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Research interests

Dr Noor Muhammad primary research areas consist of four clusters, including entrepreneurship in a conflict zones, women entrepreneurship, enterprise development, and multidisciplinary research. Entrepreneurship in conflict and rural regions have been recognized by academic scholars and researchers to be researched. International funding agencies provide opportunities for researchers to research on entrepreneurship in those countries facing uproar circumstances and how entrepreneurship and new enterprises can contribute to providing employment opportunities in the deprived regions. Therefore, he has developed realistic possibilities not only for further research projects and publications but also for collaboration with other international organizations who are interested to support his research further. Regarding women entrepreneurship, his research focuses that how women entrepreneurs operate small businesses in conflict environments face formidable challenges where a little research has been undertaken to explore these women entrepreneurs. Furthermore, he also publishes papers in other areas of interest to conduct a multidisciplinary approach, including operations research, economics and health care innovation management. He has published papers in these areas in well-reputed journals and some are under review.

Approach to teaching

Dr Noor has over ten years teaching experience in higher education. Prior to joining the Brighton Business School, he has worked more than six years at Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Pakistan and did two years teaching at Huddersfield University Business School UK. Noor has taught several modules at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level, both small and large groups. He has got a practical experience of the subjects Entrepreneurship, New Product Development, New Venture Start-up, Business Research Method, Total Quality Management, Small and Medium Enterprises and Technological Entrepreneurship. Additionally, Dr Noor has worked as a key mentor in GIK Incubation Centre at GIK Institute, where students have launched new ventures under his direct supervision.

Supervisory Interests

I welcome enquiries from potential PhD students in the areas of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development, Women Entrepreneurship, Open Innovation, Technological Entrepreneurship and Quality Management.

Knowledge exchange

For the knowledge exchange, Dr Noor Muhammad attends conferences, business events, and workshops regularly. He is a member of the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship and Research Exchange and Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship UK. 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Huddersfield

External positions


  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Enterprise Development
  • Women Entrepreneurship
  • Entrepreneurship in conflict zones
  • Innovation Management
  • Open Innovation
  • Quality Management

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Research Output

Integration of green supply chain management practices in construction supply chain of CPEC

Ali, Y., Saad, T. B., Sabir, M., Muhammad, N., Salman, A. & Zeb, K., 13 Jan 2020, In : Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal. 31, 1, p. 185-200 16 p.

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  • Linking transformational leadership and continuous improvement: The mediating role of trust

    Nisar, M., Zolin, R. & Muhammad, N., 22 Jan 2020, In : Management Research Review.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The combined effect of perceived organizational injustice and perceived politics on deviant behaviors

    Khattak, M. N., Zolin, R. & Muhammad, N., 18 Jun 2020, In : International Journal of Conflict Management.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A comparative input-output analysis of the construction sector in three developing economies of South Asia

    Ali, Y., Sabir, M. & Muhammad, N., 12 Mar 2019, In : Construction Management and Economics. 37, 11, p. 643-658 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • The influence of Muslim marriages on entrepreneurial intentions of women entrepreneurs: Evidence from Pakistan

    Muhammad, N., Robinson, D. & Nisar, M., 11 Nov 2019, In : International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behaviour & Research. 25, 7, p. 1389-1409 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle