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Dr Fariba Darabi

Senior Lecturer

Summary

Fariba Darabi is currently a Senior Lecturer in International Business and a Researcher at Sheffield Business School. She teaches and leads modules, mainly Global Supply Chain Management, Export Management, and Research Methods subjects across UG and PG levels. Fariba Supervises MSc student dissertation and International Consultancy live projects, which involves industry engagement. She has completed her ‘Doctorate in Business Administration’ degree focusing on ‘Developing SMEs/Business School Collaboration: the Role of Trust’, and prior to her MSc in International Marketing she was an industry practitioner in international trade working with SMEs, family businesses, and semi-public-private organisations overseas.

Fariba’s research interests and publications are in the field of SMEs, Entrepreneurship and Innovation via collaboration with University Business Schools, Trust in inter-organisational relationships, and Sustainability in Family Businesses, Global Sourcing/Global Supply Chain Management, and methodological approaches to research. She is currently supervising four Doctor Students, and has supervised doctor students to completion. Fariba also actively involves and contributes to external academic research-based bodies such as British Academy of Management, where she acts as a committee member and the Secretary of Entrepreneurship Special Interest Group, and a member of Methodology SIG. She reviews academic papers for European Conference of Research Methodologies, and BAM. Fariba is involved in advancing the theme of SMEs, Entrepreneurship and Innovation within IBERG (International Business and Business Economics Research Group) in  Sheffield Business School, where she has organised research-based events joint with BAM Entrepreneurship SIG. She has been invited to ‘International Human Resource Development Conference’ in Botswana to deliver the keynote speech on ‘SMEs development and entrepreneurship’; she has also developed and delivered a course on ‘Ethics in International Business’ to Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Finland.  Fariba is HEA teaching Fellow.

 

  • About

    Qualifications

    • 2014: Post Graduate Certificate in Education, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2013: Doctorate of Business Administration, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 2007: MSc International Marketing, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
    • 1992: BA English Language Translation, Other

    Member of professional body

    Other

    • 2014: The Secretary of Entrepreneurship Special Interest Group , British Academy of Management (BAM), United Kingdom

    Senior Lecturer

  • Teaching

    Department of Management

    Sheffield Business School

    International Business

    2008 to present: Research Methods, Workshop on 'developing a convincing argument in academic writing', Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

  • Publications

    PHAM, Song Hanh, DARABI, Fariba and WILMOT, Natalie (2016). International Supply Chain Case Study. In: CHRISTIANSEN, Bryan, (ed.) Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management. Hershey PA. USA, IGI Global, 205-226.

    DARABI, Fariba (2014). Investigating a university business school and industry collaboration: a general analytical inductive qualitative research case. Other. SAGE. (In Press)

    DARABI, Fariba (2013). Developing business school/SME collaboration: the role of trust. Doctoral, Sheffield Hallam University.

    DARABI, Fariba and CLARK, Murray (2012). Developing business school/SMEs collaboration: the role of trust. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour and Research, 18 (4), 477-493.

    Journal article: DARABI, F. CLARK, M. (2012), 'Developing Business School/ SMEs Collaboration: The Role of Trust', International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, vol 18, no 4

    Book chapter: DARABI, F. (2016), 'Investigating a University Business School and Industry Collaboration: A General Analytical Inductive Qualitative Research Case' Sage's Research Methods Series, Cases in Methodology, Sage eds, Sage Publications, London, London

    Book chapter: DARABI, F. PHAM, S. WILMOTE, N. (2015), 'International Supply Chain Management case studies' Handbook of Research on Global Supply Chain Management, Bryan Christiansen eds, IGI Global

    Case study: DARABI, F. (2014), 'Investigating a University Business School and Industry Collaboration: A General Analytical Inductive Qualitative Research Case'

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. (2015), 'Developing collaboration between SMEs/Business School: Opportunities and Challenges'. Paper presented at Botswana Tertiary Education Conference, Gabarone, Botswana

    Conference Paper: CLARK, M. DARABI, F. (2014), 'Teaching Research Design: Positioning Neo-empiricist inductive management research'. Paper presented at 13th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies. Cass Business School, City University London

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. (2014), 'Teaching Research Design: Positioning Neo-empiricist inductive management research'. Paper presented at 13th European Conference on Research Methodology, London, May

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. (2014), 'The factors influencing trust initiatives in B2B relationships: Relationships between UK Unversity Business Schools and SMEs in KIBS sector'. Paper presented at Industrial Marketing and Purchasing Group-Asia, Bali-Indonesia, December

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. (2014), 'Trust Initiative in collaboration through B2B relationship management'. Paper presented at BAM/Entrepreneurship Track, September

    Conference Paper: CLARK, M. DARABI, F. (2013), 'Developing a General Analytical Inductive Qualitative Research Strategy to investigate Business School - Industry Collaboration'. Paper presented at 12th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies. University of Minho, Portugal

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. (2012), 'Developing Collaborative Relationships between SMEs and Business School: A need to Build Trust'. Paper presented at BAM Doctoral Symposium - Management Research Revisited: Prospects for Theory and Practice, 10th - 11th September

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. CLARK, M. DOOLE, I. (2012), 'Devolping Collaborative Relationships between SMEs and Business School: A need to Build Trust'. Paper presented at BAM 2012 Conference, Management Research Revisited: Prospects for Theory and Practice, 11th-13th September

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. (2012), 'Trust Building in Inter-Organisational Relationships: The Role of Networking, Integrity and Managing the Expectations'. Paper presented at Sheffield Doctoral Conference, May

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. (2012), 'Teaching Research Method Workshop'. Paper presented at Sheffield Business School/Sheffield Hallam University

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. (2011), 'The primacy of Trust in Inter-Organisational Collaboration'. Paper presented at Sheffield Doctoral Conference, Sheffield University

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. (2011), 'Collaboration between Business Schools and SMEs: The Role of Trust'. Paper presented at Sheffield Doctoral Conference

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. (2011), 'Developing SMEs/Business School Collaboration and The Role of Trust; An Analytical Approach'. Paper presented at Research Methodology Track - British Academy of Management13-15th September

    Conference Paper: CLARK, M. DARABI, F. (2010), 'Developing University/SME Collaboration: The Role of Trust'. Paper presented at Engage HEI conference 2010. Bradford University Management School

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. CLARK, M. (2010), 'Developing University/SME Collaboration: The Role of Trust'. Paper presented at British Academy of Management (BAM) Conference

    Conference Paper: CLARK, M. DARABI, F. (2010), 'Customer Relationship Management & the Role of Trust: Business Development & Collaboration between universities and SMEs'. Paper presented at British Academy of Management Conference: Development Paper

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. CLARK, M. (2010), 'Developing Business School/SMEs Collaboration: The Role of Trust'. Paper presented at Engage Higher Education Industry Conference, May

    Conference Paper: DARABI, F. (2010), 'Trust in Inter-Organisational Collaboration: University and Industry, Analytic Induction Approach, Poster presented'. Paper presented at Northern Advanced Research Training Initiative (NARTI) The 6th Annual Doctoral Colloquium, 22-23rd July

    Conference Speaker: DARABI, F. (2015), 'Developing collaboration between SMEs/Business School: Opportunities and Challenges', in Botswana Tertiary Education Fair and Conference, Gaborone 2015, Botswana Tertiary Education Fair and Conference

    Conference Speaker: DARABI, F. (2011), 'Developing Business School/SME Collaboration', in University of Sheffield Management School Research Office, University of Sheffield Management School Research Office

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