Dr. Norsafinas Md. Saad  

International Studies,
UUM College of Law, Government and International Studies,
Universiti Utara Malaysia.
My research interests are in the area of audit and corporate governance.

safinas@uum.edu.my 04-9288525 Name in APA format : Md-Saad, Norsafinas

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

1 2012, PhD International Business, King's College London, University of London, United Kingdom
2 2001, Masters International Business, St. Louis University, Missouri, USA
3 1997, Bachelor Degree BBA (Marketing), University of Miami, Florida, USA
4 1994, Diploma Public Administration, UiTM, Universiti Teknologi MARA

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS


OVERVIEW

Dr. Norsafinas is a senior lecturer in the Department of International Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia. She received her PhD in International Business from King's College London, University of London, Master of International Business from St. Louis University, Missouri, and BBA in Marketing from the University of Miami, Florida. Her current research interests center around three areas: international business strategy, international strategic alliance and inter-firm knowledge acquisition and transfer. She has conducted empirical works on the acquisition of tacit knowledge and the development of relational capital in international outsourcing relationships. Other areas of interest include international marketing, international management, international entrepreneurship, and the role of culture and business network in global business.

RESEARCH AREA


AREA OF EXPERTISE

International Strategic Alliance
Knowledge Acquisition and Tranfer
International Management

ARTICLE IN ACADEMIC JOURNAL

1 Md-Saad, Norsafinas (2012). Propositions and Future Directions of Marketers' Relationship Effectiveness in Mergers and Acquisition. Malaysian Management Journal . 16(), 1 - 12.
2 Md-Saad, Norsafinas, & Jedin, M.H. (2014). Relational Capital and Tacit Knowledge Acquisition in International Outsourcing Relationships. Advances in Environmental Biology. 8(11), 1087 - 1097.
3 Jedin, M.H., & Md-Saad, Norsafinas (2012). IDENTIFYING EFFECTIVE MECHANISMS TO ASSIST THE MARKETING INTEGRATION PROCESS FOR MALAYSIAN ACQUIRERS. CONTEMPORARY MANAGEMENT RESEARCH. 8(2), 95 - 116.
4 Md-Saad, Norsafinas, & Jedin, M.H. (2016). Gaining Tacit Knowledge from Foreign Buyers:The Role of Prior Knowledge, Business Relatedness and Interactive Involvement. Management Science Letter. 5(3), 165 - 171.
5 Jedin, M.H., & Md-Saad, Norsafinas (2016). Effective Relationship Engagement in the Post-integration of Mergers and Acquisitions. International Review of Management and Marketing. 6(7S), 231 - 241.
6 Jedin, M.H., & Md-Saad, Norsafinas (2016). Relationship Engagement in Mergers and Acquisitions through Collegial Leadership. International Journal of Economics and Financial Issues . 6(S7), 81 - 85.
7 Jedin, M.H., & Md-Saad, Norsafinas (2012). Propositions and Future Directions of Marketers’ Relationship Effectiveness in Mergers and Acquisitions Integration . Malaysian Management Journal . 16(), 1 - 12.

PAPERS IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDING

1 Md-Saad, Norsafinas (2013). Relational Capital and Tacit Knowledge Acquisition in International Outsourcing Relationships. International Conference on Business Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Engineering 2013. 1(), 498 - 505.
2 Md-Saad, Norsafinas, & Jedin, M.H. (2014). Examining Tacit Knowledge Acquisition and Opportunity Recognition in International Buyer-Supplier Collaborations. Proceeding of International Conference on International Studies (ICIS) 2014. 00(), 2 - 18.
3 Jedin, M.H., & Md-Saad, Norsafinas (2012). Patterns of Amalgamation in Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions: Evidence from Malaysian Multinational Firms. . Proceeding of The 3rd Terengganu International Business and Economics Conference. (), 1630 - 1637.
4 Md-Saad, Norsafinas (2016). Examining Product Factors Affecting Satisfaction of Smartphone Consumers. The Proceeding OF THE 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (ICIS) 2016 ‘Emerging Contours of World Order: The Challenges Ahead’ 20th to 22nd August 2016 Kuala Lumpur. (), 152 - 165.
5 Md-Saad, Norsafinas (2012). Analysis of National Cultural Distance for Malaysia and Indonesia Acquirers: A cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions Perspective. Proceeding of Euro Asia Management Studies Association (EAMSA) Conference, National University of Singapore, Singapore. 29(), 1 - 21.

BOOKS

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CHAPTER IN BOOKS

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Jedin, M.H., Md-Saad, Norsafinas, & Mansor, M.N. (2008). Intercultural Education Understanding, International Education: Diversity, Dilemmas, Differences and Direction (pp. 499 - 511 ), Shah Alam:University Publication Centre (UPENA)
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Md-Saad, Norsafinas, & Jedin, M.H. (2016). Examining Tacit Knowledge and Opportunity Recognition in International Buyer-supplier Collaborations, Impacts of International Business and Political Affairs on the Global Economy (pp. 93 - 110), United State of America:IGI Global

PAST & CURRENT RESEARCHS

1 Enhancing Malaysian Manufacturing Suppliers' Capability Through International Outsourcing Relationships: An Integrated Framework of Tacit Knowledge Acquisition (2016), Leader, KPT
2 FACTORS INFLUENCING THE MARKETERS' RELATIONSHIP EFFECTIVENESS IN MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS (2012), Member, KPT
3 INDIVIDUALISM VS COLLECTIVISM: THE INFLUENCE OF CULTURAL VALUES ON STUDENT LEARNING STYLE PREFERENCES (2004), Member, KPT
4 CONSUMER ATTITUDE TOWARDS ONLINE SHOPPING (2001), Leader, KPT

UNDERGRADUATE

NoCourse CodeCourse Name
1 FMA2023INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
2 FMA3093INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR
3 BFMX3908PRACTICUM
4 GFMA2023INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
5 PT2023INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
6 PT3073EXPORT MANAGEMENT
7 PX2016PRACTICUM
8 GFMA3033INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
9 EEP2032LIVING IN THE MULTI-CULTURAL SOCIETY
10 BFMA3033INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
11 BFMA3093INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR
12 FMX3996PRACTICUM
13 PN3133CROSS CULTURAL MANAGEMENT
14 PT3033INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
15 SDG1011HIGH TOUCH COMMUNICATION
16 PT3023SEA TRANSPORTATION
17 PT3063CROSS CULTURAL MANAGEMENT
18 GFMX4908PRACTICUM
19 PT3093INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT SEMINAR
20 VQ2223PRACTICUM
21 EEP1032PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AND CHARACTER BUILDING

POSTGRADUATE

NoCourse CodeCourse Name
1 GFMA6043INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS
2 GFMA5033INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT
3 GFMA6063CROSS CULTURAL MANAGEMENT

NoYearTitleMembershipCost (RM)FunderLevelStatus
1 2017Projek Perundingan Insentif Dalam Industri Minyak PelincirMember10,635.64PrivateNationalCompleted

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