Dr Yong Shee Mun

Email: [email protected]

Yong Shee Mun holds the position of Senior Lecturer at School of Business having completed his Doctor of Business Administration at Universiti Utara Malaysia in the year 2016. He is a registered business angel member with Malaysia Business Angel Network (MBAN) which is the official trade association and governing body for angel investors and angel clubs in Malaysia. Prior to joining the education industry, he has had 30 years of industry experience as VP and Malaysia Country Technology Head of one of the world’s largest financial institutions, VP and Head of IT and Billing for a national ICT company, Global Customer Technical Support Head for a world renown Petrochemical and Energy company with organization spanning across Malaysia, UK and USA, and Global Account Business Manager for one of the leading IT companies in the world.

His current research interests are in Entrepreneurship, Social and Cultural study that deals with human behaviour. In this regard, he has participated in many research conferences and contributed several articles to academic indexed journals including Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), Web of Science (WoS), and Scopus. He sits on the Editorial Board Member of an international peer reviewed, open access journal. In addition to being an active reviewer of journal articles, he is an examiner of PhD research dissertation and supervisor to several MBA and PhD postgraduate students.

Beyond his academic duties, he is into building talent intelligence having been involved as professional trainer and speaker for locally and internationally held workshops and trainings.

DBA Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), 2016
Research Title: Job related factors and moderating effect of flexible work arrangement on job satisfaction in Malaysian offshore outsourcing

Master University of South Australia (UniSA), 1999

Bachelor University of Portsmouth, 2003

Year Title
2022 Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Yong, S. M., and Thi, L. S. (2022). Online learning motivation during covid-19 pandemic: the role of learning environment, student self-efficacy and learner-instructor interaction. Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 19(2). 213-249.  https://doi.org/10.32890/mjli2022.19.2.8   (ERA, WoS-ESCI, Scopus)

2021 Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Yong, S. M. (2021).  Effectiveness of typology and learning environment in developing entrepreneurial competencies: A comparative study.  International Journal of Management Studies, 29(1). 135-162.  https://doi.org/10.32890/ijms2022.29.1.5 (WoS–ESCI)

2019 Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Yong, S. M. and  Renganathan, T.S. (2019).  Malaysian Millennial Buying Behavior and Country-of-Origin Effect .  Malaysian Journal of Consumer, 32. 55-67.   https://macfea.com.my/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/JPM

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings

Yong, S. M. (2019). Effectiveness of typology and learning environment in building entrepreneurial competencies: A comparative study. Proceedings of the Sintok international conference on social science and management (SICONSEM 2019). 94. http://uumpress.uum.edu.my/images/pdf/Siconsem_2019_proceeding.pdf

2015 Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings

Yong, S. M. and Thi, L. S. (2015). Work time demand and job satisfaction of geographically dispersed team – the mediating role of organizational support. Advances in Global Business Research, 12(1). 736-751. https://www.agba.us/pdf/2015-AGBA-Malaysia-Conference-Proceedings.pdf

Yong, S. M. and Thi, L. S. (2015). Temporal dispersion separation and schedule flexibility impact on job satisfaction for Malaysian virtual teams. Proceedings of the International Conference on E-Commerce (ICoEC) 2015, 20-22 Oktober 2015, Kuching, Sarawak, MALAYSIA. 1-8. https://www.agba.us/pdf/2015-AGBA-Malaysia-Conference-Proceedings.pdf

2013 Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Yong, S.M. et al. (2013). Employee Engagement: A study from the private sector. Human Resource Management Research, 3(1), 43-48. Article available at: http://article.sapub.org/10.5923.j.hrmr.20130301.09.html

Duration: January 2018 – December 2019
Title: Entrepreneurial experiential learning program of KDU University College students
Sponsors/Grant: KDU University College
Grant Amount: RM25,000

7 students

4 students

Bachelor’s Degree
11 students