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Dr. Tan Owee Kowang

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Dr. Tan Owee Kowang
Senior Lecturer
Department of Business Administration
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T08 03-02-02
(6)012-7891560

Publication

Book Chapter

 

Amran Rasli and Tan Owee Kowang (2008), Developing Metrics for Concurrent Engineering in New Product Development. In Kamariah, I. Issues in Commercialization and Management (pp.139-153). Johor Bahru, Malaysia: Penerbit UTM.

 

Publications

 

2011

Tan Owee Kowang and Amran Rasli (2011). New Product Development in Multi-location R&D Organization – A Concurrent Engineering Approach, African Journal of Business, Vol. 5 No. 6, 2264-2275. ISI Impact Factor 1.105

Tan Owee Kowang and Amran Rasli (2011). Prediction of New Product Development (NPD) Performance in Research and Development (R&D) Company. Proceedings of 2011 3rd International Conference on Advanced Management Science Kuala Lumpur, 4-6 November, 2011

2012

Tan Owee Kowang and Amran Rasli (2012), Application of Focus Index in New Product Development, Proceedings of (Elsevier) The 2012 International (Spring) Conference on Asia Pacific Business Innovation & Technology Management, January 13-15, 2012, Pattaya, Thailand. Scopus Indexed

2013

Tan Owee Kowang and Amran Rasli (2013), New Product Development Process and Management Integrated Framework, The 2013 Asian Fellowship of Academic Professional (AFAP) Conference on Business and Management, January 2nd -3rd , 2013, Johor Bahru, Malaysia. Pending publication in Jurnal Teknologi. Scopus Indexed

Amran Rasli, Saif ur Rehman Khan and Tan Owee Kowang (2013), The Impact of Concurrent Engineering on New Complex Product Development Process in Organization: An Empirical Study of Manufacturing and Service Industry in Malaysia. Jurnal Teknologi, 61:1 57-63. Scopus Indexed

Choi, S.L Tan, O.K, Muthuveloo, R & Teoh A.P. (2013), A Review on the Relationship between HRM Practices and Firms’ Performance. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. 7(2), 312-316. ISI / Scopus Indexed.

Choi, S.L,  Tan, O.K, Siti Zaleha,  A R, & Wan Khairuzzaman W I  (2013). A Review on Performance Appraisal System: An Ineffective and Destructive Practice? Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research. 14 (7): 887-891. ISI / Scopus Indexed.

Tan Owee Kowang, Choi Sang Long and Amran Rasli (2013), New Product Development Framework for Multinational Multi Location Based Organization in South East Asia. International Conference on Innovation, Management and Technology Research, September 22-23, 2013, Seremban, Malaysia.

Choi Sang Long, Musibau Akintunde Ajagbe and Tan Owee Kowang (2013), Addressing the Issues on Employees’ Turnover Intention in the Perspective of HRM Practices in SME. International Conference on Innovation, Management and Technology Research, September 22-23, 2013, Seremban, Malaysia.

Tan Owee Kowang, Choi Sang Long, Amran Rasli, Mohd Amran Mohd Daril and Ishamuddin Bin Mustapha (2013), Recycling of Aluminium – Developing Criteria for Aluminium Cans Compressor. 1st International Material, Industrial and Manufacturing Conference, December 04-06, 2013, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Tan Owee Kowang, Tan Mei Yee, Choi Sang Long, Amran Rasli, Fairul and Anwar Abu Bakar (2013), Technology Management: Developing an Innovation Model for Research Universities in Malaysia. 1st International Material, Industrial and Manufacturing Conference, December 04-06, 2013, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

Amran Rasli, Nadhirah Norhalim, Tan Owee Kowang & Nik Zahirah Nik Mustaffa (2013), The interplay of value creation and managerial competencies: evidence from small technology-based firms in Malaysia. International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behvior and Social Science 2013, November 04-05, 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Choi Sang Long, Lee Yean Thean, Tan Owee Kowang (2013), The Transformational Leadership: A Possible TQM Solution to Increase Job Satisfaction? Life Science Journal 2013;10(4), 1474-1484 (Impact Factor: 0.165).

2014

Tan Owee Kowang, Choi Sang Long, Amran Rasli, Mohd Amran Mohd Daril and Ishamuddin Bin Mustapha (2014), Recycling of Aluminium – Developing Criteria for Aluminium Cans Compressor. Advanced Materials Research Vol. 845 (2014), 489-493. (Scopus Indexed)

Tan Owee Kowang, Tan Mei Yee, Choi Sang Long, Amran Rasli, Fairul and Anwar Abu Bakar (2014), Technology Management: Developing an Innovation Model for Research Universities in Malaysia. Advanced Materials Research Vol. 845 (2014) pp 549-553. (Scopus Indexed)

Tan Owee Kowang, Choi Sang Long, Amran Rasli, Low Hock Heng (2014), Robust Design – A Case Study In a Research and Development Company, Applied Mechanics and Material, Vol. 541-542 (2014) pp 1518-1522. (Scopus Indexed)

Tan Owee Kowang, Choi Sang Long, Amran Rasli, Low Hock Heng (2014), Operation Management: Prediction of New Product Development Performance at Pre-Product Launch Stage, Advance Material Research, Vol. 902 (2014) pp 426-430. (Scopus Indexed)

Tan Owee Kowang, Choi Sang Long, Amran Rasli, Low Hock Heng (2014), Operation Management: Project Management in Jig and Fixture Industries, Advance Material Research, Vol. 931-932 (2014) pp 1621-1625. (Scopus Indexed)

Tan Owee Kowang, Amran Rasli, Choi Sang Long (2014), New Product Development in Malaysia: Does Organizational Background Really Matter? Jurnal Teknologi, Advance Material Research, 68:3 (2014) pp.113-117. (Scopus Indexed)

Tan Owee Kowang, Amran Rasli, Choi Sang Long (2014), A Triangulated Approach To The Assessment of Important Construct in New Product Development Process, Life Science Journal, 11 (6) (2014) pp.330-338. (ISI IF 0.165)

Tan Owee Kowang, Amran Rasli, Choi Sang Long (2014), New Product Development Framework for Multinational Multi Locations Based Organizations in South East Asia, Procedia – Social and Behavioral Science, 129 (2014) pp.68-74. (Proceeding)

Choi Sang Long, Wan Mardhia M. Yusof, Tan Owee Kowang and Low Hock Heng (2014), The Impact of Transformational Leadership Style on Job Satisfaction, World Applied Sciences Journal 29 (1): 117-124, 2014 (Scopus and ISI Indexed).

Choi Sang Long, Tan Owee Kowang, Teoh Ai Ping and Rajendran Muthuveloo (2014). Investigation on the Impact of Job Stressors on Nurses in Malaysia. Asian Social Science 10(4): 67-77. (Scopus Indexed).

Choi Sang Long, Tan Owee Kowang (2014), Is TQM Practices Still Relevant?: A Critical Review, Advance Material Research, Vol. 902 (2014) pp. 419-425. (Scopus Indexed).

Choi Sang Long, Nurul Izyan Ghazali, Tan Owee Kowang, Amran Rasli, (2014), Innovation Capability In Manufacturing Sector: A Review in the Perspective of Knowledge Sharing Factors, Advance Material Research, Vol. 909 (2014) pp. 107-111. (Scopus Indexed).

Choi Sang Long, Zaiton Ibrahim, Tan Owee Kowang (2014), An Analysis on the Relationship between Lecturers’ Competencies and Students’ Satisfaction, International Education Studies, Vol. 7 (1) (2014) pp.37-46. (Scopus Indexed).

Choi Sang Long, Sia Shi Xuan, Wan Khairuzzaman Wan Ismail, Siti Zaleha Abd Rashid, Tan Owee Kowang (2014), An Analysis on the Academicians Job Satisfaction in the Perspective of HRD Practices, International Education Studies, Vol. 7 (7) (2014) pp.85-95. (Scopus Indexed).

Amran Rasli, Nadhirah Norhalima, Tan Owee Kowang, Nik Zahirah Nik Musrtaffa (2014), The Interplay of Value Creation and Managerial Competencies : Evidence from small technology-based firms in Malaysia, Recent Trent in Social and Behaviour Sciences, pp.567-571. (Scopus Indexed).

Amran Rasli, Nadhirah Norhalima, Tan Owee Kowang, Muhannad Imran Qureshia (2014), Applying Managerial COmperencies to Overcome Business Constraints and Create Values: Evidence from Small Technology-Based Firms in Malaysia. Journal of Management Info. Vol 3 (1) pp. 99-121. (Non-Citation Indexed)

Amran Rasli, Mansoor Ahmad Bhattti, Nadhirah Norhalima, Tan Owee Kowang, (2014), Service Quality in Higher Education Study of Turkish Students in Malaysian Universities. Vol 3 (1) pp. 1-32. (Non-Citation Indexed)

Choi Sang Long, Musibau Akintunde Ajagbe and Tan Owee Kowang (2014), Addressing the Issue on Employees’ Turnover Intention in the Perspective of HRM Practices in SME. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Science, 129 (2014) pp.99-104. (Proceeding)

 

 

Intellectual Property Right

Tan Owee Kowang, Chai KM, Norhayati Isa, Sharir Saupi, Tan YL, Sum Meng. UK Patent GB2484274. Patent filed; “A Fan Assembly – Fan oscillation mechanism” an invention relates to a fan assembly having an oscillation mechanism for oscillating an air outlet of the fan assembly.

Research

Research Activity:

Project Leader : (2013), Development of Innovation Success Framework for Universiti Teklogi Malaysia, Research University Grant (V00K48). Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Completed

Project Leader : (2014), Fundamental research on new approach to identify improvement opportunity via Focus Index, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (V4F323). Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Team Member : (2014), Fundamental Research on the Impact of TQM Practices on Innovation Performance in the Manufacturing Sector of Malaysia., Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (V4F349). Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

Team Member : (2014), Exploring New Technical Approach of Total Quality Management (TQM) and Business Transformation Performance Model for Japanese and Non-Japanese Companies in Malaysia Automotive Industry, Tier 1 (V05H85). Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.

 

 

Proceedings

Tan Owee Kowang and Amran Rasli (2011). Prediction of New Product Development (NPD) Performance in Research and Development (R&D) Company. Proceedings of 2011 3rd International Conference on Advanced Management Science Kuala Lumpur, 4-6 November, 2011

Tan Owee Kowang and Amran Rasli (2012), Application of Focus Index in New Product Development, Proceedings of (Elsevier) The 2012 International (Spring) Conference on Asia Pacific Business Innovation & Technology Management, January 13-15, 2012, Pattaya, Thailand.

Tan Owee Kowang and Amran Rasli (2013), New Product Development Process and Management Integrated Framework, The 2013 Asian Fellowship of Academic Professional (AFAP) Conference on Business and Management, January 2nd -3rd , 2013, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

 

Tan Owee Kowang, Choi Sang Long and Amran Rasli (2013), New Product Development Framework for Multinational Multi Location Based Organization in South East Asia. International Conference on Innovation, Management and Technology Research, September 22-23, 2013, Seremban, Malaysia.

 

Choi Sang Long, Musibau Akintunde Ajagbe and Tan Owee Kowang (2013), Addressing the Issues on Employees’ Turnover Intention in the Perspective of HRM Practices in SME. International Conference on Innovation, Management and Technology Research, September 22-23, 2013, Seremban, Malaysia.

 

Tan Owee Kowang, Choi Sang Long, Amran Rasli, Mohd Amran Mohd Daril and Ishamuddin Bin Mustapha (2013), Recycling of Aluminium – Developing Criteria for Aluminium Cans Compressor. 1st International Material, Industrial and Manufacturing Conference, December 04-06, 2013, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

 

Tan Owee Kowang, Tan Mei Yee, Choi Sang Long, Amran Rasli, Fairul and Anwar Abu Bakar (2013), Technology Management: Developing an Innovation Model for Research Universities in Malaysia. 1st International Material, Industrial and Manufacturing Conference, December 04-06, 2013, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.

 

Amran Rasli, Nadhirah Norhalim, Tan Owee Kowang & Nik Zahirah Nik Mustaffa (2013), The interplay of value creation and managerial competencies: evidence from small technology-based firms in Malaysia. International Congress on Interdisciplinary Behvior and Social Science 2013, November 04-05, 2013, Jakarta, Indonesia.

 

Teaching

Senior Lecturer and Coordinator for Research and Development, Universiti Kuala Lumpur (June 2012 until 31 December 2012)

Teaching subjects Design of Experiments (DOE); Taguchi Method and Statistical Quality Control (SQC).

Appointed as Coordinator for Research and Development (R&D), coordinates research and development activities within and among UniKL campuses, which includes identify area of research focus, research fund application and regular update on progress of R&D activities.

 

Part Time Lecturer, Malaysian Institute of Industrial Technology, University of Kuala Lumpur (Jan 2011 until May 2012)

Subject taught: “Quality Tools”; “Design of Experiment” (Teaching Permit P/US/38/1077

Part Time Lecturer, School of Art and Design, Southern College (since 2009)

Subject taught: “Technical Drawing” (Teaching Permit: J01824PM0809)

Others

Industrial Experiences

Head of Engineering Operation, Dyson Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (July, 2011 until May, 2012)

Lead the company in generating and delivering the new technology strategy, lead a team of 133 members consist of managers, specialist, engineers, technician to initiate new technology concepts and ideas and identify market opportunities aligned with the strategic company direction to support and drive the product range plan over both the short and long term.

Work closely with the Director of Concept Design and other RDD Heads to ensure seamless technology integration to products. The role encompasses delivery of exciting and robust technologies to time, spec and cost, continuous improvement of research processes, strategy and development of a world-class department.

 

 

Engineering Section Head, Dyson Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (January, 2010 until June, 2011)

Principle objectives are to develop world class engineering knowledge and technology within the disciplines of motor, mechanical drive system and plastic assemblies; integrated the new technology into Dyson Products, and to build well established teams of experts that apply their knowledge effectively to the design of Dyson products. Trained 18 Six-sigma Green Belts).


Technical Development Manager, Dyson Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (January, 2007 until December, 2009)

Champion new technology development, improvement on existing technology Engineering Knowledge Management. and use of expertise within the disciplines of fluid dynamic; acoustic; dust filtration; mechanical drives; electronics and motor.

Trained 7 Six-sigma Black Belt and 25 Green Belts.

 

Engineering Manager, Dyson Appliance (July, 2001 until December, 2006)

Responsible for delivering New Product Development(NPD) project and associated assemblies, on time, on spec and on cost; also being responsible for ensuring the assemblies properly integrate together to form the overall product. Completed more than 100 new product variants.

 

Engineering Manager, Hitachi Cable Sdn Bhd (August, 1997 until Jun 2001)

Main stakeholder of New Product Development project, responsible for product design, tooling design, testing and process design. Developed 20 new Hitachi Plugs.

Design Engineer, Hitachi Cable Sdn Bhd (October, 1992 until July, 1997)

Manage and work on New Product Development (NPD) projects, taking responsibility for much of the design modifications, project documentation including product specification & engineering BOM’s from creation through to production. Qualified Six-Sigma Black Belt.

 

Process Engineer, United Plastic Sdn Bhd (April, 1992 until September, 1992)

A hands-on, problem solving role and works closely with Production Engineering on optimization of injection molding and blow molding process.