Sofri Yahya is a Professor of Accounting and Strategic Innovation at Graduate School of Business. The former Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Academic and Research at DRB-HICOM University. Sofri graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration specialised in Accounting using a liberal arts curriculum from Eastern Michigan University, USA in 1987. After working with several organisations, in 1992 he pursued Masters degree in Accounting and Management Science and subsequently to PhD in Accounting at Southampton University, United Kingdom. Being an educator and researcher since 1998 in the areas of Accounting, Innovation and Strategy and Leadership. Sofri has published more than 50 publications in various international journals and more than 100 in the proceedings and others. Sofri has supervised and graduated more than 20 students from PhD, DBA and Masters programmes. He has been appointed as consultant to several organisations such as Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Pharmaniaga Berhad, Intel, Seagate and Universitas Teknologi Yogjakarta, Indonesia. Sofri is a life member of the Malaysian Association of Certified Coaches and Senior Assessor of Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA). Sofri has received several awards including the Best Teacher Award, Excellence Service Award and Best Paper Award. Sofri has served as the Vice-President for Asian Academy of Management and Editors to several internationally indexed and recognised journals and proceedings. Sofri is a regular reviewers to several internationally indexed journals. Sofri is frequently invited as keynote speaker and trainer/coach in Design Thinking and Service Design for Innovation, Strategy, Problem Solving and Entrepreneurship. Refer to my CV for more details.
Senior Manager and Board Member of a subsidiary of DRB-HICOM Berhad
My selected publications since 2015