Research Area: Leadership, Career Management Strategies, and People Management Strategies
Experience: Siti Rohaida Mohamad Zainal, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at School of Management. She graduated with a BBA from the University of Missouri Kansas City, USA and MBA degree from the Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). She joined USM in July 2007 after completing her PhD at the Universiti Teknologi Mara, Shah Alam. Siti Rohaida is attached to Strategy and Organisational Management Section at SOM, USM and teaches HR Analytics, Leadership Dynamic, and other related courses. Her thesis title for MBA was “Effects of Leadership Styles and Interactional Justice on the use of Upward Influence Tactic: An Experimental Study”. For PhD, she completed a thesis entitled “The Influence of Leadership Style, Organisational Justice and Upward Influence Tactics on Job Satisfaction of Knowledge Workers”. Currently she is the Deputy Dean of Academic, Career and International. In addition of assisting the administrative related work, she is still active with research and publication activities. She has published in various indexed and non-indexed journals. She also leads numbers of research grants, and she was awarded a research grant from Ministry of Education. She actively invited as a speaker for both leadership topic and research methodology related topics for various institutions such as Universiti Teknologi Petronas, INTAN, other education institutions and other agencies. Her research students are from various countries. As for consultancy works, she was appointed by Malaysia Prison Department as a researcher on a study about parole system in Malaysia. She was also appointed as a Research Fellow for the Ministry of Human Resource Malaysia to study on transport workers. In addition to all various activities both at international and national level, she also very active in sharing experiences with primary and secondary school students. Her areas of research are Leadership, Career Management Strategies, and People Management Strategies.