Narentheren Kaliappen | Assoc Prof
Universiti Utara Malaysia

Narentheren Kaliappen, Assoc Prof, Universiti Utara Malaysia

Dr. Narentheren Kaliappen is an Associate Professor of International Business (AACSB Accredited) at the School of International Studies, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). He holds a PhD, MBA, and BBA (Hons) from UUM. He was conferred the Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award by the Academy for Global Business Advancement (based in the United States) at the AGBA conference in 2015 for his PhD thesis. Actively involved in SoTL and case study research, he has published numerous articles in WoS and Scopus indexed journals, including those by Emerald, Inderscience, and Sage publications in the field of business management. His works also extend to teaching cases in the Case Centre, UK. He has presented several papers at both local and international conferences. His latest books include "Match Your Strategies for Brilliant Performance" and "Strategy Execution for Performance Excellence." Notably, he received the 2016 Emerald Literati Awards for Excellence for the paper entitled “Innovation Strategies and Performance: Are They Truly Linked?” He was honored with the Best Teacher Award and Young Faculty Award in 2019 at UUM. In 2022, he was awarded the "Certified Content Creator" by the Ministry of Higher Education, Malaysia. In 2023, he served as a panelist and was among the top 5 nominees for the Academy of International Business (AIB) "Innovative Teaching Award." He eventually won the "Innovative Teaching Award" at UUM under the immersive learning experience category (face-to-face). He has been consistently invited to deliver speeches in Vietnam, Singapore, Bahrain, Tunisia, Lebanon, China, UAE, and Poland, as well as conduct workshops in Malaysia, Thailand, India, and Australia. Currently, he serves as a Director of Management and Leadership Case Study Centre at UUM.

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