Information Technology for Development and E-government

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Introduction

Malaysia has been positioned to become one of the regional's key information and communication technology as well as Multimedia hubs. Vast business and job opportunities have arisen in the country as the Malaysian government emphasizes on building knowledge society. Since the inception of Multimedia Super Corridor, Malaysia has become among one of the most renowned centers for outsourcing hub in Asia; i.e. next to India and China. Research has been recognized as a core area for innovation in capability building, national development and sustainability. This research group was formed in supporting the Malaysian's government call towards innovation and human capital development.

Research Interests

The research interests of this group cover information technology applications for the development of national policy, community/society, industry, methodology and practice and for delivery of public services or e-government. Trans-discipline (a combination of disciplines e.g. science/mathematics, humanities and social science) is also a key distinguishing feature.

Research members

Membership is open to anyone. Current members are listed as follows:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nor Shahriza Abdul Karim (Group Leader)
Dr. Basri Hj. Hassan
Dr. Ramlah Hussein
Dr. Norshidah Mohamed
Dr. Abdul Rahman Ahlan
Dr. Murni Mahmud
Br. Muhammad Sadry Abu Seman
Br. Umar Aditiawarman (PhD candidate)
Br. Noorman Masrek (PhD candidate)
Br. Roslan Romli (PhD candidate)
Br. Abdul Shukor Rahman (PhD candidate)
Jasber Kaur (PhD candidate)

Current Projects & Research Awards

Projects & Research Awards

 

Principal Researcher

Co-Researchers

1) The adoption and impact of wireless technologies in the Malaysian Society, Amount RM400,000.00 

Source: Suruhanjaya Multimedia & Komunikasi Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nor Shahriza Abdul Karim  

  1. Dr.  Ramlah Hussein
  2. Dr. Norshidah Mohamed
  3. Dr Murni Mahmud
  4. Dr. Basri Hj. Hassan

 

2) Digital divide & information technology industry development in Malaysia,

Amount RM60,000.00 Source: Fundamental Research Grant Scheme

 

Dr. Norshidah Mohamed

  1. Dr.  Ramlah Hussein
  2. Dr. Abdul Rahman Ahlan
  3. Br. Muhammad Sadry Abu Seman

3) Modeling G2C adoption of e-government in developing countries: cultural issues, trust and acceptance factors, the Malaysian case, Amount RM40,000.00 Source: Fundamental Research Grant Scheme

 

Dr. Ramlah Hussein

  1. Dr. Norshidah Mohamed
  2. Dr. Abdul Rahman Ahlan
  3. Dr Murni Mahmud

TOTAL AMOUNT OF GRANTS :  RM500,000

 

 

 

PhD Research Topics

1. Umar Aditiawarman : Modeling G2C adoption of e-government in developing countries

Supervisor: Dr. Ramlah Hussein

1. Br. Noorman Masrek : Corporate Intranet utilization at government-linked companies

Supervisor: Dr. Nor Shahriza Abdul Karim

1. Br. Roslan Romli : Resource Based View and organizational performance in the public sector

Supervisor: Dr. Ramlah Hussein

1. Jasber Kaur : IT governance practices in the public sector

Supervisor: Dr. Norshidah Mohamed

1. Br. Abdul Shukor : Enterprise resource planning systems & IT industry development

Supervisor: Dr. Norshidah Mohamed