Panel of Jury, Department of Prime Minister

Panel of Jury, Department of Prime Minister
Appreciation from Tan Sri Dato' Muhyiddin Haji Yassin, Deputy Prime Minister

M. Darwish (1st son)

M. Darwish (1st son)


Associate Professor Dr Norzaidi Haji Mohd Daud, PhD
Malaysia: Who's Who 2013/2014
Who's Who AcademicKeys 2013

Director, Communities of Research (CoRe), Humanities & Quality of Life

Office of Community of Research (Core), Bangunan Wawasan,
Universiti Teknologi MARA
40450 Shah Alam, Selangor, MALAYSIA
h/p: 6012-686 0035


Associate Professor Dr. Norzaidi Haji Mohd Daud (email:; h/p: 6 012-686 0035) received his doctorate degree (Ph.D) in Management from Multimedia University, Malaysia under the Universiti Teknologi MARA Graduate Scholarship. Currently, he is Director, Communities of Research (CoRe) (Humanities and Quality of Life)(HQL), Chair, Publication, Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School (AAGBS), and Chair, Top Business School, AAGBS. Previously, he was visiting Professor at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, Head of Integrated Information and Publication Centre, Institute of Business Excellence (IBE), and Head of IT Support, Research Management Institute (RMI), UiTM. Recently, he has published 7 books and over 100 articles in ISI WOS/WOK, SCOPUS, ERA journal outlets as well as conference proceedings. Moreover, his research works had won 2 international best paper awards (Germany and Czech Republic), 70 innovation awards (Geneve, Brussels, Pittsburg, Seoul, ITEX, MTE, IPTA Expo, PECIPTA, i-INVEX, IID, BIID etc.); Chief Jury-Kumpulan Inovasi dan Kreativiti (KIK), Prime Minister Department; Chief Jury, Innovation Award (AIJPM), Prime Minister Department; Chief Jury-Ministry of Home Affairs, Chief Jury, International Syariah Compliance Idea, Invention, Innovation and Design Expo 2014 and Innovation Honorary Speaker, Ministry of Human Resource. He had won several awards such as UiTM Best Speaker Award 2014, Leading Researcher by Example Award in 2007, Outstanding Club & Society Advisor Award in 2002 and listed in Malaysia Who's Who 2013/2014 as well as AcademicKeys Who's Who 2013

He serves as Editor in Chief, International Journal of Applied Business Research, Editor in Chief of the Business and Management Quarterly Review, Editor in Chief, International Journal of Undergraduates Studies, former Editor in Chief, Journal of Transport and Logistics, Executive Editor, Journal of Business and Financial Affairs and sits on the editorial board/review board (1) World Applied Sciences Journal (2) African Journal of Business Management (3) ASLIB Proceedings: New Information Perspective (4) Learning and Individual Differences (5) Journal of Sustainability Science and Management (6) World Review of Inter-modal Transportation Research (7) International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management (8) Journal of Computer Information Systems (9) International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (10) Journal of Managerial Issues (11) Jurnal Teknologi (12) Information Technology Journal (13) TEM Journal (14) International Journal of Public Administration (15) Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship (16) Journal of Quality Measurement and Analysis (17) Jurnal Academia (18) International Journal of Library and Information Science (19) Journal of Media and Communication Studies (20) International Journal of Modelling Operations Management (21) International Journal of Psychology and Counselling (22) Journal of Economics and International Finance (23) International Journal of Vocational and Technical Education (24) International Research of Management and Business Studies (25) International Research Journal (26) Journal of Finance, Accounting and Management (27) International Journal of Business Systems Research (28) Asian Academy of Management Journal (29) International Academy of Business and Economics (30) Scientific Journals International (31) Journal of Software (32) Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge and Management (33) International Journal of Doctorial Studies (34) Journal of Information, Information Technology and Organizations (35) International Journal of Scientific Research in Education (36) International Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society (37) COMPASS (39) Jurnal Gading (40) Journal of Administrative Science (41) Global Business and Management Research: An International Journal (42) Journal of Global Business Administration (43) Industrial Management and Data Systems (44) Information Technology and People (45) KII Transaction on Internet and Information Systems.

His books and articles are subscribed by Yale University, USA; Cornell University, USA, University of California, Berkeley, USA; University of Massachusetts, , USA, Vanderbilt University, USA, McGill University, Canada, National University of Singapore, Ministry of Education Malaysia Library, National Library Board of Singapore, Library and Archives Canada, National Library of Malaysia, National Library of Australia, Ohio University, USA, International Islamic University, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Malaya, Universiti Darul Iman, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Monash University Malaysia, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Universiti Sains Malaysia and Selangor International Islamic University College.

His PhD work were presented at Harvard University, MA, (2010 and 2013), USA as well as Cambridge Conference on Business & Economics (2012) at Cambridge University, UK.

Areas of Interest: Primary Interests: Management and Business, Strategic Management, Halal Studies, Information Technology, Banking Operations, Research Methodology and Transportation (Maritime).

Expertise: Structural equation modelling (SEM) using AMOS, publishing article in ISI/SCOPUS listed journals, SPSS and research methodology (postgraduate level), and innovation

External Examiner: Queensland University of Technology (QUT) (Australia), Annamalai University (India), Universiti Malaya (UM), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), and Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM)

Publication by Category


+The impact of religious sensitivity on brand trust, equity and values fast food industry in Malaysia, Business Strategy Series
+Identifying the determinant attributes of Halal cosmetics product that influence its positioning strategy in Malaysian market, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+Examining critical success factors of consumers' attitude towards nutritional labelling of SMEs products in Malaysia, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+The influence of market orientation on the commitment-trust model and relational norms: empirical evidence at higher institution in Malaysia, African Journal of Business Management
+Application of important-performance analysis (IPA) to formulate customer satisfaction strategies in the direct sales industry in Malaysia, Business Strategy Series
+Examining market accessibility of Malaysian's harumanis mango in Japan: Challenges and potentials, Business Strategy Series


+Determining critical success factors of oral cancer susceptibility prediction using fuzzy models in Malaysia's health sector, Sains Malaysiana
+Effectiveness of the extended mean-variance model using fuzzy approach for portfolio selection in Malaysian stock market, Business & Management Quarterly Review
+The use of artificial intelligence to identify people at risk of oral cancer, International Journal of Scientific Research in Education
+Portfolio diversification: the role of information technologies in future investment decision making, International Journal of Electronic Finance
+The effect of addition and deletion of shariah-compliant securities in Bursa Malaysia, Advances in Business and Management

Management information systems/transportation studies

+Determining critical success factors of mobile commerce usage in higher learning institution in Malaysia, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+Revisiting information system models in the context of technology usage and technology resistance, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+Customer's perception towards information security in internet banking system in Malaysia, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+Determining critical success factors of mobile banking adoption in Malaysia, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+Evaluating the post-intranet usage: empirical study in Malaysian port industry, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+The indirect effects of intranet functionalities on middle manager's performance, Kybernetes
+Investigating the relationships of users' behavior and internal security threat towards the implementation of total health system (THIS) in Malaysian medical institutions, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+Examining the impact of intranet usage on managerial performance at Malaysia port industry, International Journal of Advanced Computer Science
+Evaluating the intranet acceptance with the extended task-technology fit model: empircal evidence in Malaysian maritime industry, International Journal of Arts and Sciences
+The impact of intranet on managers and their work: an empirical study in the Malaysian port industry, Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship
+Towards a holistic model in investigating the effects of intranet usage on managerial performance: a study on Malaysian port industry, Maritime Policy and Management
+Evaluating technology resistance and technology satisfaction on students' performance, Campus-Wide Information Systems
+ Factor determining organizational commitment on security controls in accounting-based information systems, International Journal of Services and Standards
+Intranet usage, user satisfaction and managerial performance: a cause and effect investigation, International Journal of Business and Systems Research
+E-commerce usage and business performance in the Malaysian tourism sector, Information Management and Computer Security
+A study of intranet usage and resistance in Malaysia's port industry, Journal of Computer Information Systems
+Perceived resistance, user resistance and manager's performance, Aslib Proc.
+ Intranet usage and managers' performance in the port industry, Industrial Management & Data Systems


+The relationship between student's absorptive capacity and motivation on knowledge transfer in Malaysian Community Colleges, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+Modelling education tourism using gravity model in Malaysian public higher education institutions, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+Determining mediating effect of information satisfaction on international student's college choice: empirical evidence in Malaysia's university, International Journal of Scientific Research in Education
+Stress and academic performance: empirical evidence from university students, Academy of Educational Leadership Journal
+Determining world class university from the evaluation of service quality and students satisfaction level: an empirical study in Malaysia, International Journal of Scientific Research in Education
+The impact of perceived stress and stress factors on academic performance of pre-science students: empirical evidence from the Malaysian university, International Journal of Scientific Research in Education
+Strategic alignment of strategies information system planning (SISP) success: an exploratory study in public universities in Malaysia, International Journal of Scientific Research in Education
+Pengurusan harta wakaf dan potensinya ke arah kemajuan pendidikan Islam di Malaysia, Jurnal Pengurusan Jawhar
+ The effect of student's background and attitudes on computer skills in Malaysia, International Journal of Management in Education
+Perception of distance learning (EPJJ) students toward the service quality offered by the continuing education programme: a case study at higher education institution in Malaysia, Distance Education


+Investigating the behavior of the mark-up of price over marginal cost under different business cycle situation: empirical study in Malaysia manufacturing industry, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+Total Factor productivity growth in the small size Malaysian manufacturing industry: prinal and dual approaches, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+The impact of international trade on price mark-up in Malaysian manufacturing industries, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences


+Realism with the triangulation techniques: the effective methods for social science research, International Journal of Scientific Research in Education

Human Resource Management/Management/Insurance/Business

+The relationship between human resource management and knowledge-based economy in Malaysian multimedia super corridor (MSC) status companies, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+The moderating effect of neuroticism on the relationship between emotional intelligence and job performance, Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
+Adverse selection and its consequences on medical and health insurance and takaful in Malaysia, Humanomics
+The globalization of film business and its effect on the Malaysian film industry, Business Strategy Series
+Expectations and perceptions of tourists on the service quality in Malaysian tourism industry, Global Business and Management Research
+The effect of human resource practices in building learning organizations: evidence from Malaysian manufacturing firms, International Journal of Innovation and Learning
+The evaluation of customer satisfaction on delivery by post offices in Malaysia: a service quality and service features perspective, Advances in Business and Management
+Service quality in two and three star hotels: empirical evidence in the Malaysian hotel industry, Advances in Business and Management
+Determining critical success factors of job satisfaction among government servants: empirical evidence in Malaysia, Advances in Business and Management

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Batu garnet dan amber, Czech Republic

Bersama taukeh kedai
Bergambar bersama anak saudara taukeh kedai batu garnet

Batu amber

Batu garnet dan amber

Boleh dikatakan, kalau anda melawat Prague, ibu negara Czech Republic, anda akan terjumpa batu permata garnet dan batu amber yang boleh dikatakan dijual di setiap kedai. Saya dan Intan pada mulanya 'menjengguk-jengguk' aje, tetapi akhirnya tewas, dan beli banyak pula. Harga batu garnet boleh tahan, RM300 ke atas, manakala batu amber RM200 ke atas. Batu garnet merupakan salah satu sumber asli negara Czech Republic, manakala batu amber berasal dari Poland atau Ukrain. Warna batu granad gelap kemerah-merahan manakala batu amber ada yang berwarna kuning dan hijau. Menurut penjual batu amber, warna kuning terhasil dari getah pokok yang matang manakala warna hijau terhasil daripada getah pokok yang muda.

Saya dan Intan kerap ke sebuah kedai dan mereka ini selalu menjamu kami air kopi (kopi Turki dan Italy). Penjualnya/taukeh kedai ini merupakan seorang lulusan kedoktoran (medical) dan menjalankan perniagaan keluarga. Oleh kerana kami kerap ke kedainya, maka kami 'selalu' juga dapat harga discount! Pernah juga Kevin Costner (pelakon terkenal Hollywood) melawat ke kedai Dr ni. Dr ini dulu ada kenalan daripada Malaysia, dan hampir-hampir berkahwin dengan beliau. Seronok juga mendengar cerita beliau sambil menunggu Intan memilih batu garnet untuk menambahkan koleksi peribadi beliau.

Di hari terakhir lawatan kami ke Prague, kami sempat bergambar dengan taukeh kedai dan anak saudaranya. Prague sememangnya 'syurga' batu garnet, bohemian cystal dan batu amber. Tak rugi melawat Prague...

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