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Dr Tabish Zaman

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Business and Law
Research Supervision:

Tabish has been exploring realms of innovation and its adoption within the National Health Service (NHS) UK. His research is at the intersect of socio-cognitive theory exploring innovation adoption and entrepreneurship and digital transformation. Integrated within the context of healthcare and public services, his core interest underlines the complexity of team cognition, performance, leadership and strategy.

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Tabish has a PhD in Innovation from the University of Leeds having graduated in 2019. His research lens specialises in fusing management principles with healthcare dynamics to facilitate transformative change. Tabish’s academic journey boasts a good collection of peer-reviewed articles and book chapters published in journals spanning management. This body of work serves not only to enrich scholarly discussions but also to empower healthcare practitioners with actionable strategies for navigating the evolving landscape of innovation.

As an educator, Tabish’s dynamic teaching style bridges the gap between theory and practice. His classroom endeavours inspire future management practitioners and healthcare management leaders, equipping them with the tools to navigate real-world challenges effectively.  Tabish embodies the fusion of academic rigour and practical insight. His commitment to innovation not only elevates academic dialogue but also fuels tangible enhancements in patient care and healthcare system performance.

Spoken Languages
  • English
  • Urdu
  • Hindi
Research interests
  • Public Sector and its trysts with new and disruptive technologies
  • Human-Technology interaction in complex organisation – Team cognition and leadership
  • Context driven entrepreneurship and ecosystem
  • International student experience and its constituent
Areas of research supervision
  • Healthcare technologies and its adoption
  • Disruptive technologies and its diffusion in public and private sector
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and context driven outcome
  • MBA
  • Master of Business Administration Entrepreneurship
  • PhD Innovation and Strategy, University of Leeds
  • PGCert Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
  • PGCert Research Training
  • MSc International Management
Memberships, editorial boards
  • British Academy of Management
  • Academy of Management
  • Society for Research into Higher Education
Selected recent publications

Zaman, T et al., 2023. The digital transformation conundrum: negotiating complexity through interactive framing. Innovation, pp.1-26.

Zaman, T et al., 2022. Questioning The Novelty in a Novel Business Model: How Does Strategic Orientation Temper Firm Performance? International Journal of Innovation Management, 26(08), p.2250067.

Zaman, T et al., (2022). Virtual Ethnographical insights and arising methodical challenges when investigating the implementation of a multi-million digital transformation project in a hospital.”; SAGE Research Method: Doing Research Online

Zaman, T., et al., 2021. Unraveling the socio-cognitive perspective: adoption of innovation in a public funded hospital. International Public Management Journal, pp.1-18. 3* ABS ranked publication