Name of Staff: Dr. Alexandra Kang
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: PhD (Operations Management) (USM), MBA (USM), ICSA (UK), ACIS (Chartered Secretary) (Chartered Governance Professional) (MAICSA), Diploma In Commerce (Business Management) (TARC)

Biodata:

Dr. Alexandra Kang is a senior lecturer of the faculty. She completed her Diploma in Commerce (Business Management) from Tunku Abdul Rahman College (TARC) and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA) concurrently. She obtained her Master in Business Administration from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), and she was granted a MyBrain15 scholarship by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) to complete a Doctor in Philosophy in USM. Her PhD research was in sustainable transportation focusing on the prediction of behavior using variance-based structural equation modeling technique of partial least squares (PLS-SEM). She is currently an associate member (ACIS) of the Chartered Governance Institute (UK) and Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (Mal) carrying dual qualifications with the designation of Chartered Secretary and Chartered Governance Professional. She has served in the secretarial division of Deloitte (a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, UK) for many years advising public listed and private companies. She taught in diverse courses in the areas of management and administration with a special interest in company law, corporate governance, and secretarial practices.

Course Development Experience:

  • Corporate Governance and Ethics

  • Law and Practice of Meetings

  • Corporate Compliance Management

  • Company Law

  • Corporate Law

  • Corporate Governance

  • Corporate Secretaryship

  • Corporate Secretarial Practice

 Course Presentation Experience:

  • Business Administration

  • Organisation Behaviour

  • Service Management

  • Human Resource Management

  • Personnel Management

  • Training Management

 On-Campus Teaching:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Governance

  • Corporate Governance, Corporate Governance and Ethics

  • Corporate Compliance Management

  • Law and Practice of Meetings

  • Business Law, Company Law, Corporate Law

  • Corporate Secretarial Practice

Research Interest:   

Sustainability, Sustainable Transportation, Corporate Governance, Company Law.

Selected Publication:

1.      Kang, AS., K. Jayaraman, Soh, KL. & Wong, WP. (2019). Social predictors and implementation intention of drivers to use public bus transport. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, 30(2), 307-328.

2.      Kang, AS., K. Jayaraman, Soh, KL. & Wong, WP. (2019). Convenience, flexible service, and commute impedance as the predictors of drivers’ intention to switch and behavioral readiness to use public transport. Transportation Research Part F, 62, 505–519.

3.      Kang, AS., & Wong, WP. (2017). Predictors of drivers’ intention and behavioral readiness to use public bus transport. Proceedings of the 12th Asian Academy Management International Conference, Malaysia.

4.      Kang, AS., K. Jeyaraman & Soh, KL. (2015). Commuters' readiness to use public bus transport. Proceedings of the 4th Asian Management Research and Case Conference, Malaysia.

5.      Kang, AS., K. Jeyaraman & Soh, KL. (2013). Road congestion, vehicles emissions and the intention to use public bus services in Malaysia – A flexible bus utility model. World Transport Policy and Practice, 19(1), pp. 8-24.

6.      Kang, AS., K. Jeyaraman & Soh, KL. (2011). Issues and intention to use public transport in Malaysia - A conceptual model of public bus service. Proceedings of the 9th Asian Academy Management International Conference, Malaysia.

7.      Kang, AS., Intan, O. & Hazlina, H. (2010). Women entrepreneurship in SMMEs Malaysia. Proceedings of the 8th Asian Academy Management International Conference, Malaysia.

Official Correspondence Address:

School of Business and Administration,
Wawasan Open University
54, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah, 10050 Penang Malaysia

Email Address:

serenakang@wou.edu.my