Name of Staff: Dr. Loo Saw Khuan
Designation: Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: PhD (USM),  MBA (Heriot-Watt), B.SocSc. in Economics (USM),

Biodata:

Dr Loo Saw Khuan graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia with a Doctor of Philosophy (Purchasing & Supply Chain Management), Heriot-Watt University (U.K.) with a Master of Business Administration, and Universiti Sains Malaysia with a Bachelor of Social Science in Economics (Honours).

Dr Loo has been involved in university education since 2008. She is the Senior Lecturer for purchasing and supply chain management courses. She is the programme coordinator for Bachelor of Business (Hons) degree in Logistics & Supply Chain Management (On campus) and Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management (Open distance learning). She is also a course coordinator and internal examiner for final project papers of master’s degree.  On the international front,  Dr Loo is a member of Institute of Supply Management.

Prior to joining Wawasan, Dr Loo has more than 17 years of industrial working experience in various multinational companies, local contract manufacturers and public listed companies. She held the positions of senior supply chain manager and purchasing manager.   
 

Course Development Experience:

> Supply Chain Management

> Procurement Management

> Inventory Management

> Operations Management
 

Course Presentation Experience in Open Distance Learning:

> Supply Chain Management

> Procurement Management

> Inventory Management

> Operations Management

> Logistics Management

> Strategic Management
 

Face-to-face Lecturing:

> Supply Chain Management

> Procurement Management

> Strategic Sourcing
 

Research Interest:    

Purchasing social responsibility and purchasing ethics
 

Selected Publications:

1.    Loo, Saw Khuan, Ellisha Nasruddin (2014) Purchasing Social Responsibility Activities in Malaysia: ‘A focus in Labour, Health, and Safety’, 6th International Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management, 10-12th December, 2014, Bali, Indonesia.

2.    Loo, Saw Khuan, Ellisha Nasruddin (2015) Purchasing Social Responsibility Activities in Malaysia: ‘A focus in Labour, Health, and Safety’, Operations and Supply Chain Management: An International Journal 8(3) pp.154-161. ISSN: 1979-3561.

3.    Loo Saw Khuan, Ellisha Nasruddin (2016) Barriers to Purchasing Social Responsibility in Northern Malaysia: A Focus on Labour and Health & Safety, 2nd UUM International Qualitative Research Conference (QRC) 2016, Penang.

 

Official Correspondence Address:   

Wawasan Open University
54, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah,
10050 Penang

Email Address:

skloo@wou.edu.my