Dr Tan Kock Lim

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Dr. Tan Kock Lim is a program leader, senior lecturer in School of Business, UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College. Currently, he is lecturing Finance, Banking and Business subjects. He has published various papers in Journal and attended various conferences. He is an active researcher on organizational excellence. Before Joining UOW Malaysia KDU Penang University College, he was a lecturer in University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Kampar, Perak for 5 years. He has gained many leadership and management skills.

Prior to joining academic, Dr Tan was a banker for more than 10 years holding various supervisory position. With these experiences and qualifications, he will be able to share his experiences and knowledge during his lecture and able to guide his students in their research.

Dr. Tan completed his Doctor in Business Admin (DBA) from University of Sains Malaysia (USM) in 2019. He also successfully gained a scholarship from the Malaysian Government during his doctorate degree. He holds a Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Sains Malaysia (USM) in 2012 and a Bachelor of Business Administration with Honour (Major in Finance) in 2008 from Open University Malaysia (OUM). Over years, Dr. Tan has gained valuable teaching experiences in tertiary education.

Besides, Dr Tan has obtained his Certified Credit Professional (CCP) – Business (2007) and Certified Credit Professional (CCP) – Consumer (2008) awarded by Asian Institute Of Chartered Bankers (AICB).

Dr. Tan is a member of Associate membership of Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB).

Doctor in Business Admin (DBA) University of Sains Malaysia (USM), 2019

Master degree in Business Administration (MBA) University of Sains Malaysia (USM), 2012

Bachelor of Business Administration with Honour (Major in Finance) Open University Malaysia (OUM), 2008

Year Title
2022 Tan. K.L., Tan. H.H & Loo. T.K., Factors Influencing the Consumer Purchase Intention in E-Commerce, International Journal of Business and Economy, Vol 4, No 3, pp 98-111

Tan K.L., Kuek T.Y., Chiang T.Y., Tan H.H., , & Loo T.K., Influential Factors of Retirement Planning On Malaysian Youth, E-JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES, VOL 1, NO 1, pp 71-81

2021 Daniel. B., K.L Tan., & Brian C. T.S., Estimating the welfare loss due to vehicle tariffs in Malaysia, Int. J. Automotive Technology and Management, Vol 21, No 1/2, pp 137-160

Tan K.L. & Kong Y.M., Factor Influencing Consumer’s Intention To Use E-wallets, Asian Journal of Research in Business & Management, Vol 3, No.2 pp 140-146.

2020 Vikniswarim V. K , Pang W.S, Zam Z, & Tan K.L , (2020). Efficiency Analysis of China Outward Foreign Direct Investment In Asean Countries, Administration & Human Resources Management International Journal of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity, Vol 11, No 1. Pp 871-884.

Chiang T. Y., Chua C. T., & Tan K. L, (2020) Ethical Decision-Making of Malaysian Entrepreneur in Service Sector. Asian Journal of Entrepreneurship e-ISSN: 2716-6635 | Vol. 1, No. 3, 1-13, 2020 http://myjms.moe.gov.my/index.php/aje

2018 Tan K.L & Kong Y.M, (2018). Impact of Macroeconomic and Bank Specific Factors on Liquidity of Commercial Banks In Malaysia, International Journal of Accounting, Finance & Business, Vol 3, Issue 12, Page 72-90
2017 Au Yong. H.N, & Tan. K.L., (2017).The Influence of Financial Literacy Towards Risk Tolerance, International Journal of Business and Society, Vol. 18 No. 3, 469-484
2016 Au Yong Hui Ni & Tan Kock Lim. (2016). Renewable Energy and Trade Dispute: Implication on Solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing In Malaysia – Journal of Malaysia Institute of Planners,

Impact of Macroeconomic and Bank Specific Factors on Liquidity of Commercial Banks In Malaysia.

PhD Thesis

  1. The Mediating Effect Of Green Innovation On The Relationship Between Scenario Planning And Sustainable Performance Within The Malaysia Electrical And Electronic Manufacturing Industry
  2. Retail Investor Attention, Ownership Concentration and Stock Return Volatility
  3. A Study on cross cultural barriers and marketing strategies in international marketing based on One Belt One Road


Masters Thesis

  1. Live Streaming Commerce: Malaysian Consumers’ Purchase Intention on Live
    Streaming Media
  2. Factors contributing to high employee turnover of lawyers in legal industry in Malaysia
  3. Attitudes and Perceptions towards Digitalization among SMEs: Customer acceptance towards E-commerce adoption
  4. Factors Influencing the Effectiveness of Cashless Transactions in Malaysia
  5. Effect of digital banking on customer satisfaction in Malaysia

Conducted a Virtual Talk on Money Management for more than 100 staff & students in University Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) on 25.8.22