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Associate Professor of Management


Dr Zaher Zain has nearly 30 years of experience as a practitioner and academic both in Malaysia and the United Kingdom. His previous work involved engagements with senior managers in local and international companies, including: MALAYSIA – KPJ Healthcare, Unilever, Toray, Alcatel, Citibank, Coke, Malaysia Airlines, Telekom Malaysia, Celcom, Motorolla, Sony, Proton, Bank Islam, AHIS, Texas Instruments, Uniqema; UNITED KINGDOM – Georg Fischer, Rolls-Royce, Manugistics, Oracle, Marks and Spenser, Surrey Police, OffPAT, Homes & Communities Agency; GERMANY – Ford, Daimler-Chrysler, ZF, SupplyOn, Procter & Gamble, Gillette; USA – Texas Instruments, IBM; THE NETHERLANDS – Uniqema, LogicaCMG; FRANCE – Carrefour, Generix; BELGIUM – Johnson & Johnson; and SWITZERLAND – Georg Fischer His publications in international journals such as Journal of Strategic Information Systems, International Journal of Information Management, and International Journal of Project Management have been highly cited within the international academic community. He recently won both Gold Medal and Special Ram Rais Awards at the International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition. His articles were awarded Best Paper Awards at the IAMOT Conference, Vienna, Austria and UKAIS Conference, Newcastle, UK.

Mohdzain, M.B., White, A.D. & Ward, J.M. Coevolution of supply chain strategies and technologies, Journal of Enterprise Resource Planning Studies (IBIMA Publishers), 2012, pp. 1-9.

White, A.D. & Mohdzain, M.B. An innovative model of supply chain management: a single case study in the electronics sector, International Journal of Information Technology and Management (Inderscience Publishers, Switzerland), 8(1), pp.69-84.

Mohdzain, M.B. & Ward, J.M. A study of subsidiaries’ views of information systems strategic planning in multinational organisations, Journal of Strategic Information Systems (Elsevier Science Publishers, The Netherlands), 16(4), pp.324-352. (JCR Quartile 2)

Pellegrinelli, S., Partington, D., Hemingway, C., Mohdzain, Z. & Shah, M. The importance of context in programme management: an empirical review of programme practices, International Journal of Project Management (Elsevier Science Publishers, The Netherlands), 25(1), pp.41-55. (JCR Quartile 2)

White, A., Daniel, E.M., & Mohdzain, Z.M. The role of emergent information technologies and systems in enabling supply chain agility, International Journal of Information Management (Elsevier Science
Publishers, The Netherlands), 25(5), pp.396-410. (JCR Quartile 1)

Information Systems Strategy and Accounting Information Systems