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University of Essex

Academic Staff

Dr Saadat Saeed (Southend Campus)

Position in departmentEmployability Officer (MSE)
Staff positionLecturer in Entrepreneurship
Telephone01702 328386
RoomGB 3.30
Academic support hoursMondays and Thursdays 11: 30-01:00pm. Please make an appointment beforehand

MPhil in Management (Glasgow); PhD in Entrepreneurship (University of Padova, Italy)

Research interests

  • University entrepreneurship
  • Institutions and entrepreneurship
  • Women entrepreneurship in normative context
  • Resilience, adversity and entrepreneurship

Teaching responsibilities
  • BE200 - Business Creation and Growth Process
  • BE213 - Growth & Development of Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • BE441 - Business Strategy
  • BE250 - Theories and Practice of Entrepreneurship

  •      Saeed, S., and Yousafzai, S. (2015). “Institutional Theory And Contextual Embeddedness Of Women’s Entrepreneurial Leadership: Evidence From 92 Countries”, Journal of Small Business Management, Vol. 53 (3), 587–604.
  •      Saeed, S., Yousafzai, S., Yani-de-Soriano, M., and Muffatto, M. (2015). “The Role of Perceived University Support in the Formation of Students' Entrepreneurial Intention”, Journal of Small Business Management, Vol. 53 (4), 1127–1145.
  •      Saeed, S., Yousafzai, S., Paladino, A., and De Luca, LM. (2015) “Inside-out and outside-in orientations: A meta-analysis of orientation's effects on innovation and firm performance”, Industrial Marketing Management, Vol. 47(4), 121–133.
  •      Saeed, S., Yousafzai, S. and Engelen A. (2014). “On cultural and macroeconomic contingencies of the entrepreneurial orientation-performance relationship”. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 39 (2), 255-2905.    
  •      Saeed, S., Muffatto, M., and Yousafzai, S. (2014). “A Multi-level Study of   Entrepreneurship Education among Pakistani University Students”, Entrepreneurship Research Journal, Vol. 4 (3), 297–321
  •      Muffatto, M. and Saaed, S. (2014). Editorial “Young and Innovative Entrepreneurship”. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Vol. 18 (2/3), 134 – 153.
  •      Saaed, S., Muffatto, M. and Yousafzai, S. (2014). “Exploring inter-generational influence on entrepreneurial intention: the mediating role of perceived desirability and perceived feasibility”. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management, Vol. 18 (2/3), 93 – 94.
Additional information

Project Coordinator, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, Italy - March 2012 to date

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