Dr Azhdar Karami

Senior Lecturer in Banking & Finance

Contact info

Division: Business Studies

Location: Room 0.12, Hen Goleg

Telephone: 01248 38 8350

Email: a.karami@bangor.ac.uk

Contact Info

Division: Business Studies

Location: Room 0.12, Hen Goleg

Telephone: 01248 38 8350

Email: a.karami@bangor.ac.uk

Overview

Senior Lecturer in Strategy and Management

Dr Azhdar Karami is a Senior Lecturer in Strategy and Management. He started his academic career in 1991 when he obtained his MBA and has worked in different teaching posts in overseas universities, University of Bradford, and ultimately as a Senior Lecturer in the Bangor Business School. Azhdar has been and is currently responsible for organizing two modules in undergraduate and two more modules in postgraduate levels at the Bangor Business School. Dr Karami’s research interests include strategic management; entrepreneurship and innovation in SMEs. He has published several books, journal articles and conference papers. His latest book titled “strategy development in entrepreneurial firms” appeared in the book market in late 2007. He has published in a number of leading international peer refereed journals including Journal of Management Development; International Journal of Management and Corporate Governance: International Journal of Business in Society, International Journal of Technology Management, and International Journal of Business Information Systems.

Qualifications:

PhD Strategic Management
MRes, PG Diploma, Research Methodology in Management
MBA Master of Business Administration
BA Business Administration

Membership of Professional Bodies:

Member of Editorial Board: Journal of Corporate Ownership and Control
Member of British Academy of Management
Member of Academy of International Business
Member of The Higher Education Academy
Member of Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE)

Roles within Bangor Business School:

Senior Lecturer in Strategy and Management
Tutor to Postgraduate and Undergraduate students
Director of the PhD Programme in Business and Management

Research

Research Interests

Strategic management, entrepreneurship and innovation
Growth and development strategies in SME sector
Strategic HRM and OB

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching

  • ASB-2104 Management and Organizations (Undergraduate)
  • ASB-4413 Strategic Management (Postgraduate)
  • PhD Supervision

External appointments

  • External Examiner: PhD Programme, at The University of East London, London, UK
  • External Examiner: PhD Programme, at The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
  • External Examiner: PhD Programme at Dundee Business School, University of Abertay Dundee, UK.
  • External Examiner: PhD Programme at Northampton Business School, Northampton University, UK.
  • Moderator, MBA Programme, Informatics, Singapore.
  • Moderator, BSc & MBA, Imperial Institute of Higher Education (IIHE), Sri Lanka.
  • External Examiner: Research Programme at School of Management, University of Cranfield, UK.
  • External Examiner, PhD Programme, Gomal University, Pakistan.
  • External Examiner: MSc, Strategic IS  Programme at Northampton Business School, Northampton University, UK.

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