Dr Jabran Khan

Department: Marketing and Strategy

Office/Location: 2.55e, CSM

Telephone: +44(0)2920416241

Email: Jkhan2@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Staff Overview

Dr Jabran Khan joined Cardiff Metropolitan University as a lecturer in project management in February 2023. Jabran teaches in the MSc. Project Management programme, supervise Capstone projects in the MSc. Project Management. Prior to joining CSM, he served as a lecturer at Bahria University and the University of Lahore, Islamabad, Pakistan.

Jabran holds a PhD in Project Management from the Universiti Sains Malaysia. During PhD Jabran has been recognized recipients of SANGGAR SANJUNG AWARD for excellent achievement in journal publication for the year 2020.

Jabran has authored/co-authored in various papers in International Journals such as the International Journal of Project Management, International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, Project Management Journal, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management Journal, Journal of Business Research, the Leadership and Organisation Development. He is also an expert reviewer for the international journals.


​​(MPM7006) Project Management Innovations

(MPM7004) Project Risk Management

(MPM7002) Project Leadership.


​​My area of interest includes Project Leadership, Mindfulness, Project Success, and Psychological Factors

Key Publications

Journal Publications

  1. Khan, J., Jaafar, M., Javed, B., Mubarak, N. and Saudagar, T., 2020. Does inclusive leadership affect project success? The mediating role of perceived psychological empowerment and psychological safety. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 13(5), pp.1077-1096.
  2. Bhatti, S.H., Santoro, G., Khan, J. and Rizzato, F., 2021. Antecedents and consequences of business model innovation in the IT industry. Journal of Business Research, 123, pp.389-400.
  3. Mubarak, N., Khan, J. and Khan, A.K., 2022. Psychological distress and project success: The moderating role of employees’ resilience and mindfulness. International Journal of Project Management, 40(5), pp.566-576.
  4. Mubarak, N., Khan, J., Yasmin, R. and Osmadi, A., 2021. The impact of a proactive personality on innovative work behavior: the role of work engagement and transformational leadership. Leadership & organization development journal, 42(7), pp.989-1003.
  5. Khan, Jabran, Mehwish Malik, and Sharjeel Saleem. "The impact of psychological empowerment of project-oriented employees on project success: A moderated mediation model." Economic research-Ekonomska istraživanja 33, no. 1 (2020): 1311-1329.
  6. Bhatti, S.H., Hussain, W.M.H.W., Khan, J., Sultan, S. and Ferraris, A., 2022. Exploring data-driven innovation: What’s missing in the relationship between big data analytics capabilities and supply chain innovation?. Annals of Operations Research, pp.1-26.
  7. Khan, J., Javed, B., Mubarak, N., Bashir, S. and Jaafar, M., 2020. Psychological empowerment and project success: the role of knowledge sharing. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 69(6), pp.2997-3008.
  8. Khan, J., Mubarak, N., Khattak, S.A., Safdar, S. and Jaafar, M., 2022. Despotic leadership and IT project efficiency: the role of resilience. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 15(3), pp.449-468.
  9. Khan, J., Jaafar, M., Mubarak, N. and Khan, A.K., 2022. Employee mindfulness, innovative work behaviour, and IT project success: the role of inclusive leadership. Information Technology and Management, pp.1-15.
  10. Mubarak, N., Khan, J., Bashir, S. and Safdar, S., 2023. Dark side of leadership and information technology project success: the role of mindfulness. Journal of Managerial Psychology.
  11. Mubarak, N., Khan, J. and Pesämaa, O., 2023. Lord of the Flies in Project-Based Organizations: The Role of Passive Leadership on Creativity and Project Success. Project Management Journal, p.87569728231157088.
  12. Mubarak, N., Khan, J. and Osmadi, A., 2022. How does leader's knowledge hiding kill innovative work behavior. International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, (ahead-of-print).

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