Ida Yasin is a registered expert with the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) in Tokyo and has contributed in the area of research and training. She has co-authored four books on knowledge management published by the APO. She worked in the area of knowledge management, productivity, and business excellence in the public and private sectors for more than 20 years before her involvement in academic world. Her current research publications are on cross-cultural management, micro-finance, and social enterprises. Ida obtained her doctoral degree in Quality and Productivity Improvement, and her Master’s degree and Bachelor’s degree in Economics.