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Bagheri Afsaneh
Bagheri Afsaneh
Rank: Asistant Professor
Education: Educational Management, Ph.D., Universitii Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Facaulty of Entrepreneurship/ Entrepreneurship Development Department
  • Email: af.bagheri@ut.ac.ir
  • Tel: +98 21 61119328
  • Address: North Kargar- 16th Street- Faculty of Entrepreneurship- University of Tehran,
    Tehran-Iran. Zip/ Postel Code: 14398143141- P.O. Box: 14395-796
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Afsaneh Bagheri is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Entrepreneurship Development at the Faculty of Entrepreneurship, university of Tehran, Iran, where she has been since 2011. She obtained her PhD in Educational Management from the University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia in 2011. She was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the Faculty of Educational Studies, University Putra Malaysia in 2012. Her research interests concentrate on: 

  • Entrepreneurship education;
  • Entrepreneurial skills and competencies;
  • Entrepreneurial intention and spirit;
  • Entrepreneurial leadership and its competencies;
  • Gender and entrepreneurship;

She has also published two books titled “The factors shaping entrepreneurial intentions” and “Educational Leadership & Performance Improvement”. She has also published several papers on different aspects of entrepreneurship in the Impact factor, ISI and referred journals. Bagheri has also presented several papers on international conferences. She has also been the editorial board and reviewer of national and international journals such as the Journal of Entrepreneurship Development and International Education Studies. She has been involved in five international research projects including: “Entrepreneurial competencies of SME owners: A comparative study between Iran and Italy” (2016); “Self-regulatory skills in entrepreneurship education: Exploring meta-cognitive awareness, regulatory pride, self-efficacy of university students in choosing entrepreneurship as a career” (2012), Malaysia; “Entrepreneurship in vocational and technical schools” (2010), Malaysia; “Relationship between principals’ entrepreneurial leadership characteristics and organizational entrepreneurship in Malaysian public schools” (2010), Malaysia; “Leadership development among Malaysian undergraduates”, (2009), Malaysia. She was awarded one gold research medal in 2011, three silver medals in 2010 and 2007, and 2 bronze medals in 2011 and 2009 by PRPI, UPM, Malaysia. She has been teaching eight courses on entrepreneurship at the Faculty of Entrepreneurship University of Tehran.  

 

Academic Qualifications

  • PhD in Educational Management, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia, 2007-2011.
  • MA in Educational Management, Al-Zahra University, Tehran, Iran, 1998-2001.
  • BA in Teaching English as a Second Language, Al-Zahra University, Tehran, Iran, 1991-1995.

Research Interests:

Entrepreneurship Education

  • Impact of entrepreneurship education on developing entrepreneurial competencies of learners;
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of entrepreneurship education programs;
  • Impact of teaching methods on developing entrepreneurial competencies of learners.  

Entrepreneurial competencies

  • Entrepreneurial competencies of university students;
  • Entrepreneurial competencies of business owners; 
  • Entrepreneurial competencies in public and healthcare organizations.

Entrepreneurial intention and entrepreneurial spirit

  • Entrepreneurial intention of university students;
  • Entrepreneurial spirit of employees and managers;

Entrepreneurial leadership and its competencies

  • Entrepreneurial leadership competencies of entrepreneurs;
  • Entrepreneurial leadership competencies in public organizations;
  • Entrepreneurial leadership competencies in healthcare organizations;
  • Entrepreneurial leadership competencies of university students;

Gender and Entrepreneurship

  • Impact of gender on business performance;
  • Impact of gender on entrepreneurs’ effectiveness in leading their business;  

 

Scholarships Awarded:

  • Postdoctoral research fellowship, 2012, University Putra Malaysia;
  • Doctoral research fellowship, from 2007 to 2011, University Putra Malaysia. 

 

MA courses

  • Entrepreneurship foundation;
  • Entrepreneurship theories;
  • Leadership and organizational behavior;
  • Documentation of Entrepreneurs’ experiences;
  • Developing entrepreneurship coaches;
  • Entrepreneurship teaching and learning methods.

Books

  1. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2014). The Factors Shaping Entrepreneurial Intentions. Cambridge Scholar Publishing, Newcastle: UK.
  2. Lope Pihie, Z.A., and Bagheri, A. (2012). Educational Leadership & Performance Improvement. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press: Serdang, Malaysia.

Book chapters

  1. Bagheri, A., and Yazdanpanah, J. (2017). Novice entrepreneurs’ entrepreneurial self-efficacy and passion for Entrepreneurship. In Rezaei, S., Dana, L.P,, Ramadani, V. (Eds.),  Iranian Entrepreneurship. Springer.
  2. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2017). Entrepreneurial leadership competencies and motivation to learn: A focus on student entrepreneurial leaders. In “Entrepreneurial leadership”.
  3. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2012).How entrepreneurial leadership competencies develop in university students? In Lope Pihie, Z.A., and Bagheri, A. (Eds.), Educational leadership: Performance improvement. Universiti Putra Malaysia Press: Serdang, Malaysia.
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Selected published papers

  1. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2014). The moderating role of gender in shaping students’ entrepreneurial intentions. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 14, 255-273. doi 10.1007/s10775-014-9269-z .
  2. Lope Pihie, Z.A., Bagheri, A., and Soaib Asimiran. (2014). Entrepreneurial leadership practices and school innovativeness. South African Journal of Education, 34(1), 1-11.
  3. Lope Pihie, Z.A., and Bagheri, A. (2013). Self-Efficacy and Entrepreneurial Intention: The Mediation Effect of Self-Regulation. Vocations and Learning: Studies in vocational and professional education, 36, 385-40. doi 10.1007/s 12186-013-9101-9.
  4. Lope Pihie, Z.A., Bagheri, A., and Soaib Asimiran. (2014). Entrepreneurial leadership behaviour among school principals: Perspectives from Malaysian secondary school teachers. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 22(3), 815-833.
  5. Bagheri, A., Lope Pihie., Z.A., and Krauss, S.E. (2013). Entrepreneurial leadership characteristics among Malaysian university students. Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 33(4), 493-508. doi10.1080/02188791.2013.822789.
  6. Lope Pihie, Z.A., and Bagheri, A. (2013). Students’ entrepreneurial regulation and intention to become an entrepreneur: A comparison between public and private universities. South African Journal of Business Management, 14(4), 25-32.
  7. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2012). Entrepreneurial leadership competencies development among Malaysian university students: The pervasive role of experience and social interaction. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 20(2), 539-562.
  8. Lope Pihie, Z.A., and Bagheri, A. (2011). Malay students’ entrepreneurial attitude and entrepreneurial efficacy in Vocational and Technical secondary schools of Malaysia. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities, 19(2), 433-447.
  9. Lope Pihie, Z.A., and Bagheri, A. (2011). Malay secondary school students’ entrepreneurial attitude and entrepreneurial self-efficacy: A descriptive Study. Journal of Applied Science, 11(2), 316-322.
  10. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2011). On becoming the leader of entrepreneurial activities: A focus on the impacts of university entrepreneurship programs. American Journal of Applied Sciences, 8(9), 884-892.
  11. Lope Pihie, Z.A., and Bagheri, A. (2011). Are teachers qualified to teach entrepreneurship? Analysis of teachers' entrepreneurial attitude and self-efficacy. Journal of Applied Science, 11(2), 1-7.
  12. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2011). Entrepreneurial leadership: Towards a model for learning and development. Human Resource Development International, 14(4), 447-463.
  13. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2011). Student entrepreneurial leaders: Challenges and competencies of leading university entrepreneurship programs. International Journal of Business and Social Science, 2(2), 133-143.
  14. Lope Pihie, Z.A., and Bagheri, A. (2010). Entrepreneurial Attitude and Entrepreneurial Efficacy of Technical Secondary School Students. Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 62(3), 351-366.
  15. Lope Pihie, Z.A., and Bagheri, A. (2010). Improving university students' entrepreneurial attitude through learning by doing. Journal of International Social Research, 3(14), 298-306.
  16. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2010). Role of family in entrepreneurial leadership development of university students. World of Applied Sciences, 11(4), 434-442.

 

International research projects

  1. Entrepreneurial competencies of SME owners: A comparative study between Iran and Italy.
  2. Self-regulatory skills in entrepreneurship education: Exploring meta-cognitive awareness, regulatory pride, self-efficacy of university students in choosing entrepreneurship as a career. (2012). Malaysia.
  3. Entrepreneurship in vocational and technical schools. (2010). Malaysia.
  4. Relationship between principals’ entrepreneurial leadership characteristics and organizational entrepreneurship in Malaysian public schools. (2010) Malaysia.
  5. Leadership development among Malaysian undergraduates. (2009) Malaysia.

   

Papers presented at international conferences

  1. Lope Pihie, Z.A., Bagheri, A., and Soaib Asimiran. (2014). School Leadership and Innovative Principals: Implications for Enhancing Principals’ Leadership Knowledge and Practice. ECMLG, Croatia. 13-14 November. 
  2. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2014). Factors Influencing Students’ Entrepreneurial Intentions: The Critical Roles of Personal Attraction and Perceived Control over Behavior. 2nd International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Bangkok, Thailand, 67 February.
  3. Lope Pihie, Z.A., Bagheri, A., and Abdullah Sani, Z.H. (2013). Knowledge of Cognition and Entrepreneurial Intentions: Implications for Learning Entrepreneurship in Public and Private Universities. The 9th International Conference on Cognitive Science. Sarawak, Malaysia, 27-30 August.
  4. Lope Pihie, Z.A., Bagheri, A., and Abdullah Sani, Z.H. (2013). An Exploratory Study of University Students’ Regulation of Cognition and Entrepreneurial Intentions. The 3th International Conference on Education and Learning. Jeju Island, Korea, 21-23 November.
  5. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2012). Entrepreneurial Leadership Learning: The Critical Role of Involvement. 7th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Portugal, 20-21 September, 751-759.
  6. Lope Pihie, Z.A., and Bagheri, A. (2012). Exploring Regulatory Focus, Entrepreneurial Intention, Self-Efficacy and Entrepreneurial Skills among Malaysian higher learning institution students. 7th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Portugal, 20-21 September, 430-438.
  7. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2011). Competencies enabling university students to successfully lead entrepreneurial projects and activities. International Conference on Social Science and Humanity. Singapore, 26-28 February, 454-458.
  8. Lope Pihie, Z.A., and Bagheri, A. (2011). Teachers' and students' entrepreneurial attitude and self-efficacy. International Conference on Education and Educational Psychology. Turkey, 19-22.
  9. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2010). Entrepreneurial Leadership Learning: In Search of Missing Links. International Conference on Learning Diversity. Malaysia, 7(C) 470–479.
  10. Bagheri, A., and Lope Pihie, Z.A. (2009). Entrepreneurial leadership as a new paradigm: A conceptual development. Seminar Kebangsaan Pembangunan Keusahawana, Malaysia, 121-138. 

Supervisor of MA thesis

  1. Impact of extra-curricular entrepreneurship programs on master students’ entrepreneurial spirit in entrepreneurship courses in public universities of Tehran. (2015). Alayee, S.
  2. Impact of cognitive style and meta-cognition on entrepreneurial intention of entrepreneurship students in the University of Tehran. (2015). Heydari, A.
  3. The relationship between training and entrepreneurial spirit of employees (Keshavarzi Bank, Hamedan. (2015). Fallah, P. 
  4. Identifying entrepreneurial competencies required by managers of Homa. (2015). MohammadYarloo, P.
  5. Identifying entrepreneurial competencies required by physical and mobility disabled entrepreneurs. (2014). Taghavi, F.
  6. Identifying entrepreneurial skills of by physical and mobility disabled entrepreneurs. (2014). Matloobifard, F.
  7. Influence of self-efficacy and entrepreneurial founding passion on entrepreneurial opportunity recognition among retired in Homa (2014). Biglooyee, M. 
  8. Impact of training courses of textile design on employees’ innovation in designing textile products. (2014). Zargaran Yaz, B.
  9. Impact of entrepreneurial competencies on entrepreneurial passion of Novice entrepreneurs in food industry of Mashhad. (2014). Yazdan Panah, J.  

 

Co-member of MA thesis

  1. Impact of women’s entrepreneurial competencies on the performance of IT businesses.  (2015). Hosseini Moghadam, A.
  2. Personal factors affecting entrepreneurial competencies development among employees of Oil Company. (2014). Khorasanian, S.
  3. Impact of learning orientation on innovation in SMEs in publication industry. (2014). Esmayeli, M.
  4. Leaning at work of entrepreneurs and its impact on business growth. (2014). Darabi, H.