B.Sc(Unviersity of Warwick, UK);PhD (University College of Wales, Aberystwith)

Forecasting - Econometric and Time Series Forecasting, Control - Control of Processes, Optimization Techniques, Application of OR techniques in Management Research, Decision Making using the Analytic Hierarchial Processes, Total Quality Management and Productivity, Management of Information Resources


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Selected Research


  1. Developing R&D Strategies for the Full Spectrum Of FRGS, ERGS, LRGS, CRGS (Dec. 2009 - Dec. 2013), KPT, MOHE, RM350,000.
  2. Positioning Penang: Khazanah & world Bank, (Jan 2010 - April 2011) RM65,000
  3. Academic Salaries and Remuneration: (June - December 2010) Boston Centre for Higher Education, a 30 country study (RM20,000)
  4. Polyrate: Sistem Penarafan Politeknik, (Dec. 2010 - August 2011), KPT, MOHE, RM500,000.
  5. Impact of the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (Feb. 2013 - Jan. 2015), BPKI, MoE. RM599,500.
  6. Development and Evaluation of a Web-Based MyRA System (Feb. 2013 - Jan. 2015), BPKI, MoE. RM518,700.

Selected Publication


  1. Joshua Ignatius, Jasmine Yeap Ai Lean, T. Ramayah, Chai Kah Hin, Muhamad Jantan, (2012) The impact of technological learning on NPD outcomes: The moderating effect of project complexity. Technovation 22, 452-463.
  2. Muhamad Jantan (2012) Innovation in Malaysia. Proceedings Regional Collaboration in Science and Technology in Asia: The International Policy Dialogue. Takeda Foundation, Tokyo, Japan March 30 2012. pp 30-31
  3. Muhamad Jantan (2012) Rating Universities: The Experience of Malaysia. Association of Quality Assurance Agencies of the Islamic World (AQAAIW) Seminar and Rountable Meeting. Cairo, 5-7 November 2012-11-14
  4. Huam Hon Tat, Muhamad Jantan, Amran Md. Rasli (2012). Self Regulated Learning and the Tinto’s Model: An Empirical Study on university students. New Educational Review 183-191 (ISI IF 0.075)
  5. Tameur Nachef, Muhamad Jantan & Abdelmalek Boularas (2012). Improving International Business Negotiation Performance Using Fuzzy Approach -Case of Malaysian and Middle East Counterparts. Journal of Regional Development 4(1)
  6. Tameur Nachef, Muhamad Jantan, Abdelmalek Boularas, Ahmed Bin Mohammed (2013) The Effect of Business Deal Dimensions on Decision of Organizations’. Proceedings INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on BUSINESS and MANAGEMENT (ICBM). 26-27 April 2013 Izmir, Turkey
  7. Tameur Nachef, Muhamad Jantan, Abdelmalek Boularas (2013) Organizational Dimensions that Influence Organizational Mindset in International Business Context. International Academy of Business and Management Conference, San Antonio 21-23 January 2013
  8. Tameur Nachef, Muhamad Jantan, Abdelmalek Boularas(2013).Personal Traits that Affect Decision Maker Global Mindset in International Business Negotiation Situation Proceedings of the International Symposium on Business and Management, Kitakyushu, Japan; April 2013.


  1. Norzaini Azman, Muhamad Jantan, Morshidi Sirat (2011) "Malaysia: Perspectives of University Governance and Management within the Academic Profession" in Changing Governance and Management in Higher Education: The Perspectives of the Academy. Locke, W., Cummings, W.K. & Fisher, D. (eds.) Springer Science & Business Media, Dordrecht, Heidelberg, London New York, ISBN978-94-007-1139-6 pp. 83-106
  2. Muhamad Jantan (2012) Attractiveness of Salaries and Remuneration of Malaysian Academics. In Paying the Professoriate: A Global Compariosn of Compensation and Contracts. Altbach, P.G., Reisberg, L., Yudkevich, M., Androushchak, G., Pacheco, I.F. (eds.) Routledge, New York and London, ISBN 978-0-415-89806-5 pp. 215-224


  1. MARA Scholarship (Sept. 1975 - June 1978)
  2. JPA/USM Fellowship (Oct. 78 - Sept. 82)
  3. British Council CACHE (April-May 1984)
  4. Commonwealth Fellowship - Visiting Fellow at University of Warwick (Feb. - July 1988)
  5. IDP Award - Australian Universities in Melbourne & Sydney (April - May 1992)
  6. Visiting Professor - Indiana University School of Business, Indiana US (May-July 1994)
  7. Academy, International Management Division New Orlean 2004 - Best Paper from an under-represented country
  8. Emerald: Journal of Logistic Management - Highly Commended Paper, 2004
  9. MIA-MAREF Research Paper Award for MORPA competition (3rd. place) for the paper Faudziah Hanim, Hasnah Haron, Muhamad Jantan (2005) Internal Auditing practices and Internal Control System.
  10. Emerald Literati Network - 2011 Outstanding Paper Award for paper "Influencing knowledge workers: the power of top management" in Industrial Management and Data Systems 110(1) 2010