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Dr Shabnam Kabiri

  • Exams Officer
  • Lecturer
  • Module Convenor, Business Organisation and Management and Management in the Built Environment (undergraduate), Construction Project Management (master's), Construction Project Management (master's).

Areas of interest

  • Micro-dynamics of professionalisation

  • Role stress within construction teams

  • Formal and informal aspects of roles in construction society

  • Business plans for construction firms.

Teaching

Responsibilities include teaching some of the core management subjects at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Background

After training as civil engineer, my early roles included structural engineer in a design organisation. Parallel to this role, I have earned my first MSc in soil and foundation engineering.

Inspired by managing projects, I pursued my academic development by studying a second MSc in the field of construction project management in Germany.

I then studied my PhD in the School of Construction Management and Engineering at University of Reading. The topic of my PhD thesis was initiated from my industry experience: role conflict and role ambiguity in construction projects. I then undertook a lectureship in the School.

Publications