Prof. Dr Sazali Abd Wahab is a professor of management and organizational sustainability at Putra Business School, Universiti Putra Malaysia (PBS-UPM). Prof Sazali serves as the Adjunct Professor for the University of Jos (UNIJOS), Nigeria and the University of Science and Technology (USTC) Chittagong, Bangladesh. He also serves as Visiting Professor at Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL). Prof Sazali is professionally recognized for his multi roles as the regional keynote speaker, moderator and paper presenter, international and local higher education academic consultant, advisor and strategic leaders, assessor for professors’ academic promotion, international journal reviewer, postgraduate programs advisor and assessor, PhD viva-voce examiners, PhD coach, mentor and motivator.
As of 2021 Prof Sazali has successfully written more than 260 impactful academic publications which include more than 100 articles, 18 academic books together with various chapters in books mainly focusing on sustainable development goals (SDGs), organizational sustainability, sustainable organizations performance, organizational and corporate behaviors, inter-firm technology transfer and international joint ventures. His works have been regularly published in many reputable, high indexed and cited international and local journals. He has successfully supervised more than 40 PhD and Master’s students.
Prof Sazali holds the prestigious professional leadership certificates of Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Program, University of Oxford (OAMLP, 2015) and Authentic Leadership Program (ALD, 2013), Harvard Business School (HBS). Prof Sazali also holds a certified Apple Foundation Trainer (AFT) from Apple Asia Singapore. Currently, he serves as a committee member of the Oxford Business Alumni (OBA) Kuala Lumpur Chapter and Harvard Business School Club Malaysia (HBSCM). His academic works can be found on Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, eBay.com, Emeraldsight.com, Springer, Google Scholar, Research Gate, and LinkedIn.
As a trained lawyer, Prof Sazali passionately teaches advanced research methodology modules and various management courses at doctoral and master’s levels. Prof Sazali has held various strategic and leadership positions such as Head of Department, Dean of Business School, Deputy Directors, Academic Development Director and Thesis-Based Director.