Mastura Jaafar @ Mustapha
Mastura Jaafar @ Mustapha, Ph. D
Quantity Surveying Department,
School of Housing, Building and Planning
Universiti Sains Malaysia,
Mobile phone: 0060194703174
|Professional Membership||Association of Building Engineers
The Royal Institution of Surveyors, Malaysia. Since
|Professor Sr. Dr. Mastura is currently attached to the Quantity Surveying program at the School of Housing, Building and Planning, Universiti Sains Malaysia. She has numerous years of experience in the construction industry dealing with project estimation and costing, finance and project management, development proposals, and project evaluation. Her areas of research, publication, and supervision interests include strategic management in the construction, housing, and tourism industries, entrepreneurship, project management and procurement management. Her scholarly contributions include innumerable publications in books and international journals, as well as international conferences papers. She has taught strategic management courses in construction, housing and tourism, entrepreneurship, and procurement management, both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. She is also currently supervising numerous postgraduate research students at the Masters and PhD level. She was the recipient of the Emerald Literati Network ‘Highly Commended Award’ in 2007 and 2015. Her publications have featured in Tourism Management; International Journal of Hospitality Management; Habitat International; Journal of Civil Engineering and Management; International Journal of Project Management; Journal of Project Management (JoPM); Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management (ECAM); Project Management Journal; and Journal of Construction in Developing Countries, just to name a few. Currently she serves as an Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Construction in Developing Countries besides being an editorial board of several international and national journals
|ADMINISTRATION POST||2012 – 2018 Deputy Dean (Research, Postgraduate and network), School of Housing Building and Planning, USM.|
|2021 - 2023 USM Senate member|
 The Development of Fire Safety Management Plan of Work for Government Hospital Building. Project Leader: Naziah Binti Muhamad Salleh. 31/07/2018-30/07/2019
 Formulating a new adaptive reuse model for revitalizing Government teachers Quarters in Malaysia. FRGS 2018 (MOHE). Project head: Mastura Jaafar. (2019-2021)
 Developing accessibility indicators for Persons with Disabilities in urban areas. FRGS 2018 (MOHE). Project head: Diana Mohamad. (2019-2021)
 Assessing Community Participation towards Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve (BR) conservation, Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources, (Jan 2019-December 2019)
 Repositioning Malay Heritage Tourism In The Inner City Of George Town, Pulau Pinang, Project Head: Badaruddin Bin Mohamed, 01/12/2017-30/11/2020
 Evaluation of Stake Holders Role in the Management of Penang Hill Development Framework for Sustainable Ecotourism. Project head: Mastura Jaafar, Co-researcher: Diana Binti Mohamad, Mana Koshkam, Siti Azizah Mohd Nor, Rashidah Abdul Rahim and Fabrice Gilles Renaud (1/1/2019-31/12/2021)
 Highly Commended Award, Presented to Mastura Jaafar, T.Ramayah, Abdul Rashid Abdul Aziz, Basri Saad for Technology readiness among managers of Malaysia construction firms, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 14, (2), 2007, Emerald Literati Network.
 The Royal Institution of Serveyors, Malaysia. Since 2008
Organising training for new housing entrepreneur:
 Dossier preparation for the application of Penang Hill and surrounding areas as UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, THE HABITAT.
 Profiler for empower NCER program, Perbadanan Kemajuan Sosial Malaysia (Phase 1: Sept 2019-Nov 2019)
 Suhaida Herni binti Suffarruddin. The Implementation of Innovation in Homestay Program in Peninsular Malaysia. (Main Supervisor). 2019
 Nor Syuhada binti Zulkefli. The Effectiveness of Policies and Programmes Implementation on SMABs in Perhentian Island Terengganu. (Main Supervisor). 2019
 Inaam Jabbar Kadhim. The Effect of Learning Styles on Building Information Modelling (BIM) Adoption: A Case Study of the National Centre for Engineering Consultancy (NCEC) in Iraq. (Co Supervisor). 2019
 Andrew Ebekozien. Root Cause Analysis of Demand-Supply Gap to Low-Cost Housing in Malaysia. (Co Supervisor), 2019
 Syed Putra bin Syed Abu Bakar. The Influence of Entrepreneurial Orientation in Family Firm Strategy of Malaysian Housing Developers. (Main Supervisor)
 Al Rfoa Sabri Khalid Abdelsalam. Effect of High-Performance Work Practices (HPWP) on Employee Performance in Jordanian Construction Sector. (Main Supervisor)
 Mohd Amirul Nizam bin Paijo. Examining the relationship between Expectation, Motivation and Quality Experience of Heritage Rural Destination in Malaysia.
 Ghalib Hithlayn S Alharbi, Project Human Resource Management in Saudi Arabia.
 Ahmad Salman, Stakeholder Analysis for Penang Hill Biosphere.
 Usman Musa, Partnering and procurement system in Nigeria.
 Sara Abhari. The Mediating Role of Tourist Satisfaction on the Relationship between Image of Halal food and Tourist Loyalty in Penang, Malaysia
 Rafique Khan, Employee abusing in construction industry in Pakistan
 Jabran Khan, Employee behaviour and project success in information technology project in Pakistan.
 Muhammad Faris Tajudin. Business Model of Small and medium Contracting Firms (Main Supervisor) 2019
 Izzat Zulkarnain. Formulating a new adaptive reuse model for revitalizing Government teachers Quarters in Malaysia
 Marjihah Mohd Azam. A Study on Tourist Satisfaction towards Redang Island via Online Review
 Firas Hilwani. Effect of Social Commerce on Hotel Business Performance in Lebanon, MultiMedia University.
 Elhosin Yousri Yassein Youssef Youness. Influencing factors for time and cost overrun of construction building projects in United Arab Emirates. School of Civil Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia
 Harris b Abd Rahman Sabri. Framework of critical success factors for turbomachinery project management in oil and gas industry in Malaysia. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
 Ju Soon Yew@ Yew Soon Yu. Employees’ organizational citizenship behaviour toward the environment: a conditional mediation model. Universiti Malaysia Pahang.
 Rozaida bt Mohd Darus Organisational capability and the success of software project process in public sectors: Process innovation as a mediator. Universiti Malaysia Pahang.
 Maisarah Abd Hamid. An empirical study on adoption of sustanaible torurism practices among tour operators in Malaysia, Graduate Business School, USM
 Muhamad Fairuz b Ahmad Jasmi. The effects of mauritime green supply chain management on financial performance: the mediating effects of energy efficiency and low carbon performance in Malaysian mauritime industry. Universiti Malaysia Pahang.
 Mohammad Affendy b Omardin. The Development of in-house training for knowledge transfer in building maintenance. Universiti Malaysia Pahang.
 Sanaz Tabatabaee. Risk assessment tool for implementing building information modelling in industrialised building system project. Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
 Norhaslin Abu Hassan. Medical Tourism Attractiveness of Host Country and Its Influence of Future Destination Choice, Universiti Teknologi Mara
 Zulkifli bin Mohamed. Economic Value of Adventure Tourism Resources in Kampar, Perak. Universiti Putra Malaysia
 Syamimi bt Mohd Adam. Perception on Impacts of Ecotourism Development Towards Quality of Life of Local Community at Tasik Kenyir, Malaysia. Universiti Putra Malaysia
 Engku Nor Kamilah binti Engku Hassan. Factors Influencing Level of Participation in Ecotourism Development among Local Community in Tasik Kenyir, Malaysia. Universiti Putra Malaysia
 Muhammad Luqman bin Hasan. Kekuatan dimensi modal sosial komuniti orang asal di kawasan Gunung Puteh, Lundu, Sarawak. Universiti Putra Malaysia
 Fatin Nornajla bt Khairuddin. Water security and sustainable tourism as antecedents of local communities quality of life in Mabul Island. Universiti Putra Malaysia
Siew Kar Man. Pelancongan lestari dan keselamatan tenaga sebagai anteseden kualiti hidup masyarakat tempatan di Pulau Mabul, Malaysia. Universiti Putra Malaysia
 Megat Khidir Razman bin Muhamad Razali. Effects of tangibility, fulfilment capabilities, timeliness & collaboration on air cargo service performance in Malaysia. Universiti Putra Malaysia
 Reem Mohamed Abdalla Eltoum. Developing Sustainability Indicators For Hotels Industry: Malaysia Context. Taylor University  Alifah Faidurrohmah Fibayani. The antecedents of visitor’s responsible behaviour at Borobudur Temple, Universiti Putra Malaysia
 Abdul Rashid Abdul Aziz, Mastura Jaafar, Azlan Raofuddin and Lai Shuw Wei (2010) Using Institutional Theory and Resource Based Perspective to Aid Transformation of Housing-related Public Enterprises in Malaysia. Habitat International, 34 (2), 196-203
 Mohd Suberi Abd Halim, Mastura Jaafar and Omar Osman (2011) The contracting firm’s failure and financial related factors: The case of Malaysia construction industry. Journal of Construction in Developing Countries (Special Issue), 71-78
 Mastura Jaafar and Nurhidayah Mohd Radzi (2012) Building procurement in a developing country: a comparison between public and private sectors. International Journal of Procurement Management, 5 (5), 608-626
 Mastura Jaafar and Nasirah Mahamad, (2012) ,JIT Practices from the perspective of Malaysian IBS Manufacturers. Malaysian Construction Research Journal, 10 (1), 63-76 (Scopus)
 Alireza Jalali, Mastura Jaafar and Thurasamy Ramayah (2013). Influence of entrepreneurial orientation on the financial performance: evidence from SMEs in Iran. Middle East J. of Management, 1 (2), 168 - 185
 Mastura Jaafar, Behnam Khalatbari (2013). Knowledge and Technical Skills of Project Managers and Time Performance of Power Plant Construction Projects in Iran, Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, 16 (8), 1141-1151
 Mastura Jaafar, Raihanah Othman and Alireza Jalali (2014) Main Determinants of Female Entrepreneurs in the construction industry. Project Management Journal, 45 (1). 76-86 (ISI)
 Mastura Jaafar, Azlan Raofuddin b Nuruddin, and Syed Putra Abu Bakar and Faraziera Mohd Raslin. (2015)Unleashing the Competitive Advantage of Malaysian Private Housing Developers through Product Analysis. Jurnal Pengurusan (Scopus), 45. 95-104. Can be viewed at http://eprints.usm.my/view/creators/Jaafar=3AMastura=3A=3A.html
 Syed Putra Syed Abu Bakar, Mastura Jaafar and Azlan Raofuddin Nuruddin (2017) Perceived Business Success of Malaysian Housing Co-operatives: A case study of Koperasi Tunas Muda Sungai Ara Berhad, International Journal of Real Estate Studies, 11(2), 11-19
 Syed Abu Bakar,S.P. and Jaafar, M (2017). Achieving business success through land banking and market analysis: Perspectives of Malaysian private housing developers, Property Management, 36(5), pp.562574, https://doi.org/10.1108/PM-10-2017-0059 (Q2)
 Ebekozien, A., Abdul Aziz, A.R and Jaafar, M (2017). Comparative Analysis of Low-cost Housing Policies in Malaysia and Nigeria. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management and Applied Sciences and Technologies, 8(3), 139-152.
 Ebekozien, A., Abdul Aziz, A.R and Jaafar, M (2018). Low-cost Housing Leakages in Malaysia: The Unexplored Dimension, Pacific Rim Property Research Journal, 24(3), 249-264.. https://doi.org/10.1080/14445921.2018.1552471 (Q3)
 Ebekozien, A., Abdul Aziz, A.R and Jaafar, M (2018). A qualitative Approach to Investigate Leakages of Low-cost Housing Provision in Malaysia, Malaysian Journal of Society and Space, 14(4), 262-273. doi.org/10.17576/geo-2018-1404-21.
 Ebekozien, A., Abdul Aziz, A.R and Jaafar, M (2018). A Comparative Study of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Nigerian Construction Sector during Military Regime and Democratic Government from 1984 to 2017. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, and Applied Sciences and Technologies, 9(5), 425-437. doi:10.14456/ITJEMAST.2018.39
 Alireza Jalali and Mastura Jaafar (2018). Impact of Information and Communication Technology Usage on Work-life Balance among Professional Women in the Construction Industry, Journal of artificial intelligence, 11 (2): 85-90, 2018. DOI: 10.3923/jai.2018.85.90 (Q2)
 Ebekozien, A., Abdul Aziz, A.R and Jaafar, M (Forthcoming - 2019). The Role of Federalism in Malaysian Low-cost Housing Provision: The Unexplored Dimension, Kajian Malaysia, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2019, 131–148 (Q2)
 Ebekozien, A., Abdul Aziz, A.R and Jaafar, M (2019). Housing Finance Inaccessibility for Low-Income Earners in Malaysia: Factors and Solutions. Habitat International, 87, 27-35 (Q1)
 Ebekozien, A., Abdul Aziz, A.R and Jaafar, M (2019). Low-Cost Housing Policies and Squatters Struggles in Nigeria: The Malaysia Experience. International Journal of Construction Management. https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2019.1602586 (Q2)
 Ebekozien, A., Abdul Aziz, A.R and Jaafar, M (2019). Remedies to inaccessibility of low-Cost Housing loan in Malaysia: Using the qualitative approach. Pacific Rim Property Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.1080/14445921.2019.1640024 (Q2)
 Mastura Jaafar, Alireza Jalali and Raihanah Othman (2019). The Impact of Family on gender: The Case of Women Entrepreneurs in the Construction Industry in Malaysia, Option Journal, No.19, 2106-2122 (Q3)
 Alireza Jalali and Mastura Jaafar (2019). The role of proactiveness as a mediatore between organizational-stakeholders relationship and smes performance, Journal of Southwest Jiaotong University, Vol.54, No.3 (June) DOI：10.35741/issn.0258-2718.104.22.168 (Q2)
 Alireza Jalali, Mastura Jaafar, Norziani Dahalan and Nur Izzati Hidzir (2019). Factors trigger bullying among subcontractor toward intention to quit in construction projects in Malaysia, Built Environment Project and Asset Management. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-01-2019-0001 (Q2)
 Syed Abu Bakar, Syed Putra; Jaafar, Mastura; Muhibudin, Masitah (2019). Intensifying Business Success of Malaysian Housing Development Firms through Entrepreneurial Learning. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-03-2019-0084 (Q2)
 Nur ‘Izzati Hidzir, Mastura Jaafar, Norziani Dahalan, Syed Putra Syed Abu Bakar (2019). Does Main Contractor Influence Subcontractor Bullying? Journal of All rights reserved Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, Vol. 16, 4995-5002, 2 (Q3)
 Alireza Jalali, Mastura Jaafar and Izzati Hidzir (2020), "Indirect effect of workplace bullying on emotional exhaustion through job insecurity among Malaysian workers: The buffering role of religion", Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, https://doi.org/10.1108/JIABR-11-2018-0182 (Q2)
 Ebekozien, A; Abdul-Aziz, A R; Jaafar, M (2020) Unravelling the Encumbrances in the Low-Cost Housing Computerised Open Registration System in Malaysia's Major Cities", Property Management. DOI (10.1108/PM-08-2019-0048) (Q2)
 Ebekozien, A; Abdul-Aziz, A R; Jaafar, M (2020) Root Cause of Demand-Supply Gap in Malaysian Low-Cost Housing: Housing Developers Perception", Journal of Housing and the Built Environment (Q1).
 Alireza Jalali, Mastura Jaafar and T. Ramayah (2020), "Organization-stakeholder relationship and performance of Iranian SMEs: Examining the separate mediating role of innovativeness and risk-taking", International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management (Q3).
 Ebekozien, A; Abdul-Aziz, A R; Jaafar, M (2020) Low-cost housing demand-supply gap: Government housing planners perspective on possible solutions, International Journal of Construction Management. https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2020.1742627 (Q2)
 Salman, A; Jaafar, M; Malik, S; Mohammad, D and Muhammad, S.A. (2020). An Empirical Investigation of the Impact of the Communication and Employee Motivation on the Project Success Using Agile Framework and Its Effect on the Software Development Business, Business Perspectives and Research, Sage, 1–16 DOI: 10.1177/2278533720902915 (Scopus Q3)
 Khan, J; Jaafar, M; Javed , B; Mubarak, N; Saudgar, T. (2020). Does Inclusive Leadership Affect Project Success? The Mediating Role of Perceived Psychological
 Muhamad Salleh, N; Agus Salim, N.A; Jaafar, M; Sulieman, M.Z and Ebekozien, A (2020). Fire safety management of public buildings: a systematic review of hospital
 Musa, U; Jaafar, M and Mohd Raslim, F. (2020). The benefits and challenges of eprocurement adoption in Nigeria. Malaysian Construction Research Journal, 9 (1), 49-62(Q4)
 Khan, J; Javed, B; Mubarak, N; Bashir, S and Jaafar, M (2020). Psychological Empowerment and Project Success: The Role of Knowledge Sharing. IEEE
 Mubarak,N; Safdar, S; Faiz,S; Khan, J and Jaafar, M (2020). Impact of public health education on undue fear of COVID-19 among nurses: The mediating role of psychological capital. International Journal of Mental Health Nursing. doi: 10.1111/inm.12819 (ISI; 2.38)
 Andrew Ebekozien, Abdul Rashid Bin Abdul Aziz, Mastura Jaafar, 2020, State policy in low-cost housing provision in Southeast Asian developing countries: a systematic review, Property Management (Scopus Q4)
 Sarwar, A; Khan, J; Muhammad, L; Mubarak, N and Jaafar, M (2021). Relationship between organisational dehumanization and nurses' deviant behaviours: A moderated mediation model. Journal Nursing Management. DOI: 10.1111/jonm.13241 (ISI; 2.24)
 Mastura Jaafar, Nuzaihan Aras Agus Salim, Naziah Muhamad Salleh, Mohd Zailan Sulieman and Norhidayah Md Ulang, Andrew Ebekozien (2021). Developing a framework for fire safety management plan: the case of Malaysia’s public hospital buildings. Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation. DOI 10.1108/IJBPA-04-2021-0060
 Mohamad Izzat Bin Zulkanain,, Mastura Jaafar, Nuzaihan Aras Agus Salim, (2021).Exploring the adaptive reuse concept and benefits in managing public building quarters in Malaysia, Malaysian Construction research Journal, 12, 258-270 (Scopus)
 Andrew Ebekozien, Abdul Rashid Bin Abdul Aziz, Mastura Jaafar, 2021, Mitigating high development cost of low-cost housing: findings from an empirical investigation, International Journal of Construction Management (Scopus).https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2021.1889748
 Alireza Jalali, Mastura Jaafar, Sabri Al Rfoa, Sara Abhari, (2021). The indirect effect of high-performance work practices on employees’ performance through trust in management, Journal of Facilities Management. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFM-07-2021-0073.
 Sabri Al Rfoa, Mastura Jaafar and Faraziera Raslim (2021). Influences of HighPerformance Work Practices (HPWPs) on Trust in Management and Supervisors in Jordanian Construction Firms. International Journal of Construction Management. https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2021.2006415
 Jabran Khan, Namra Mubarak, Sana Aroos Khattak, Samyia Safdar, Mastura Jaafar (2022). Despotic leadership and IT project efficiency: the role of resilience. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJMPB-01-2021-0019
Tourism Management and Entrepreneurship/community Development
 S. Mostafa Rasoolimanesh1, José L. Roldán, Mastura Jaafar, and T. Ramayah (2017) Factors Influencing Residents’ Perceptions toward Tourism Development: Differences across Rural and Urban World Heritage Sites. Journal of Travel Research 2017, Vol. 56(6). pp 760–775. (Q1)
 Mostafa S., Jaafar, M, & Barghi, R. (2017). Effects of Motivation, Knowledge and Perceived Power on Residents' Perceptions: Application of Weber's Theory in World Heritage Site Destinations. International Journal of Tourism Research. 19(1), 68-79, DOI: 10.1002/jtr.2085. (Q1)
 S. Mostafa Rasoolimanesh, Mastura Jaafar &Tania Maria Tangit (2018). Community involvement in rural tourism: a case of Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia. Anatolia. https://doi.org/10.1080/13032917.2017.1412327. pp 337-350 (Q2)
 Normah Abdul Latip., Rassolimanesh, S. M., Jaafar, M and Umar, M.U (2018). Indigenous residents’ perceptions towards tourism development: a case of Sabah, Malaysia. Journal of Place Management and Development. DOI: 10.1108/JPMD-09-2017-0086 (Q2)
 S. Mostafa Rasoolimanesh, Faizan Ali and Mastura Jaafar (2018). Modelling residents’ perceptions of tourism development: Linear versus non-linear models. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, Volume 10, Pages 1-9 (Q1)
 Normah Abdul Latip, S. Mostafa Rasoolimanesh, Mastura Jaafar, Azizan Marzuki and Mohd Umzarulazijo Umar. Indigenous participation in conservation and tourism development: A case of native people of Sabah, Malaysia, International Journal of Toursim Research (ISI, IF=2.449). https://doi.org/10.1002/jtr.2191
 Shuhaida Md Noor, S. Mostafa Rasoolimaneshhttp://orcid.org/0000-0001-7138-0280, Mastura Jaafar & Rabeeh Barghi (2019). Inscription of a destination as a world heritage site and residents’perceptions, https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rapt20/currenthttps://doi.org/10.1080/10941665.2018.1541183. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research. (Q1)
 Mostafa S Rasoolimanesh, Mastura Jaafar, Azizan Marzuki and Shardy Abdullah. (2019) examining the effects of personal factors and travel characteristics on tourists' perceived crowding, European Journal of Tourism Research, 22 (Q2)
 Rasoolimanesh, S. M., Md Noor, S.Schuberth, F., Jaafar, M. (2019). Investigating the Effects of Tourist Engagement on Satisfaction and Loyalty. The Service Industries Journal. 39 (7-8), 559-574.
 Mostafa S Rasoolimanesh, Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore , Shuhaida Md Noor, Mastura Jaafar, Rupam Konar, Tourist Engagement and Loyalty: Gender Matters?' (2020), Current Issues in Tourism (ISI; 4.69)
 Mastura Jaafar, Shuhaida Md Noor, Diana Mohamad, Alireza Jalali and Jariyah Hashim (2020). Motivational Factors Impacting Rural Community Participation in Community-Based Tourism Enterprise in Lenggong Valley, Malaysia. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 25 (17), 697-710. (ISI; 2.02)
 Diana Mohamad, Mastura Jaafar and Mohd Muzzammil Ismail (2020). Socioeconomic carrying capacity assessment for Bukit Tinggi. Planning Malaysia, 8 (3), 118-127 (Scopus Q3).
 Rasoolimanesh, S. Mostafa; Iranmanesh, Mohmmad; Amin, Muslim; Hussain,Kashif; Jaafar, Mastura; Ataeishad, Hamid (2020). Are Functional, Emotional, and Social Values Interrelated? A Study of Traditional Guesthouses in Iran" in its current form for publication in International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. (ISI Impact factor 5.67.
 Salman, A., Jaafar, M. & Mohamad, D. (2020). Strengthening Sustainability: A Thematic Synthesis of Globally Published Ecotourism Frameworks. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 9(3):246-258. DOI: https://doi.org/10.46222/ajhtl.19770720-16 (Scopus Q3).
 Abdul Latip, N; Jaafar, M; Marzuki, A; Kamand, M. R; Umar, M. U; Karim, R (2020). The impact of tourism activities on the environment of Mount Kinabalu, Unesco World Heritage site. Panning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners Vol 18, issue 4, Page 399 – 413(Scopus Q3)
 Abdul Latip, N; Jaafar, M; Marzuki, A; Kamand, M. R; Umar, M. U (2020) Spectacle of conservation and tourism in protected areas: analysis of management, issues and tourist satisfaction. Planning Malaysia: Journal of the Malaysian Institute of Planners Vol 18, issue 4, Page 477 – 498(Scopus Q3)
 Salman, A., Jaafar, M. & Mohamad, D. (2020). A comprehensive review of the role of Ecotourism in sustainable tourism development. e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR), Vol. 18, No. 2, 215-233 (Scopus Q4).
 Salman, A., Jaafar, M. & Mohamad, D. (2020). Exploring the Significance of Stakeholder Management in Ecotourism Implementation. GATR Global Journal of Business and Social Science Review, 8 (4) 236 – 245.
 Jaafar, M; Jalali, A; Dahalan, N; Abhari, S (2021). Sculpting a community for tourism enterprise: A case study in Lenggong Valley, Malaysia: International Journal of Business and Society, 22, issue 1, Page 27 (Scopus Q3)
 Salman, A, Jaafar, M and Mohamad, D. (2021). Understanding the Importance of Stakeholder Management in Achieving Sustainable Ecotourism, Pertanika J. Soc. Sci. & Hum. 29 (1): 731 – 753.
 Salman, A; Jaafar, M; Mohamad, D and Malik, S (2021). Ecotourism development in Penang Hill: a multi-stakeholder perspective towards achieving environmental sustainability. Environmental Science and Pollution Research https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-13609-y (ISI: 5.394)
 Nor Syuhada Zulkefli, Mastura Jaafar, Azizan Marzuki, (2021). The Issues of Tourism Policy Implementation among Insider Perspectives in Perhentian Island, International Journal of Tourism Policy (IJTP) (Scopus-forthcoming)
 Suhaida Herni suffaruddin, Mastura Jaafar, Suraiyati Rahman, (2021). Keupayaan Pelaksanaan Inovasi Produk dalam Program Homestay di Semenanjung Malaysia, Jurnal Pengurusan. (Scopus). 109 – 120 https://doi.org/10.17576/pengurusan-2021-61-09
 Mastura Jaafar, Andrew Ebekozien, Diana Mohamad, (2021). Community participation in environmental sustainability: a case study of proposed Penang Hill Biosphere Reserve, Malaysia, Journal of Facilities Management, DOI 10.1108/JFM-03-2021-0033:, (Scopus)
 Normah Abdul Latip, Mastura Jaafar, Azizan Marzuki, Kamand Mohammadzadeh Roufechaei, Mohd Umzarulazijo Umar, (2021. Kinabalu Park Management: Identification of environmental issues for tourist satisfaction. Planning Malaysia Journal.(Scopus)
 Mastura Jaafar, Andrew Ebekozien, Diana Mohamad, Ahmad Salman, (2021). A systematic review of Asian community participation in biosphere reserves, PSU Research Review, 2399-1747. DOI 10.1108/PRR-12-2020-0040 (Scopus)
 Ahmad Salman, Mastura Jaafar, Diana Mohamad, (2021). Understanding the Importance of Stakeholder Management in Achieving Sustainable Ecotourism, Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 29/1:, 731-753 (Scopus)
 Mastura Jafaar, Norziani Dahalan, Fatimah Hassan dan Suhaida Herni Suffarruddin (2019) Heritage Tourism Trail Development in Kampung Luat, Perak: A Case Study". KATHA Journal.
 Nor Syuhada Zulkefli, Mastura Jaafar dan Azizan Marzuki (2019). Keberkesanaan Program Kerajaan Dalam Sektor Pelancongan: Penerokaan Melalui Reaksi Pengusaha Penginapan Kecil Dan Sederhana. Jurnal Peradaban.
 Suhaida Herni Safaruddin, Mastura Jaafar dan Suraiyati Rahman (2020). Inovasi Produk dalam “Program Homestay”: Penerokaan di wilayah Pantai Timur Persekutuan Tanah Melayu, Malaysia. Jurnal Peradaban.
 Mastura Jaafar and Alireza Jalali (Forthcoming). Developing a community-based tourism enterprise in Lenggong Valley, International E-Journal Of Community And Industry Engagement
Chapter in book
 Rasoolimanesh, S.M. Md. Noor, S & Jaafar, M. (2018). Positive and Negative Perceptions of Residents Toward Tourism Development: Formative and Reflective – In Rezaei, S,(2018) Qualitative Tourism Research in Asia: Current Status and Future Directions, Springer, Hamburg, Germany. From Empirical Research Towards Practical Application. DOIhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2463-
 Farid Ezanee Mohamed Ghazali and Mastura Jaafar. (2020). Risk Management Practice in Construction Project: A Case Study on the NHS PFI/PPP hospital Project in the UK in. Risk Management in Engineering and Construction Tools and Techniques Edited by Stephen O. Ogunlana and Prasanta Kumar Dey, Routledge, London and New York
Book/Chapter in book Publications
International Conference Proceeding
Mastura Jaafar, Subramaniam Pillay and Osman Mohamed. Marketing Activities and Small and Medium Contracting Enterprises (SMCEs) in Malaysia. Conference: The First MICRA Seminar, USM, Penang (Oct, 7-8, 2002), 9 pages
National Conference Proceeding
Mastura Jaafar, Subramaniam Pillay and Osman Mohamed. Marketing Activities and Small and Medium Contracting Enterprises (SMCEs) in Malaysia. Conference: The First MICRA Seminar, USM, Penang (Oct, 7-8, 2002), 9 pages
 Mastura Jaafar (2007) Kejayaan Firma Binaan (Trans: Construction firm success), USM Publisher, 93 pages
 Mohd Arif b Wan Mohd Dzulkifli (2009). Diterjemah dan disunting oleh Mastura Jaafar dan Wan Mohd Dzulkifli Wan Daud. Panduan dan Prosedur Asas Cadangan Pembangunan Projek Perumahan. REHDA Kelantan. Kota Bharu.
 Mastura Jaafar and Abdul Rashid Abdul Aziz. New Management Approaches in Construction. (2013). USM Publisher, Penang.
 Mastura Jaafar, Lim Yoke Mui and Izyan Yahaya (2013). Elementary estimating for Building works (2013). USM Publisher, Penang
 Wan Mohd Zulkifli Wan Daud, Mastura Jaafar dan Arif b Wan Mohd Dzulkifi (2013). Panduan pemajuan projek perumahan di Malaysia: Prosedur, Cabaran dan Strategi memulakan perniagaan dalam industri hartanah, Maka Corporation Sdn Bhd, Kota Bharu.
 Mastura Jaafar, Azlan Raofuddin Nuruddin dan Syed Putra Syed Abu Bakar (2018). Business Sustainability Model for Malaysian Housing Developers, Springer nature. Singapore. https://www.springer.com/de/book/97898110
 Mastura Jaafar, Azizan Marzuki, Shardy Abdullah (2019). Rural Tourism in Malaysia. USM Publisher. ISBN: 978-967-461-357-0
Fellowship for Ph.D under Rancangan Latihan Kakitangan Akademik (RLKA), School of Management, Universiti Sains Malaysia, September 1999 – Disember 2003
 Ahmed Usman Awil, Internalisational of the housing development sector: A study of
 Anahita Malek Mohammadi, International Conference Attendees’ Participation
 Afflaine Ahmad. Project Risk Management Practices in the Malaysian Construction
 Zahed Ghaderi, Tourism Crisis Management and Organizational Learning in
 Nadia Newaz Rimi, Organizational Practices, Devolution and Human Resource
 Yaowalak Trakulmaykee. The Relationship between work happiness and turnover
 Yong Yee Cheong. Grounded Theory of Adversarial relationship in the Malaysian
 Alia bt Salleh. Critical success factors for energy management towards sustainable
 Khatijah bt Othman, Islamic Compliance Quality Management System (CQMS): An
 Mohd Adan b Omar, Investigation on relational factors, trust-commitment and
 Syamsul Hendra b Mahmud. Safety climate in Malaysian construction projects.
 Zaharah bt Ghazali. Exporting activity from Islamic perspective and its impact on
 Norhafiza bt Md Sharif. Impak ekonomi dan sosial pembangunan pelancongan dan
 Nurazree Mahmud. Total Quality Management Practices and Malaysian Small and
 Murugadas a/l Ramdas@Chelamuthu. Determinants of Tourist Behaviour Towards
 Tan Poh Ling. Understanding mindfulness and its contribution towards interpretive
 Norakmarwati Ishak. Malaysian construction self-initiated expatriate (SIE)
 Haniruzila bt Md Hanifah. Innovation performance among Bumiputera SMEs: The
 Firas Hilwani. Effect of Social Commerce on Hotel Business Performance in
 Elhosin Yousri Yassein Youssef Youness. Influencing factors for time and cost
 Harris b Abd Rahman Sabri. Framework of critical success factors for
 Ju Soon Yew@ Yew Soon Yu. Employees’ organizational citizenship behaviour
 Rozaida bt Mohd Darus Organisational capability and the success of software
 Maisarah Abd Hamid. An empirical study on adoption of sustanaible torurism
 Muhamad Fairuz b Ahmad Jasmi. The effects of mauritime green supply chain
 Mohammad Affendy b Omardin. The Development of in-house training for
 Sanaz Tabatabaee. Risk assessment tool for implementing building information
 Norhaslin Abu Hassan. Medical Tourism Attractiveness of Host Country and Its
 Suhaila Ali. Rent-seeking behaviours (RsB) in Malaysia’s Housing Planning
 Shasheela Devi Karuppiah. Role of communication in information technology
 Mohammad Affendy b Omardin. The development of in-house training for
 Samsul Abd Rashid. The negotiation process model for private finance initiative
 Alan Chong Kim Wing. Maintenance priority for Malaysian Public Universities.
 Ng Sin Hong. Bureaucratisation of codified project management practices and its
 Azlan bin Othman. Framework of Knowledge Management Implementation in
37] Manal Suliman Omer Tagad. The role of organizational structure and organizational
 Yasser Yahya Abdullah Al-Ashmori. Development of framework for effective
 Davendren Vereya, High Performing Team Framework for Malaysian Oil and
 Mohd Amin bin Ali. Warisan arkeologi dan alam semulajadi: sumbangannya kepada
 Norfardilawati bte Musa. Explaining destination brand identity of Lenggong Valley
42] Alkhlaifat Baker Ibrahim Sarhan. The effect of project management performance
Younis A A Hammouda, Critical success factors of contractors in drainage, sewerage and irrigation sector in Abu Dhabi-UAE,USM
Khairul Faizi b Mohd Rapiai, Calon sarjana Pengurusan Pembangunan Islam, mod campuran, ISDEV, USM
Derrick Tan Jian-Ze, Critical Success Factors of Malaysian Contractors in International Construction Projects Using Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP), Civil Engineering, USM
Phuor Ty, Prediction of the Total Cost Monitoring and Control of Offshore Pipework Project Using Integrated Mathematical Matrix Method , Universiti Teknologi Petronas
Xue Fei, The Professional Ethics of Construction Project Manager in China, Master Architecture, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
Norasilah bt Latiff. Willingness to pay of tourists for marine ecosystem conservation in Tun Sakaran Marine Park (TSMP) Semporna, Sabah. Universiti Putra Malaysia
Asyran Syafiq b Ya’cob. Framework for sustainable construction waste management practice at site. Univesiti Teknologi Petronas
Farah Atiqah Mohamad Noor. Bridging the concept of slow tourism with the notion of rurality: Local community’s perception in rural Arau, Perlis, Malaysia. Taylor’s University
|REVIEWING ARTICLES IN ACADEMIC JOURNAL|
|Better undestanding of corporate management structure of the large Malaysian construction companies, Journal of construction developing countries (JCDC), 2006 USM
Factors affecting the Unsafe acts of Thai Construction workers, Journal of construction developing countries (JCDC), 2006, USM
Critical Success factors for Project Success of Construction Projects Based on Different Project Objectives, Journal of construction developing countries (JCDC), 2006, USM
Education, Training, Development and Continuing Professional; Development (CPD) for improving the construction industry workforce: Are they different or same?, Journal of construction developing countries (JCDC), 2006, USM
Training assessment of Palestinian contractors., Journal of construction developing countries (JCDC), 2006, USM
Direct Stakeholder’s Perception of Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) Clauses in the Napalese Environment. , Journal of construction developing countries (JCDC), 2006, USM
An Analysis on the Penetration of Malaysian Contractors into India, Journal of construction developing countries, 2006 (JCDC), USM
Assessment of Delays in Ethiopian Public Building Construction projects Executed by Local Contractors, Journal of construction developing countries (JCDC), 2006, USM
Strategic waste management in construction: An empirical study in Indian market. Journal of construction developing countries (JCDC), 2006, USM
Prioritizing lean construction barriers in Uganda Building Industry, Journal of construction developing countries (JCDC), 2006, USM
The Development of an actual labour productivity model for medium-cost housing estates: A case study of Malang, East Java-Indonesia’, Jurnal KUiTTHO, 2006
Capital-labour substitution on construction projects: Policy implication for developing countries, Journal of construction developing countries (JCDC), 2006, USM
Nik Ramli Nik Abdul Rashid, 2008, Faktor Dalaman dan Luaran yang Kritikal terhadap Perancangan Strategik Firma. Jurnal Intelek, Universiti Teknologi Mara. (UiTM Perlis)
Public Project Implementation in Nigeria: Client and Consulting Organisations’ Priorities, Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 2008 (JCEM)
Lessons Learned System in Construction Management, International Journal of Project management, 2009.
Advertiser Perception of the Internet as a Marketing Communication, African Journal of Marketing Management, 2009
Competitive Intelligence and Marketing effectiveness in Corporate Organozations in Sub-Sahara Africa, African Journal of Marketing Management, 2009
Performance of time and cost in construction projects: A quantitative analysis from Vietnamese perspective, Journal of construction developing countries (JCDC), 2009, USM
Application of Just-in-time philosophy in Chinese construction industry,Journal of construction developing countries (JCDC), 2009, USM
Tourist destinations and luxury commerce: Business opportunities, Journal of Place Management and Development, 2010
Getting to the heart of the matter: A hedonic reason for home purchases, Asian Academy of management, 2010.
Turnover of hotel managers: Addressing the effect of psychological contract and effective commitment, World of Applied Science, 2010
Food and Malaysian Climbers at High Altitudes, World of Applied Science, 2010
How May Project Manager’s Skills influence construction safety performance?, International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, Inderscience, 2010
|Member ‘The Chartered Institute of Building/CIOB’
Professional Member ‘The Institution of Surveyors. Malaysia (ISM)
Member ‘Association of Building Engineers’ (abe)
Panel for Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA) in the area of Procurement Management and Construction
Committee member, Jamatankuasa Pembangunan SME dalam industri Pembinaan (JPSDIP), Lembaga Pembangunan Industri Pembinaan Malaysia (LPIPM.
A member for Pusat Kajian Pengurusan Pembangunan Islam (ISDEV), School of Social Science, Universiti Sains Malaysia
|Editorial Board Members, Journal of Plant Sciences.
Editorial Board members, Journal HBP, USM.
Editorial Board member, International Journal of Project Organization and Management (IJPOM). (http://www.inderscience.com)
Editorial member, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology
Editor Board Member, African Journal of Marketing Management.
Editorial Advisory Board Member, Emerald Emerging Markets Case Studies (EEMCS).
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Social Sciences, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.
|Mastura Jaafar, 2006, Project Management Strategies for team leaders and managers in the public sector, Jointly organised by M2 Asia and Project Management Institute, Prince Hotel and Residence, Kuala Lumpur
Mastura Jaafar, 2008, Effective Construction management and Dispute Avoidance, Jointly organised by M2 Asia and Board of Engineers Malaysia, JW Marriott Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. Invited to present a paper on developing effective contracts to prevent disputes, complaints and problems
Mastura Jaafar, 2008, Evening Talk title-Lessons learned in Project Management in the public sector, Project Management Institute-Malaysia Chapter.The University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus
Mastura Jaafar, 17 Sept 2007, Invitation to talk on Small and medium contracting firms in the construction industry, SME Development Commitee, CIDB.
Mastura Jaafar, 2009, Panel for Program Bernama TV to discuss on ‘Penglibatan Bumiputera dalam sektor Pembangunan Hartanah’ on 3rd June 2009
Organised and develop module for training courses:
 The Development of research paper on ‘kajian Penglibatan Kontraktor Bumiputera
 Working paper for restructuring local authority for Tourism Development in Sg
 Dossier preparation for the application of Penang Hill and surrounding areas as
 Profiler for empower NCER program, Perbadanan Kemajuan Sosial Malaysia (Phase
 The impact of Covid-19 towards household and businesses in NCER (Pulau Pinang
 Review on Impact of COVID –19 on NCER’s Key Sectors & Stakeholders and
 Research on the readiness of Malaysian construction industry players towards
|CONFERENCE COMMITTEE MEMBER|
|Scientific Committee Member: 2nd National Symposium on Tourism Reserch, 18 th July 2009
Appointed as a session track chair/co-track chair for Academy of World Business Marketing and Management Development Conference, 12-15 July 2010, Finland
Committee Member : International Symposium on construction in Developing Economies, Penang, (5-7 Oct 2009)
Committee Member : MICRA Conference, USM (6-7 July 2009)
Deputy President, Persidangan Hartanah Nasional 2010, 7-8 Sept 2010. Jointly organised by USM and Johor Corporation.
Scientific Committee Members, International Graduate Tourism research Conference, 2010
|SERVICE TO COMMUNITY|
|Commitee member for Small and Medium Research, TNC Jaringan Industri dan Masyarakat.
Secretary for USM Women Association, 2008-2010
Commitee member for Parent Teacher Association, Sek. Keb. Tasik Apong, Sg petani Kedah (2009,2010,2011)
Commitee member for Parent Teacher Association, Maktab Mahmood, Alor Star (2009)
Deputy President, USM Women Association, 2010-2012
|Development of Post Graduate Supervision Module Workshop, Equatorial Hotel 2 & 3 October 2009|
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