Assoc. Prof. Dr. Toh Guat Guan

Position:

Associate Professor

 

Academic Qualifications:

PhD. (Finance) (USM),

MSc. Finance (University of Leicester),

BEcon (Hons) Business Administration (UM)

 

Contact:

tohgg@tarc.edu.my

 

Biodata:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Toh Guat Guan is currently the Head of Penang Branch Campus. She has taught various management and finance related subjects for the past 27 years. Her research specialization areas are capital market, corporate governance, management and TRIZ applications. She has presented several research papers in the national and international conferences and has won the best paper award in the 8th Asian Academy of Management International Conference. Besides, she is also a member of the review panel for journal and conferences such as the Asian Journal of Economics and Finance, Asian Conference of Sustainability, Energy and Environment, TARC International Conference, and European Asian Economics, Finance, Econometrics and Accounting Science Association. Prior to her academic career, she has worked in the manufacturing and banking industries, assuming various roles in the administrative, operations and credit departments. She is a Certified MyTRIZ Level 1 instructor and Certified MyTRIZ Level 3 practitioner. She has conducted several TRIZ workshops for the undergraduates. Besides, she is also a Certified Buzan Licensed Instructor and has conducted Mind-Mapping® workshops for teachers and students of primary, secondary and tertiary levels. Apart from this, she is also one of the panel of assessors for Malaysian Qualification Agency (MQA) with the responsibility to assess applications to conduct the programmes of study from Private Higher Education Institutions and provide recommendations to MQA for a decision.

 

Research specialization:

Behavioural Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate Governance, TRIZ Applications

 

Research Area:

Behavioural Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate Governance, TRIZ Applications.

Journal

2010

Toh, G.G. and Z. Ahmad. (2010). “Does Malaysian Investors’ Judgement Exhibit Reference Dependence?” Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance, Vol. 6, No. 1, 109-133. 

 

2013

Swee, Nikalus S.L., Yip, M.W., Chee, S.K., Tai S.C. and Toh, G.G. (2013). “Managing EWaste Using Triz.” International Journal of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 1, 19-22.

 

2014

Yip, M.W., Keong, C.S., Swee, N.S.L., Tai, S.C., and Toh G.G. (2014). “Best Practice of Systematic Innovation Approach: A Case Study of TRIZ in Manufacturing Industry.” International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology. 

 

2015

Swee, Nikalus S.L., Yip, M.W., Chee, S. K., See, C.T, and Toh, G.G. (2015). “Improve Electricity Efficiency by Applying TRIZ.”   Journal of Clean Energy Technologies, Vol. 3, No. 2, March 2015.

 

 

Conference Proceedings 

Understanding Stock Price Movement – from the Behavioural Perspectives. Presented in the 7th Malaysian Finance Association Annual Conference 2005: Consolidation and Preduent Financial Management - Roads to Malaysian Economic Prosperity at Primula Beach Resort, Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia.

 

Are Malaysian Investors Attention-Driven? Presented in the 9th Malaysian Finance Association Annual Conference 2007: Positioning Malaysia as a Premier Financial Market at Hotel Concorde, Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

 

Do Malaysian Investors’ Judgement Exhibit Reference Dependence? Presented in the 8th Asian Academy of Management International Conference 2009 - Global Economic Meltdown: Managing Change for Sustainability at Hyatt Regency Kuantan Resort, Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia.

 

Herding Behaviour in Malaysia. Presented in the 4th International Borneo Business Conference 2010 – Dawn of New Horizon: Business and Economic Challenges at Parkcity Averly Hotel, Miri, Sarawak.

 

Do Share Repurchase Anomalies Exist in Malaysian Stock Market? Presented in the 3rd European Asian Economics, Finance, Econometrics and Accounting Science Association Conference 2012, Howard Civil Service International House Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan.

 

Do Investors Really Care About Corporate Governance? Presented in the 4th European Asian Economics, Finance, Econometrics and Accounting Science Association Conference 2014, E&O Hotel, Penang, Malaysia. 

Award

Best Paper Award, “Do Malaysian Investors’ Judgement Exhibit Reference Dependence?” in the 8th Asian Academy of Management International Conference 2009, Hyatt Regency Resort, Kuantan, Pahang, December 18-20, 2009 (with Associate Professor Dr Zamri Ahmad).

 

Reviewer

The Asian European Journal of Economics and Finance

The Asian Conference on the Sustainability, Energy and the Environment

 

Consultancy Work

MQA Assessor

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