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Mazni Binti Saad

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D. in Hotel and Tourism Management - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
  • Sarjana Sastera (Pengurusan) - Masters Degree, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • B.Sc. in Travel and Tourism - Bachelor Degree, Western Michigan University
  • Diploma in Tourism Administration - Diploma, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Mazni Binti Saad (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Pagoh Campus

KULLIYYAH OF LANGUAGES AND MANAGEMENT


maznisaad@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Dr. Mazni Saad is the Head of Tourism Department at Kulliyyah of Languages and Management (KLM) in International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) in Education Hub Pagoh.  She was at first appointed as the Coordinator of Quality Unit for the KLM. At present, her rank is Assistant Professor and she is teaching tourism planning and hospitality management courses including research methodology.  She also able to teach business and management courses based on her past working experiences as she has more than a decade of experience in an electronic appliance industry. Her last post in the industry was a Quality Assurance Manager. Dr. Mazni is a Ph.D. graduate from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia in Hotel and Tourism Management. She obtained Master Degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in Technology Management, specializing on Occupational Safety and Health. Her BSc Degree was in Tourism and Travel from Western Michigan University (WMU), USA. She completed her Safety and Health Officer courses and passed the exams from NIOSH. Besides, she attended ISO 9001 and 14001 courses and certified as competent auditors. Now, besides writing journal articles and books, she is actively collaborating research and grants, participating conferences and invention and innovation, and giving training to the public. She won several gold medals in innovation’s competition and obtained best paper awards from various conferences. 




Area of Specialisation


  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Human Resource Management (HRM) ~ Occupational Safety and Health - OSH management
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Operations Management ~ Total Quality Management - ISO audit
  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Tourism and Hospitality ~ Food and Hospitality Services - Tourism and food service


Professional Membership


  • 2019 - 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers (AMER)


Teaching Responsibilities


BEHAVIOUR AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF TOURIST AND TRAVELER 2021/2022 2019/2020 2020/2021
FINAL YEAR PROJECT 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019 2021/2022
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN SERVICE ORGANISATION 2020/2021
INTERNSHIP 1 2018/2019 2019/2020
INTERNSHIP 2 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 2020/2021
PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT 2020/2021
PRINCIPLES OF HOSPITALITY 2019/2020 2020/2021 2018/2019 2017/2018
PRINCIPLES OF TOURISM 2018/2019
RESEARCH METHOD IN TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY 2019/2020 2021/2022 2020/2021 2018/2019
SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT IN TOURISM 2021/2022
TOURISM PRODUCT PLANNING 2018/2019
TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE IN TRAVEL AGENCY 2018/2019


Research Projects


Completed
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On-Going
- 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
- 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
- Assessing Potential Development of Islamic Tourism in Perlis


Award & Recognition


06 Nov, 2018 Best Paper Award - Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers (AMER), Association of Behavioral Researchers on Asians (ABRA), and Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies (cE-Bs), FSPU, UiTM International
26 Jul, 2018 Best Paper Award - Arshad Ayub, Business School, Universiti Teknologi MARA International
03 May, 2018 Best Paper Award - Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta International


Publications


Article

2021 The impact of university entities on students’ loyalty: the mediating role of student satisfaction. International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 29 (1) pp. 45-69
2021 The role of trust as a mediator on the effect of productivity in the fishing-industry supply chain performance in Riau, Indonesia. AACL Bioflux, 14 (4) pp. 2317-2326
2020 A study on the economic potential of blood cockles (Anadara granosa) in Rokan Hilir, Riau Province, Indonesia. Aquaculture, Aquarium, Conservation & Legislation - International Journal of the Bioflux Society, 13 (3) pp. 1504-1510
2020 Assessing the use of linear regression analysis in examining service quality and customer satisfaction relationship in premium casual restaurants (PCR) in Subang Jaya (Klang Valley) Malaysia. Review of Integrative Business and Economics Research, 9 (2) pp. 369-379
2020 Developing the rural town of Panchor into a future river-based tourism destination: host community perception. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5 (14) pp. 155-161
2020 Exploring host community perception of Panchor town for tourist destination based on social exchange theory. Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies, 5 (19) pp. 1-10
2020 Intensifying focus on service quality in higher education institutions: emotional and spiritual intelligence. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5 (15) pp. 85-92
2020 Moderating work efficiency and performance through best-practice certification: management’s perspective. International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 28 (1 (2020)) pp. 123-140
2019 Best practices among 3rd Party Logistics (3PL) firms in Malaysia towards logistics performance. International Journal of Academic Research in Business & Social Sciences, 9 (5) pp. 394-405
2019 Building a more intimate connection between spirituality and quality service performance at work. ASIA-PACIFIC MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING JOURNAL, 14 (2) pp. 79-103
2019 Building students' loyalty through superior university entities. Malaysian Journal of Consumer and Family Economics (MACFEA), 22 (S1) pp. 161-174
2019 Building students’ loyalty through superior university entities. Malaysian journal of consumer and family economics, 22 (51) pp. 161-174
2019 Communicating quality audit indicators for inbound tourism: a qualitative insight from Malaysian travel agencies. 29TH EBES Conference - Lisbon Proceedings Volume 3, 3 () pp. 1759-1778
2019 Enriching the international tourist experience of local Malaysian cuisine and a guarantee of a purchase intention. Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies (AjBeS), 4 (16 May/August) pp. 33-48
2019 Food contact surfaces’ hidden secrets and food handlers’ state of readiness. Asian Journal of Quality of Life (AjQoL), 4 (16 May/August) pp. 1-15
2019 Testing the mediating role of management commitment to enhancing workplace behaviour and personal compliance within the university environment. International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), 8 (8S) pp. 446-453
2019 The impact of Malaysian public sector in the relationship between transformational leadership styles and career development. Journal International Journal of Public Administration, () pp. 1-10
2019 Understanding the role of khalifa for the foundation of wizard khalifa tourism. International Journal of Human and Technology Interaction, 3 (2) pp. 95-102
2018 Coming back for more quality learning experience. Asian Journal of Quality of Life (AjQoL, 3 (12) pp. 23-32
2018 Effect of spiritual intelligence on leadership effectiveness and food-hygiene practices. Journal of ASIAN Behavioural Studies (jABs), 3 (10 (September/October)) pp. 76-85
2018 Enhancing regular monitoring of food-contact surface hygiene with rapid microbial kits. Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies (AjBeS), 3 (11) pp. 75-83
2018 Is spiritual intelligence no longer relevant on business performance?. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (3.25) pp. 27-31
2018 Prioritizing safety training for a more personal compliance of a safe and healthy work environment among students and staff of higher education institutions of Selangor. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (3.30) pp. 388-392
2018 Temporary food handlers’ compliance with effective food-hygiene practices. Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies (AjBeS), 3 (10) pp. 167-174
2018 Working in private universities does emotional intelligence matter for job effectiveness. International Journal of Accounting, Finance and Business, 3 (10) pp. 87-96
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Aesthetic values of island tourism in Malaysia's east coast region: does duration of stay matter in satisfying tourists?. In: Global Tourism Conference (GTC) 2021,
2021 APLIKASI MOODLE KIT MAYA MARI MEMINTAL DWIBAHASA. In: 2nd Malaysian Association of Applied Linguistics International Conference (MAALIC2021),
2021 Assessing the effectiveness of the non-structural measures for river cleaning. In: AMER International Conference on Quality of Life (AicQoL2021 Bukit Tinggi),
2021 Consumer Acceptance of Nutritional Dates Seed Innovation for a New Ice Cream Flavor in Malaysia. In: 1st International Conference on Business Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Technology (ICOBET) 2021,
2021 The influence of Pahang heritage food on behavioural intentions among Malaysian domestic tourists. In: 9th AMER International Conference on Quality of Life (AicQoL2021 Bukit Tinggi),
2021 Tourist satisfaction in aesthetic qualities of islands in East Coast region in Malaysia. In: 4th International Conference of Languages, Education and Tourism 2021,
2021 What matters for retirees to experience a great quality of life?. In: 9 th Asian Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies,
2020 Determining of tourists' experience revisit intention to architectural mosques in Kuala Lumpur.. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 Exploring the potential of rendang as local food heritage of Negeri Sembilan.. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 Film-induced tourism: push and pull motivation factors of local young travelers to visit film locations in Malaysia. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 Influence of travel and tour website on tourist behaviour to determine destination in Malaysia among IIUM students in Pagoh, Johor.. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 Intensifying focus on service quality in higher education institutions: the effect of emotional and spiritual intelligence. In: AIVCE-BS (AMER ABRA International Virtual Conference on Environment-Behaviour Studies,
2020 Job burnout among employees in food and beverage industry in Klang Valley. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 Perception of old shop houses owners and community attachment towards the conservation of old shop houses in Muar town, Johor.. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 Residents’ perception on the commercialization of turtle conservation centre in Melaka.. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 Sustainable tourism development in Muar.. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 The acceptance of satay innovation for domestic tourism.. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 The influence of tourist experience on destination loyalty to Islamic architectural sites in Putrajaya.. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 The perception of tourist on the turtle conservation in Malacca.. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 The potential of developing heritage based tourism in Kluang, Johor: SWOT analysis. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 Tourists perception and satisfaction and towards local food in Muar, Johor. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 Tourists perception and satisfaction and towards local food in Muar, Johor.. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2020 Tourists' experience on destination loyalty: a case study of Islamic architecture in Kuala Terengganu.. In: 2nd Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2019 A conceptual paper: the study of competencies of tourism students towards their work experience. In: 1st Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2019 A study on determination of sports tourism preferences in Malaysia. In: 1st Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2019 Brand experience and brand trust: an impact towards customer brand loyalty in theme park service industry. In: 1st Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2019 Customer satisfaction towards service quality and company image offered by Air Asia. In: 3rd International Language & Tourism Conference 2019,
2019 Determining the main factors that influence for the tourist’s revisit intention in Melaka. In: 1st Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2019 Empowering employees with spiritual intelligence for higher quality food-hygiene practices and food service performance of on-premise caterers. In: 1st International Postgraduate Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ICPME) 2018,
2019 Factors that influence tourists visit intention to museums in Malacca. In: 1st Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2019 Food-hygiene at on-site premises in Perak and Selangor: Are we ready for self-regulatory practices?. In: 7th AMER International Conference on Quality of Life (AicQoL2019),
2019 Plastic obsession among Malaysian tourists: how far is it true?. In: 3rd International Language & Tourism Conference 2019,
2019 Service quality and customer satisfaction in relationship in casual western dining restaurants in Malaysia. In: The 18th Asia Pacific Forum for Graduate Students Research in Tourism,
2019 The acceptance of gamified smart tourism application: mobile augmented reality in Malaysia's tourism. In: 1st Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2019 The effect of human resource practices towards business performance in transportation companies in Malaysia. In: 1st Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2019 The effectiveness of travel blogs on consumers’ travel planning. In: 1st Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2019 The impact of monetary, accessibility, security towards religious tourism intention among Muslims youth. In: 1st Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2019 The impact of travel blog and vlog on travel decision making among university students. In: 1st Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2019 The influence of social media towards undergraduate students in Malaysia to travel: web 2.0. In: 1st Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2019 Tourism students’ opinions on competencies and educational performance. In: 1st Research Colloquium on Tourism & Hospitality,
2018 Best practices among 3rd third party logistics (3PL) firms towards logistics performance improvement in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Business, Accounting, Finance and Economics 2018,
2018 Building students’ loyalty through superior university entities. In: 2nd Arshad Ayub Graduate Business School International Conference on Business Management (AiCoBM) 2018,
2018 Examining consumer acceptance towards innovation of nutritional food waste in Malaysia. In: The 22nd Malaysian Consumer and Family Economics Association (MACFEA) International Conference 2018 (MACFEA 2018),
2018 Nurturing spirituality among private university lecturers for a higher quality service performance. In: AAGBS International Conference on Business Management 2018 (AiCoBM 2018),
2018 Prioritizing safety training for a more personal compliance of a safe and healthy work environment among students and staff of higher education institutions of Selangor. In: 2nd Asia International Multidisciplinary Conference (AIMC 2018),
2018 Re-evaluating the international tourists’ experience of local Malaysian food: what made them come back for a second taste?. In: 4th ABRA International Conference on Quality of Life (AQoL2018Istanbul),
2018 The impact of emotional intelligence on the job effectiveness of private university lecturers. In: International Conference on Business, Humanities and Education (ICBHE 2018),
Book

2021 Social aspects and behaviours of Southeast Asian tourists. Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia, ISBN:
Book Section

2021 Quality audit indicators for inbound tourism: a qualitative study on Malaysian travel agencies. In: Springer Nature Switzerland AG, ISBN: 9783030650841, pp. 201-216