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Dr Forough Zarea Fazlelahi
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
QUT Business School,
Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research
Discipline *
Business and Management
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Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology)

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  • The Australian Center for Entrepreneurship Research (ACE), QUT, Brisbane, Australia
  • Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Associate Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)
* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Dr Forough Zarea Fazlelahi is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research in the QUT Business School. Forough is working in the fields of entrepreneurship and strategic management. Forough has a background in industrial engineering and financial engineering for her bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Most of her current research focuses on the parental imprinting influence on the antecedents, dynamics and outcomes of alliance network growth in newly founded spinoff firms in the Australian mining industry.

Forough has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals, with publications in A journals. Additionally, Forough has published a chapter in a book edited by Professor Gerard George (former editor of AMJ) and Dr Simon Schillebeeckx in 2018. Forough has presented her research at major international conferences such as Academy of Management conference (ENT division) in 2018 and 2019 and ACERE conference  in 2017, 2018, and 2019.

Forough has conducted longitudinal research projects by a synthesis of multiple datasets. Forough has also been involved in projects about quantitative research methods. Forough is proficient in analysis software such as STATA, SPSS (including PROCESS macro), UCINET and MATLAB.

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