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Dr Maryam Zahmatkesh

Lecturer in HRM/OB


I am a lecturer in HRM and OB. I have taught at various HRM modules from level 5 (managing human resources), level 6 (strategic HRM) to level 7 (leadership and management in health). I am a module leader for managing human resource module.

Prior to joining the academia, I was a general manager in hospitals in both public and private sector.  My role included the supervision of all aspects of the day to day smooth running of the hospital, such as managing the HR, finance, access, targets and quality standards as well as contributing to the strategic planning and arranging conventions. I have worked with a wide range of managers and clinicians at different levels. 

Areas of specialism

  • Decentralisation
  • Autonomy
  • International Comparative Research
  • Middle Managers
  • Identity


  • PhD in HRM
  • MSc in Leadership and Management in Health
  • BSc in Healthcare Management

Professional membership

 Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA)

 British Academy of Management (BAM)

Society for Studies in Organising Healthcare (SHOC)


Number of items: 2.


Zahmatkesh, Maryam and Exworthy, Mark (2016) Decentralisation, decision space and directions for future research : comment on "Decentralisation of health services in Fiji : A decision space analysis". International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 5(10), pp. 607-608. ISSN (print) 2322-5939

Conference or Workshop Item

Memon, Ally and Zahmatkesh, Maryam (2017) Precarity amongst service managers in the NHS: a review in the midst of austerity and Brexit. In: Irish Academy of Management (IAM) 20th Annual Conference; 30 Aug - 01 Sep 2017, Belfast, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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