Prof. Madya Dr. Sabariah binti Yaakub
Manager of MBA & DBA
& University Lecturer (DS54)
Prof. Madya Dr. Sabariah binti Yaakuby.sabariah@uum.edu.my
Tel: 03-26103018 Fax: 03-2694 9228 Level 1, Tower 1, UUMKL
Academic Qualification:

National

 1) Associate Professor, Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business Kuala Lumpur, Universiti Utara Malaysia (March 2019 – present), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

 2) Resident Faculty, Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business Kuala Lumpur, Universiti Utara Malaysia (October 2017 – present), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
 3) Resident Faculty, Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia (April 2017 – October 2017), Kedah, Malaysia

 4) Senior Lecturer, College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia (June 2010 – April 2017), Kedah, Malaysia.

 5) Lecturer, College of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia (January 2000 - May 2010), Sintok, Kedah, Malaysia MBA and DBA Coordinator, Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business Kuala Lumpur, Universiti Utara Malaysia (October 2017 – June 2018), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 6) Head of Department, International Business Department, Universiti Utara Malaysia (July 2011 - December 2013), Kedah, Malaysia.

 7) Programme Chairperson, International Business Department, Universiti Utara Malaysia (June 2009 - June 2011), Kedah, Malaysia.

 8) Programme Coordinator, International Business Department, Universiti Utara Malaysia (June 2008 - May 2009), Kedah, Malaysia.

Non-Academic (Industrial) Experience
National

 1) Trade Finance Officer, Banking and Trade Financing, Maybank Berhad (1996 - 2000), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 2) Marketing Executive, Avon Cosmetics (M) S.B (1996 - 1996), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 
Consulting

 1) 2018-2020: Malaysia Islamic Finance Education Report (MIFER) 2020 Project (Competency Framework) for International Council of Islamic Finance Educators

 2) 2009-2012: Subject Matter Expert Consultant (Global Supply Chain Management) For MARA Professional College, Mara Higher Education Section, Malaysia

 3) 2010:  MBA 100 Hours, RMIC


Specialization :
Business Management, Strategic Management Organizational Behavior
Postgraduate Teaching
 1) BFMA6043 - International Business
 2) GFMA6093 - Selected Issues in International Business
 3) GFMA6053 - International Logistics
 4) GFMA5263 - International Strategic Management
 5) BFMA6043 - Global Supply Chain Management
 6) BJMP6023 - Supply Chain Management
 7) OJMP6013 - Operation and Innovation Management
 8) BJMP5023 - Operation and Technology Management
 9) BPMG5113 - Logistics Management

Undergraduate Teaching

 1) PT2023 - International Business (distance learning)
 2) BFMA2023 - International Business
 3) BFMA3093 - International Business Management Seminar
 4) BFML3023 - Sea Transportation
 5) BFML3053 - International Logistics
 6) SP1113 - Statistic for Social Science
 7) GFMA3053 - International Logistics

Articles in Refereed Journals (SCOPUS-indexed)

  • Abdullah, N.A.H.N., Yaakub, S., Subhan, M. (2019). Moderating effects of logistics and supply chain issues on the relationship between organizational innovations, entrepreneurial orientation and market orientation of SMEs in Malaysia. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, accepted, in press.
  • Abdullah, N.A.H.N., Yaakub, S., Subhan, M. (2018). Examining the most severe logistics and supply chain issues experienced by Malaysian SMEs. International Journal of Supply Chain Management, 7(6), pp.439-445
  • Abdullah, N.A.H.N., Yaakub, S., Subhan, M. (2016). Logistics and supply chain related issues faced by Malaysian SMEs: A case study. International Review of Marketing and Management, 6(3), pp.432-435
  • Yaakub, S., Subhan, M., Abdullah, N.A.H.N., Gapar, N., (2015). Environmental sustainability strategies and impacts. 2nd International Symposium on Technology Management and Emerging Technologies, ISTMET 2015 - Proceeding, 7359067, pp.401-406
  • Abdullah, N.A.H.N., Yaakub, S., (2015). The pressure for reverse logistics adoption among manufacturers in Malaysia. Asian Journal of Business and Accounting, 8(1), pp.151-178
  • Abdullah, N.A.H.N., Yaakub, S., Subhan, M. (2014). Reverse logistics: Pressure for adoption and the impact on firm’s performance. International Journal of Business and Society, 15(1), pp.151-170

 
Articles in Refereed Journals

  • Abdullah, N.A.H.N., Yaakub, S., Subhan, M. (2019). Moderating effect of logistics and supply chain issues on the relationship between entrepreneurial orientation and market orientation of SMEs in Malaysia. International Journal of Administration and Governance, accepted, in press.
  • Yaakub, S., Leong, Y. S., (2018). Incoterms selection factors and its effect on export performance. Journal of Advanced Research in Business, Marketing, And Supply Chain Management
  • Yaakub, S., Mustafa, H. K., (2018). Innovation and technology adoption challenges: Impact on SMEs’ company performance. International Journal of Accounting, Finance And Business
  • Arbak, S., Yaakub, S., Zakary, N. (2017). Qualitative research on the impact of information and communication technology on Port. Journal of Advanced Research in Business, Marketing, And Supply Chain Management, 1(1)
  • Husin, H., Yaakub, S., Abdul-Talib, A.N., Saud, M.B., (2017). The effects of cultural intelligence on international students’ engagement. International Journal of Business, Economics and Law, 12(2), pp.18-25
  • Abdullah, N.A.H.N., Yaakub, S., (2015). The logistics and supply chain issues among SMEs in Malaysia: A preliminary study. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9 (28), 241-245.
  • Abdul Malek, M., Jaguli, A., & Yaakub, S. (2015). Cultural Intelligence and export success: Firm-level cultural capability for penetrating overseas market. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9 (17), 77-85.
  • Yaakub, S. & Mustafa, H. K. (2015). Supply Chain Risk Management for the SMEs. Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies.

 
Publications in Refereed Conference Proceedings

Full Paper

  • Yaakub, S. & Azmi, N. (2016). Customers' Perception Towards Service Quality of Family Takaful Insurance Providers in Malaysia. Halal Seminar (Seminar Keusahawanan Halal).
  • Yaakub, S. (2016). Classification and Functions of Third Party Logistics Service Providers: A Literature Review. International Conference on International Studies.
  • Yaakub, S. & Mustafa, H. (2015). Supply Chain Risk Management for the SMEs. 5th International Conference on Social Sciences.
  • Yaakub, S., Subhan, M., Nik Abdullah, N., & Gapar, N. (2015). Environmental Sustainability Strategies and Impacts: A Case of Northport, Klang, Malaysia. IEEE Engineering Management Conference:.
  • Yaakub, S. & Nik Abdullah, N. (2014). Cultural Intelligence and Supply Chain Issues. International Conference on International Studies (ICIS).
  • Yaakub, S. (2014). E-Commerce Impact on the Logistics Landscape. International Academic Conference on Logistics & Transport 2014.
  • Yaakub, S. (2014). The Relationship between Cultural Intelligence and Work Performance of Public Service Workers in Malaysia. International Conference on International Studies.
  • Yaakub, S. & Mustafa, H. K. (2013). Supply Chain Risk Management Framework for Malaysian SMEs. 2nd International Conference on Rural Development and Entrepreneurship.
  • Yaakub, S. (2013). The relationship between managerial cultural intelligence and supply chain issues. Asian-Pacific Conference on Management & Business.
  • Husin, H., Yaakub, S., & Abdul Malek, M. M.M. (2013). Effect of Cultural Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence and Islamic Work Ethic on Individual Work Performance. Applied International Business Conference.
  • Nik Abdullah, N. A.H., Yaakub, S., & Don @ A. Wahab, M. S. (2013). Exploring the Relationship between Firm's Level Cultural Intelligence and Supply Chain Issues. Applied International Business Conference.
  • Yaakub, S. (2012). The impact of customer/stakeholder pressure, financial and competitive pressure, regulatory pressure and corporate citizenship pressure on reverse logistics adoptions. International Conference on Management (ICM).
  • Yaakub, S. (2012). Effect of Cultural Distance on the Relationship between Cultural Intelligence and Customer Service Performance: A Case of Third Party Logistic Service Providers. International Conference on International Studies (ICIS).
  • Yaakub, S. & Mustafa, H. K. (in press, 2015). Supply Chain Risk Management for the SMEs. 5th International Conference on Social Sciences.

 

Publications of Invited Papers

  • Mohd Yusof, R., Affandi, A., Yaakub, S. (2018) . Halal Trade Finance and Global Well Being: Here Come the Millennials. MIHAS 2018 – Halal Trade Finance Conference – Paper sponsored by Association of Islamic Banking Institution Malaysia (AIBIM)

Publications in Magazines

  • Yaakub, S., (April, 2019). Profit, people & planet. Malaysian Business
  • Yaakub, S., (March, 2019). A double halal helix: Halal supply chain for halal branding. Marketing in Asia
  • Mohd Yusof, R., Yaakub, S. (July 2018) . Promoting global wellbeing via halal trade finance ecosystem: Are we prepared for the millennials? Malaysian Business

 

Book

  • Yaakub, S. Jedin, H., Jaguli, A.R., Abdullah, N.A.H.N., (2015). Perniagaan Antarabangsa (International Business).
  • Yaakub, S., Muhammad, S. & Abdul Ghani, B. (2014). Port, Maritime and Hinterland Development in Southeast Asia. Sintok, Kedah: UUM Press.
  • Yaakub, S., (2011). Global Supply Chain Management. MARA Professional College Press
  •  Yaakub, S., Abdullah, N.A.H.N., Jedin, M.H., Mohd-Saad, N., Zakaria, M., (2010). Cross Culture Management, Open University Malaysia Press

 

Book Chapters/Encyclopedia

  • Yaakub, S. (2016). Pengurusan Operasi Antarabangsa. In Press, Perniagaan Antarabangsa.
  • Yaakub, S. (2014). ICT and E-Commerce Adoption among Maritime-Based Third Party Logistics in Malaysia. Port, Maritime and Hinterland Development in Southeast Asia. UUM Press
  • Yaakub, S. (2016). Pengurusan Operasi Antarabangsa. In Press, Perniagaan Antarabangsa.
  • Yaakub, S., (2009). Ensiklopedia Pengurusan, UUM Press

 

Presentation of Refereed Papers

 International

  • Mohd Yusof, R., Affandi, A., Yaakub, S. (2018). Halal Trade Finance and Global Well Being: Here Come the Millennials. MIHAS 2018 – Halal Trade Finance Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Yaakub, S. (2016). Classification and Functions of Third Party Logistics Service Providers: A Literature Review. International Conference on International Studies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Yaakub, S. (2015). Environmental Sustainability and Impacts: A Case Study of Northport, Klang,
  • Malaysia. 2nd International Symposium on Technology Management and Emerging Technologies, Kedah, Malaysia.
  • Yaakub, S. (2015). Supply Chain Risk Management for the SMEs. 5th International Conference on Social Sciences, Pristina, Kosovo.
  • Yaakub, S. (2014). Effect of Cultural Intelligence on Individual Work Performance. 5th International Conference on International Studies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Yaakub, S. (2014). Cultural Intelligence and Supply Chain Issues. 5th International Conference on International Studies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Yaakub, S. (2014). E-Commerce Impact on the Logistics Landscape. International Academic Conference on Logistics & Transport 2014, Melaka, Malaysia.
  • Yaakub, S. (2013). Supply Chain Risk Management Framework for the SMEs. 2nd International Conference on Rural Development and Entrepreneurship, Purwokerto, Indonesia.
  • Yaakub, S. (2013). Exploring the Relationship Between Firm's Level Cultural Intelligence and Supply Chain Issues. 2nd Applied International Business Conference 2013, Kota Kinabalu Sabah, Malaysia.
  • Yaakub, S. (2013). The Relationship Between Managerial Cultural Intelligence and Supply Chain Issues. Asian-Pacific Conference on Management & Business, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Yaakub, S. (2012). Effect of Cultural Distance on the Relationship between Cultural Intelligence and Customer Servoce Performance: A Case of Third Party Logistics Providers. International Conference of International Studies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Yaakub, S. (2012). The Impact of Customer/Stakeholder Pressure, Financial and Competitive Pressure on Reverse Logistics Adoption. International Conference on Management (ICM), Langkawi, Malaysia.
  • Yaakub, S. (2011). Reverse Logistics Adoption Among Malaysian Manufacturers. International Conference on Management, Economics and Social Sciences, Bangkok, Thailand.

 

National

  • Yaakub, S. (2016). Customers' Perception Towards Service Quality of Family Takaful Insurance Providers in Malaysia. Halal Seminar (Seminar Keusahawanan Halal), Kedah, Malaysia.

 

State

  • Yaakub, S. (2013). Cultural Intelligence Effect on Supply Chain Issues. Seminar LEADS, UUM Sintok, Malaysia.
National Grant

 1) Title: World class supply chain management: A study of Pharmaniaga Logistics Sdn Bhd. External Industrial Grant. (Principal Investigator)
Sponsorship:  Pharmaniaga Logistics Sdn. Bhd.
Amount: RM13,200.00
List of Researchers: Sabariah Yaakub
Duration: 2018-2019

 2) Title: MALAYSIAN ISLAMIC FINANCE EDUCATION REPORT 2018, Competency Framework (Principal Investigator)
Sponsorship: KIFE (International Grant.)
Amount: RM140,000.00
List of Researchers: (UUM) Rosylin Mohd Yusof, Sabariah Yaakub, Nor Aziah Che Arshad, Zairy Zainol, Nor Azlina Abdul Wahab, UIA, UKM, KUIS, UITM, UM, USM, UMT, UMK, UnisZA.
Duration: 2018-2019


 3) Title: Program Diploma in International Business (DIB), Kolej Professional Mara. (Co-Investigator). External Agency Grant.
Sponsorship: MARA
Amount: RM349,000.00
List of Researcher: Mohamad Hanafi Mohamad, Nik Ab Halim Nik Abdullah, Sabariah Yaakub, Mohd. Najib Mansor.
Duration: 2011-2014

 4) Title: The moderating effects of logistics and supply chain issues on the relationship between organisational innovations, entrepreneurial orientation and market orientation of SMEs in Malaysia. (Co-Investigator)
Sponsorship: MINISTRY OF HIGHER EDUCATION (PBIT GRANT).
Amount: 48,556.00.
List of Researcher: Nik Ab Halim Nik Abdullah, Sabariah Yaakub & Muhammad Subhan.
Duration: 2015-2018

 5) Title: OEM and MNC Procurement Practices: A Case Study of Sharp- Roxy Corporation (M) Sd. Bhd. (Principal Investigator)
Sponsorship: Faculty Grant.
Amount: RM3,000.00
List of Researcher: Sabariah Yaakub.
Duration: 2002-2004

University Grant

 1) Title: The implementation of ISPS code and its contribution towards Penang port. (Co-Investigator)
Sponsorship: University Grant.
Amount: RM5,000.00
List of Researchers: Alisha Ismail, Sabariah Yaakub, Salwani Arbak.
Duration: 2018 - 2019

 2) Title: Reformulating Malaysian port competitive strategies: a hierarchical analysis on cost of operation business differentiation and market focus. (Co-Investigator)
Sponsorship: University Grant.
Amount: RM10,000.00.
List of Researcher: Muhammad Subhan, Sabariah Yaakub, Salwani Arbak, Mohd Zaki Ahmad, Nik Nor Suhaida Ali, Bashawir Abdul Ghani
Duration: 2017-2019

 3) Title: An integrated green logistics and supply chain model towards environmental sustainability. (Principal Investigator)
Sponsorship: University Grant.
Amount: RM10,000.00
List of Researcher: Sabariah Yaakub, Nik Ab Halim Nik Abdullah, Mohd Subhan
Duration: 2016-2018


 4) Title: A framework of supply chain risk management for the Malaysian SMEs. (Principal Investigator)
Sponsorship: University Grant.
Amount: RM10,000.00
List of Researcher: Sabariah Yaakub
Duration: 2016-2019

 5) Title: Cultural intelligence effect on international supply chain issues. (Principal Investigator)
Sponsorship: University Grant.
Amount: RM6,000.00
List of Researcher: Sabariah Yaakub, Nik Ab Halim Nik Abdullah, Sobri Don, Mohamad Safiai Saad, Marlin Marissa Malek Abdul Malek, Asmat Nizam Abdul Talib, Hartini Hussin, Abd Rahim Jaguli, Rushami Zien Yusoff.
Duration: 2014-2015

 6) Title: Cultural intelligence and sociocultural adjustment: Acclimatising to the host country's environment through the lens of international students in Malaysia. (Co-Investigator)
Sponsorship: University Grant.
Amount: RM6,000.00
List of Researcher: Sabariah Yaakub, Nik Ab Halim Nik Abdullah, Sobri Don, Mohamad Safiai Saad, Marlin Marissa Malek Abdul Malek, Asmat Nizam Abdul Talib, Hartini Hussin, Abd Rahim Jaguli, Rushami Zien Yusoff.
Duration: 2014-2015

 7) Title: Enhancing firm's competitive advantage through reverse logistic (reverse logistics adoption and firms’ performance). (Co-Investigator)
Sponsorship: University Grant.
Amount: RM10,000.00
List of Researcher: Nik Ab Halim Nik Abdullah, Sabariah Yaakub, Haim Hilman Abdullah.
Duration: 2013-2015

 8) Title: Cultural intelligence and export success: firm-level cultural capability for penetrating overseas markets. (Co-Investigator)
Sponsorship: University Grant.
Amount: RM10,000.00
List of Researcher: Marlin Marissa Malek, Sabariah Yaakub, Rahim Jaguli.
Duration: 2012-2015

College Assignments

Examiner - Internal:
2011:  Saad Dubayyan (Internal reviewer for proposal defence): Thesis title: International adaptation strategy and export performance of firms in emerging country: Case of Malaysia

Member:
2012-2013:  Assurance of Learning (AoL) Committee 

Moderator:
2012:  First International Seminar on Malaysian -Thai Studies (ISTMATS) 

Reviewer:
2011: Wan Nurisma Ayu: Internal Reviewer for proposal defence, Thesis title: Examining the effect of culture, materialism and religion on conspicuous consumption of imported products 

Speaker:
2012:  Workshop on Master/PhD Proposal Writing and Research: Methodology: Data Analysis and Conclusion 

Supervisor:
2014-2015:  Siti Wahida Azlan: Industrial Training 

Chair:
2008 – 2009:  International Business Program
2007-2008: PNX2016 Practicum for Twinning Programmes BBA (Hons) UUM-IPTS (Malaysian Private Colleges) 

College Committee:
2019: Student Development and Alumni Relations Committee
2019: Promotion, Publicity and Corporate Relations Committee
2019: Head of Audit for 5S committee
2009 – 2011:  Academic Committee
2010: Advisor, International Business Management Society
2009:  Accreditation Audit

 

Member:

2014:  Head of Accommodation and Food: International Conference on International Studies

2012:  Paper Submission/Speech Writer Committee: International Conference on International Studies

2012:  Secretary: International Conference on International Studies

2012:  Deputy Director 2: International seminar on Malaysian-Thai Studies

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