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Maisarah Binti Mohd. Taib

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Psychology - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Master of Human Sciences (Psychology) - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Human Sciences (Psychology) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Maisarah Binti Mohd. Taib (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES


themaisarah@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Maisarah Mohd. Taib is a Lecturer at the Department of Psychology, Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). She first joined the university as a Matriculation Teacher at the Centre for Foundation Studies (CFS), IIUM in 2010 and in 2015 she joined the Department of Psychology, IIUM as a Lecturer.
Her research area concerns with the evaluative standards of the personnel selection procedures ranging from issues related to psychometric properties i.e. the reliability, validity and utility of personnel selection methods to the non-psychometric properties, namely, job candidate perception and recruiter acceptance of methods used in recruitment and personnel selection process. She has researched the use of technology-mediated employment interview in recruitment and selection, and she plans to expand her research to other types of selection methods like personality test and computer adaptive testing. She also has a research interest in the area of scholarship of teaching and learning in psychology.
Maisarah's doctoral research explores Malay personality traits using a lexical method. The aim of her doctoral degree is to produce a locally-developed work-based personality test that can be used by organisations in Malaysia for human resource and organisational functions.


Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Linguistics and Literature ~ Applied Linguistics - Industrial/ Organisational Psychology


Teaching Responsibilities


ADVANCED STATISTICS AND RESEARCH METHODS 2019/2020
BASIC COMMUNICATION 2011/2012 2012/2013
BASIC PSYCHOLOGY 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014
BASIC RESEARCH METHODS & REPORT WRITING 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2014/2015 2013/2014
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2020/2021 2021/2022 2019/2020
HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF PSYCHOLOGY 2015/2016
INDUSTRIAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 2020/2021 2019/2020
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2019/2020
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 2016/2017 2015/2016
IOP: ISLAMIC, CROSS-CULTURAL AND MALAYSIAN LEGAL PERSPECTIVE 2020/2021
PSYCHOLOGY OF HUMAN RELATIONS 2015/2016
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2021/2022 2019/2020 2020/2021
RESEARCH PAPER I 2020/2021
RESEARCH PAPER II 2020/2021
SEMINAR IN RESEARCH, ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES IN PSYCHOLOGY 2021/2022 2020/2021
UNDERGRADUATE PRACTICUM 2015/2016


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2018 Effect of Employment Interview Structure on Applicants' Reactions
2010 - 2011 Applicants' Reaction to Interview Structure/Self Monitoring as Moderator
On-Going
2021 - Present RESTORING SOUL IN THE STUDY OF SELF IN PSYCHOLOGY: AN APPLIED MAQASID APPROACH TO EDUCATIONAL POLICIES
2021 - Present Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology: An Islamic Perspective


Publications


Conference or Workshop Item

2014 Applicants’ reactions to technology-mediated interview: a hybrid thematic analysis. In: Global Conference of Business and Social Science Development (GCBSS 2014),
2011 Social psychology : a critical analysis from Islamic and scientific perspectives and application in industrial/organizational psychology. In: 3rd Conference of International Muslim Psychologists Association (IAMP) ,
2010 A systematic review of the influence of technology-mediated employment interview on applicant reactions from 2000-2010. In: The 2nd International Conference on the Roles of the Humanities and Social Sciences in Engineering (ICoHSE 2010) ,
Book Section

2012 Industrial and organisational psychology in Malaysia: a review of research areas and research variables. In: Pearson , ISBN: 9789673492077, pp. 75-110
2012 Industrial and organisational psychology in Malaysia: a review of research areas and research variables. In: Pearson , ISBN: 9789673492077, pp. 75-110