Wednesday, 13 April 2016
A case study training was conducted yesterday with the UPM veterinarians. It was a very interesting session indeed. As usual, I learned a lot too and I hope the participants also gathered a few valuable take aways. Now instead of just having a person as the main character, we get the animals to play their roles too. One of the groups created a prologue with the main character named as Rosie. I thought initially it was the farmer's wife. But it turned out to be the goat's name. So cute...
Friday, 4 March 2016
Kementerian Pendidikan Tinggi has conducted a very interesting effort on promoting the development of case studies for teaching and learning purposes. It is almost 9.45pm and the team is still going strong. Hopefully we will be able to cover many things tonight. Another best part of this workshop is that we are at the top of Menara Razak, UTM KL and the view is breathtaking. And of course, the food is satisfying.
Sunday, 21 February 2016
UNIRAZAK Case Writers Club had a workshop from 20-21 February 2016 at Putrajaya Shangri-la to write several case studies for Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB). I was invited to write a case study with them. The session with Prof Nicholas Barker from the East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii was particularly interesting. All the case studies will be related to the issues of crisis management and resilient leadership. This is going to be a very interesting journey...
Wednesday, 20 January 2016
The Youth Well-being and Social Health Laboratory of Institute for Social Science Studies (IPSAS) initiated a workshop on Q1/Q2 Publications. The workshop began with Associate Professor Dr. Abdul Lateef Krauss Abdullah's talk entitled, 'Ten Most Likely Ways and Article Submission Fails to Live Up to Publishing Standards.' At the end of the day, due to the expectations of the academic institutions, scholars have to choose between quality and quantity. So choose wisely my fellow colleagues...
Tuesday, 1 December 2015
Another one of CWAM's self initiated conference for case writers! The Case Writers’ Association of Malaysia (CWAM), in collaboration with Putra Business School, Universiti Putra Malaysia and Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia organized the FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CASE WRITING themed ‘WRITING AND THE PERILS OF PUBLISHING CASES’ on 1 & 2 December, 2015 at Cititel Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The purpose of the conference is to discuss some of the guidelines that can be used so that publishable cases are assured thus avoiding many of the perils that writers face in trying to publish cases.