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FACULTY MEMBERS RANK AMONG THE WORLD’S TOP 2% SCIENTISTS BY THE 2021 STANFORD UNIVERSITY LIST

Three renowned faculty members from UCSI Graduate Business School have been listed among the World’s Top 2% Scientists by the 2021 Stanford University List, a strong recognition of the school faculty’s excellent academic standard and research performance. Among the World’s Top 2% Scientists are Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon, Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han, and Assistant Professor Dr Mehrbakhsh Nilashi.

Name Science-Metrix Category Total Citations
(Based on the Scopus database, as of 17 November 2022)

Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon

Business & Management

9359

Assistant Professor Dr Mehrbakhsh Nilashi

Artificial Intelligence & Image Processing

5227

Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han

Business & Management

3774

Professor Ooi is ranked 16 (based on composite score) in Malaysia across disciplines. In the area of Business and Management, Professor Ooi and Professor Garry rounded up the top ten on the national list (Malaysia), in which Professor Ooi ranked second while Professor Garry came in sixth. On the one hand, Assistant Professor Nilashi is ranked 4th in the field of Artificial Intelligence & Image Processing in Malaysia.

For details of the full list:

https://elsevier.digitalcommonsdata.com/datasets/btchxktzyw/


FACULTY MEMBERS RECOGNIZED INTERNATIONALLY FOR RESEARCH AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

UCSI Graduate Business School features some of the foremost scholars in several research areas. The Dean, Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon has shown world-class research excellence in specialized areas of mobile technology, knowledge management, and quality management throughout his career. He was acknowledged as one of the ‘Top 10 World Authors and High Impact Researchers’ (ranked #6) in the areas of ‘Technology Acceptance Model; Mobile Payment; UTAUT’ (2015-2020) by Elsevier’s Scopus and SciVal. In 2022, he has also been acknowledged as one of the ‘World’s Top 20 Authors’ (ranked #14) in the area of mobile payment by the journal article Internet Research (Emerald, SSCI) (Leong et al., 2022). As one of the pioneering researchers in his field, Professor Ooi was acknowledged as the ‘World’s Most Productive Author’ and the ‘World’s Second Most Influential Author’, as well as ‘Malaysia’s Top Contributing Author’ in the area of “Mobile Commerce and its Applications” in the period of 2000 to 2015, based on the Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science) database, (Hew, 2017). Additionally, Professor Ooi was ranked ‘1st among the Top 10 Core Authors in the World’ in the field of ‘Social Commerce’ research from 2003 to 2018 in Clarivate Analytics (Web of Science) (Li et al., 2018).

Professor Ooi’s research excellence goes beyond mobile technology. He has demonstrated significant and broad influence in the areas of knowledge management and total quality management. He was recognized as one of the ‘World’s Top 20 Most Prolific authors’ (ranked #14) in Knowledge Management from 1990 to 2019 (Shashi et al., 2022) as well as the ‘World’s Top 50 Most Productive and Influential authors’ (ranked #42) in the same research discipline of ‘Knowledge Management’ from 1961 to 2015 (Magaly Gaviria-Marin et al., 2019). Professor Ooi was recognized as the ‘World’s Top Prolific and Most Influential,’ as well as the ‘Top 2nd Highly Cited author’ in ‘Total Quality Management (TQM)’ research in Web of Science from 2006 to 2015 (Lee and Hew, 2017), and the ‘World’s Top 3 Most Productive Author’ in TQM from 1990 to 2019 based on the SCI-EXPANDED and SSCI database (Ho et al., 2022).

Another prominent faculty member, Professor Garry Tan Wei Han, has been recognized internationally for his notable research achievement in the field of mobile technology. Professor Garry has been listed as one of the World’s “10 Most Productive and Influential Authors in Mobile Commerce and Applications” in Clarivate Analytics’ (WOS) database between 2000-2015 (Hew, 2017). He was acknowledged as one of the “World’s Top 10 Core Authors” in Social Commerce in 2018 (Li et al., 2018) and “World’s 10 Most Productive Authors” in Mobile Commerce (Purnomo et al., 2021). The multiple remarkable recognitions made to Professor Garry are a true testament to his outstanding contribution and dedication to the field. 

 

NameRecognitions

Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon

Top 10 World Authors and High Impact Researchers (ranked #6) in the areas of Technology Acceptance Model; Mobile Payment; UTAUT (2015-2020)

by Elsevier’s Scopus and SciVal

World’s Top 20 Authors (ranked #14) in the area of mobile payment

by Leong et al. (2022)

World’s Most Productive Author,
World’s Second Most Influential Author,
Malaysia’s Top Contributing Author,
in the area of Mobile Commerce and its Applications from 2000 to 2015

by Hew (2017)

1st among the Top 10 Core Authors in the World in the research area of Social Commerce from 2003 to 2018

by Li et al. (2018)

World’s Top 20 Most Prolific authors (ranked #14) in the field of Knowledge Management from 1990 to 2019

by Shashi et al. (2022)

World’s Top 50 Most Productive and Influential authors (ranked #42) in the field of Knowledge Management from 1961 to 2015

by Magaly Gaviria-Marin et al. (2019)

World’s Top Prolific and Most Influential,
Top 2nd Highly Cited author,
in the field of Total Quality Management from 2006 to 2015

by Lee and Hew (2017)

World’s Top 3 Most Productive Authors in the field of Total Quality Management from 1990 to 2019

by Ho et al. (2022)

Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han

World’s 10 Most Productive and Influential Authors in the research area of Mobile Commerce and Applications between 2000 to 2015

by Hew (2017)

Top 10 Core Authors in the World in the research area of Social Commerce from 2003 to 2018

by Li et al. (2018)

World’s 10 Most Productive Authors in the research area of Mobile Commerce

by Purnomo et al. (2021)

 

Gaviria-Marin, M., Merigó, J. M., & Baier-Fuentes, H. (2019). Knowledge management: A global examination based on bibliometric analysis. Technological Forecasting and Social Change140, 194-220.

Hew, J. J. (2017). Hall of fame for mobile commerce and its applications: a bibliometric evaluation of a decade and a half (2000–2015). Telematics and Informatics34(1), 43-66.

Ho, Y. S., Cavacece, Y., Moretta Tartaglione, A., & Douglas, A. (2022). Publication performance and trends in Total Quality Management research: a bibliometric analysis. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence, 34(1-2), 97-130.

Lee, V. H., & Hew, J. J. (2018). Is TQM fading away? A bibliometric analysis of a decade (2006-2015). International Journal of Services, Economics and Management, 8(4), 227-249.

Leong, L. Y., Hew, J. J., Wong, L. W., & Lin, B. (2022). The past and beyond of mobile payment research: a development of the mobile payment framework. Internet Research. https://doi.org/10.1108/INTR-06-2021-0348

Purnomo, A., Susanti, T., Anisah, H. U., Sari, A. K., & Maulana, F. I. (2021, August). Value of M-Commerce Research: A Bibliometric Perspective. In 2021 International Conference on Information Management and Technology (ICIMTech) (Vol. 1, pp. 813-818). IEEE.

Sashi, Centobelli, P., Cerchione, R., & Merigo, J. M. (2022). Mapping knowledge management research: a bibliometric overview. Technological and Economic Development of Economy28(1), 239-267.


FOR BEING NAMED AS THE WORLD’S MOST PRODUCTIVE AUTHOR IN THE AREA OF TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT - HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon |  Dean of UCSI’s Graduate Business School

Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon has earned the distinction of being named the World's Most Productive Author in the Total Quality Management (TQM) - Human Resource Management (HRM) domain.

He is ranked #1 Top in the world and has been recognised in an article published by "The TQM Journal" (Emerald, Scopus) titled "Bridging the gap between TQM and HRM: mapping knowledge and identifying areas for future research," authored by Flamini, G., Pareschi, L., & Martinez, M. (2023).

Based on a bibliometric analysis of 132 articles published in the TQM-HRM field from 1991 to 2021, using the Scopus database, the ranking identified him as the top author worldwide. With 14 publications in this area, he has amassed a staggering 1,501 citations. His research has had a significant impact on the ongoing discussion around the theoretical development linking performance appraisal and Total Quality Management performance.


AWARDED THE “BEST DEVELOPMENT PAPER AWARD” BY THE BRITISH ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT AT THE BAM2022 CONFERENCE.

Assistant Professor Dr Muhammad Ali |   Head of Praxis, Industry and Community Engagement

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr Muhammad Ali for being awarded the “Best Development Paper Award” by the British Academy of Management at The BAM2022 Conference. The conference was hosted by Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester. 


RECOGNISED AS ONE OF THE WORLD'S TOP 20 MOST PROLIFIC AUTHORS & MALAYSIA'S TOP #1 PROLIFIC AUTHOR IN THE AREA OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT

Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon, FASc |  Dean of UCSI’s Graduate Business School

Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon, FASc for being recognised as one of the World's Top 20 Most Prolific Authors & Malaysia's Top #1 Prolific Author in the area of Knowledge Management. 

He has been ranked #14 in an article published in the journal of Technological and Economic Development of Economy (SSCI-2020-JCR, Impact Factor= 3.970, ranked Q1) title "Mapping knowledge management research: a bibliometric overview: by Shashi, Centobelli, P., Cerchione, R., & Merigo, J. M. (2020).


BEST PAPER AWARD AT THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND INTELLIGENT SYSTEM (ICETIS)

Yuan Yunpeng |  Doctor of Philosophy (Business and Management)

Congratulations to Yuan Yunpeng for receiving the Best Paper Award for his research titled “How Does User-Generated Content Affect Users’ Obsessive Use of Lifestyle-Sharing Mobile Social Networking Site?” presented at the 2nd International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Intelligent System (ICETIS). The conference was held on 2-3 September 2022.

Co-authored by his supervisors and Graduate Business School staff: Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon (Dean), Associate Professor Dr Cham Tat Huei (Deputy Dean), Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han (Professor), and Assistant Professor Dr Eugene Aw Cheng Xi (Head of Research and Postgraduate Studies)


BEST PAPER AWARD AT THE 2ND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND INTELLIGENT SYSTEM (ICETIS)

Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon (Dean), Associate Professor Dr Cham Tat Huei (Deputy Dean), Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han (Professor), and Assistant Professor Dr Eugene Aw Cheng Xi (Head of Research and Postgraduate Studies) |  UCSI Graduate Business School

Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon (Dean), Associate Professor Dr Cham Tat Huei (Deputy Dean), Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han (Professor), and Assistant Professor Dr Eugene Aw Cheng Xi (Head of Research and Postgraduate Studies) for receiving the Best Paper Award for their research titled “How Does User-Generated Content Affect Users’ Obsessive Use of Lifestyle-Sharing Mobile Social Networking Site?” presented at the 2nd International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Intelligent System (ICETIS). The conference was held on 2-3 September 2022.


SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED A RESEARCH ARTICLE ENTITLED “DOES COVID-19 PANDEMIC MOTIVATE PRIVACY SELF DISCLOSURE IN MOBILE FINTECH TRANSACTIONS? A PRIVACY-CALCULUS-BASED DUAL-STAGE SEM-ANN ANALYSIS”

Yuan Yunpeng |  Doctor of Philosophy (Business and Management)

Congratulations Yuan Yunpeng for successfully publishing a research article entitled “Does COVID-19 Pandemic Motivate Privacy Self Disclosure in Mobile Fintech Transactions? A Privacy-Calculus-Based Dual-Stage SEM-ANN Analysis”.

IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (IEEE) is the ranked ’A’ journal by the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List and ‘Level 3’ journal in the Association of Business Schools Academic Journal Quality Guide( ABS) and has an Impact Factor of 8.702 according to the Journal Citation Reports 2021 (JCR) by Clarivate Analytics.

Co-authored by his supervisors: Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon, FASc (Dean), and Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han (Professor)


SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED A RESEARCH ARTICLE ENTITLED “DOES COVID-19 PANDEMIC MOTIVATE PRIVACY SELF DISCLOSURE IN MOBILE FINTECH TRANSACTIONS? A PRIVACY-CALCULUS-BASED DUAL-STAGE SEM-ANN ANALYSIS”

Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon, FASc (Dean), and Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han (Professor) |  UCSI Graduate Business School

Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Ts Dr Ooi Keng Boon, FASc (Dean), and Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han (Professor) for successfully publishing a research article entitled “Does COVID-19 Pandemic Motivate Privacy Self Disclosure in Mobile Fintech Transactions? A Privacy-Calculus-Based Dual-Stage SEM-ANN Analysis”.

IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (IEEE) is the ranked ’A’ journal by the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List and ‘Level 3’ journal in the Association of Business Schools Academic Journal Quality Guide( ABS) and has an Impact Factor of 8.702 according to the Journal Citation Reports 2021 (JCR) by Clarivate Analytics.


GREEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND GREEN FINANCE PRACTICES: AVENUE FOR SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS STARTUPS IN ASIA

Assistant Professor Dr Hafiz Muhammad Ali |  Head of Praxis, Industry and Community Engagement

Launched a book as an editor in collaboration with Emerald Publishing entitled, “Green Entrepreneurship and Green Finance Practices: Avenue for Sustainable Business Startups in Asia”.


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