Dr. Anahita Baregheh

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Associate Professor / Faculty of Education and Professional Studies - School of Business
Full-time Faculty
Dr. Anahita Baregheh completed an industry sponsored PhD in 2011 from Bangor University of Wales, UK. She then joined Nipissing University at the School of Business initially as a postdoctoral fellow. Anahita is involved in several collaborative research projects. As well, she teaches a number of ADMN courses including ADMN 3917-Creativity for Innovation, elements of which has been recognized in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Teaching Excellence award at the European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, 2022, Cyprus.
PhD, Bangor University
MSc, Aston University
BSc, Eastern Mediterranean University
Areas of Specialization:

Business Administration

Research Interests:

Innovation management, decision making, innovation risk, SMEs, leadership, Food sector, Workplace Innovation, and the Organic food market


A Critical Enquiry into the Psychometric Properties of the Professional Quality of Life Scale (ProQol-5) Instrument (2018) Hemsworth D., Baregheh A., Aoun S., Kazanjian A, Journal of Nursing Research, 39, 81-88.

Baregheh A., Hemsworth D., Rowley J. (2016) The Effect of Organisational Age and Size on Position and Paradigm Innovation, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development 15 (3), 147-158.

Empirical Assessment Of The EFQM Excellence Model In Purchasing (2016) Hemsworth, D., Sánchez-Rodríguez, C., Baregheh, A., Muterera, J., International Business and  Economics Research Journal, 15 (4).

Brophey G., Baregheh A., Hemworth D. , Wachowiak Mm, Hay D. and Ben Dhaou S.,  (2015) The “Everything’s Different, Every Time” Innovation Management Problem: A Promising Model Development, International Journal of Innovation Management, 19 (5).

Muterera, J., Hemsworth, D., Baregheh, A., & Garcia-Rivera, B. R.,  (2015) The Leader–Follower Dyad: The Link Between Leader and Follower Perceptions of Transformational Leadership and Its Impact on Job Satisfaction and Organizational Performance. International Public Management Journal, 1-32.

Baregheh A., Hemsworth D., Rowley J. (2014) Towards an integrative view of innovation in food sector SMEs. The International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation 15 (3), 147-158.

Brophey, G., Baregheh A., Hemworth D. (2013) Innovation Process, Decision-Making, Perceived Risks And Metrics: A Dynamics Test, International Journal of Innovation Management, 17(3).

Muterera, J., Hemsworth D., Baregheh, A. (2013), Examining Bass’s Transformational Leadership In Public Sector Executives: A Psychometric Properties Review, Journal of Applied Business Research, 29 (3): 853-862.

Muterera, J., Hemsworth D., Baregheh, A. (2012), The Leader - follower Dyad: Exploring the Link between Public Sector Leadership, Employee Satisfaction and Organizational Performance, Journal of Knowledge and Human Resource Management, 4(9).

Baregheh, A., Rowley, J., Sambrook, S., Davies, D. (2012) Innovation in Food Sector SMEs, Small Business and Enterprise, 19(2), 300-321.

Baregheh, A., Rowley, J., Sambrook, S., Davies, D. (2012) Food Sector SMEs and Innovation Types, British Food Journal, 114 (11).

Rowley, J., Baregheh, A., Sambrook, S. (2011) Towards an innovation-type mapping tool, 2011, Management Decision, 49(1), 73-86.

Baregheh, A., Rowley, J., Sambrook, S. (2009). Towards a multidisciplinary definition of innovation, Management Decision, 47 (8), 1323-1339.