultation counters were up and running throughout the event to assist existing students’ with their queries as well as to help potential students’ on obtaining information and getting further explanation on matters related to the academic programmes, admission, visa application and enquiries on financial assistance.

A similar Open Day programme is scheduled to be held at OYAGSB Sintok campus on 7 July 2019. The activities forementioned were initiated by the Student Experience and Customer Care Unit of OYAGSB, a unit committed in developing new ways of enhancing the customers (students) experience at OYAGSB.

OYAGSB emphasizes on the students’ learning experience and student’s journey.

For members of staff at OYAGSB, it is not just about the scrolls the students receive during the convocation but more about the new people that they meet along the way, the activities that they participate in and the lives that they touch.

All these will indeed enrich the students’ learning experience and will leave them with fond memories.

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OYAGSB UUM WELCOMES MBA STUDENTS FROM SULTAN QABOOS UNIVERSITY, OMAN ON A ONE-WEEK STUDY TRIP

OYAGSB UUM WELCOMES MBA STUDENTS FROM SULTAN QABOOS UNIVERSITY, OMAN ON A ONE-WEEK STUDY TRIP

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UUM ONLINE: The collaboration between Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business (OYAGSB) and Sultan Qaboos University (SQU), Oman enabled eighteen MBA students from the SQU to spend a week-long study trip in Kuala Lumpur.

During their one-week stay in Kuala Lumpur, the students had the opportunity to learn up close and personal about the different cultures of Malaysians and ways of conducting business as a way of expanding their international horizon and perspective.

Throughout the duration of the study trip, the students visited a number of corporate organisations namely Petronas, Bank Negara, Celcom, the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), Small Medium Enterprises (SME) Corp, and KPJ Healthcare Berhad.

Besides the company visits, the students also attended three academic talks on the Malaysian experience in its economic development and global relations. The talks which were delivered by representatives from the Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) and the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) were held at OYAGSB Kuala Lumpur.

The students also had the opportunity to visit places of interest around Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya. In Kuala Lumpur, the students visited the National Museum and had the opportunity to perform their prayers at the National Mosque. They also went on a leisurely cruise on the Putrajaya Lake to experience the enchanting beauty and scenery of Putrajaya.

Sometime in October of this year, OYAGSB will be sending its MBA students to the Sultanate of Oman for a similar academic and non-academic experience. Such international exposure will truly benefit the students in developing their cross-cultural competencies and international networking toward their career and personal growth and development.

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June 23, '19 ~ Doctoral Candidates Participated in talk on "Archival Research using DataStream"

June 23, '19 ~ Doctoral Candidates Participated in talk on

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SINTOK June 23 2019 – 19 Doctoral Candidates today participated in a talk by Professor Dr Wan Nordin Wan Hussin* on “Archival Research using DataStream” this morning at OYAGSB Sintok Studio room. The talk is part of a Doctoral Training Series programme organized by Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business to help doctoral candidates who are at various stages of their doctoral programme. 

Dr Wan Nordin in his talk shared his experience in conducting archival research involving primary sources held in DataStream archives and other such repository. His talk helped participants rethink, evaluate and restructure their approach towards their research. 

It is hoped that Doctoral Candidates who participated benefited through this programme and overall wider benefits through their doctoral programmes in their personal development.

* Dr. Wan Nordin Wan Hussin is a resident fellow at OYAGSB and  Professor of Financial Reporting and Corporate Governance.  His research manuscripts have been published in various academic journals, including ISI-indexed and ABDC A-ranked journals such as Ecological Indicators. 

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May 26, '19 ~ 29 Doctoral Candidates Participated in Todays' Doctoral Training Series

May 26, '19 ~ 29 Doctoral Candidates Participated in Todays' Doctoral Training Series

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SINTOK May 26 2019 – Qualitative research requires Gurus, someone to guide you in understanding how to conduct your research. Associate Professor Dr Zaleha Othman begins her talk on “Qualitative Research Methodology” by reminding doctoral candidates that learning qualitative research requires learning from experts in the field, qualitative research Gurus. Throughout her talk, Dr. Zaleha introduced participants to qualitative research method and their related Gurus.

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The Doctoral Training series consist of intensive training blocks where all the OYAGSB doctoral researchers can come together for a full or half-day, to receive timely training on topics relevant to the different stages of their doctoral programme and career development. 

This session was opened by Professor Dr Norazah Mohd Suki, Director of PhD & D. Management Programme Othman Yeop Abdullah School of Business (OYAGSB) welcomed almost 30 doctoral candidates. 

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OYAGSB 2019 OPEN DAY

PROCESS FLOW FOR MBA PROJECT PAPER MAY SEMESTER 2018/2019

PROCESS FLOW FOR MBA PROJECT PAPER  MAY SEMESTER 2018/2019

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PROJECT PAPER (MBA) RELATED LINK 

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OYAGSB KL SEMINAR SERIES 4/2019

TOWN HALL MEETING WITH PROGRAM DIRECTORS OF OYAGS

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Doctoral Training Series Talk

Hari Apresiasi Wanita 2019

Maximum Duration Allowed for Proposal Defence

OYAGSB 3MT THESIS COMPETITION 2019

MBA Student Visit Program: Sultan Qaboos University

OYAGSB DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM 2019

OYAGSB DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM 2019

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COLLOQUIUM PRESENTATION SESSIONS

 

SESSION A : OYAGSB Studio 

11.00am - 11.25am

Mahadevan Santhanasamy (95899) DBA

The influence of Relationship Marketing on customer continuous intention in Heavy Duty Truck Industry. 

11.25am - 11.50am

Nooraini Bt. Youp (93830) DBA

An Examination Of Student Retention In Open Distance Learning

11.50am - 12.15am

Saravanan Raman (903505) PhD (Consumer & Market Analysis)

Service trade-offs: A strategical approach in service operations

12.15am -12.40pm

Bashir Babangida Kurfi (903279) PhD (Industri & Dev. Economics)

Food insecurity among households in North- West Nigeria and its determinants

SESSION B : OYAGSB Main meeting room

11.00am -11.25am

Mokadem Mohamed El Amine (903150) PhD (Management)

The Role Of Organizational Culture On The Relationship Between Quality Assurance Practices And Organizational Effectiveness In Algeria's Higher Education 

11.25am -11.50am

Fikri bin Muhamad Ismail (903721) PhD (Leadership & Organizational Behaviour)

Impact Of Culture & Organisational Integration Related Factors Of Emerging Multi-National Corporations In Malaysia Towards Post Acquisitions Performance 

11.50am -12.15am

Syeda Zuriat Ul Zahra (901649) PhD (Human Resource Management)

Mediating Role Of Organizational Affective Commitment Among The Factors Of Organizational Citizenship Behavior: Evidence From Pakistan 

12.15am -12.40am

Rabihah binti Rahim (903272) PhD (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)

Entrepreneurship as Career: The interplay between passions, self-efficacy towards entrepreneurial career among entrepreneurship program students in Malaysia 

12.40am - 01.05am

 Nor Fatin binti Mohd Hussain (903600) PhD (Financial Analysis & Policy)

The Perceptions, Perceived Benefits and Complexities and Their Influences on Green Banking Adoption in Malaysia 

 

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OYAGSB SINTOK
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

OYAGSB KUALA LUMPUR
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
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