PERSONAL DETAIL


ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. SHARMILA A/P JAYASINGAM

Associate Professor
Department of Business Strategy and Policy
Faculty of Business and Accountancy
 
  79673815
  sharmila@um.edu.my
 Department of Business Strategy and Policy, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9762-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Faculty of Business and Accountancy, Examiner, 2018 to 2018, (University)
  • Asie E University, Examiner, 2018 to 2018, (National)
  • Faculty of Business and Accountancy, Assessment Panel, 2018 to 2021, (University)
  • Doctor of Management, Inspeka, Expert Panel Member, 2018 to 2018, (University)
  • Asia E Univeristy, Examiner, 2018 to 2018, (National)
  • Narxoz University, Research Collaboration, 2018 to 2021, (International)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Head of Accreditation, Faculty, 25/07/2018 to 24/07/2021
  • Panel penilai Unit Pengurusan Penyelidikan (RMU) Fakulti Perniagaan dan Perakaunan, Faculty, 09/07/2018 to 08/07/2021
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Pengajian Doctor of Management (DOM), Faculty, 15/09/2016 to 06/10/2019 (Ahli Jawatankuasa Pengajian Doctor of Management (DOM))
  • Associate Editor, Faculty, 06/05/2016 to 31/03/2018 (Associate Editor for AJBA)
  • Wakil JIT, Faculty, 07/12/2015 to 08/08/2016 (Wakil JIT)
  • Deputy Head for Accreditation Unit, Faculty, 12/10/2015 to 12/10/2018
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Kurikulum bagi Program Ijazah Sarjana Pentadbiran Perniagaan, Faculty, 12/05/2014 to 12/05/2017 (Ahli Jawatankuasa Kurikulum bagi Program Ijazah Sarjana Pentadbiran Perniagaan)
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Kurikulum Program Sarjana Pentadbiran Perniagaan, Faculty, 12/05/2014 to 11/05/2017
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Menggubal Program Ijazah Sarjana Secara Penyelidikan, Faculty, 12/05/2014 to 12/05/2017 (Ahli Jawatankuasa Menggubal Program Ijazah Sarjana Secara Penyelidikan)
  • Committee member of Assurance of Learning, Faculty, 05/10/2013 to 05/10/2016
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Ijazah Pertama, Faculty, 10/01/2012 to 11/11/2014 (Ended earlier as away for Sabbatical)
  • Subject Matter Expert, University Malaya, 10/02/2010 to 31/12/2010 (SME bagi membangunkan kandungan multimedia untuk e-learning)
  • Student Mobility Program Coordinator, Faculty, 07/11/2009 to 06/11/2012 (Student Mobility Program Coordinator)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Leadership and Knowledge Management


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2020
  • R., Jayasingam, Omar, S., Mohd Mustamil, N., Che Hashim, S., and Abu Bakar, R., (2020). Supporting and Sustaining Well-being in the Workplace: Insights from a Developing Economy. Emerald Publishing Limited. 

2018
  • Abu Bakar, R., Che Hashim, R., Jayasingam, S., Omar, S. & Mustamil, N. (accepted). A Meaningful Life at Work: The Paradox to Wellbeing. Emerald Point. BD16 1WA, United Kingdom 
Chapter in Book

2016
  • Jayasingam, S., Ansari, M. A. & Garib Singh, S. K. (2016) Managing impression through social media: Understanding how leaders do it. In Ainin Sulaiman (eds) Moving Towards an Equitable Society, 70-81, Equitable Society Research Cluster (ESRC). 

2014
  • Sharan Kaur Garib Singh, Sharmila Jayasingam, Tey Lian Seng & Ripan Kumar Saha. 2014. Appropriating value from social media: issues and challenges. In Ainin Sulaiman & M. Muzamil Naqshbandi. Social media: dynamism, issues, and challenges. 164-193. Singapore: Partridge Publishing 
  • Sharmila Jayasingam, Sharan Kaur,& Mahfooz A. Ansari. 2014. Impression management: managing followers' impressions about leaders' effectiveness through social media. In Ainin Sulaiman & M. Muzamil Naqshbandi. Social media: dynamism, issues, and challenges. 98- 121. Singapore: Partridge Publishing. 

2009
  • Jayasingam, S., & Ansari, M. A. (2009). Leading in a knowledge era: A new dawn for knowledge leaders. In P. Yoong (Ed.), Leadership in the digital enterprise: Strategies for planning and training (pp.28-45). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. 
Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Omar, S., Jayasingam, S., & Abu Bakar, R (2019), Does positive organisational behaviour and career commitment lead to work happiness?, International Journal of Business Excellence, 19(1), 44-64. DOI: 10.1504/IJBEX.2019.10023217 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Bradley C.Y. Ho, Mustamil, N., & Jayasingam, S. (2019). Building a Conducive, Engaged, and Learning Working Environment Through Sustainable and Impactful Organisational Culture. International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kozhakhmet, S., Jayasingam, S., Majeed, N. and Jamshed, S. (2019), "When investment in employee development promotes knowledge sharing behavior in an uncertain post-Soviet context", Personnel Review, Vol. 49 No. 2, pp. 370-388. https://doi.org/10.1108/PR-12-2018-0523 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nazri Madjan & Jayasingam, S. (2019). Military Leaders' Leadership Styles and Subordinates Hardiness Level: Can Transformational and Transactional Leadership Influence Soldier’s Hardiness? International Journal of Business and Management 3 (3): 26-36. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2018
  • Lee, S. T., Jayasingam, S. & Khairuddin Naim (in press). Debunking the Myth of Money in a Multigenerational Workforce, Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities. (in press). (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2017
  • Kozhakhmet, S. Mohammad Nazri, & Jayasingam, S. (2017) Fighting knowledge sharing hostility in post-soviet Kazakhstan. Arabian Journal of Business and Management Review (Kuwait Chapter), 6(11), pp. 19-30. DOI: 10.12816/0040334 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2016
  • Jayasingam, S., Fujiwara, Y & Thurasamy, R (2016) ‘I am competent so I can be choosy’: choosiness and its implication on graduate employability, Studies in Higher Education, 43:7, 1119-1134, DOI: 10.1080/03075079.2016.1221918 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jayasingam, S., Govindasamy, M., & Sharan Kaur (2016) Instilling affective commitment: Insights on what makes knowledge workers want to stay. Management Research Review, 39(3),266-288. (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Ashtiani, A. V. & Jayasingam, S. (2014). A conceptual proposition: Is social capital a substitute to knowledge sharing enablers? International Journal of Technology Diffusion, 5 (2), pp.15-27 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Sharan Kaur Garib Singh, M. Muzamil Naqshbandi and Sharmila Jayasingam. (2014). Open Innovation in SMEs: Drivers and Inhibitors. Asia-Pacific Tech Monitor, Apr- Jun, pp.20-24 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2013
  • Jayasingam, S. & Yong, J. R. (2013). Affective Commitment among Knowledge Workers: the role of Pay Satisfaction and Organization. International Journal of Human Resource Management,24(20), 3903-3920. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jayasingam, S. Ansari, M.A., Ramayah, T, & Jantan, M. (2013). Knowledge management practices and performance: are they truly linked? Knowledge Management Research & Practice,11: 255-264. (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Lee, W. Y., & Jayasingam, S. (2012). Factors driving knowledge creation among private sector organizations: Empirical evidence from Malaysia. Journal of Organizational Knowledge Management (DOI: 10.5171/2012/199983) (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Ng, Y.S., Sharan Kaur Garib Singh, Jayasingam,S (2012). Organizational culture and innovation among Malaysian employees.The Journal of Human Resource and Adult Learning, Vol. 8, Num.2. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2010
  • Jayasingam, S., Ansari, M. A., & Jantan, M. (2010). Influencing knowledge workers: The power of top management. Industrial Management & Data Systems, 110 (1), 134-151. (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Jayasingam, S., & Moey, Y. C. (2009). Leadership Style and Perception of Effectiveness: Enlightening Malaysian Managers. Asian Social Science,5 (2), 54-65. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2008
  • Raman, K., Anantharaman, R.N., & Jayasingam, S. (2008). Motivational Factors Affecting Entrepreneurial Decision: A Comparison between Malaysian Women Entrepreneurs and Women Non Entrepreneurs. Communications of the IBIMA, 2, 85-89. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Aguinis, H., Ansari, M. A., Jayasingam, S., & Aafaqi, R. (2008). Perceived entrepreneurial success and social power. Management Research,6, 121-137. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2000
  • Ansari, M. A., Aafaqi, R., & Jayasingam, S. (2000). Entrepreneurial success, gender, and leadership behavior. Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship, 8, 33-46. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Review

2008
  • Jayasingam, S., Jantan, M., & Ansari, M.A. (2008). Aggregation of data: A conceptual approach. Working Paper of Seminar Penyelidikan Sektor Awam, INTAN, Bukit Kiara, Malaysia. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Proceeding

2019
  • Ansari, M. A., Jayasingam, S., Singh, S. K. G., & Aafaqi, R. (2019) Do Engaged Leaders Enrich their Followers’ Engagement? Role of LMX and Power Distance. Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology (SIOP), National Harbor/Washington DC (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Ansari, M. A., Jayasingam, S, & Sharan Kaur Garib Singh; Rehana Aafaqi. (2019). The benefits of leader happiness: A parallel mediation model - Linking employee happiness, LMX, and work engagement, ANZAM 2019 

2017
  • Rian & Jayasingam,S. (2017). THE EFFECT OF LEADERSHIP STYLE ON GENERATION Y’S ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT; MEDIATING EFFECT OF PSYCHOLOGICAL EMPOWERMENT. In Conference Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference On Business, Economics, Management And Marketing, (pp. 100-111). Oxford, March 13th-15th, 2017. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2016
  • Singh, Sharan Kaur Garib, Jayasingam, Sharmila, & Klobas, Jane (2016). Open innovation: Do inbound and outbound practices affect firm performance? ANZAM 2016, Brisbane Australia. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Jayasingam, S., Ansari, M. A., Garib Singh, S. K. Maniam, N. (2016). Managing Followers’ Impressions through Social Media: The Social Contagion Effect. ANZAM 2016, Brisbane, Australia. 

2010
  • Ansari, M, Jayasingam, S, Aafaqi, R., & Ahmad, Z. (2010). Toward a contingency model of paternalistic style of leadership in the malaysian business context. Proceeding of 7th Asia Academy of Management Conference. 
  • Govindasamy, M. & Jayasingam, S. (2010. A Study on Factors affecting Affective Organizational Commitment among Knowledge Workers in Malaysia. Proceedings of KMICE 10. (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • Enns, J. E., & Ansari, M. A., & Jayasingam, S. (2009, April). Differentiated ratings and leadership perceptions: The impact of collectivism orientation. Paper presented at the 24th annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, Lousiana, U.S.A. 
  • Jayasingam, S., Ramayah, T., Ansari, M. A., & Jantan, M. (2009, June). Knowledge management practices and performance: Are they truly linked? Paper presented at the 12th International Business Information Management Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (ISI-Indexed)

2008
  • Raman, K., Anantharaman, R. N., & Jayasingam, S. (2008) Motivational Factors Affecting Entrepreneurial Decision: A Comparison between Malaysian Women Entrepreneurs and Women Non Entrepreneurs. Proceedings of the 10th IBIMA Conference on Innovation and Knowledge Management in Business Globalisation. KL, 30 June-1 July. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Jayasingam, S., Jantan, M., Ansari, M. A., & Raman, K. (2008). Influencing knowledge workers: the power of top management. Proceedings of the Knowledge Management International Conference 2008 (KMICE 08), Langkawi, 10-12 June, 172-177. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2007
  • Jayasingam, S, Jantan, M., & Ansari, M.A (2007). An analysis of leader behavior and KM practices-A conceptual approach. Proceedings of the European Conference in Knowledge Management (ECKM2007). Barcelona, Spain. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Work-family Enrichment: A Crossover-spillover Perspective, Consultant, 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • MALAYSIA WORK HAPPINESS INDICATORS, Consultant, 2018 - 2019, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Perception Of Leader Effectiveness: Is Online Presence The Way Forward?, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Service Climate And Safety Climate On Malaysian Employee's And Their Spouses' Well-being: A Complimentary Or Competing Effect, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HNE (Humanities & Ethics), (University)
  • CYBERBULLIES AT WORK: HOW CAN THEY BREAK YOU, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SBS (Equitable Society), (University)
  • PASSIONATE ABOUT WORK OR ADDICTIVE TO WORK: THE PARADOX TO WELL-BEING, Consultant, 2016 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SBS (Equitable Society), (University)
  • Closing Generational Divide, Consultant, 2014 - 2016, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • An Enhanced Trust Model for Recommender Systems in a Multi-Agent Environment, Consultant, 2013 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HNE (Humanities & Ethics), (University)
  • Islamic Work Value: The Influence Of Islamic Values In Hrm Practices On Employee Engagement, Consultant, 2013 - 2018, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SBS (Equitable Society), (University)
  • Impression Managements: Managing Followers Impression About Leader s Effectiveness Through Social Media, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - SBS (Equitable Society), (University)
  • APPROPRIATING VALUE FROM SOCIAL MEDIA IN BUSINESS, Co-Investigator, 2013 - 2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • Understanding knowledge workers: A study on factors influencing commitment and effective performance among knowledge workers, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • The level of open innovation in Malaysia, Co-Investigator, 2011 - 2014, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (University)
  • EFFECTS OF ORGANISATIONAL PRACTICES ON AFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT AMONG KNOWLEDGE IN MALAYSIA, Main Supervisor, 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • EFFECTS OF ORGANISATIONAL PRACTICES ON AFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENT AMONG KNOWLEDGE IN MALAYSIA, Main Supervisor, 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Core Competencies: The Impact of Knowledge Management of Human Resources Practices in the PNB Group, Co-Investigator, 2009 - 2010, PNB, (National)
  • An Analysis of Leader Behavior and It s Influence on Knowledge Management Practices, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Succession Planning for Academic Leadership, Consultant, 2015-2015, Succession Planning Unit, Universiti Malaya
  • Socio-Economic Gap Analysis Study for Five (5) Communities in (Bentong, Lipis, Raub, Temerloh, Cameron Highlands), Consultant, 2015-2015, HC Consultants
  • Analisis 5 tahun produktiviti kebun sawitdan getah milik Peneroka Felda dari tahun 2007 hingga 2011 dan cadangan penambahbaikan., Consultant, 2012-2012, Unit Kawal Selia Felda, Jabatan Perdana Menteri
  • Networking for Entrepreneur-Program Entrepreneurship Workshop for Kandahar University, Trainer, 2011-2011, Kandahar University

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Anugerah Pendidik Ikon Ijazah Tinggi, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, UM, 2019, (Ptj)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2017, (University)
  • Excellence Service Award, University Malaya, 2015, (University)
  • Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011 , Emerald, 2011, (International)
  • Best Teacher Award for UM Bba Programme (Semester 2),, Faculty of Business and Accounting, 2008, (Department)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


CONFERENCE
  • Open innovation: Do inbound and outbound practices affect firm performance?, ANZAM 2016, 2016-12-06 to 2016-12-09, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, (International)
  • Managing Followers Impressions through Social Media: The Social Contagion Effect., ANZAM 2016, 2016-12-06 to 2016-12-09, Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management, (International)
PRESENTER
  • Managing impression through social media: Understanding how leaders do it, Austraian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference (ANZAM 2015), 2015-12-02 to 2015-12-04, (International)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Reviewer, Asian Journal of Business and Accounting (AJBA), 2011, 1, (Faculty)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Accreditation, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, UM, Deputy Head Of Accreditation, 2015-2018, (Faculty)
  • Faculty BBA Curriculum Review Committee, Faculty of Business and Accountancy, UM, Committee Member, 2014-2017, (Faculty)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • Evaluate PhD proposal of candidate and examine during proposal defense for thesis entitled "Knowledge management system model for learning organization", Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • External examiner for PhD thesis titled " Identification of knowledge gap and challenges faced by new engineers in the automative manufacturing industry in Malaysia, Thesis ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • External examiner for MPhil dissertation (Multimedia University), Thesis ,  (2016 - 2017)
  • Internal examiner for PhD thesis titled: The influence of spiritual leadership and workplace spirituality on knowledge sharing behavior, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2017)
  • Internal examiner for Doctoral thesis titled, " Leaders' behavior, employees' innovative behavior and leader member exchange., Thesis ,  (2013 - 2014)
  • Evaluated PhD thesis titled "Organizational Citizenship behaviors, managerial ties and organizational culture: Impact on open innovation", Thesis ,  (2013 - 2013)
  • Quality of Work Life Orientation: Antecedents and effects in organizational commitment in the Malaysian Public Service., Thesis ,  (2011 - 2011)
  • "The relationship of intellectual capital, knowledge sharing and innovation on SME's organizational performance in Malaysia." by Ms. Rohana Ngah -, Thesis ,  (2010 - 2010)
  • Knowledge Management Process Capability and Organizational Effectiveness in Auditing Firms in Malaysia: Role of trust as moderating factor., Thesis ,  (2010 - 2010)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Interview Panel for Program Penajaan/Cuti Belajar Bergaji Penuh Pegawai Perkhidmatan Pendidikan Tahun 2019, (National), 10/04/2019 until 10/04/2019

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mariam Binti Ibrahim, The Effect of Leadership Development on Employee Performance in Government Sector, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Mariam Binti Ibrahim, The Effect of Leadership Development on Employee Performance in Government Sector, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Ho Chee Yuen, LIFELONG LEARNING: THE ROLES OF ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE, QUALITY OF WORK LIFE, AND EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Maggie Chong Mei Kei, The importance of repatriation career support practice on turnover intention: moderating effect of knowledge management, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Sanat Kozhakhmet, establishment of knowledge sharing culture in a country of transition: on the case of Kazakhstani companies, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Halisah Binti Ashari, Social dilemma perspective in knowledge sharing, 2012/2013
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Khairuddin Naim Bin Mohd Zain, Work-life Balance: The Relationships of Perceived Organizational Support, Employee Commitment, Turnover Intention and Task Performance, 2009/2010

Completed
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Lee Su Teng, Engaging Employees for Success: Enhancing Generational Performance and Closing Generational Divide, 2008/2009
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Ahmad Vazehi Ashtiani, A STUDY ON KNOWLEDGE SHARING PRACTICES AND INNOVATION CAPABILITY: A SOCIAL CAPITAL PERSPECTIVE, 2007/2008

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • LEADERSHIP, 2010/2011(2), 27, 42
FIRST DEGREE
  • LEADERSHIP, 2010/2011(2), 28, 42
  • ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR, 2010/2011(2), 150, 28
  • LEADERSHIP, 2009/2010(2), 60, 42
  • PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT, 2009/2010(1), 101, 42
  • PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT, 2009/2010(2), 203, 42
  • MANAGEMENT, 2008/2009(1), 150, 42
  • PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT, 2008/2009(1), 60, 42
  • LEADERSHIP, 2007/2008(2), 40, 42