Mohamed Syazwan Ab Talib

Mohamed Syazwan Ab Talib
Universiti Brunei Darussalam · UBD School of Business and Economics

Doctor of Philosophy

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Introduction
My research and teaching focus primarily on logistics and supply chain management with the inclusion of halal principles and Islamic distribution. In addition, my research also encompasses the halal management standard that centred on the association between halal standard implementation and business performance. I welcome industry consultation, research collaboration, and academic coaching opportunities for industry professionals and fellow academics.

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Publications (44)
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Purpose: The purpose of this SWOT analysis study on Halal logistics industry in Malaysia are to identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in the Halal logistics environment and to uncover strategies to leverage on the strengths and opportunities and rectifying the weaknesses as well as overcoming the threats. Methodology: This...
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Purpose: The aim of this study is to discover the critical success factors (CSFs) for the Halal supply chain management because this area is gaining recognition. Plus, the aim is to use the CSFs for future research. Design/methodology/approach: The study is based on the application of CSFs on the Halal supply chain. A comprehensive literature revi...
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Purpose The purpose of this empirical research is to explore the relationship between Halal food certification and business performance. This study argues that Halal food certificate implementation positively influences business performance. Design/methodology/approach A total of 210 Halal certified food manufacturing companies in Malaysia partici...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to investigate the reasons behind halal food standard (HFS) implementation among food manufacturers in Malaysia. Additionally, it examines whether firms in the Malaysian food manufacturing industry are proactive or reactive in implementing HFS. Design/methodology/approach A field survey was conducted in 210 hal...
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Purpose: The aim of this study is three-pronged. Firstly, to review the existing critical success factors (CSF) literature in the context of supply chain management (SCM). Secondly, to analyse the occurrence frequency of every possible CSF in SCM literature. Thirdly, to identify the ‘vital few’ and the ‘useful many’ CSF that are harmonized across t...
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Theory is fundamental in research to rationalise concepts, instigate changes, and advance a discipline. The existing body of research in logistics and supply chain management (LSCM) suggests more theoretical application and inductive reasoning. Specifically, however, theories used in halal logistics and supply chain management (HLSCM) literature ha...
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The increasing demand for cold chain logistics services in Malaysia has shown positive development. Food and beverages (F&B) industries dominate the demand and demand for pharmaceuticals and chemicals products are also on the rise. However, the under-supply of cold chain services could lead to a supply shortage in the future. Hence, this study aims...
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The role of government in developing a country’s logistics industry is undeniable. Initiatives undertaken by governments have been significant in encouraging the implementation of various logistics service adoption and innovation. Few studies have investigated the role of government in any systematic way – particularly in the adoption of halal logi...
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Purpose-Brunei Darussalam, a rentier state, aims to be one of the leading nations in the global halal industry, and logistics play a key role in realising the goal. However, even though logistics is a vital aspect of the halal supply chain, little is known about the halal logistics scene in Brunei. Therefore, this paper aims to discuss and uncover...
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In the pursuit of sustainable industrial development, this conceptual piece aims to propose a conceptual model that explains the motivation behind warehouse automated material handling equipment (AWMHE) adoption in Malaysia. Through an extensive review of extant literature and contextual synthesis, and the application of the TOE framework as the un...
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Sharia-compliant distribution, also known as halal logistics, is one of the main drivers behind the rapid growth of the global halal industry. Brunei Darussalam, a notable country in the halal economy, is devising strategies to capitalise on the halal industry growth and is committed to establish its very own halal logistics environment. However, g...
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Research in halal supply chain management (HSCM) and Islamic finance are well studied but as separate domains and have never been investigated together. The overlooked aspect of Islamic finance in HSCM would lead to ambiguity, operational misalignment, or inconsistent conceptualisation that prevents scholars from a complete comprehension of the dis...
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Purpose: The paper intends to identify the roles of government in promoting halal logistics. Design/methodology/approach: This paper applied a systematic literature review (SLR) technique to assess published halal logistics academic literature. Findings: The review identified six roles, namely, regulation, financial incentives, taxation, infrastr...
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Purpose: Despite the thriving global halal industry and logistics’ vital role in the halal supply chain, knowledge and research on halal logistics remain limited, particularly in Brunei Darussalam. Hence, the purpose of this paper is to understand the current state of knowledge by identifying the halal logistics constraints in Brunei Darussalam. D...
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Identifying and understanding the constraints and potentials of halal logistics in Brunei Darussalam is integral towards the development of Brunei's halal economy. Relevant extant literature was analysed using an inductive reasoning approach, where five issues were identified to have had constrained halal logistics in Brunei Darussalam. Three areas...
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Brunei Darussalam aims to be one of the leading nations in the global halal industry, and logistics play a key role in realising the goal. However, even though logistics is a vital aspect of the halal supply chain, little is known about the halal logistics scene in Brunei Darussalam. Therefore, this paper aims to discuss and uncover the various str...
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Current literature on Halal food certification is largely focused on consumerism, but less attention on the manufacturer and supply side of the Halal food chain. Although Halal food certification literature is growing, the field lack theoretical foundation and the uneven focus of Halal certification research indicate that theoretical application is...
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In today’s competitive logistics environment, ‘green’ and sustainable approaches are gaining academic interest. This paper aims to develop a theoretical framework to enhance understanding and academic knowledge on the antecedents of green warehouse practices (GWP). This paper employs content analysis approach to extract the potential factors to GWP...
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Halal food certification plays a pivotal role in both consumers’ food purchase and consumption, and food manufacturers’ business conducts. The growing trends of Halal food have encouraged firms to implement Halal food certification. Numerous studies have recognized the importance of Halal food certification to consumers rather than Halal food manuf...
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Purpose This paper aims to review the motivation and benefits of implementing halal food safety certification (HFSC) from the upstream perspectives. Food safety certification (FSC) has long been a prevailing issue in the field of food safety research. However, there remains a general paucity of research in religion-specific form of FSC, such as the...
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The purpose of this research is to examine the attributes of Halal certification from the logistics managers perspective. Specifically, the research seeks to measure the Malaysian logistics service providers (LSP) perception on Halal logistics certification. A survey was designed and gathered from logistics managers at 65 LSPs registered in Malaysi...
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Purpose: The relationship between various forms of certification and logistics performance have been reported in many logistics literature. However, there is a paucity in research concerning the relationship between Halal certification and logistics performance. Hence, the paper seeks to establish the Halal certification-logistics performance relat...
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Purpose The emergence of the Halal food market as one of the largest consumer food markets has encouraged firms to implement Halal food certification. However, the theoretical gap in Halal studies and the unequal focus of Halal food certification research prove the deficiency of theoretical development and understanding. Hence, this paper aims to a...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study is to review, analyse, and synthesise the motivation and limitation factors in implementing Halal food certification. Design/methodology/approach: A systematic online library search gathered 50 recent journal articles between the years 2004 and 2014. After common motivation and limitation factors were identified...
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There is a growing demand for Halal-certified logistics service, but the supply of such logistics service is limited. This study asserts that there is a potential area for research, and argue that logistics service providers (LSP) are resistant to adopt Halal logistics operation. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to determine the barriers in...
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The growth of the halal food industry has been hindered by various reasons particularly in relation to the halal food supply chain integrity. Consumers have openly questioned the products’ halal integrity as the number of fraudulent cases, such as mixing of halal with non-halal foods, noncompliance of halal food production guidelines and fake halal...
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Current literature on Halal food certification are largely focused on consumerism, but less attention on the manufacturer and supply-side of the Halal food chain. Although Halal food certification literature is growing, the field lack theoretical foundation and the uneven focus of Halal certification research indicate that theoretical application i...
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Ḥalāl is no longer understood as solely concerning food consumption or ritual slaughter. It is at the centre of the global Muslim food industry and logistics is one of its driving forces. The growing demand for ḥalāl food integrity contributes to the need for ḥalāl logistics. However, ḥalāl logistics operation has thus far not been warmly received...
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Halal logistics is a global business, and the objective of this study is to analyse the general environment of Halal logistics in Malaysia by using the PEST Analysis. This study is exploratory in nature and applies literature survey and the External Factors Evaluation (EFE) Matrix methodology. The results generated 20 factors that externally influe...
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The growth of the halal food industry has been hindered by various reasons particularly in relation to the halal food supply chain integrity. Consumers have openly questioned the products' halal integrity as the number of fraudulent cases, such as mixing of halal with non-halal foods, non-compliance of halal food production guidelines and fake hala...
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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the external environment factors that have an impact towards the Halal logistics industry in Malaysia. Halal is the biggest market in the world and is largely overlooked. Halal market is very lucrative, and Halal logistics is part of it. The external analysis on Halal logistics industry in Malaysia will be e...
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Halal food consumers are now more aware and concern about the integrity of Halal status and also curious about all the activities involved along the supply chain whether the products that they purchased were truly Halal all the way. Even though the issue of Halal integrity have been widely highlighted in the existing Halal industry publications, th...
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This study is the first attempt that assembled published academic work on critical success factors (CSFs) in supply chain management (SCM) fields. The objectives of this study are to review the CSFs in SCM and to uncover the major CSFs that are apparent in SCM literatures. This study applies literature survey techniques from published CSFs studies...
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Presently, there are 20 public universities, a total of 44 private universities and university colleges, 5 foreign university branch campuses and more than 300 private colleges in Malaysia. In addition, logistics programs in colleges and universities around the world are upward trends and increasing in demand. Lists of all public and private higher...
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Halal is not only restricted to Muslims and is more than a religious matter. Halal is in the realm of business and trade, and is becoming a global symbol for quality assurance and lifestyle choice. Although Halal is booming and on an upward trend, there are very limited studies published on Halal logistics and academic research in this area is high...
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The purpose of this study are to discover the critical success factors (CSF) for green supply chain management (GSCM) initiatives and to generate a conceptual framework that will be applied to Malaysia logistics companies. CSFs are the limited number of areas in which results, if they are satisfactory, will ensure successful competitive performance...
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The paper aims to uncover the issues encountered on Halal packaging for Halal food products in order to ensure that not only the ingredients’ Halal status should be considered but the packaging itself must also be included. The method used for this conceptual paper is based from literature reviews from journal articles, theses proceedings and confe...