Mrs Fatima Malik

Salford Business School

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Current positions



Fatima Malik, as a Lecturer in People Management at the University of Salford, is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and MCIPD (Academic Member of the CIPD) qualified. Research interests include: work-life conflict; skills & training and employee voice, presented at international and UK conferences (e.g. Academy of Management (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), British Academy of Management (UK - 2014, 2015); Work and Family Research Network (US - 2014, 2016, 2018). Article contributions include: The British Journal of Management; Organisational Research Methods; Journal of Education and Work; Journal of Personnel Review. She is currently involved in research (Doctoral researcher) that examines how technology-initiated work quality impacts voice support in high-skill manufacturing businesses.

Areas of Research

1. Exploring the impact of Industry 4.0/5.0 technology on work.

2. Supporting staff voice around technology impact in manufacturing.

3. The effects of VET on high skill employers and supply-side employer engagement.

4. Exploring workers/women's and organisational experiences of work-life conflict and work-life balance


Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and an Academic member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development, with teaching experience (10 plus years) in delivering Apprenticeship, Executive Education, undergraduate and postgraduate programs in HRM & Business & Management. Supervision of MSc level 7 research from across HRM and Business & Management programs, and including UG Program Leadership experience.

Qualifications and Recognitions

  • Doctoral researcher - Exploring work quality and workplace voice in UK technology initiated manufacturing business

  • PGCerts in Teaching & Learning in HE

    2013 - 2013
  • Masters In Philosophy - supply of and demand for VET and E&T impacting high skill manufacturing

    2009 - 2015
  • Masters in Business Administration - ISO Certification adoption and impact on Constructs of TQM - A Departmental Analysis (Distinction)

    2003 - 2005
  • MSc, in Analytical Chemistry and Process Quality Assurance for Environmental monitoring

    1993 - 1994
  • BSc. in organic, inorganic and physical Chemistry

    1987 - 1991