Faculty

Bio

Dr. Emilyn Cabanda joined Regent University in 2008 and currently serves as professor of operations. Prior to her appointment at the School of Business & Leadership, from 2002 to 2008, she served as professorial lecturer in the Graduate School of the Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. She also served as visiting professor at International Christian University (2007) in Tokyo, Japan, and in the International Graduate School of Social Sciences at Yokohama National University (2006), Japan. She also worked as a researcher in Australia (1999-2002).


A native of the Philippines, Cabanda is a product of global education, having earned her degrees on three continents. As recipient of the International Postgraduate Research Scholarship, she obtained her Doctor of Philosophy in Business and Economics at Monash University in Australia (2002). In 1991-1992, she held a Fulbright-Hays Scholarship while studying for her Master of Arts at Baylor University in Texas. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts at Central Philippine University, Philippines (1989).


Throughout her 12 years of academic employment, Cabanda has published three academic books: (a) Managing Service Productivity - Using Frontier Efficiency Methodologies and Multicriteria Decision Making for Improving Service Performance. International Series in Operations Research and Management Science. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 2014; (b) Privatisation and Performance of Asian Telecommunications: Japan, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG & Co., 2010; (c) Performance Management: Application of Data Envelopment Analysis in the Philippine Setting. Manila, Philippines: University of Santo Tomas Publishing House, 2008.


She also published book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed scholarly journals such as International Transactions in Operational Research, Information & Management, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Central European Journal of Operations Research, International Journal of Financial Services Management, International Journal of Banking and Finance, International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences, and ASEAN Economic Bulletin.


Cabanda has been a conference chair and speaker in operations research and management sciences areas for professional organizations and universities in Australia, France, Czech Republic, United Kingdom, USA, Malaysia, Japan and the Philippines.

Awards

Faculty Excellence Award in Scholarship, Regent University, Fall 2013


Distinctive Service Award, Regent University, July, 2013


Research/Creative Works and International Publication Awards 2004-2006 Silver Award, Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Graduate School, Manila, Philippines, 2008


Japan International and Cooperation Center Fellowship, 2007


Outstanding Performance in Research Mentoring and Internationalization Activities, Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas, The Graduate School, Manila, 2007


Monash Postgraduate Publications Award, 2001-2002


Monash University Travel Grant conducted in the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 2001


Monash Abroad Asia Fieldwork Grant of Monash University, 2000


National Visiting Scholarship, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 1999


International Postgraduate Research Scholarship, sponsored by the Australian Department of Training and Youth Affairs (DEETYA) and Monash University Graduate Scholarship, 1998-2001


Fulbright-Hays Scholarship, 1991-1992


Fulbright Professional Enhancement Grant, 1992


Fulbright Regional Travel Grants, 1992

Publications

Books:


Emrouznejad, A., & Cabanda, E. (2014). Managing service productivity - Using frontier efficiency methodologies and multicriteria decision making for improving service performance (Eds.), International Series in Operations Research and Management Science. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer ISBN 9783662434369


Cabanda, E., Calara M. S., Castano, M C., & Posadas, R. (2008). Performance management: Application of data envelopment analysis in the Philippine setting (Eds). Manila, Philippines: University of Santo Tomas Publishing House. ISBN: 978-971-506-499-6


Cabanda, E. (2010). Privatisation and performance of Asian telecommunications: Japan, Malaysia, and the Philippines. Germany: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing AG& Co. KG. ISBN: 978-3-8383-6072-0


Book Chapters:


Emrouznejad, E., & Cabanda, E. (2014). "Managing service productivity using data envelopment analysis." In E. Emrouznejad and E. Cabanda (Eds), Managing Service Productivity à Using Frontier Efficiency Methodologies and Multicriteria Decision Making for Improving Service Performance. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer.


Lavado, R., Cabanda, E., Encarnacion, J., de Costo, S., & Albert, J. S. (2014). "Using DEA to measure good governance." In E. Emrouznejad and E. Cabanda (Eds), Managing Service Productivity à Using Frontier Efficiency Methodologies and Multicriteria Decision Making for Improving Service Performance. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer.


Emrouznejad, A., & Cabanda, E. (2014). "Introduction to data envelopment analysis and its applications, Chapter 1." In I. Osman, A. Anouze, and A. Emrouznejad (Eds), Strategic Performance Management and Measurement Using Data Envelopment Analysis. IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4474-8


Bogacia, F., & Cabanda, E. (2010). "Multidimensional performance of listed companies at the Philippine Stock Exchange." In K. Lawrence and G. Kleinman (Eds), Applications in Multicriteria Decision Making, Data Envelopment Analysis, and Finance-Applications of Management Science, 14, 275-292.


Cua, G., & Cabanda, E. (2008). "De Luxe class hotels." In E. Cabanda, M. S. Calara, M. C. Castano, and R. Posadas (Eds), Performance Management: Application of Data Envelopment Analysis in the Philippine Setting (pp. 199-220). Manila, Philippines: University of Santo Tomas Publishing House.


De Guzman, M. P., & Cabanda, E. (2008). "Mutual funds." In E. Cabanda, M. S. Calara, M. C. Castano, and R. Posadas (Eds), Performance Management: Application of Data Envelopment Analysis in the Philippine Setting (pp. 171-184). Manila, Philippines: University of Santo Tomas Publishing House.


Go-Acevedo, P., & Cabanda, E. (2008). "Food processing." In E. Cabanda, M. S. Calara, M. C. Castano, and R. Posadas (Eds), Performance Management: Application of Data Envelopment Analysis in the Philippine Setting (pp. 285-297). Manila, Philippines: University of Santo Tomas Publishing House.


Geniza, I. I., & Cabanda, E. (2008). "SBMA multinational corporations." In E. Cabanda, M. S. Calara, M. C. Castano, and R. Posadas (Eds), Performance Management: Application of Data Envelopment Analysis in the Philippine Setting (pp. 351-363). Manila, Philippines: University of Santo Tomas Publishing House.


Emrouznejad, A., Cabanda, E., & Gholami, R. (2009). "Measuring information society with linear programming." Aston Business School Working Paper Series 0909 (March), pp.1-24. Available at http://www.abs.aston.ac.uk/newweb/research/publications/default.asp?fldpublicationtype=WORKING%20PAPER&fldPublicationyear=2009. ISBN: 978-1-85449-749-9


Posadas, R., & Cabanda, E. (2008). "Productivity performance of regional electric cooperatives in the Philippines." In Jibendu Kumar Mantri, (Ed), Research Methodology on Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA). Boca Raton, Florida: Universal-Publishers, pp. 293-306.


Cabanda, E., Ariff, M., & Viverita (2004). "A multi-criteria approach to technological progress, efficiency change, and productivity growth in global telecommunications." In Ali Emrouznejad and Victor Podinovski, (Eds), Data Envelopment Analysis and Performance Management. UK: Aston University Press, pp. 33-40.


Calara, M.C., & Cabanda, E. (2004). "Innovative entrepreneurship: A factor of productive efficiency in Bulacan cooperatives." In Ali Emrouznejad and Victor Podinovski, (Eds), Data Envelopment Analysis and Performance Management. UK: Aston University Press, pp. 213-219.


Articles:


Gayosa, E., & Cabanda, E. (2014). "Frontier analysis of the Philippine manufacturing efficiency." International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences (IJIDS), 6(1), 87-108.


Pacleb, T., & Cabanda, E. (2014). "Examining the role of leadership styles and leader communication styles on leader-member exchange relationship and conflict management among bank employees in the Philippines." Asian Conference on the Social Sciences 2014 Proceedings, 179-196.


Cabanda, E., & Viverita (2012). "Managerial efficiency, innovation, and productivity of the Indonesian life insurance industry during the global financial crisis." Journal of International Business and Economics, 12(5), 32-39.


Abidin, Z., & Cabanda, E. (2011). "Efficiency of non-life insurance in Indonesia." Journal of Economics, Business and Accountancy, 14(3), 197-202.


Prabowo, H. E. T., & Cabanda, E. (2011). "Stochastic frontier analysis of Indonesian firm efficiency: A note." International Journal of Banking and Finance, 8(2, Article 5). Available at http://epublications.bond.edu.au/ijbf/vol8/iss2/5


Dorado, I. S., & Cabanda, E. (2010). "Technical efficiency of social foundations in a multidimensional context." International Business and Economics Research Journal, 9(11), 43-53.


Lule, B., & Cabanda, E. (2010). "Productive efficiency of Adventist book centers in the Southern Asia-Pacific region." Manajemen & Usahawan Indonesia, No. 04/2010.


Emrouznejad, A., Cabanda, E., & Gholami, R. (2010). "An alternative measure of the ICT-Opportunity Index." Information & Management, 47, 246-254.


Emrouznejad, A., & Cabanda, E. (2010). "An aggregate measure of financial ratios using a multiplicative DEA model." International Journal of Financial Services Management, 4(2), 114-126.


Prabowo, T. H. E., & Cabanda, E. (2010). "Performance measurement model for the consumer industry listed on Indonesia Stock Exchange: DEA and SFA approaches." Indonesian Capital Market Review, II(1), 51-62.


De Guzman, M. G., & Cabanda, E. (2009). "Selected private higher educational institutions in metro Manila: A DEA efficiency measurement." American Journal of Business Education, 2(6), 97-107.


Lavado, R., & Cabanda, E. (2009). "The efficiency of health and education expenditures in the Philippines." Central European Journal of Operations Research, 17(3), 275-291. doi:10.1007/s10100-009-0095-1


Ariff, M., Cabanda, E., & Sathye, M. (2009). "Privatization and performance: Evidence from telecommunications sector." Journal of the Operational Research Society, 60(10), 1315-1321. doi:10.1057/jors.2008.103


Castano, M.C., & Cabanda, E. (2007). "Performance evaluation of the efficiency of Philippine private higher educational institutions: Application of frontier approaches." International Transactions in Operational Research, 14, pp. 431-444.


Cabanda, E., & Pajara-Pascual, M. (2007). "Merger in the Philippines. Evidence in the corporate performance of William, Gothong and Aboitiz (WG&A) shipping companies." Journal of Business Case Studies, 3(3), pp. 87-99.


Posadas, R., & Cabanda, E. (2007). "Assessing productivity performance of regional electric cooperatives in the Philippines." International Business & Economics Research Journal,6(8), pp. 73-80.


Fernando, B., & Cabanda, E. (2007). "Measuring efficiency and productive performance of colleges at the University of Santo Tomas: A non-parametric approach." International Transactions in Operational Research, 1(3), pp. 217-229.


Castano, M.C., & Cabanda, E .(2007). "Sources of efficiency and productivity growth in the Philippine state universities and colleges: A non-parametric approach." International Business & Economics Research Journal, 6(6), pp. 79-90.


Abidin, Z., & Cabanda, E. (2007). "Frontier approaches to production efficiency of commercial banks in Indonesia." Management USAHAWAN Indonesia, 36(6), pp. 9-14.


Abara, J. L., & Cabanda, E. (2007). "Efficiency of agriculture sector in Asia: A stochastic frontier analysis, 1985-2002." Ad Veritatem, 7, pp 71-86.


Bool, N., & Cabanda, E. (2006). "Measuring productivity and efficiency of the Philippine banks, 1998-2003: An application of SFA approach." ICFAI Journal of Applied Economics, 5(4), pp. 7-14.


Abidin, Z., & Cabanda, E. (2006). "Financial and production performance of domestic and foreign banks in Indonesia in pre-and post-financial crisis." Management USAHAWAN Indonesia, 35(6), pp. 3-9.


Cabanda, E., & Ariff, M. (2005). "Performance gains through privatization and competition of Asian telecommunications." Singapore: Institute of South East Asian Studies.


De Guzman, M. P., & Cabanda, E. (2005). "Performance appraisal of Philippine mutual funds using DEA approach." Labuan Bulletin of International Business and Finance, 3, pp. 65-77.


Chiu, C., & Cabanda, E. (2005). "The role of entrepreneurship in developing countries in recognition of the Philippine MSME sector." Silicon Valley Review of Global Entrepreneurship Research, 1, pp. 34-43.


Chiu, C., & Cabanda, E. (2005). "Motivational and environmental factors influencing family business: Evidence from a study of Chinese-Filipino entrepreneurs in the Philippines." EASPAC Journal (refereed). Available at http://mcel.pacificu.edu/easpac/2005/2005.php3


Magno, A., & Cabanda, E. (2005). "Asian development bank assistance after the Asian financial crisis: An empirical analysis of its financial resources and operational activities." EASPAC Journal (refereed). Available at http://mcel.pacificu.edu/easpac/2005/magno.php3


Acevedo, P., & Cabanda, E. (2005) "An empirical analysis of TFP gains in the Philippine food processing industry: A multi-criteria approach." EASPAC Journal (refereed). Available at http://mcel.pacificu.edu/easpac/2005/acevedo.php3

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