Dr Mohamad is an Associate Professor in the Malaysian campus, also acting as Associate Head of School for Edinburgh Business School and the School of Social Sciences. 

Dr Mohamad’s expertise is in strategic management and leadership although she also teaches other courses such as business models, management, organisational behaviour and cross-cultural management.  Wardah is a member of the Malaysian Institute of Management and the Case Writers Association of Malaysia.

Dr Mohamad started her academic career as an economics tutor in Curtin University, Perth and later joined Taylor’s College and Institut Teknologi Keusahawanan. She was also active in running small businesses such as kindergartens, tuition centres, management and IT consultancies and restaurants. 

Dr Mohamad was also involved in running the restaurant operations of the Malaysian Pavillion in the World Trade Expo in Seville 1992 and Taejon 1993. 

Dr Mohamad was an academic at the International Islamic University Malaysia and Open University Malaysia. She later was appointed as the Deputy Dean for Assessment, Director of Bangi Learning Centre and Dean of OUM Business School during her tenure at Open University Malaysia.

Dr Mohamad’s passion is in teaching and learning but she has also been active in research.  Her publications are mostly in the area of strategy, leadership and student engagement.

Qualifications

2010 – PhD, Curtin University, Perth.
1999 – MBA, National University of Malaysia
1989 – B.Bus (Hons), Econs Curtin University, Perth
1988 – B.Bus (Management & Econs), Curtin University, Perth

Publications and Conference Papers

Influence of Self-Efficacy as a Mediator on Time Management and Students’ Performance Relationship in Malaysian Online Distance Learning Institutions (2018) Zahir Osman, Wardah Mohamad, Ratna Khuzaimah Mohamad, Liana Mohamad, and
Tuan Fatma Tuan Sulaiman,  International Journal of Business and Management 2 (3): 09-15, 2018 e-ISSN: 2590-3721 © RMP Publications, 2018 DOI: 10.26666/rmp.ijbm.2018.3.2

Rosmah Mohamed, Wardah Mohamad, Haslinda Abdullah (2018) Engaging Employees through High Performance Work Practices: Case Studies from Higher Educational Institutions, The 10th International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (ICHiSS2018), The Royal Chulan Kuala Lumpur.

Mohd Zahir Osman, Wardah Mohamad, Liana Mohamad, Ratna Khuzaimah Mohamad, Tuan Fatma Tuan Sulaiman (2016) Enhancing Students’ Academic Performance in an On-Line Distance Learning Institution: The Roles of Extrinsic Motivation, Intrinsic Motivation, Self-Efficacy and Time Management, Conference Proceedings, International  Conference on Education (ICE 2016), 14-15 November, 2016, A ‘Famosa Resort, Malacca.

Wardah Mohamad, Tuan Fatma Tuan Sulaiman Liana Mohamad, Ratna Khuzaimah Mohamad, , Mohd Zahir Osman (2016) Enhancing On-Line Teaching and Learning – Learners’ Evaluation of a Strategic Management Module, Pan Commonwealth Conference (PCF8), Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, 30th Novermber – 4 December, 2016.

A,K, Shehu and Wardah Mohamad (2016), Leadership Style and The Adoption of Electronic Commerce Among Malaysian Fastfood Restaurant Managers in Klang Valley, ASCENT 2016: Innovation Integration A Scholarly Conference of Emerging Trends in Business, Computing and Education, FTMS Global, Cyberjaya, 24th-25th November.
Wardah Mohamad (2015) International Franchising in Higher Education – A Case Study of OUM Business School and HUTECH, Vietnam, Invited Speaker for the International Franchise Summit 2015, Perbadanan Nasional Berhad, 7th March, Connexion @ Nexus, Bangsar South City, Kuala Lumpur.

Wardah Mohamad, Nik Fauzi Nik Sin, Mohd Fauzan Azieman Bin Pauzi and Rohayu Tamerin (2015), Service Quality as a Source of Competitive Advantage to Increase Student Intake – A Case Study of Bangi Learning Centre, Open University Malaysia, Conference Proceedings, OUMBS-International Conference of Business and Management, 22-23  October, 2015, Marriot Putrajaya, Malaysia. (Paper presenter)

Wardah Mohamad, Azlina Abdul Aziz, Baldev Singh A/L Pertab Singh and Abdul Kadir Othman (2015) Community Expectations of Lifelong Learning – Closing the Gaps, an OUM Experience, Conference Proceedings, OUMBS-International Conference of Business and Management, 22-23  October, 2015, Marriot Putrajaya, Malaysia.

Norfardilawati Musa, Nor Aisyah Fadil, Rosnida Abu Bakar, Raziana Che Aziz, Tuan Fatma Tuan Sulaiman, Rosila Abu Zarin and Wardah Mohamad (2015) Social Media Influence on Business Opportunities: A Case Study on the Use of Facebook among Small Online Businesses in Malaysia, Conference Proceedings, OUMBS-International Conference of Business and Management, 22-23  October, 2015, Marriot Putrajaya, Malaysia.

Chiam Chooi Chea, Zorah Abu Kassim and Wardah Mohamad (2015) Recycling as a Sustainable Prctice in Waste Management in Malaysia: A Brief Overview and Literature  Conference Proceedings, OUMBS-International Conference of Business and Management, 22-23  October, 2015, Marriot Putrajaya, M Conference Proceedings, OUMBS-International Conference of Business and Management, 22-23  October, 2015, Marriot Putrajaya, Malaysia.

Wardah Mohamad, Liana Athirah Muhammad Zamri and Tuan Fatma Tuan Sulaiman (2015) International Collaborations in Higher Education – A Case Study of OUM Business School and HUTECH, Vietnam, Conference Proceedings, OUMBS-International Conference of Business and Management, 22-23  October, 2015, Marriot Putrajaya, M Conference Proceedings, OUMBS-International Conference of Business and Management, 22-23  October, 2015, Marriot Putrajaya, Malaysia. (Paper presenter)

Soo Wincci and Wardah Mohamad (2015) Social Media Strategies for Personal Branding– A Case Study of Malaysian Celebrities on Facebook, American Journal of Economics, 5(2), pp. 236-242, 10.5923/c.economics.201501.30

Wardah Mohamad, Norazian M. Ramli, Norhayati Shuib and Tuan Fatma Tuan Sulaiman (2015) Power and Influence – A Case Study of Leaders in Real Estate Company, American Journal of Economics, 5(2), pp. 231-235, 10.5923/c.economics.201501.29

Wardah Mohamad, Leena Logeswari Chandrashegaran, Ratna Khuzaimah Mohamad and  Liana Mohamad (2015) Organizational Factors which Influence the Decision to Adopt EDI in HRM Functions: A Case Study of an Oil and Gas Company, American Journal of Economics, 5(2), pp. 222-230, 10.5923/c.economics.201501.28

Wardah Mohamad, Norazian Mohamad Ramli, Raemah Abdullah Hashim and Zulaika Zakariah (2015) Subordinates Response to Their Leaders Influence and Power: A Case Study of a Property Market Agency, American Journal of Economics, 2015 5(2), pp. 259-263, 10.5923/c.economics.201501.33

Wardah Mohamad, Norazian Mohamad Ramli, Raemah Abdullah Hashim, Zulaika Zakariah (2014) Subordinates Response to Their Leaders Influence and Power: A Case Study of a Property Market Agency, Conference Proceedings, World Economics and Business Management Conference 2014, 13-14th December, Bangi- Putrajaya Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

Soo Wincci and Wardah Mohamad (2014) Social Media Strategies For Personal Branding– A Case Study of Malaysian Celebrities on Facebook, Conference Proceedings, World Economics and Business Management Conference 2014, 13-14th December, Bangi- Putrajaya Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.


Wardah Mohamad, Norazian M.Ramli, Norhayati Shuib, Tuan Fatma Tuan Sulaiman (2014) Power And Influence – A Case Study Of Leaders In In A Real Estate Company, Conference Proceedings, World Economics and Business Management Conference 2014, 13-14th December, Bangi- Putrajaya Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

Wardah Mohamad,  Raemah Abdullah Hashim, Zulaika Zakariah (2014) Developing Institutional Capability through Structured Teams – A Case Study of OUM Business School, Keynote Address and Conference Proceedings, World Economics and Business Management Conference 2014, 13-14th December, Bangi- Putrajaya Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

Wardah Mohamad, Leena Logeswari Chandrashegaran, Ratna Khuzaimah Mohamad, Liana Mohamad (2014) Organizational Factors which Influence the Decision to Adopt EDI in HRM Functions. A Case Study of an Oil and Gas Company, Conference Proceedings, World Economics and Business Management Conference 2014, 13-14th December, Bangi- Putrajaya Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.

Wardah Mohamad, Wan Rohaida Wan Husin, Tuan Fatma Tuan Sulaiman, Mohd Rizan Ruslan (2014) Lifelong Learning from the Eyes of Student Leaders – Current Issues, Challenges and Future Expectations, Conference Proceedings, National Lifelong Learning Seminar 2014, pp 142-150.

Wardah Mohamad, Wan Rohaida Wan Husin, Nur Anisah Abdullah, Kartini Danan, (2014) Lifelong Learning – The Perspective of Educators, Conference Proceedings, National Lifelong Learning Seminar 2014, pp 152-160.

Wardah Mohamad, Wan Rohaida Wan Husin, Zulhairi Zakariah, Nor Zafira Abu (2014), Lifelong Learning in Reality – The Perception of the Community, Conference Proceedings, National Lifelong Learning Seminar 2014, pp 161-167.

Wardah Mohamad, Zulaika Zakariah, Ratna Khuzaimah, Liana Mohamad (2014) Challenges and Strategies in Engaging Adult Learners in the Classroom – A Case Study of OUM Business School, proceedings in PDE2014, Bandung, Indonesia.

Zulhairi Zakariah, Ratna Khuzaimah, Liana Mohamad, Wardah Mohamad (2014) The Flipped Classroom – A Case in OUM Business School, proceedings in PDE2014, Bandung, Indonesia.

Raemah Abdullah, Abdul Razak Habib, Zulaika Zakariah, Wardah Mohamad (2014) STUDY ON POSTGRADUATE STUDENT PREFERRED / DISLIKE TEACHING/LEARNING TECHNIQUES: A CASE STUDY OF A PRIVATE UNIVERSITY IN MALAYSIA, proceedings in PDE2014, Bandung, Indonesia.
                
Raemah Abdullah Hashim, Zulaika Zakariah,Wardah Mohamad and Sidi Merican (2013), Exploring Visitors’ Attitude towards Green Practices and Revisit Intentions of a Tourist Destination, 6th Global Conference for Academic Research on Economics, Accounting, and Business Management, 14-15 December 2013 at Kuala Lumpur.

Raemah Abdullah Hashim, Zulaika Zakariah,Wardah Mohamad and Sidi Merican (2013), Exploring Visitors’ Attitude towards Green Practices and Revisit Intentions of a Tourist Destination, Management 2013, 3(7): 427-433 DOI: 10.5923/j.mm.20130307.13.

Latifah Abdul Latif, Wardah Mohamad, Hazidi Abdul Hamid, The Impact of Motivation, Attitude, Anxiety and Instrumental Orientation as Influencing Factors on the Performance of Adult Learners in OUM’s English Language Course, AJDOL

Wardah Mohamad, and Mansor Fadzil, and Mohd Rizan Ruslan, (2013) “Utilising ODL Technology in Case Based Teaching and Learning – Empowering Learners in OUM’s BBPS 4103”. In: Seventh Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning (PCF7) , Dec 2013, Abuja, Nigeria.
Wardah Mohamad, (2013) Building Core Competencies for Sustainability through Leadership & Teamwork : the FBM experience. In: OUM Seminar Series 3/2013, 28 March 2013, Theatrette, Open University Malaysia.(unpublished)

Norfardilawati Musa , and Shuhaida Md Noor , and Wardah Mohamad, (2013) , Developing Destination Brand Identity : Towards Sustainability of Tourism Destination from the Perspective of Stakeholders and Theory of Social Identity, Conference Proceedings, International Conference On Tourism Development 2013-Sustainable Tourism, 03-06 Feb 2013, Pulau Pinang.

Mohamad, W.  Tuan Sulaiman, T.S. and Abu Kassim, Z. (2012) “Transforming Learning through Strategic Management Case Studies – OUM’s On-Line Alternative”, Conference Proceedings and Paper Presented in The International Conference on Innovation (ICI12), Kuala Lumpur.

Mohamad, W.  and Abu Kassim, Z. (2012) “Building Core Competencies for Sustainability through Leadership and Teamwork – The Experience of a Leading ODL Institution’s Star Faculty”, Conference Proceedings and Paper Presented in the AAOU Conference, Chiba, Japan.

Zakariah, Z.  Mohamad, R. K.  and Mohamad, W. (2012) “Boosting Malaysian Tourism – The Food Way!”, Conference Proceedings, ICEBM Conference, Kuala Lumpur.

Mohamad, W.  and Abu Kassim, Z. (2012) “The Enculturation of Lifelong Learning in Malaysia; Implications and Future Directions for Open University Malaysia”, Conference Proceedings, SEAMOLEC 2012, Vietnam.

Member of IPPTN Research Team:
‘A Critical Assessment of the Impact of PSPTN Phase 1 on Malaysian Higher Education Stakeholders’ Research Project, IIUM/IPPTN/KAJ/82

Mohamad, W. (2012) “Organizational Culture: The Driver of Organizational Development?” The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, Vol. 11, Issue 4, ISSN:1447-9524.

Researcher in the National Higher Education Strategic Plan Research Project: Implementation, Outcome and Continuity (Research Code: IPPTN/KPT/FRGS/2011(02))
April 2011 – October 2011. Research completed.

Wei, L.S.  Tuan Sulaiman, T.S. Mohamad, W. and Abu Kassim, Z.(2011) “Motivation and Study Habits of Working Adults: A Case Study of Masters Students in Open University Malaysia”
Conference Proceedings, International Lifelong Learning Conference, Seri Pacific, Kuala Lumpur, 14-15 November 2011

Mohamad, W. and Tuan Sulaiman, T.F. (2011) “Creativity – Gaining Competitive Advantage for the Small Business”, conference proceedings and paper presented in the International Seminar on Business and Management, Improving Business Competitiveness through Integrated System, Widyatama University, Bandung, Indonesia 27-28 April, 2011.

“The role of motivation, attitudes and anxiety in influencing students’ performance in English as a second language in OUM” co-authored with Prof Dr Latifah Abdul Latif, Prod Dr Mansor Fadzil, Prof Ramli Baharoom and Ng Man San, Global Learn Asia Pacific 2011, Global Conference on Learning and Technology, Melbourne, Australia. 2011

English as a Medium of Instruction – OUM Institutional Research 2010

Employer Satisfaction Survey – OUM Institutional Research 2010 – 2011

“Employability Competencies: Employer Expectations and Employer Satisfaction of Open University Malaysia's Graduates”  Lim , Tina Swee Kim and Norziati, Mansor and Wardah, Mohamad and Tuan Fatma , Tuan Sulaiman and Hazalina , Hashim and Nor Aisyah , Fadil and Norlia , Goolamally and Latifah , Abdol Latif and Saedah, Musa and Woo, Tai-Kwan and Santhi , Raghavan (2011) Employability Competencies: Employer Expectations and Employer Satisfaction of Open University Malaysia'€™s Graduates. Project Report. -. (Unpublished)

Books

Wardah Mohamad (2016) The Awesome Manager – Secrets Unveiled, Partridge Publishing, Singapore, Paperback ISBN: 9781482880151
Ebook ISBN: 9781482880168

Nur Anisah Abdullah and Wardah Mohamad (2016) BMST5103 Strategic Management, Masters Module, Open University Malaysia .

Ramli Baharoom, Zorah Abu Kassim, Wardah Mohamad (2014) Chapter 7: Potential Economic Impact of Rare Earths Industries Sector by Akademi Sains Malaysia: Blueprint on Rare Earth Industries in Malaysia 2014

Zainuddin, Q.  and Mohamad, W. (2005) Visi Cemerlang Thematic English Workbook, Percetakan Halim Sdn Bhd, Level 1, Part 1, Kuala Lumpur.

Zainuddin, Q.  and Mohamad, W. (2005) Visi Cemerlang Thematic English Workbook, Percetakan Halim Sdn Bhd, Level 1, Part 2, Kuala Lumpur.

Zainuddin, Q.  and Mohamad, W. (2005) Visi Cemerlang Thematic English Workbook, Percetakan Halim Sdn Bhd, Level 2, Part 1, Kuala Lumpur.

Zainuddin, Q.  and Mohamad, W. (2005) Visi Cemerlang Thematic English Workbook, Percetakan Halim Sdn Bhd, Level 2, Part 2, Kuala Lumpur.

Zainuddin, Q. and Mohamad, W. (2004) Tatanegara, Cerdik Minda Pre-School Series, Dunia Ilmu Enterprise, Kuala Lumpur.

Mohamad, W. (2003) EQ Stories/Bijak Emosi, Cerdik Minda Pre-School Series, Dunia Ilmu Enterprise, Kuala Lumpur.