Dr. Nurulhasanah Abdul Rahman


Dr. Nurulhasanah Abdul Rahman
Telefon  : 04-6533694
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Academic Qualifications:

  • Ph.D (Public Policy) 2022, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) 
  • MA (Arts - Social Science) 2017, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) 
  • BA Hons (Administrative Science) 2013, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)



Key Research Area:

  • Public Administration & Public Policy 
  • Policy Studies 
  • ​Policy Transfer 
  • Government
  • Social Science
  • Qualitative Research



Journal Articles

Publication - Selected Journal Articles:

  1. Mokhtar, K. S., & Rahman, N. A. (2021). Recognising the concept of global ageing population and retirement abroad: Evidence from Malaysia as a host country. International Journal for Studies on Children, Women, the Elderly, and Persons with Disabilities, 12(1), 71-75. (MyCite)
  2. Mokhtar, K. S., & Rahman, N. A. (2021). The role of Tribe Headman in Kg. Semelor, Malaysia in Disseminating Tuberculosis knowledge amongst the Temiar Indigenous Community. Advances in Humanities and Contemporary Studies, 2(1), 137-148. (MyCite)
  3. Jaafar, F.  & Rahman, N.  A. (2020). Exploring the fundamentals of foreign policy in Malaysia: Definitions, premiership and foreign policy decisions. International Journal of Politics, Publics Policy and Social Works, 2(6), 1-15. (MyCite) 
  4. Mokhtar, K. S., Rahman, N. A., & Haron, M. S., & Rahman, N. H. A. (2020). An exploration of disease awareness among tuberculosis patients: The empirical link between attitude and self-preventive care. Journal of Infection in Developing Countries, 14(4), 349-359. (ISI) 
  5. Mokhtar, K. S., Haron, M. S., Rahman, N. A., & Rahman, N. H. A. (2020). Preventing infectious disease through KAP perspectives among tuberculosis patients in Malaysia. European Proceedings of Social and Behavioural Sciences (EpSBS), 829-839. (Web of Science) 
  6. Mokhtar, K. S., & Rahman, N. A. (2020). Understanding the concept of policy transfer: A systematic literature review approach. International Journal of Politics, Public Policy and Social Work, 2(5), 1-13. (MyCite)
  7. Mokhtar, K. S., Rahman, N. A., & Haron, M. S. (2020). Complying with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals: A case of the Malaysian ageing population and infectious disease. Global Journal of Business & Social Science Review, 8(1), 1-11. (MyCite)
  8. Mokhtar, K. S., & Rahman, N. A. (2020). Evaluating the Role of Knowledge in KAP Model on Self-Preventive Healthcare: Evidence from Tuberculosis Patients in Malaysia. International Journal of Politics, Public Policy and Social Work, 2(7), 1-10. (MyCite)
  9. Kee, D. M. H., & Rahman, N. A. (2020). Entrepreneurial Orientation, Innovation and SME Performance: A Study of SMEs in Malaysia using PLS-SEM. Global Journal of Business and Social Science Review, 8(2), 73-80. (MyCite)
  10.  Kee, D. M. H., & Rahman, N. A., Tan, A. W. (2020). The impact of Transformational Leadership and Team Innovation on Team Performance: Empirical Evidence from Malaysia. Journal of Management and Marketing Review, 5(2), 99-106. (MyCite)
  11.  Kee, D. M. H., & Rahman, N. A. (2018). Does Technopreneurs' Entrepreneurial Orientation Matter on Start-up Success? The Role of Gender. The European Proceedings of Social Behavioural Sciences, 568-576. (Web of Science)
  12.  Kee, D. M. H., & Rahman, N. A. (2018). Effects of Entrepreneurial Orientation on Start-up Success: A Gender Perspective. Management Science Letters, 8(6), 699-706. (Scopus)
  13.  Kee, D. M. H., Khin, S., Taib, F. M., & Rahman, N. A. (2017). Using PLS-SEM to assess the effect of Entrepreneurial Orientation on Start-up Success: The moderating role of Support Services. Advanced Science Letters, 23(8), 7817-7820. (Scopus)
  14.  Rahman, N. A., Yaacob, Z., & Radzi, R. M. (2016). An Overview of Technological Innovation on SME Survival: A Conceptual Paper. Procedia - Social and Behavioural Sciences, 224, 508-515. (Scopus)
  15.  Rahman, N. A., Yaacob, Z., & Radzi, R. M. (2016). The Challenges among Malaysian SME: A Theoretical Perspective. World Journal of Social Sciences, 6(3), 124-132. (ERA)
  16.  Rahman, N. A., Yaacob, Z., Busneti, I., & Tambunan, T. (2016). A Comparative Study on Development of MSMEs and Policies in Indonesia and Malaysia. International Journal of Small and Medium Enterprises and Business Sustainability, 1(4), 74-103. (ISSN)
  17.  Rahman, N. A., Yaacob, Z., & Radzi, R. M. (2015). Looking at SME Leadership by using Entrepreneurial Event Model. Advanced Science Letters, 21(5), 1295-1297. (Scopus)
  18.  Rahman, N. A., Yaacob, Z., & Radzi, R. M. (2015). Determinants of Effective Financial Risk Management in Small Business: A Theoretical Framework. International Foundation for Research and Development, 7(2), 87-92. (ISSN)
  19.  Rahman, N. A., Yaacob, Z., & Radzi, R. M. (2014). Determinants of Successful Financial Management among Micro Entrepreneur. Journal of Asian Scientific Research, 4(11), 631-639. (ERA)


  • JKP 211 Pentadbiran Awam - (Public Administration)
  • JKP 314 / JKP 320 Isu-isu Terpilih Pentadbiran Awam - (Selected Issues in Public Administration)
  • JKP 512E Dasar Awam - (Public Policy)
  • JKP 421 Analisis Politik Semasa - (Current Political Analysis)
  • JKP 419 Usul Penyelidikan - (Research Proposal)
  • JKP 516 Disertasi Sains Politik - (Political Science Dissertation)


Akan dikemaskini 




  • Graduate On Time (GOT) Award, Universiti Sains Malaysia - 2022
  • USM Fellowship Award (2018-2021)
  • Best Presenter Award - SDE USM (2019)
  • Best Presentation Award - UTM (2017)
  • MyBrain 15 Scholarship Award - MOHE (2014-2017)
  • Young Service Researcher Award - International (2015)
  • Best Paper Award - UniMAP/Ireland (2014)
  • Vice Chancellor's Award - UiTM (Diploma - 2011 & Degree - 2013)


  • Guest Speaker - SDE Promotion Programme (Jan 2022)
  • Coordinator - SDE Postgraduate Programme (2020 - 2021)
  • Reviewer - Article manuscript for Kajian Malaysia - ISI (2022)
  • Reviewer - Article manuscript for IBIMA Conference (2019-2020)
  • Reviewer - Article manuscript for ICSB Conference (2016-2019)
  • Reviewer - Article manuscript for BIZMATOUR Conference (2015)
  • Member of Qualitative Research Association Malaysia (QRAM)

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