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Dr Bahar Ali Kazmi

Work & Organisational Psychology Group

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Position: Lecturer
Phone:+44(0)121 204 5371
Email: b.kazmi@aston.ac.uk
Room: SW8009

  • Ph D, Univeristy of Nottingham, 2010. Subject: Business and Management
  • MA, Univeristy of East Anglia, 1996. Subject: Development Studies
  • MA, Government College, 1990. Subject: Philosophy

Academic

  • Lecturer, Aston Business School, Aston University, Birmingham, UK. (2014 - Present)
  • Lecturer in International Business/Management, Keele Management School, Keele University UK. (2010 - 2014)
  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, ICCSR, University of Nottingham, UK. (2004 - 2008)
  • Research Fellow, Corporate Citizenship Unit: Warwick Business School, UK. (2001 - 2003)

Professional

  • Programme Manager, Pakistan Programme: Save the Children UK, Pakistan. (December 1999 - July 2000)
  • Project Manager, Save the Children UK, The football industry project: Pakistan. (October 1996 - October 1998)
  • Programme Manager, Organisation For Participatory Development, Pakistan. (February 1992 - August 1995)
  • BHM305, Business, Ethics & Responsibility & Sustainability
  • MSCPROJ, MSc Project

Research Projects

Lead Researcher
Project Title
: Involving Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) mental health users and carers in the governance of mental health services in the East Midlands: Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust: December 2009-August 2010: Produced a toolkit that can be used to increase the participation and involvement of BME in the governance of mental health services

Research Consultant
Project Title:  A Cross-Country Research on Corporate Social Responsibility: Copenhagen Business School: 2008/2009: Worked with Peter Lund Thomson (Associate Professor Copenhagen Business School) on the comparative analysis of corporate social responsibility initiatives in Indian, Chinese and Pakistani football industry. Contributed to the development and finalisation of a cross-cultural research methodology, provided training to the local researchers in Pakistan and established a partnership with a Pakistani NGO.

External Research Collaborator
Project Title: Assessing the Cultural Competence of National Health Service in Derby UK:A Joint Project of Derby Millennium Network, Derby University and the University of Central Lancashire, UK: Feb-March 2007: Trained a team of community researchers in structuring and analysing data and produced a report.

Research Associate
Project Title: Corporate Social Responsibility and Children Project: Social and Economic Impacts of Businesses on children’s rights in UK: International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility, Nottingham University Business School and NSPCC: July 2006-December 2006.  Worked with Professor Andrew Crane (George R Gardiner Professor of Business Ethics in the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto), in developing a research proposal for NSPCC and conducted the content analysis of the data and produced a draft report.  

Lead Researcher
Project Title: Globalization, Business and Poverty research Project: Corporate Citizenship Unit, Warwick Business School, UK, and the Department for International Development UK (DFID Nov 2001/ Oct 2003): Published a book chapter, conducted four seminars and produced a guideline for managers

Lead Researcher
Project Title:  Global Alliances between Corporations and Not-for-Profit Organizations: Corporate Citizenship Unit, Warwick Business School, UK and Save the Children UK (Feb 2001/Nov 2001)
Conducted a case study research and produced a policy and discussion paper entitled “Lessons from the engagements between Save the Children UK and the football, oil and horticultural industries: Case studies: (1) The Sialkot football industry project aimed at the elimination of child labour from the production of hand-stitched soccer balls (2) The dialogue between British Petroleum and the intra-agency group on human rights in Casanare, Colombia and (3) The Ethical Trading Initiative in Zimbabwean horticultural industry.

  • Visiting Fellow, International Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility: University of Nottingham Business School.
  • Member, Social Issues in Management: Academy of Management
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Business & Society.
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Business Ethics.
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Editorial Review Board Member, South Asian Journal of Global Business Research.
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, The Journal of Organizational Ethnography.
  • Government, DAI Europe and funded by DFID-Assessment. (September 2013 - October 2013)
  • Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), Swiss Development Corporation (Central Asian Program). (November 2008)
  • Government, The International Labour Organization and the United States Department of Labour. (December 2003 - May 2004)
  • Government, The International Labour Organisation and the European Commission. (November 2000 - December 2000)
  • Government, Save the Children UK, Regional Office, Nepal. (August 2000 - October 2000)

Journal Articles

  • Schuster, T; Lund-Thomsen, P; Kazmi, S.B.A (2016): Corporate Social Responsibility - Insights from South Asia: South Asian Journal of Global Business Research: DOI (10.1108/SAJGBR-03-2016-0020); (Forthcoming: In Press)
  • Kazmi, B. A., Leca, B., Naccache, P. (2015). Is corporate social responsibility a new spirit of capitalism?. Organization. Published online before print December 23, 2015, doi: 10.1177/1350508415619239
  • Arora, B., Kazmi, S. B. A. (2012). Performing citizenship: An innovative model of financial services for rural poor in India. Business & Society, 51(3), 450-477.
  • Crane, A., Kazmi, S. B. A. (2010). Business and children: Mapping impacts, managing responsibilities. Journal of Business Ethics, 91(4), 567-586.

Book Chapters

  • Kazmi, S. B. A., Macfarlane, M. (2003). Elimination of Child labour. Business and Local Communities, Human Rights and Business, Solution and Dilemmas. Green Leaf Publishers.
  • Kazmi, S. B. A. (1997). NGO-Government Relationships in Pakistan, 1997. NGOs and Governments, A Review of Current Practice for Southern and Eastern NGOs. INTRAC/ICVA Publications.

Professional Contributions

Book Reviews

  • Bernard, L., Kazmi, S. B. A., Naccache, P. (2009). Book Review on the Corporate Social Responsibility: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Organization Studies (6th ed., vol. 30, pp. 673-676).

Official Reports

  • Asim, A., Kazmi, S. B. A. (2010). Regional Toolkit: Ensuring Better Involvement of Black and Minority Ethnic Service Users and Carers in Mental Health Services. Nottinghamshire Health Care Trust.
  • Kazmi, S. B. A. (2008). Developing and testing a research instrument for a Cross-Country Research on Corporate Social Responsibility (India, Pakistan and China). Copenhagen Business School.
  • Kazmi, S. B. A. (2007). Assessing the Cultural Competence of National Health Service in Derby UK.
  • Derby Millennium Network, Derby University and the University of Central Lancashire, UK.
  • Crane, A., Kazmi, S. B. A., Baker, G. (2006). Mapping the impact of business on children in the UK. National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, London.
  • Kazmi, S. B. A. (2004). Post Implementation Evaluation of the Project: Combating Child Labour in the Carpet Industry, Pakistan. ILO/IPEC Geneva and the United States Department of Labour.
  • Kazmi, S. B. A. (2003). Child labour and Southern Supply chains: Lessons from the Sialkot Football Industry, Pakistan, (A guideline for Managers). International Business Leader Forum UK and Warwick Business School UK.
  • Kazmi, S. B. A. (2002). Understanding engagement between business and non-governmental organisations (NGOs), Lessons from the engagements between Save the Children UK and the football, oil and horticultural industries. Save the Children UK.
  • Kazmi, S. B. A. (2000). Case studies: Child Labour Research methodologies. Regional Child Labour Working Group (ILO, SCF-UK and UNICEF), Bangkok.
  • Haris, K., Kazmi, S. B. A. (1999). Pressures from a Global Economy: Sialkot Education Study towards Responsive Schools. Department of International Development (DFID) & Save the Children UK.
  • Kazmi, S. B. A. (1997). Stitching Footballs, Voices of Children in Sialkot. Save the Children UK.

Working Papers

  • Leca, B., Kazmi, S. B. A., Naccache, P. (2012). Corporate Social Responsibility: A Brand New Spirit of Capitalism?. ICCSR research paper series: The Nottingham University Business School.