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Dr. Nadeem Khan

Programme Director, MA Board Practice and Directorship

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Specialisms

  • Corporate firm strategic behaviour, 
  • Director, board and leadership dynamics, 
  • Private, public and third sector governance innovation, 
  • Global governance agendas, 
  • CSR, sustainability and ethics

Location

Greenlands Campus

Dr Nadeem Khan's focus is on boards, top team dynamics, strategic behaviour, governance innovation and resilience of organisations for sustainability across the private, public and third sectors.

Nadeem is a lecturer in governance, policy and leadership and is Programme Director of the MA in Board Practice and Directorship. He completed his PhD research on the strategic behaviour of firms at Henley Business School. Prior to this, he gained more than ten years' professional experience in the UK and internationally and was managing director of his own business.

His current research interests include: the strategic behaviour of corporate firms; institutional, corporate and citizen stakeholder relations; governance effects on policy innovation; global governance agendas; public and private board leadership disciplines; board and top team dynamics; board digital engagement; ethics and CSR; sustainability at times of crisis and in volatile environments; and government-business-third sector responsibilities within society.

Practical consultancy joint research experiences include: Building Trust through Governance - Institute of Chartered Secretaries (I.C.S.A.) U.K.; Discontinuous Board Leadership - Alvarez and Marsal; Executive Team Development - Tate & Lyle. His academic papers have been presented at conferences in the UK, Ireland, US, Canada, Switzerland, Morocco, Japan, Sweden and Greece, along with co-authored papers published in journals and chapter contributions to books.

Reference: Khan, N. , Korac-Kakabadse, N. and Skouloudis, A. (2021) Socio-ecological resilience and environmental sustainability: case of avocado from Mexico. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology. ISSN 1745-2627 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13504509.2021.1902419
Reference: Avrampou, A., Skouludis, A., Iliopoulos, G. and Khan, N. (2019) Advancing the sustainable development goals: evidence from leading European banks. Sustainable Development, 27 (4). pp. 743-757. ISSN 1099-1719 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/sd.1938
Reference: Khan, N. , Korac‐Kakabadse, N. , Skouloudis, A. and Dimopoulos, A. (2019) Diversity in the workplace: an overview of disability employment disclosures among UK firms. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 26 (1). pp. 170-185. ISSN 1535-3966 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/csr.1669
Reference: Asproudis, E., Khan, N. and Korac-Kakabadse, N. (2019) Game of regional environmental policy: Europe and US. Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 19 (1). pp. 1-20. ISSN 1566-1679 doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10842-018-0274-7
Reference: Anagnostopoulos, T., Skouloudis, A. , Khan, N. and Evangelinos, K. (2018) Incorporating sustainability considerations into lending decisions and the management of bad loans: evidence from Greece. Sustainability, 10 (12). 4728. ISSN 2071-1050 doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/su10124728
Reference: Elgergeni, S., Khan, N. and Kakabadse, N. (2018) Firm ownership structure impact on corporate social responsibility: evidence from austerity U.K. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, 25 (7). pp. 602-618. ISSN 1745-2627 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13504509.2018.1450306
Reference: Evangelinos, K., Fotiadis, S., Skouloudis, A. , Khan, N. , Konstantakopoulou, F., Nikolaou, I. and Lundy, S. (2018) Occupational health and safety disclosures in sustainability reports: an overview of trends among corporate leaders. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 25 (5). pp. 961-970. ISSN 1535-3966 doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/csr.1512
Reference: Dsouli, O., Khan, N. , Kakabadse, N. K. and Skouloudis, A. (2018) Mitigating the Davos dilemma: towards a global self-sustainability index. International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology, 25 (1). pp. 81-98. ISSN 1745-2627 doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13504509.2016.1278565
Reference: Kakabadse, A. , Khan, N. and Kakabadse, N. (2017) Leadership on the board: the role of company secretary. In: Storey, J., Hartley, J., Denis, J.-L., t' Hart, P. and Ulrich, D. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Leadership. Routledge, Abingdon, pp. 241-259. ISBN 9781138825574
Reference: Kakabadse, N. K. and Khan, N. (2016) Editorial: cosmopolitanism or globalisation. Society and Business Review, 11 (3). pp. 234-241. ISSN 1746-5680 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/SBR-06-2016-0040
Reference: Kakabadse, A. , Khan, N. and Kakabadse, N. (2016) Governance for the alignment for a renewed innovation policy. In: Gretschmann, K. and Schepers, S. (eds.) Revolutionising EU Innovation Policy: Pioneering the Future. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 193-214. ISBN 9781137555533 doi: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-55554-0
Reference: Khan, N. M. (2016) Strategic behaviours of the UK's leading grocery multiple firms: an hermeneutic virtuous inquiry (2006-2009). PhD thesis, University of Reading.
Reference: Kakabadse, A. , Khan, N. and Kakabadse, N. K. (2016) Company secretary: a role of breadth and majesty. Society and Business Review, 11 (3). pp. 333-349. ISSN 1746-5680 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/sbr-04-2016-0023
Reference: Kakabadse, A. , Korac-Kakabadse, N. and Khan, N. (2015) Cases of official and unofficial business practices: examples from Australia, Germany, U.K., South Africa, Russia and Pakistan. In: Cristopher, E. (ed.) International Management and Intercultural communication: A collection of case studies: Volume 1. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 127-148. ISBN 9781137479891
Reference: Khan, N. , Kakabadse, A. and Kakabadse, N. (2015) Spirit of corporate social responsibility transforming from corporatism to socialized capitalism. Problems and Perspectives in Management, 2015 (1). pp. 85-95. ISSN 1810-5467
Reference: Khan, N. , Kakabadse, N. K. and Kaur, K. (2015) Fashionline: CSR case of a U.K. fashion retailer. Problems and Perspectives in Management, 13 (3). ISSN 1810-5467
Reference: Kakabadse, A. , Korac-Kakabadse, N. , Khan, N. , Morais, F. and Lee-Kelly, E., (2014) The company secretary: building trust through governance. Report. ICSA, Reading.
Reference: Khan, N. and Kakabadse, N. (2014) Shaping the European mind-set: a governance design and policy innovation agenda. In: Kakabadse, A. and Schepers, S. (eds.) Rethinking the Future of Europe: A Challenge of Governance. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 42-76. ISBN 9781137024008
Reference: Khan, N. , Asproudis, E. and Kakabadse, N. (2014) The transatlantic regulatory timing of policy innovations: the case of renewable energy. In: Kakabadse, A. and Schepers, S. (eds.) Rethinking the Future of Europe: A Challenge of Governance. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 118-138. ISBN 9781137024008
Reference: Khan, N. and Kakabadse, N. K. (2014) CSR: the co-evolution of grocery multiples in the UK (2005-2010). Social Responsibility Journal, 10 (1). pp. 137-160. ISSN 1747-1117 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/SRJ-06-2012-0069
Reference: Dsouli, O., Khan, N. and Korac-Kakabadse, N. (2013) The secret to boards in reinventing themselves. In: Kakabadse, A. and Van den Berghe, L. (eds.) How to Make Boards Work: An International Overview. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke. ISBN 9781137275691
Reference: Khan, N. and Korac-Kakabadse, N. (2013) Exposing the 20th century corporation: redesigning 21st century boards and board performance. In: Kakabadse, A. and Van den Berghe, L. (eds.) How to Make Boards Work: An International Overview. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, pp. 11-43. ISBN 9781137275691
Reference: Khan, N. and Korac-Kakabadse, N. (2013) Collaborative Corporate Strategy Research Programmes (C.S.R.P.): A conceptual integrative strategic framework for a practical research agenda. Open Journal of Business and Management, 1 (3). pp. 91-108. ISSN 2329-3284 doi: https://doi.org/10.4236/ojbm.2013.13011
Reference: Khan, N. and Korac-Kakabadse, N. (2013) Towards a U.K. Local Government Reform Act of 2015: improving public sector performance for 2025. Governance Voice. pp. 1-11.
Reference: Dsouli, O., Khan, N. and Kakabadse, N. K. (2012) Spiritual capital: the co-evolution of an ethical framework based on Abrahamic religious values in the Islamic tradition. Journal of Management Development, 31 (10). pp. 1058-1076. ISSN 0262-1711 doi: https://doi.org/10.1108/02621711211281843