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Kani is a lecturer in Organisational Behaviour.  She is an organisational theorist working within the area of International Human Resource Management and Organisation Behaviour. 

Research Interests

Her research focuses on Employee behaviour working across industries and cultures. In addition, her research strength lies within the nature of employee-organisation relationship with majority of her work focusing on workplace deviance, workplace justice, organizational citizenship behaviour, AI in HRM and the impact of context on organisational behaviour. 

Teaching Activity

Undergraduate Modules

  • Solving HR Issues (BH2277)
  • Theory and Practice of Leadership (BH3319)
  • Leadership and Management (B00LAM)


Lecturer in Organisational Behavior- Aston University (2018- present)

Sessional lecturer - University of Edinburgh (2014-2017)

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow of Higher Education Academy
  • Associate member of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

Contact Details

Phone: +44 (0) 121 204 3658                                             


Room: SW8005

PhD Supervision

At present she is supervising 1 DBA and 2 PhD students.

Funding Applications and Awards

Dr. Kani (PI) along with Dr. Elina Meliou (Co-PI) has been awared BA/ Leverhulme grant (2020-2022) of £9,961 for their project titled "Cyberdeviance in the digital tech sector: informal rules, relational reflexivity and transformational ends".

Dr. Kani along with Prof. Michael Butler has been awarded Aston University College of Business and Social Sciences funding (2020) of £5847 for their project titled “Development and Validation of Organisational Receptivity for Change”.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Edinburgh

30 Jan 201419 Mar 2018

Award Date: 21 Mar 2018


16 Jun 201110 May 2013

Award Date: 10 May 2013

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Research Output

Restraints and Facilitators of the Practice of Human Resource Analytics.

Rex, T., Bhattacharya, S., Narayanan, K. & Budhwar, P., 2020, (Accepted/In press) Human & Technological Resource Management (HTRM) : New Insights into Revolution 4.0. Kumar, P., Agrawal, A. & Budhwar, P. (eds.). Emerald

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Bricolage and Employee Deviant Behaviour: Overcoming Discontinuous Disruptions to Maintain Organisational Performance

Cantliff, D. & Narayanan, K., 2019, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Multigroup SEM Analysis of the Moderating Influence of Culture on Workplace Deviance Behaviour.

Narayanan, K., 2019, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Presenteeism at Work: Developments and Avenues for Future Research.

Patel, C., Budhwar, P., Cooper, C. & Narayanan, K., 2019, (Unpublished).

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther