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Dr. Amirul Shah Md Shahbudin



PositionSenior Lecturer

Academic Qualifications:

Ph.D (Lancaster),
M.Sc. (Southampton), 
B.Sc. (Sacramento)


Room: Postgraduate's Office, 1-07
Phone: (+604)653 2757
Fax: (+604)657 7448



Research Area: 

Management Accounting, Management Control System

Research Project:

On-going Research:

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Selected Publications in Journals:

  1. Nejati, M., Md Shahbudin, A. S., Amran, A. (2010), ‘Sustainable Development: A Competitive Advantage or a Threat?’, Business Strategy Series, Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. 84-89.
  2. Nejati, M., Md Shahbudin, A. S., Amran, A. (2010), ‘Putting Sustainability at the Core of Knowledge Management Performance Evaluation System’, Journal of Organizational Management, Vol. 1, No 1.
  3. Masron, T. A., Md Shahbudin, A. S. (2010), ‘’Push Factors’ of Outward FDI: Evidence from Malaysia and Thailand, Journal of Business & Policy Research, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 54-68.
  4. Sobhani, F. A., Md Shahbudin, A. S., Amran, A., Rahman, S., (2010) ‘Challenges of Sustainability Education: The Case of Private Universities in Bangladesh’, Interdisciplinary Journal of Contemporary Research in Business, Vol. 2, No. 5, pp 231-248.
  5. Masron, T. A., and Md. Shahbudin, A. S. (2010), “Push Factors of Outward FDI: Evidence from Malaysia and Thailand”, 12th International Business Research Conference, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  (BEST PAPER)
  6. Zainal Abidin, N. H., Haron, H., and Md Shahbudin, A. S. (2010), “Determinants of Internal Audit Contributions to Strategic Management”, 8th European Academic Conference on Internal Audit and Corporate Governance, Chios Island, Greece. (BEST PAPER)
  7. Yahya, S., Md Shahbudin, A. S., Haron, M. H., Md Shahbudin, M. S., and Ali, N. K. (2010), ‘The Relationship among Accounting, Personality, Internal Control, Environment and External Contributions and Performances: The Case of SMEs in Malaysia, 14th IBIMA Conference on Global Business Transformation through Innovation and Knowledge Management, Intanbul, Turkey
  8. Nejati, M, Amran, A., Md Shahbudin, A. S. (Forthcoming), “Attitudes towards Business Ethics: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Students in Iran and Malaysia”, International Journal of Business Governance and Ethics
  9. Nejati, M., Amran, A., Md. Shahbudin, A. S. and Nejati, M., (2009), “Corporate Social Responsibility Perception Among Malaysian SMEs: An Exploratory Study”, 14th Asia Pacific Management Conference, Surabaya, Indonesia.
  10. Nejati, M., Md Shahbudin, A. S. and Amran, A., (2009), “Knowledge Management Performance Award (KMPA) for Universities & Institutes of Higher Education”, 14th Asia Pacific Management Conference, Surabaya, Indonesia.
  11. Abdalla, Y. A., Siti Nabiha, A. K. and Md Shahbudin, A. S. (2009), “Examining Social and Environmental Accounting Issues: The Way Forward”, 5th International Qualitative Research Convention, Putrajaya, Malaysia.
  12. Cheah, S. J., Md Shahbudin, A. S. and Md Taib, F. (2009), “Analyzing Hidden Quality Costs: A Study on the Implementation of Quality Costing in a Continuous-Process Manufacturing Company”, 8th Asian Academy of Management International Conference, Kuantan, Malaysia.
  13. Amran, A. and Md-Shahbudin, A. S., (2008), “Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) and Tax Incentives: The Case of Malaysia”, 7th International Conference on Corporate Social Responsibilities, Durham, United Kingdom
  14. Abdul Khalid, S. N. and Md-Shahbudin, A. S., (2007), “Implementing New Management Accounting Techniques: Beyond the Technical Considerations”, 3rd AAAB International Conference, Hadyai, Thailand.

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