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Dr Badri Zolfaghari


TITLE: Dr

POSITION: Lecturer

QUALIFICATIONS: PHD in Organisational Behaviour, Durham University, UK Master of Arts in Management, Durham University, UK Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering, Azad University, Tehran, Iran

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: Strategy; International Business; Strategic Management; Organisational Behaviour; Qualitative Research Methods.

EMAIL: badri.zolfaghari@gsb.uct.ac.za

 

I lecture in the field of Strategy and International Business at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business and am a researcher in the field of organizational behaviour, with a focus on multi-level trust development across cultures. I’m particularly interested in conceptualising and measuring culture, in cultural diversity & integration, and the strategic management of culturally diverse workforce. This perhaps stems from my personal diverse background.

I received my Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering in Tehran, continued my postgraduate education in the field of Management, with a focus on Organizational Behaviour & Innovation and Technology Management at Durham University Business School, UK. Intrigued by the concept of ‘trust’, I then commenced on a PhD journey in order to examine a multidimensional conceptualisation of culture and its impact on interpersonal trust development.

Whilst at Durham University Business School, I held the position of a teaching fellow on the postgraduate level, in the field of Strategic Management & Organizational Behavior. I then moved to Munich, Germany where I continued my research activities in the form of conference presentations, workshops and publications with Jacobs University, Bremen.

My academic memberships include the European Group for Organization Studies (EGOS); Associate fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA); European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM); First International Network on Trust (FINT), and have been awarded with a teaching and learning certificate by the Higher Education Academy in the United Kingdom.

 

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