Contact Dr Ibrat Djabbarov


Prior to joining Cranfield School of Management, Ibrat's work focused on leading strategic change and innovation to improve healthcare in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. At Cranfield, Ibrat studies how organisations navigate through complex environments and accomplish systems change. Ibrat holds an MD, MSc in Global Health (Oxford) and MBA (Henley). His blog - - explores how we live and lead in the complex world.

Research opportunities

Ibrat's research explores the dynamics of strategic (systems) change and innovation in healthcare through sensemaking perspective and institutional theory. Ibrat is also interested in exploring the role of empathy, framing, and paradox in change.

Current activities

Working Board Member - Responsible Research in Business and Management (

Founder - New Scholars (


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