Dr. Do Ba Khang

Adjunct Faculty

Affiliation: Associate Professor and Dean, Faculty of Economics and Commerce, Hoa Sen University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Country: Vietnam

Expertise: Operation & Project Management, Management Science 

Degrees: D Tech Sc in Industrial Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (1990); M Sc in Industrial Engineering and Management, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (1987); M Sc in Mathematics, Eotvos Lorand University of Budapest, Hungary (1978)

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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Academic positions

  • Hoa sen University (HSU), Faculty of Economics and Commerce, Dean, Jan 2013 – Present
  • AIT, School of Management: Visiting Faculty, Jan 2013 – Present; Associate Professor, Jan 1994 – Dec 2012;

Nonacademic positions

  • AIT, School of Management: Coordinator, International Public Management Field of Study; Coordinator, International Executive MBA Program Vietnam, Jan 1994 – Dec 2012;
  • AIT, CEC: Program Specialist, Business Development, Jan 1992 – Dec 1993
  • AIT, Research Engineer, Industrial Engineering and Management Program, Jan 1991 – Dec 1991
  • National Center of Scientific Research, Institute of Mathematics, Research Scientist, Sept 1978 – 1986


PUBLICATIONS

Papers published on international journals:

Do Ba, Khang; Do Ba, Khai; Lam, Quoc Dung; Le, Dao Thanh Binh An; Nguyen, Phuong Lien; Nguyen, Phuong Quynh; and Pham, Quoc Loc. Student plagiarism in higher education in Vietnam: An empirical study. Accepted for publication at Higher Education Research & Development, 2016.

Hoang Duc, Binh; Do Ba, Khang. Business responses to climate change: strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Vietnam, Asia Pacific Business Review, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13602381.2016.1212557

Satakhun Kosavinta, Donyaprueth Krairit, Do Ba Khang. Decision-making in the pre-development stage of residential development, (Accepted for publication at Journal of Property Investment & Finance).

Chartaya Nilplub, Do Ba Khang, Donyaprueth Krairit, Determinants of destination loyalty and the mediating role of tourist satisfaction. Tourism Analysis: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 21, N. 2 (2016).

Suvittawat, A., Soni, P., Igel, B., & Do Ba, K.. Cassava root supply chain in Nakhornratchasima Province: Challenges and opportunities for local starch mills. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, V12 (2014), 332–338.

Suwatana Charoensuk, Winai Wonsurawat, Do Ba Khang, Business-IT alignment: A practical research approach, Journal of High Technology Management Research, 25 (2014), pp. 132-147.

Abdul Qauum, Do Ba Khang and Donyaprueth Krairit, An Analysis of the Antecedents of Loyalty and the Moderating Role of Customer Demographics in an Emerging Mobile Phone Industry, International Journal of Emerging Markets, V8 N4 2013

Mukdashine Sandmaung and Do Ba Khang, Quality Expectations in Thai Higher Education Institutions: Multiple Stakeholder Perspectives, Quality Assurance in Education,

Trinh Truong Hong, Voratas Kanchitvinyanakul, Do Ba Khang, The co-production approach to service: theoretical background, Journal of Operational Research Society,

Rachchabhorn Wongsaroj, Donyaprueth Krairit, and Do Ba Khang. “IT outsourcing and impacts in Thailand’s financial institutions.” Information Development August 2014 30: 256-275, first published on July 9, 2013 doi:1177/0266666913490429.

Phumisak Smutkupt, Donyaprueth Krairit, Do Ba Khang, Mobile-marketing & consumer perception of brand equity, Asia-Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, V24 N4 2012. *

Abdul Qauum and Do Ba Khang, Investigating Switching Cost Roles in Determining Loyalty in the Mobile Telecommunications Market, International Journal of Customer Relationship Marketing and Management V2 N4 2011.

Phumisak Smutkupt, Donyaprueth Krairit, Do Ba Khang . The impact of permission-based mobile advertising on consumer brand knowledge, International Journal of Mobile Marketing, V6 N1 Summer 2011.

Theera Erawan, Donyaprueth Krairit and Do Ba Khang, Tourists’ external information search behavior model: the case of Thailand, of Modelling in Management, V6 N3, 2011. (Emerald Lierati Network 2012 Highly Recommended Awards)

Sirawit Sirirak, Nazrul Islam, Do Ba Khang, Does ICT adoption enhance hotel performance, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, Vol. 2, N.1, 2011, pp. 34-49. *

Napapan Meepadunga, John C.S. Tang and Do Ba Khang, IT-based banking services: Evaluating operating and profit efficiency at bank branches, The Journal of High Technology Management Research, Vol. 20, Issue 2, 2009, pp. 145-152, *

Romel M. Carlos and Do Ba Khang, A lifecycle-based success framework for grid-connected biomass energy projects, Renewable Energy Journal, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 1195-1203, 2009. *

Romel M. Carlos and Do Ba Khang, Characterization of biomass energy projects in Southeast Asia, Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 32, No. 6, pp. 525-532, 2008. *

Do Ba Khang and Tun Lin Moe, Success Criteria and Factors for International Development Projects: A Life Cycle-based Framework, Project Management Journal, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 72-84, 2008. *

Khang, D.B.: Managing international development projects, Vikalpa, the Journal for Decision Makers, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 94-97, 2007. *

Anote Chanopas, Donyaprueth Krairit, Do Ba Khang: Managing information technology infrastructure: a new flexibility framework, Management Research News, Vol. 29, No. 10, 2006. (Emerald Lierati Network 2007 Awards for Excellence). *

Khang, D.B., and Fujiwara, , Optimality of myopic ordering policies for inventories model with stochastic supply, Operations Research, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2000, pp. 181-184. *

Khang, D.B. and Y.M. Myint, Time, Cost and Quality Trade-off in Project Management: a Case Study, International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 17, No. 4, 1998, pp. 249-256. *

Singkorapoom, N., Phien, H.N. and Khang, D.B., Pythagorian hodographs of Ball curves, Annuals of Numerical Mathematics 3(1996) pp. 285-296. *

Khang, D.B., and Fujiwara, O., Multi-Period Stochastic Network Flow Problems with Service Level Requirements: Approximation and Error Estimates, IIE Transactions, V.25 No.2 (1993), pp. 104-110. *

Khang, D.B., and Fujiwara, O., Optimal Adjacent Pipe Diameters in Water Distribution Networks with Reliability Constraints, Water Resources Research, V.28, N.6 (1992) pp.1503-1505. *

Khang, D.B., and Fujiwara, O., Approximate Solutions of Capacitated Fixed Charge Network Flow Problems, Networks 21 (1991), pp.689-704. *

Khang, D.B., On a Class of Accretive Operators, Analysis 10, N.1 (1990), pp.1-16. *

Fujiwara, O., and Khang, D.B., Two-Phase Decomposition Method for Optimal Design of Looped Water Distribution Networks, Water Resources Research, V.26 N.4 (1990), pp.539-549. *

Khang, D.B., and Fujiwara, O., New Algorithm to Find All Vertices of a Polytope, Operations Research Letters 8 N.5 (1989), pp.261-264. *

Khang, D.B., On the Asymptotic Regularity of Non-expansive Mappings, Acta Math. Hungarica 48 N.1-2 (1987), pp.109-115. *

Muu, L.D. and Khang, D.B., Asymptotic Regularity and the Strong Convergence of the Proximal Point Algorithm, Acta Math. Vietnamica 8 N.1 (1983), pp.3-11. *

Khang, D.B., On the Generalized Complementarity Problem in Locally Convex Spaces, Acta Math. Vietnamica 7, N.1 (1982), pp.101-106. *

Book chapters:

Khang, D.B., A discrete dynamic programming model for computing optimum hotel room rates, in O.K. Gupta and R. Seethamraju ed. “Information technology and operations management: Relationships and Synergies”, McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 2001, pp. 341-345.

Khang, D.B., and H. D. N. Nga, Service quality management: Co-op Mart Nguyen Dinh Chieu, published in Truong Quang ed. “Vietnam, gearing up for integration”, Bangkok, 2001, pp. 139-166.

Khang, D.B., and L. T. Thoai, Customer service quality in manufacturing: Floor tiles and slab company no. 1, published in Truong Quang ed. “Vietnam, gearing up for integration”, Bangkok, 2001, pp. 167-190.

Khang, D.B., and T. H. B. Thuy, Productivity improvement: Thanh Cong Textile and Garment Co., published in Truong Quang ed. “Vietnam, gearing up for integration”, Bangkok, 2001, pp. 277-296.

Khang, D.B., and N. T. T. Doan, Development impacts of small and medium enterprises in Vietnam: a preliminary survey in Ho Chi Minh City, published in Truong Q. ed. “Vietnam, Challenges on the path to development”, Bangkok, 2000, pp. 161-178.

Khang, D.B., and L. C. Thang, Perceived service quality on internet business: a case study of Vietnam Connection Company Limited, published in Truong Quang ed. “Vietnam, Challenges on the path to development”, Bangkok, 2000, pp. 179-210.

Papers presented in international conferences

Do Ba, Khang. On socio-economic roles of private non-profit universities, with policy implications for Vietnam. 6th Vietnam Economists Annual Meeting (VEAM), Da Nang, Vietnam, August 10-12, August, 2016.

Do Ba, K; Duong, Q.H. ; Lam, Q.D.; Nguyen, M.C.H. and Pham, N.A. The spillover effect of nonprofit universities: Some policy implications of private higher education in Vietnam. 6th Vietnam Economists Annual Meeting (VEAM), Da Nang, Vietnam, August 10-12, August, 2016.

Do Ba Khang, Governance of private non-profit universities: A socio-economic cost and benefit analysis. Accepted for The 23rd Annual Conference on Pacific Basin Finance, Economics, Accounting and Management, 16-17 July 2015, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Do Ba, Khang; Do Ba, Khai; Lam, Quoc Dung; Le, Dao Thanh Binh An; Nguyen, Phuong Lien; Nguyen, Phuong Quynh; and Pham, Quoc Loc, Student plagiarism in higher education in Vietnam: An exploratory study, 6th International Integrity and Plagiarism Conference, 16-18 June 2014, Gateshead, England.

B. Khang, L.T.T. Huong, On prize allocation problem, International Conference on Mathematical Research, Education and Applications (ICMREA), 21-23 December, 2013, University of Economics and Law, HCMC, Vietnam.

B. Khang, The  differences  in  economic  performance  across secondary  cities, Workshop on secondary cities of ASEAN, 20-21 September 2013, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore.

Do Ba Khang and Tun Lin Moe, Success Criteria and Factors for International Development Projects: A Life Cycle-based Framework, Presented in a Special Session of the Joint Conference of the International Society of Marketing and Development and the Macromarketing Society, Washington D.C. 2-5 June 2007.

Khang, D.B., and N. T. T. Doan, Measuring and comparing the development impacts of small and medium enterprises: a preliminary study in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 9th Southeast Asia Business Research Conference, University of Michigan Business School, 18-19 May 2002.

Khang, D.B., A discrete dynamic programming model for computing optimum hotel room rates, Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference of Quantitative Management, Sydney, December 18-20, 2000

Khang, D.B., and H.I. Liu, Measurement and analysis of air traffic controllers’ workload: a case study, Proceedings of the International Conference of Production Research, Bangkok, August 2-4, 2000

Khang, D.B. , L.T. Long and D.T.M. Anh, Yield management implementation in Vietnamese hospitality industry: an exploratory study, Second Yield Management Conference, Operations Research Society, University of Bath, England (September 1997).

Khang, D.B. and N.H. Tuan, Telecommunication Sector Reform in Vietnam: Challenges and Opportunities, Proceedings of the Sixth Tun Abdul Razak Conference on Industrialization and Development in Southeast Asia, Ohio University, Atens, Ohio, USA, April 18-20, 1997.

Khang, D.B. On the Linear Programming problem with fixed set-up costs, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Operations and Quantitative Management, Jaipur , India, January 5-8, 1997.

Singkorapoom, N., Phien, H.N. and Khang, D.B., Pythagorian hodographs of Ball curves, The International Conference on Computer Aided Geometric Design (CAGD), Penang, Malaysia (July 1994).

Fujiwara, O., and Khang, D.B., Optimal Ordering Policies for an Inventory Model with Stochastic Supplies, The 14th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (August 1991).

Fujiwara, O., and Khang, D.B., Optimal Design of Looped Water Distribution Networks via Concave Minimization, The 13th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Tokyo, Japan (August-September 1988).

Fujiwara, O., and Khang, D.B., Optimization of Looped Water Distribution Networks, ICOMIC Conference on Numerical Mathematics, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, (April 1988).

Khang, D.B., On a Class of Accretive Operators in Normed Spaces, IFIF Conference on System Analysis, Hanoi, Vietnam (January 1984).

Consulting reports

Khang, D.B., Developing capacity on result-based planning, monitoring and evaluation, UNICEF Hanoi, Vietnam, April 2005.

Khang, D.B., Best practice guidelines for project costing and pricing, Bangkok, December 2002. (For International Atomic Energy Agency – IAEA, Vienna, Austria.)

Khang, D.B., Improving project development capacity at Vietnam Productivity Center (VPC), Final Report, Hanoi, July 2002. (For Asian Productivity Organization, Tokyo, Japan.)

Khang, D.B. with SAPI Team: Special assistance for project implementation (SAPI) for the Saigon East-West highway project and the Ho Chi Minh City Water environment improvement project, Final report, Ho Chi Minh City, January 2002. (For Japan Bank of International Cooperation – JBIC, Tokyo, Japan)

Wilde, A. and D. B. Khang: Mekong Project Development Facility, an IFC managed project in support of privately owned small and medium enterprises: Mid-term review report, Phnom Penh, February 2000. (For International Finance Corporation – IFC, Washington D.C., United States).

Khang, D.B. with SATE-AIT-VMI team, Support to private sector business management training in Vietnam, Appraisal and strategy, June 1997 (For Mekong Project development Facility (IFC/MPDF), Hanoi, Vietnam.)

Other publications:

Khang, D.B., and Fujiwara, O., Optimal Design for Parallel Expansion of a Water Distribution Network System, Research Paper IE&M/179, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand (February 1988).

Khang, D.B., and Fujiwara, O., Global Approach to the Optimal Design of Looped Water Distribution Networks, Research Paper IE&M/180, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand (March 1988).

Khang, D.B., and Fujiwara, O., On the Optimal Policy of the Fixed-Charge Newsboy Problem with Disposal, Research Paper IE&M/211, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand (July 1989).

Khang, D.B., Business management education at Swiss-AIT-Vietnam (SAV) partner universities, SAV, Hochiminh City (November 1994).

Khang, D.B., Case studies in managing development projects, NGO Consortium, Hanoi, (November 1996).

Khang, D.B., and Fujiwara, , Optimal Ordering Policies for Discrete Time Inventory Model with Stochastic Supplies, Working paper, AIT, 1998.