Rabia Imran


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Last updated 25th April 2024


Rabia is senior lecturer in management in the department of management, Huddersfield Business School. Her academic and research career spans for more than 15 years.  Prior to joining the University of Huddersfield, she worked at multiple academic and administrative positions in Middle East and Asia. Rabia teaches a variety of management, strategy, and human resource management modules at postgraduate and undergraduate levels. She holds a PhD and a Higher Education teaching certificate and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Rabia’s research interests are in the areas of leadership, innovation, HR practices and individual and organizational characteristics that play their role in higher performance of the organization. Her recent research is around sustainable/green work practices, artificial intelligence and technological innovation related to HRM and leadership and her work has been published by prestigious journals. Rabia has successfully worked on funded initiatives in the capacity of principal investigator, co-investigator, and mentor.

Rabia is a member of the Academy of Management and the British Academy of Management. She is a reviewer for journals including sage open, Frontiers in Psychology and prestigious conferences including Academy of Management, British Academy of Management and AIB. She has also served as a technical committee member and been a session chair at many conferences. Rabia has also supervised PhDs and examined external theses at doctoral and postgraduate levels.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

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