Nadia Zahoor


  • United Kingdom

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Personal Statement

Dr Nadia Zahoor is a Lecturer and Chancellor's Fellow at the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship, Strathclyde Business School. Prior to joining the University of Strathclyde, Nadia was a Lecturer at the Lancashire School of Business and Enterprise, University of Central Lancashire. She has PhD degree in Management from the Huddersfield Business School, University of Huddersfield. She also holds MBA (distinction) degree in International Business from the Business School, University of Greenwich. 

Nadia’s research focuses on two interrelated areas of alliance networks. First, she studies the dynamics of alliance networks by SMEs. She is interested in investigating how alliance networks are formed and managed. Second, her research relates to the creation of value in alliance networks. She studies how alliance networks allow SMEs to achieve innovation and internationalisation.

Her research, teaching, and enterprise activities have been supported by grants from research institutions totalling more than £29,000.

Research Interests

Nadia Zahoor is interested in the following themes in the areas of entrepreneurship and international business:

  • Development and management of strategic alliances
  • Knowledge acquisition in strategic alliances
  • Internationalisation strategies
  • Innovation capability and performance
  • Social capital and consequences

SME performance/growth

Teaching Interests

Nadia's teaching pedagogy is engaging and interactive, including lots of class discussions and debates. She has taught Entrepreneurship, International Business and Strategy modules at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in different universities including University of Huddersfield, University of Central Lancashire, and University of Strathclyde.

Currently she teaches:

  • New Venture Creation
  • Creativity and Innovation


Academic / Professional qualifications

Industrial Marketing Management (Journal) - Peer reviewer (2020)

Associate Fellow of Higher Education Academy (2020)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


  • Alliance networks
  • Alliance management capability
  • Innovation
  • Internationalisation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • SMES


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