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Azura Bt Omar

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Management Sciences - Doctor of Philosophy, Manchaster School of Management
  • Master in Business Administration - Masters Degree, Boston University
  • Bachelorof Arts in Accounting and Finance - Bachelor Degree, University of Lancaster
  • A Level - Certificate, KPP, Institut Teknologi Mara

Azura Bt Omar (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES


azura_omar@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Azura is a lecturer at the Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Her principal research interests have been in the area of diversity and management, entrepreneurial training and education, and qualitative research. Following her doctoral training at UMIST, she worked as a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Diversity and Work Psychology at Manchester Business School of the University of Manchester, investigating problems facing Black and Ethnic Minority entrepreneurial women and men in the Northwest of England.
She was also a volunteer member of the steering group committee for the Faith and Enterprise for Muslim Women, a project funded by SEDI of Manchester (Social Enterprise Development Initiative), ESF and the UK Islamic Mission. She is also an active reviewer for several international journals (such as Women in Management Review, Career Development International and Qualitative Market Research).


Area of Specialisation


  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Management ~ Behavioural Studies, Resource Management, Knowledge Management
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Human Resource Development (HRD) ~ Knowledge Management


Teaching Responsibilities


HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2005/2006
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011
INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT 2015/2016 2014/2015 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
INTERNATIONAL MARKETING 2020/2021
INTRO.TO ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR(NON-ENM) 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT FOR NON-ENM 2006/2007
MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES 2015/2016 2009/2010 2008/2009 2006/2007
MANAGEMENT POLICIES 2009/2010
MANAGING CORPORATE RESOURCES 2010/2011 2008/2009 2007/2008
MARKETING PRINCIPLES 1998/1999 1997/1998 1996/1997 1995/1996
ORG BEHAVIOUR AND THEORY 2014/2015
ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR 2017/2018 1997/1998
PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT 2021/2022 2017/2018 1998/1999 1997/1998 1996/1997 1995/1996
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
RESEARCH METHODS 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019


Research Projects


Completed
2015 - 2018 Formulating A National Framework on Healthcare Utilisation of Elderly Patients in Malaysia
2009 - 2010 Leadearship Style and Work Outcomes:Islamic work Ethic and Organizational Justice as Mediator
On-Going
2016 - Present The Effects of Job Stress Factors on Quality of Work Life of Bank Employees in Malaysia
2015 - Present Knowledge Sharing among Muslim Workers In A Malaysian Financial Institution
2015 - Present An Integrated Model of Graduate Enterpreneurship
2012 - Present Work-Life Balance: An Integration of Work/Family Conflict and Work/Family Enrichment
2011 - Present Service Quality: Implications for Management Practice in Higher Education Institution (Focus Group staff)
2011 - Present The Linkage between Life Stressors and Well-being among Working Men and Women in Klang Valley, Malaysia (RU 2011)


Publications


Article

2021 Healthcare utilisation among elderly in Malaysia: The mediating role of health literacy. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 76 (2) pp. 218-222
2020 Do job stress factors affecting quality of work life (QWL) of Bangladeshi bank’s employee?. International Journal of Psychological Rehabilitation, 24 (6) pp. 14631-14648
2020 The identity and role of stakeholders in the medical tourism industry: state of the art. Tourism Review, 75 (3) pp. 559-574
2020 The need of international Islamic standards for medical tourism providers: a Malaysian experience. Journal of Islamic Marketing, () pp. 1-11
2019 Emotional labour strategies and employee performance: the role of emotional intelligence. Management Research Review, 43 (2) pp. 133-149
2017 A qualitative inquiry into the issues of information content of analysis’s report: Evidence from Malaysia. Labuan Bulletin of International Business & Finance, 15 () pp. 1-21
2017 A qualitative inquiry into the issues of information content of analysts' report: Evidence from Malaysia. Labuan Bulletin of International Business and Finance, 15 () pp. 1-21
2017 Determinants of healthcare utilisation among the elderly in Malaysia. Institutions and Economies, 9 (3) pp. 117-142
2017 Exploring the impact of Shariah training on Islamic banking employees in Pakistan. Journal of Islamic Banking and Finance, 34 (2 (April-June)) pp. 24-43
2016 Attitude towards ageing and perceived health status among the elderly in Malaysia. Advances in Business Research International Journal, 2 (2) pp. 27-38
2012 Competence in medical practice as perceived by Malaysian medical interns: a measurement invariance analysis. Journal of Education and Vocational Research, 3 (7) pp. 225-233
2012 Medical tourist’s perception in selecting their destination: a global perspective. Iranian Journal of Public Health, 41 (8) pp. 1-7
2011 A roadmap for CRM success : in light of the technology CSFS. JM International Journal of Marketing Management (JMIJMM), 1 (3) pp. 181-192
2011 A roadmap for CRM success: in light of the technology CSFS. JM International Journal of Marketing Management (JMIJMM), 1 (3) pp. 181-192
2011 A study on the implementation of talent management practices at Malaysia companies.. Asian Journal of Business and Management Sciences, 1 (4) pp. 147-162
2011 Say you say me: on entrepreneurship education as a differentiation strategy. World Review of Business Research, 1 (1) pp. 132-149
2011 Self-esteem, work family enrichment, and life satisfaction among married nurses in health service. International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance, 5 (2) pp.
2011 Social support, work-family enrichment and life satisfaction among married nurses in health service. International Journal of Social Science and Humanity (IJSSH), 1 (2) pp. 150-155
2010 Black, asian and minority ethnic female business owners: discrimination and social support. Team Perfomance Management, 16 (1-2) pp. 58-80
Conference or Workshop Item

2019 Knowledge sharing intention, attitudes and workplace emotions at a bank in Malaysia. In: 20th European Conference on Knowledge Management, ECKM 2019; Lisbon; Portugal,
2017 Individual characteristics and health literacy among the elderly in Malaysia. In: IInternational Congress on Political, Economic and Social Studies (ICPESS 2017),
2016 Attitudes to ageing and perceived health status among the elderly in Malaysia. In: 6th International Public Health Conference,
2015 Determinants of healthcare utilisation among the elderly in Malaysia. In: 18th QMOD-ICQSS & KSQM International Joint Conference on Quality and Service Sciences (ICQSS 2015),
2015 Educating social entrepreneurs: a proposed framework. In: Seminar Pembangunan Modal Insan ke-7,
2015 The roles of Islamic work ethics on knowledge sharing practices in a financial institution: a case study in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Islamic Perspective of Accounting, Finance, Economics and Management (IPAFEM 2015),
2013 Access to information and use of it as a dimension of preparedness for hospital practice among Malaysian housemen. In: The 4th International Conference on Information & Communication Technology for the Muslim World (ICT4M),
2012 Factors influencing the perception of medical tourist in selection of their destination : a global perspective. In: Asia-Pacific Business Research Conference,
2012 Livelihood and return migration intention among foreign students in the GCC: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. In: Gulf Research Meeting 2012,
2011 Did they prepare you for this? ; a study of the adequacy of the undergraduate medical training for hospital practice in Malaysia. In: 7th International Conference on Business, Management and Economics (ICBME 11),
2011 Do internship satisfaction and career aspiration influence Malaysia housemen self-perceived preparedness for independent hospital practice?. In: 7th International Conference on Business, Management and Economics (ICBME 11),
2011 Evaluating social support, work-family enrichment and life satisfaction among nurses in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Management and Service Science-ICMSS 2011,
2011 Evaluating the social support and self-esteem towards work-family enrichment in achieving life satisfaction. In: International Conference on Innovation, Management and Service (ICIMS) 2011,
2011 Measuring self-esteem, work/family enrichment and life satisfaction: an empirical validation. In: International Conference on Sociality and Economics Development, ICSEP 2011,
Book

2021 Healthcare utilisation among elderly in Malaysia. IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674910587
Book Section

2009 The changing face of women managers in Malaysia. In: Routledge, ISBN: 9780415437660, pp. 96-122
2009 The changing face of women managers in Malaysia. In: Routledge, ISBN: 9780415437660, pp. 96-122