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Samshul Amry Bin Abdul Latif

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in International Business - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  • Master of Science (International Business) - Masters Degree, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
  • Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor Degree, University of Otago

Samshul Amry Bin Abdul Latif (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Pagoh Campus

KULLIYYAH OF LANGUAGES AND MANAGEMENT

Other's position:

Deputy Dean, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management


iium_samshul@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Assistant Professor Dr. Samshul Amry bin Abdul Latif is currently attached with the Department of Tourism, Kulliyyah of Languages and Management, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in Pagoh campus since 2017. He graduated from the University of Otago, New Zealand in 1999 and started his career by joining a private limited company in Kuala Lumpur right after graduation, involving sales and marketing of consumer goods. He moved on to another private company with similar portfolio but was later absorbed into agriculture and palm oil plantation consultation department. He was then promoted to managerial level after three (3) years. 





After that, he served in a Government-Linked Agency, Perbadanan Nasional Berhad (PERNAS) under the Special Programmes Department which he handled the operations of Women and Graduates Development Franchise Programme. After two (2) years, he was appointed as a vice president of a private limited company handling investments of oil and gas facility (Labuan), silica (Yemen) and coal (Mozambique). After a short stint, he moved on join a family-owned agriculture project in Kuala Nerang, Kedah involving cash crops and fruits. While working, he pursued his Master degree and graduated from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM) in 2012.   






He pursued his doctorate in 2012 and was appointed as a research assistant to his Ph.D Supervisor. Prior to his graduation in 2016 from UUM, his articles were accepted in several international conferences including Malaysian Social Science Association Conference and Australia New Zealand International Business Association Conference, among others. His research articles were published in several renowned Scopus-indexed international journals including Journal of Islamic Marketing and Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, and others since 2016. He actively reviews journal articles from Journal of Islamic Marketing, Emerald Emerging Case Studies, Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, The CASE Journal among many others. 






His area of interest include destination marketing, tourists’ behavior, tourism marketing, consumer boycott, consumer racism, consumer ethnocentrism, and consumer animosity. He won the ‘2017 Emerald Literati Award for Highly Commended Article’ from the Journal of Islamic Marketing and won 4th place in Emerald-UUM Case Writing Competition in 2015. Together with his Final Year Project student, he won second (2nd) best tourism paper in the ICLET 2021 conference. Among the research grants he secured was the Jamalullail Research Grant Scheme, Research Grant financed by Malaysian Palm Oil Council, and Research Initiative Grant Scheme. He actively participates as a team member for six (6) other research grants and sponsored research at national level. He currently supervises a master research student in the International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART) and a PhD. student in his alma mater as an external supervisor. 






Currently, he leads the Malay Food Heritage Branding flagship project under the university and is recently appointed as the Deputy Dean of Postgraduate and Responsible Research in the Kulliyyah of Languages and Management. He is also active in extra curricular activities namely in martial arts and music, where he is appointed as the advisor for IIUM Shitoryu Karate Club (Pagoh) and InPAC Music. Outside the IIUM institution, he is an active member of a local Muay Thai club in Jasin, Melaka. 


Area of Specialisation


  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Marketing ~ Consumer Behaviour 131 - Consumer Ethnocentrism, Consumer Animosity and Consumer Racism
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Tourism and Hospitality ~ Tourism Marketing - Tourism Marketing
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Tourism and Hospitality ~ Tourism Marketing - Service Marketing
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Tourism and Hospitality ~ Tourism Marketing - Destination Marketing
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Marketing ~ Consumer Behaviour 131 - Consumer Boycott


Professional Membership


  • 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Malaysian Nature Society


Teaching Responsibilities


FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN SERVICE ORGANISATION 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021
INTERNSHIP 1 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
INTERNSHIP 2 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2022/2023 2021/2022
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
INTRODUCTION TO TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY 2021/2022
INTRODUCTION TO TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY MARKETING 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT 2017/2018
PENGENALAN KEPADA KEUSAHAWANAN 2021/2022
PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
RESEARCH METHOD IN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY 2017/2018
SERVICE MARKETING IN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021


Research Projects


Completed
2020 - 2021 The Effectiveness of Incentives at Sectoral-Tourism
2017 - 2021 Consumer ethnocentrism and consumer animosity: testing of reconceptualized measurement scales in Malaysia
2017 - 2021 Financial security of single mothers in Malaysia
On-Going
2022 - Present The effect of marketplace animosity and ethnocentrism on local brands' performance indicators in multi-ethnic Malaysian retail landscape
2021 - Present A STUDY ON THE USABILITY AND USER PREFERENCES OF MOBILE APPS IN PROMOTING AND MARKETING ARTS, CULTURAL AND HERITAGE COMMUNITY-BASED TOURISM PRODUCTS IN PERLIS
2021 - Present The examination of perception and association of authentic local food in Perlis among tourists and the people of Perlis for the purpose of food destination marketing
2021 - Present Assessing Potential Development of Islamic Tourism in Perlis
2021 - Present Nutritional Content of Malay Heritage Food
2019 - Present River-Based Tourism in Muar: The potentials and threats


Award & Recognition


15 May, 2017 Emerald Literati Network - Awards for Excellence 2017 - Emerald Publishing International


Publications


Article

2022 Kepentingan kebersihan dalam industri pelancongan negara. Majoriti, 21 Mar 2022 () pp.
2021 Readiness and Participation of Local Community for River Based Tourism Development in Sabak Awor Muar, Johor. Promoting Creative Tourism: Current Issues in Tourism Research:, () pp. 48-55
2021 The tourists’ spatial behaviour and tourist movement pattern in Muar Johor. PLANNING MALAYSIA: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners, 9 (2) pp. 275-286
2020 An examination of ethnic-based consumer ethnocentrism and consumer animosity. Journal of Islamic Marketing, () pp. 1-26
2019 Measuring tourist satisfaction and motivation: an investigation on visitors to Kuala Lumpur. Cross Current International Journal of Economics, Management and Media Studies, 1 (3) pp. 72-76
2017 Consumer racism: a scale modification. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, 29 (3) pp. 616-633
2016 A study on the boycott motivations of Malaysian non-Muslims. Journal of Islamic Marketing, 7 (3) pp. 264-287
2015 Boycott and racism: a loaf of bread is just a loaf of bread. Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies, 5 (6) pp. 1-3
2011 Gloria Jean's coffee in Malaysia. Emerging Markets Case Studies, 1 (1) pp. 1-7
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 The effects of information, interaction and design qualities of travel and tour websites on Malaysian tourists’ usage satisfaction. In: International Conference of Languages, Education and Tourism (ICLET) 2021,
2020 Readiness and participation of local community for river-based tourism development in Sabak Awor, Muar, Johor. In: 4th International Seminar On Tourism 2020,
2019 Motivation of first-time, repeat, and serial backpackers: a Malaysian perspective. In: International Language and Tourism Conference 2019,
2019 The use of social media for trip planning process: study of domestic tourists to Pahang. In: International Language and Tourism Conference 2019,
2018 The effects of hotel image, brand image and employee performance on customer satisfaction of Muslim youths towards Muslim-friendly hotels. In: International Conference on Halal Tourism, Products and Services “Supporting the Achievement of Sustainable Development Goals” IHCTPS 2018,
2015 An examination of the effects of consumer racism and consumer ethnocentrism on willingness to buy products associated with ethnic Chinese. In: Australia New Zealand International Business Academy (ANZIBA) Conference 2015,
Book

2017 Malays consumer racism ethnocentrism and animosity. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-527-5
2017 Malays' consumer racism, ethnocentrism and animosity. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-527-5
Book Section

2022 Travel motivations and travel careers of Malaysian backpackers. In: IGI Global, ISBN: 9781799890713, pp. 290-307
2022 Travel motivations and travel careers of Malaysian backpackers. In: IGI Global, ISBN: 9781799890713, pp. 290-307
2021 The effects of trust on parasocial interaction of Malaysian facebook (FB) travel community. In: IGI Global, ISBN: , pp. 76-90
2021 The effects of trust on parasocial interaction of Malaysian facebook (FB) travel community. In: IGI Global, ISBN: , pp. 76-90
2020 Muslim youths’ satisfaction toward Muslim-friendly hotels: examining the effects of hotel image, brand image and employee performance. In: Springer Nature, ISBN: 978-981-15-4453-8, pp. 141-158
2015 Antecedents to willingness to boycott among Malaysian Muslims. In: IGI Global, ISBN: 9781466662728, pp. 70-106