Ali Vafaei-Zadeh is currently working as a senior lecturer at the Graduate School of Business (GSB), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). He holds a PhD in Operation Management, MBA in production and materials management and bachelor in industrial management. He is actively involved in research projects regarding technology management and innovation. He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teaching: Data Visualizations for Business Communications, Business Intelligence for Service Excellence, Global Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Distribution Management.
Research Interest: Technology and Innovation Management.
Several years of working experience as a production and manufacturing manager in the industries.
Hanifah, H., Abd Halim, N., Vafaei-Zadeh, A., & Nawaser, K. (2021). Effect of intellectual capital and entrepreneurial orientation on innovation performance of manufacturing SMEs: mediating role of knowledge sharing. Journal of Intellectual Capital. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIC-06-2020-0186
Hakkak, M., Nawaser, K., Vafaei-Zadeh, A., & Hanifah, H. (2021). Determination of Optimal Leadership Styles through Knowledge Management: A Case from the Automotive Industry. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 18(4). https://doi.org/10.1142/S0219877021500127
Vafaei-Zadeh, A., Ng, S. X., Hanifah, H., Teoh, A. P., & Nawaser, K. (2021). Safety Technology Adoption: Predicting Intention to Use Car Dashcams in an Emerging Country. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 18(5). https://doi.org/10.1142/S021987702150022X
Md Azmi, N. A. A., Teoh, A. P., Vafaei-Zadeh, A., & Hanifah, H. (2021). Predicting information security culture among employees of telecommunication companies in an emerging market. Information and Computer Security, 29(5), 866–882. https://doi.org/10.1108/ICS-02-2021-0020
Hanifah, H., Vafaei-Zadeh, A., & Ping, T. A. (2021). The impact of government support and innovation culture on new product development of manufacturing SMEs: Does innovation strategy matter? International Journal of Management Practice, 14(5), 519–538. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMP.2021.117293
Abdul-Halim, N. A., Vafaei-Zadeh, A., Hanifah, H., Teoh, A. P., & Nawaser, K. (2021). Understanding the determinants of e-wallet continuance usage intention in Malaysia. Quality and Quantity. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11135-021-01276-7
Seyfi, S., Rasoolimanesh, S. M., Vafaei-Zadeh, A., & Esfandiar, K. (2021). Can tourist engagement enhance tourist behavioural intentions? A combination of PLS-SEM and fsQCA approaches. Tourism Recreation Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/02508281.2021.1981092
Vafaei-Zadeh, A., Ramayah, T., Hanifah, H., Kurnia, S., & Mahmud, I. (2020). Supply chain information integration and its impact on the operational performance of manufacturing firms in Malaysia. Information and Management, 57(8), 103386. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.im.2020.103386
Hanifah, H., Halim, H. A., Ahmad, N. H., & Vafaei-Zadeh, A. (2020). Can internal factors improve innovation performance via innovation culture in SMEs? Benchmarking, 27(1), 382–405. https://doi.org/10.1108/BIJ-06-2018-0174
Hanifah, H., Abdul Halim, H., Ahmad, N. H., & Vafaei-Zadeh, A. (2019). Emanating the key factors of innovation performance: leveraging on the innovation culture among SMEs in Malaysia. Journal of Asia Business Studies, 13(4), 559–587. https://doi.org/10.1108/JABS-04-2018-0130
Rasoolimanesh, S. M., Taheri, B., Gannon, M., Vafaei-Zadeh, A., & Hanifah, H. (2019). Does living in the vicinity of heritage tourism sites influence residents’ perceptions and attitudes? Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 27(9), 1295–1317. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669582.2019.1618863
Vafaei-Zadeh, A., Hanifah, H., Foroughi, B., & Salamzadeh, Y. (2019). Knowledge leakage, an Achilles’ heel of knowledge sharing. Eurasian Business Review, 9(4), 445–461. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40821-019-00128-7
Vafaei-Zadeh, A., Thurasamy, R., & Hanifah, H. (2019). Modeling anti-malware use intention of university students in a developing country using the theory of planned behavior. Kybernetes, 48(8), 1565–1585. https://doi.org/10.1108/K-05-2018-0226
Vafaei-Zadeh, A., Ramayah, T., Wong, W. P., & Md Hanifah, H. (2018). Modelling internet security software usage among undergraduate students: A necessity in an increasingly networked world. VINE Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, 48(1), 2–20. https://doi.org/10.1108/VJIKMS-09-2016-0052
Hanifah, H., Halim, H. A., Ahmad, N. H., & Vafaei-Zadeh, A. (2017). Understanding the innovation culture towards innovation performance among Bumiputera SMEs. International Journal of Economic Research, 14(16), 279–293. https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85057638124&partnerID=40&md5=2434e6d35ec27a4b8594a9a291e430f4
Hanifah, H., Halim, H. A., Ahmad, N. H., & Vafaei-Zadeh, A. (2017). Innovation culture as a mediator between specific human capital and innovation performance among bumiputera SMEs in Malaysia. In Handbook of Research on Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing Countries (pp. 261–279). https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-2165-5.ch012