Dr Nahid Rozalin

Senior Lecturer

Email: ae2249@coventry.ac.uk

Dr Nahid Rozalin is Senior Lecturer and Course Director for MBA Global Business. She has over fifteen years of experience in teaching and research in HE. Prior to joining at the Coventry University London, Dr Rozalin worked as Lecturer and Course Leader (Director) for BA Global management at the Regent’s University London for over eight years. She also worked at the University of Bedfordshire as Visiting Lecturer and Research Assistant for four years. Dr Rozalin holds a PhD in International Human Resource Management in which she explored the transferability of Human Resource Policies and Practices of Northern European telecommunication MNCs foreign Subsidiaries. She worked closely with a wide range of senior executives in European and South Asian multinational corporations, ministry and variety of industry experts during her PhD research. She also worked in the banking and telecommunication sector prior to start her career in the education sector. Dr Rozalin is experienced in supervising PhD students as well as supervising the dissertations at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has designed, developed and led a variety of modules related to leadership, organisational behaviour and international HRM at her current and previous workplaces. Dr Rozalin is a Fellow of Advanced HE (formerly HEA), a member of British Academy of Management and editor and reviewer of international journals.


  • Oxford Executive Leadership Programme, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK 2023. Grade 93.3%
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, Regent’s University London, 2020.
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Research Degree Supervision, University of Northampton, 2019.
  • PhD in International Human Resource Management, University of Bedfordshire, 2015.
  • MA in International Human Resource Management, London Metropolitan University, 2009
  • MBA in Strategic and International Management, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2005

Professional and Industry Memberships

  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA) UK since October 2020 to present
  • Adviser and Reviewer of Journal of Law and Social Studies, since 2019 to present
  • Member, British Academy of Management (BAM) UK, since 2010 to present

Research and Consultancy

Dr Rozalin’s research interest lies in international and comparative human resource management, institutional and cultural theories, transfer of practices of MNCs, leadership and education research. She has received several awards and honours and has secured grants from various institutions for her academic achievements. Grant worth approx. £80,000 was secured for her PhD from the Business and Management Research Institute at University of Bedfordshire in 2010, grant worth £12,000 was secured for her MA from London Metropolitan University under the Postgraduate Scholarship scheme in 2008, and grants worth BDT 15,000 in total were secured from the Bangladesh Government during 1998-2004 for outstanding results in BBA (Hons) and A Level. Dr Rozalin is currently involved in several commercial projects at the Coventry University London.

Publications and Scholarship Activities

  • Rozalin, N. (2019) 'Institutional Context and Hybridisation of HRM Practices in European MNCs Subsidiaries in Bangladesh'. The 33rd Annual Conference of British Academy of Management (BAM), Aston University, Birmingham, 3-5 September 2019.
  • Rozalin, N. (2013). Motivation at work: engagement and facilitation. In Perkins, S. J. & Arvinen-Muondo, R. (Ed.) Organisational Behaviour: People, Process, work and HRM. Chapter 3. Publisher: Kogan Page.
  • Rozalin, N. & Al-Husan, F.B. (2012) ‘Control Mechanisms of MNCs and HRM: The Case of Northern European MNCs Subsidiaries in Bangladesh’. The 11th World Congress of the International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management (IFSAM), University of Limerick, Ireland, 25-29 June 2012.
  • Rozalin, N. & Al-Husan, F.B. (2012) ‘Subsidiary HR Department Role: The Case Study of Three Nordic MNCs in Bangladesh’. The 26th Annual Conference of British Academy of Management (BAM), Cardiff University, UK, 11-13 September 2012.
  • Rozalin, N. & Al-Husan, F.B. (2011) ‘Transplanting Western HRM practices within subsidiary Multinational Company operations: Comparative evidence from European MNCs’ subsidiaries in Bangladesh’. The 25th Annual Conference of British Academy of Management (BAM), Aston University, Birmingham, 5-8 September 2011.
  • Rozalin, N. (2012) ‘Factors Influencing the Transfer of HRM Practices to MNCs Subsidiaries in Emerging Economies’. Research poster presented in the University of Bedfordshire Annual Conference 2012.
  • Rozalin, N. (2011) ‘How Do Human Resource Managers Practice Human Resource in Multinational Corporations Subsidiaries?’ Research poster presented in the University of Bedfordshire Annual Conference 2011.
  • Rozalin, N. (2010) ‘Transplanting Western HRM Practices within Subsidiary Multinational Company Operations’. Research poster presented in the University of Bedfordshire Annual Conference 2010.
  • Rozalin, N. & Khanam, S. (2010). Corporate Culture and Expatriate Selection Strategies: An Empirical Study on European MNCs in Bangladesh. Journal of Business Studies, ASA University. 01 (01), 34-39.
  • Rozalin, N. & Momotaz, S. N. (2007). Finding the Factors Motivating the Sales People of Retail Chain Stores in Bangladesh. Stamford Journal of Business Studies. 02 (02), 45-51.
  • Rozalin, N. (2007). Exchange Transactions Used in International Business: A Study on Commercial Banks in Bangladesh. Stamford Journal of Business Studies. 02 (01), 84-95.
  • Rozalin, N. & Alam, G. M. (2006). Globalization and Strategy Formulation in the Real Estate Sector of Bangladesh. Journal of Business and Technology (Dhaka), Northern University Bangladesh. 01 (02), 70-80.

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