Newcastle University Business School

Staff Profile

Dr Sara Zaeemdar

Lecturer in International HRM


I joined Newcastle University Business School in September 2018. My research is focused on use of theatre-based interventions and their outcomes, specifically those concerned with identity construction of organisation members in contemporary organisations.

I have been involved in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Organisation Studies, Organisational Behaviour and Cross Cultural Management in different institutions such as University of Wollongong and University of New South Wales in Australia, and Northumbria University since moving to the UK.


  • PhD in Management, Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • M.Sc. in Management and Economics of Innovation, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • B.Sc. in Industrial & Systems Engineering, Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Tehran, Iran

Professional Membership

  • Fellowship of The Higher Education Academy


I am interested in research related to:

  • Dramaturgy
  • Artistic interventions in organisations
  • Identity
  • Gender, work and organisations 


    BUS2010- People, Management and Workplaces

    BUS2019- Understanding Work and Organisations


    NBS8061- Managing Across Cultures

    NBS8326- Managing Organisations and People

    NBS8328- International Management Practitioner