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Dr Mina Beigi BA, MA, Academic CIPD, HEA Fellow, PhD

Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management

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Dr Mina Beigi is an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at Southampton Business School, University of Southampton.

Mina’s current research interests include work-family interface and success in contemporary careers. Her work has been published in Human Relations, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Applied Psychology: An International Review, and The International Journal of Human Resource Management among others. She serves as the associate editor of Human Resource Development Review (HRDR) Journal (2* journal, Impact factor 2.05).

Her research has been funded by a number of institutions including British Academy, College of Education & Human Development (CEHD), Texas A&M University, and Iran National Science Foundation.

Mina is interested in sharing her research findings with the world of work and has extensive experience in working with Middle-Eastern top managers. She has designed and delivered over a hundred workshops to managers in multiple industries including banking, insurance, and healthcare

Prior to joining Southampton Business School, Mina has worked as a Senior Lecturer in HRM at Liverpool John Moores University, as a Research Fellow at Texas A&M University, as an Assistant Professor at University of Tehran, and as an Adjunct Professor at Sharif University of Technology and Allameh Tabatabaei University.

Her academic qualifications include:



Research interests

Work-family interface, Success in contemporary careers, Under-studied careers

PhD supervision:

I am interested in supervising enthusiastic and hardworking PhD students who are interested in different aspects of work-family interface and contemporary careers.

Research Projects:

I am the principal investigator for the following grants:

  • Media-tion: The missing concept in work-family research, Funded by British Academy/ Leverhulme Small Research Grant (£9,133), 2016-2018
  • Career success in the virtual world games and its implications for the world of work (£4838), Funded by Southampton Business School, 2017-2018
  • Success outliers’ career journey: A grounded theory study among Nobel Prize Winners (Partially funded by Liverpool Business School; £1,500)

Associate Editor, Human Resource Development Review (SSCI-Indexed, Impact Factor: 2.05, ABS 2*)

Board of Directors and Editorial Board Member, Human Resource Development International (ABS 2*)

Special Issue Associate Editor (2015), Advances in Developing Human Resources (ABS 2* Journal), Issue Editor: Prof. Gary McLean)  

Newsletter Chair in the Careers Division, Academy of Management, 2018-2021

Research Activities Committee, University Forum for Human Resource Development, 2018-2021

Academic Staff Representative on Senate, University of Southampton, 2018-2021


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  • Selected for attending Researchers Links Workshop (Funded) on “Advancing work, health and well-being in rural and urban Malaysia” jointly organised by Global Asia in the 21st Century (GA21) Research Platform and School of Business, Monash university, together with Warwick Business School, Malaysia, 2018
  • UFHRD Teaching and Learning Prize Finalist, 2017
  • CEHD Future Leaders Lecture Series Award, Texas A&M University ($500), 2015
  • College of Education Strategic Research Fellowship ($ 34,000), Texas A&M University College Station, Texas, 2013
  • College of Education Strategic Research Fellowship (30,000 $), Texas A&M University College Station, Texas, 2012
  • College of Education Strategic Award ($1,500), Texas A&M University College Station, Texas, 2012
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Central Iranian Insurance Tehran, Iran, 2010 
  • Lifelong Learning Conference Scholarship, Central Queensland University Queensland, Australia, 2008 
  • Teaching Excellence Award, ECO College of Insurance, Tehran, Iran, 2008
Dr Mina Beigi
Southampton Business School, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK

Room Number: 2/4014

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