Our ambassadors around the world!
Goals: The Academy of Management membership profile is at a significant point in its history, where more new members are from outside the US than within. In the near future, the majority of the total membership of AOM may be from outside the US. In this context, the HR Division seeks to integrate and engage its global membership, and to develop and disseminate knowledge that is relevant to management scholars operating both within and outside the U.S. context.
We have ambassadors representing over 50 countries around the world.
Here is some information about our ambassadors around the world. They are in alphabetical order by country. The list of countries is also given below. Clicking on the country will take you to the representatives for that country. You can navigate back to the top of this page by clicking on the 'Back' text in red.
Michal Biron (email@example.com)
Karina van de Voorde (F.C.v.d.Voorde@uvt.nl)
Ambassador Program Sub-Committee
Goals: At the AOM Annual Meeting in August 2008, the HR Division launched the ‘Ambassadors Program’. The purpose of the program is to promote the engagement of the HR Division’s global membership. The main goals of the program are to: (a) develop a series of projects which involve, engage, and serve our global membership; (b) leverage knowledge within the division and develop products that contribute to the research, teaching, and service objectives of division members; and (c) promote the division and the AOM in general to scholars around the world.
Michal Biron (firstname.lastname@example.org)
International Conference Sub-Committee
Goals: The international conference sub-committee aims to encourage and help organize HR-related conferences outside of North America. The sub-committee seeks to collaborate with local partners (governmental, commercial, and academic) willing to coordinate and support high-caliber meetings that will draw participation from around the globe.
Pre-Conference Workshop Sub-Committee
Goals: This sub-committee is responsible for developing pre-conference professional development workshop (PDW) sessions for HR Division members which particularly focus on the needs of our international members.
Amanda Shantz (email@example.com)
Our ambassadors around the world!
Karin Sanders, Australia
Karin Sanders is a Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at the Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and is director of the Centre of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. She is also a visiting professor at the Beijing Normal University (Beijing, China), Norway Business School, and Nottingham Trent Business School.She received her Ph.D. from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Her research focuses on the process approach of HRM, in particular the impact of employees’ perceptions and attributions of HRM on their attitudes and behaviors. She is associate editor of Evidence Based HRM. She edited a text book on “Research Methods in Human Resource Management Research” (Routlegde) together with Julie Cogin and Hugh Bainbridge. She was also a guest editor for a special issue HRM, entitled “Is the HRM process important”, and co-authored many articles in these areas published in outlets such as Academy of Management Learning, & Education, Humans Resource Management, Journal of Vocational Behaviour, Journal of International HRM and Organizational Studies together with Helen Shipton and Jorge Gomes. To learn more, see Professor Sander's "Featured Ambassador Profile" here!
Helen De Cieri, Australia,
Helen De Cieri is a Professor in the Department of Management at Monash University. From 2004 to 2011, Helen was the Director of the Australian Centre for Research in Employment and Work and she has held substantial leadership roles in higher education. Helen has researched and published on topics related to: strategic and international human resource management; employee health, safety and wellbeing; and organisational performance. She is an associate editor for Human Resource Management and has served on numerous editorial boards including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Management International Review, and Journal of Management. Helen has co-authored an Australian textbook on human resource management (now in its fifth edition). She has taught on university and executive programs in Australia, China, Malaysia and the USA. Current research topics: HRM in multinational firms from emerging economies; management of health, safety and well-being. To learn more, see Professor De Cieri's "Featured Ambassador Profile" here!
Wolfgang Mayrhofer, Austria
Wolfgang Mayrhofer is Professor of Business Administration, holds a chair for management and organisational behaviour at WU Vienna, Austria, and is Program Director of Doctoral studies at WU. He regularly conducts trainings for both public and private organisations, especially in the area of outdoor-training. He has taught in various international programs and is a research fellow at the Centre for Global Workforce Strategy, Simon Fraser University, Canada. He is also a member of the academic advisory board of the Association of Human Resource Management in International Organisations, an associate at the Centre for Research into the Management of Expatriation, Cranfield, UK, and an appointed visiting professor at Henley Management College, UK. He is a member of the editorial/advisory editorial board of the Journal for Managerial Psychology, the Journal for Cross-Cultural Competence and Management, the Journal of the International Society for Research in Healthcare Financial Management, the Journal of Management Spirituality and Religion, Management Revue, Zeitschrift für Personalforschung, The Jordanian Journal of Administrative Sciences, the ESADE-DEUSTO Series 'Managing people in 21st Century Organsations' and a corresponding member of Journal for East European Management Studies.
Astrid Reichel, Austria
Astrid Reichel is a full professor and head of the Human Resource Management Group at the University of Salzburg, Austria. Previously she held positions as an associate and assistant professor at WU Vienna and as research fellow at the University of Vienna, where she also earned her Ph.D. in social and economic sciences. Her research focuses on macro-aspects of HRM, especially influencing factors on power and organization of HRM departments, international comparative HRM and new forms of (international) work. Her articles have been published in journals such as Human Resource Management, HRM Review, International Journal of HRM, Decision Support Systems, Journal of Management Information Systems.
Filip Lievens, Belgium
Filip Lievens is Professor at the Department of Personnel Management and Work and Organizational Psychology at Ghent University, Belgium. In 1999, he earned his Ph.D. from the same university. He has been a visiting professor at University of Minnesota, Bowling Green State University, University of Guelph, University of Zürich, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Management University, University of Valencia, and University of Giessen. He was a book review editor before for the International Journal of Selection and Assessment and serves as editorial board member for seven journals. He is the author of over 100 articles and has published among others in the Annual Review of Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Management. He has received several awards, one of which is the prestigious Distinguished Early Career Award of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. He was the first European winner of the award. He also won the Douglas Bray and Ann Howard Award that recognizes outstanding contributions in the assessment domain. The research interests of Filip Lievens deal with staffing and particularly with personnel selection (e.g., assessment centers, situational judgment tests) and recruitment (e.g., organizational attractiveness, employer branding).
Frederik Anseel, Belgium
Frederik Anseel is an Associate Professor of Work Psychology at Ghent University and is currently the Chair of the Department of Personnel Management, Work and Organizational Psychology. He teaches, conducts research, and consults across a range of areas in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, including performance appraisal, learning and development, work motivation, innovation management and employee assessment issues. He is on the editorial boards of Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business and Psychology, and European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.
Dorothy Mpabanga, Botswana
Dorothy Mpabanga is a Deputy Director in the Center of Specialization in Public Administration and Management (CESPAM) and lecturer of Human Resource Management in the Department of Political and Administrative Studies (PAS), University of Botswana. Dorothy obtained her undergraduate degree in Public Administration and Sociology from the University of Botswana and M.Sc. in Development Economics and Project Planning and Appraisal from the University of Bradford (UK). She holds a Ph.D. in Human Resource Management from the University of Strathclyde (Scotland). She holds membership to various bodies including the Democracy Research Project and the International Research Society for Public Management. Before joining the University of Botswana, she brought in with her vast industry experience as she worked for eleven years at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry as an Industrial and Senior Industrial Officer (Project Analyst) and for three years at the Central Bank of Botswana as a Research Officer and Acting Senior Economist. She also has various publications in Human Resource Management, Constraints to industrial Development in Botswana, NGO management, Performance Management Systems, ICT in Botswana, governance, elections and electoral processes in Botswana.
Allan Claudius Querioz Barbosa, Brazil
Allan Barbosa is Associate Professor at Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) since 1993. He had his Post Doctor in Lisbon Technical University (UTL), Superior Institute of Management and Economics (2005/2006). His had his specialization studies at ILO (Turin, 1999 and 2000). He had his undergraduate degree in Economics in 1985, Master in Business Administration in 1989 and his doctoral degree in 1995. He is a coordinator of interdisciplinary center research about management in organizations and Human Resources Management Observatory in Health and an Associated Editor, Council member and responsible for evaluation of several reviews in the Business Administration field, which has a great impact in the academic world in Brazil. He also has experience on public management by having the position as the President of the Foundation, an Assistant Pro-Rector of Human Resources, Coordinator, Deputy Coordinator of Post-Graduate Studies and a coordinator of Doctorate in Business Administration.
Claudia Cristina Bitencourt, Brazil
Claudia Bitencourt is currently full professor at Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (UNISINOS), Brazil.
She is the Associate Dean of the Graduate Program in Business Administration and her last publications are related to global leadership, social innovation and dynamic capabilities.
She was visiting researcher at the University of Queensland (Australia, 2000 and 2003); Universidade de Lisboa (2006); the Thunderbird School of Global Management (Fulbright scholar, USA, 2009); the University of Texas Pan-American (USA, 2009 and 2010).
She is author of the following books (published in Portuguese): Competencies management and learning in organizations (2005), Managing people (2004, 2010); In the path of competencies (2013).
Lucia Miree, Bulgaria
Lucia Miree is currently a Professor of Business at the American University in Bulgaria. She teaches Organizational Behavior, Human Resources Management, and a number of elective seminars in compensation and benefits, training, and performance management. She has been a college professor for over twenty years has lived and worked overseas for the past ten years, including time in Israel and the last six years in Bulgaria. She graduated from Auburn University with an undergraduate degree in foreign languages, Spanish and French, and completed her master’s degree in communication research and her doctoral degree in organizational behavior at Florida State University. She completed a Masters of Public Health at Boston University, specializing in health care management. Her main research interest is occupational stress. She developed and has been refining a cost model for application to individual business environments. Newer research interests also include the development of cultural intelligence and the impact of privacy regulations on business functions. She maintains an active international consulting practice, providing training and development services to private companies, government units, and not-for-profit organizations.
Ariane Ollier-Malaterre, Canada
Ariane Ollier-Malaterre, Ph.D, is a Professor of management at Université du Québec A Montreal (UQAM). She graduated from Sciences Po Paris summa cum laude and has a 10-year professional experience as management consultant with Accenture, project leader at Sciences Po Paris, and entrepreneur. She earned a PhD in Organizational Behavior and Management from ESSEC Business School and CNAM University, France, in 2007, and was a post-doctoral fellow with the Sloan Center on Aging and Work at Boston College. Her research focuses on work-life dynamics at the individual level, the organizational level and the country level. Her work was published in top-tier journals, including the Academy of Management Review, Human Relations and the Journal of Vocational Behavior. She recently co-edited a special issue of the European Management Journal analyzing the impact of national contexts on employers’ implementation of work-life programs and employees’ experiences of work and life. Her research was featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and Le Monde. She has been named ‘Professor of the week’ by the Financial Times.
Andres Raineri, Chile
Andres Raineri is currently an Assistant Professor in the Business School at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He has a Ph.D. in Psychology and a M.S. in Business Management and Policy from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, New York (1991). He has consulting experience with the Chilean Securities and Exchange Office (2006), Hasbro (2004-2005), the Association of Chilean Internal Revenue Services Office (2004), and Banco Santander – Banco Santiago (2002). His research includes motivations and collectivism, frauds, and work satisfaction. He has (co-) authored several articles in these areas published in outlets such as Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Journal of Business Research, Behavioral Decision Theory and Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. Andrés' teaching interests include HRM, OB and Organizational Change. Prior to his academic career, heworked for two years as a human resource executive in New York, and for four years as a senior consultant in a human resources consulting company in Santiago. He has also rendered consulting in human resources for several companies in the electricity, banking and nonprofit sectors in Chile among others.
James (Jian Min) Sun, China
Jian-Min (James) Sun , Ph.D (Beijing Normal University) is a professor in the School of Labor and Human Resource, and currently associate dean of the School of Science and the chair of department of Psychology at Renmin University of China. His research interests focus on strategic human resource management and leadership. He has published in journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Leadership Quarterly, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Management and Organization Review among others. He is on editorial board of both management and psychological journals such as AJSP, AMLE, APJM, IJHRM, JBP, and JMP. He is a leading scholar, educator, and consultant in human resource management and executive development in China and beyond. He has been a visiting scholar in Austria, Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, German, Spain, UK, and USA. He was Fulbright scholar of 2007-2008 at University of Florida. He is the winner of service award of AOM in 2014.
Jaime Andrés Bayona Bohórquez, Colombia
Jaime Andrés Bayona Bohórquez (Colombia) is an assistant professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at the Business Administration Department, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, Colombia. He holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Universidad Nacional de Colombia, and a master degree in Work and Organizational Psychology from Universitat de Barcelona and Université Paris Descartes, he is currently finishing his Ph.D. in Human Resources Psychology from Universitat de Valencia, Spain. His current research interests focuses on the characteristics of good jobs, the inclusion of informal workers in the formal labor market and the effectiveness of student-centered teaching methods.
Brosh Teucher, Costa Rica
Brosh M. Teucher is an Assistant Professor of Human Resources and Organization at INCAE Business School, Costa Rica. He teaches courses in human resources, organizational change, management processes, and negotiations in MBA, executive MBA, and executive education programs in Central and Latin America. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Geography from Haifa University (Haifa, Israel), a M.Sc. in Behavioral and Management Sciences - Industrial Psychology from the Technion - Israel institute of Technology (Haifa, Israel) and a Ph.D. in Business Administration - Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior from the University of Washington (Seattle, United States). His research focuses on the impact of organizational factors on stock prices, cultural elements and determinants of high-performance organizations, and cultural differences in negotiation and conflict resolution. He is currently a visiting scholar at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Tomislav Hernaus, Croatia
Tomislav Hernaus is an Assistant Professor of Organizational and Work Design at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Zagreb, where he teaches several courses at the undergraduate, graduate and MBA level. He was a Visiting Scholar at the Marshall School of Business of the University of Southern California, and an Associate EMAB Fellow at the EuroMed Academy of Business. He holds the Certificate in Organization Design received from the Center for Effective Organizations, Los Angeles. He is the author or co-author of three books, a dozen book chapters, and a significant number of scientific papers published in refereed journals such as the Journal of Organisational Change Management, Expert Systems with Applications, and Business Process Management Journal. He received several awards and honors for his scientific contribution such as the National Science Award of the Republic of Croatia, and the Emerald/EMBRI Business Research Award for Emerging Researchers. His multi-level research interests include: organization design, business process management, HR organization, work design and job interventions, innovative work behavior, and knowledge hiding. Currently, he is a research project grant holder of the Croatian Science Foundation (Fostering Innovative Work Behavior of Public Employees by Using Work Design Interventions).
Nina Pološki Vokić, Croatia
Nina Pološki Vokić is a full professor of management and human resource management (HRM) at the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), University of Zagreb, where she teaches management, HRM and research methodology subjects at graduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. From 2002 to 2020, she was teaching HRM metrics, comparative HRM and internal HRM for various summer school and undergraduate programs at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. She is a co-author of 3 university textbooks in Croatian (“Foundations of management”, “Contemporary management – skills, systems & challenges” & “Handbook for research methodology”) and 1 scientific book in English (“Gender Equality in the Workplace: Macro and Micro Perspectives on the Status of Highly Educated Women“, published by Palgrave Macmillan), a co-editor of 3 scientific books in Croatian, as well as a (co)author of numerous book chapters and scientific papers. She participated in multiple national and international scientific projects, such as CRANET research (as a representative of Croatia in the CRANET network). She is a co-head of the postgraduate study program “Human Resource Management” at the University of Zagreb, and a member of the "Committee for Scientific Conferences and Scientific Associations" at the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education from 2004. Her current research interests include employer branding, HRM metrics, comparative HRM, and managing diversity with a focus on gender equality.
Eleni Stavrou-Costea, Cyprus
Eleni is presently an Associate Professor of Management and Organization at the University of Cyprus. She has received her Ph.D. in Management and Organization at the George Washington University, USA where she was also co-founder and Director of Programs and Operations of the Center for Family Enterprise. She received her MBA in Human Resources Management/Human Resource Information Systems and a B.Sc. in Marketing and Management at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, USA. She has widely published articles including in various academic journals, such as Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Business Ethics, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Small Business Management, and International Small Business Journal. Her research interests include: work-life issues; strategic comparative human resource management; intergenerational transitions in family firms; and culture. Largely as a result of her initiative, the University of Cyprus is one of the few in Southern Europe and in the Middle East that promote and publish research in the emerging field of family enterprise. She has been developing and executing training workshops and acts as an organizational consultant to various organizations.
Martina Fejfarova, Czech Republic
Martina Fejfarová holds M.Sc. in the field of Economics and Management and Ph.D. in Management granted by the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague. Since 2005 she has been a member of the Department of Management of the Faculty of Economics and Management of the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague. She is a main researcher and a co-researcher of several significant projects. The main areas of her research cover human resource management (developing competencies and competency models, performance management, career management, and talent management), knowledge management (knowledge transfer and knowledge continuity management), risk management, crisis management, and business continuity management.
Liza Castro-Christiansen, Denmark
Dr. Liza Castro Christiansen is a Visiting Academic Fellow at the Henley Business School, University of Reading in the UK. She received her Executive MBA and DBA at Henley Management College in the UK in 1999 and 2006, respectively. She has been Senior Lecturer in Marketing at the Aarhus Business College in Denmark since 2001. She supervises Doctoral associates researching within the areas of Leadership, Change and Learning and MBA candidates writing their dissertations in Marketing. She originally came from the Philippines where she obtained her double Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and International Studies. Her current research interests are in the alignment of HR strategy and business strategy and its relationship to organizational performance, HR competencies and leadership and change. She has presented her work at the British Academy of Management Conference and has received the Best Paper Award, HR Track at the BAM in September 2009. She also serves as a reviewer and chair for track sessions at the BAM and has published in the Journal of General Management in the UK and in the Henley Working Paper Series.
Dana Minbaeva, Denmark
Dana Minbaeva is a Professor of Strategic and Global Human Resource Management at the Department for Strategic Management and Globalization, and the Head of the Ph.D. school in Economics and Management, Copenhagen Business School. Her research on strategic international HRM, knowledge sharing and transfer in multinational corporations has appeared in journals as Journal of International Business Studies, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Review, and Management International Review among others. Dana is on the Editorial Boards of Human Resource Management and Human Resource Management Journal. She has previously taught in Kazakhstan, Russia, Lithuania, Kyrgyzstan, and Finland as well as having held visiting research positions in the UK, Ireland, Australia and Canada.
Adam Smale, Finland
Adam Smale is Professor in the Department of Management at the University of Vaasa, Finland. He commenced his Ph.D. in 2004, focusing on HRM in MNC subsidiaries. He actively teaches a range of subjects at the University of Vaasa, including international management, human resource management and strategic management. He actively teaches HRM on masters and doctoral and MBA programmes. He is part of the international 5C network that conducts multi-country research on global careers. He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance. His research interests focus on HRM in multinational firm settings and has been published in, amongst others, Journal of International Business Studies, International Business Review, Human Resource Management, International Journal of HRM and Journal of World Business.
Jennie Sumelius, Finland
Jennie Sumelius is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at the University of Vaasa, Finland. She received her PhD from the Hanken School of Economics in 2009, and has been a visiting scholar at Uppsala University and the University of Melbourne. Her research focuses on people management issues in multinational corporations, including talent management, the HR function, identification, and employee perceptions, and she teaches International Human Resource Management on the Master’s Programme in International Business. Her work has been published in Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management Studies, Human Resource Management, and Journal of World Business, amongst others. She currently works in two large-scale Academy of Finland funded research projects on the role and influence of the HR function, and the digitalization of people management.
Emmanuelle Léon, France
Emmanuelle Léon is Associate Professor of Human Resource Management at ESCP Europe Paris campus and, since 2011, Scientific Director of the Advanced Master in Human Resource & Organization Management. She graduated from ESSEC Business School with a M.Sc. in Management (1994) and holds a Specialist Master in Human Resource Management from CNAM. She earned her Doctorate from CNAM-ESSEC (2006). She earned her Doctorate Summa Cum Laude from CNAM-ESSEC in 2006 on "Remote management". Her main interests in terms of research are new organizational forms (remote management, virtual teams, telework). Her current research projects deal with the following questions: how do managerial relationships evolve in a geographically distributed context? What are the impacts of telework on career management? Which personal and professional transitions are needed when moving into telework? She was also visiting fellow at ILR (Cornell University) in 2011 - where she participates to several research projects within CAHRS, and attended the International Teachers Programme (ITP) at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in July 2010.
Marion Festing, Germany
Marion Festing is currently the rector of the Berlin Campus of ESCP Europe. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Paderborn and Professor of Human Resource Management and Intercultural Leadership at ESCP-EAP European School of Management in Berlin which she also holds position as the European Research Dean. She has written or co-authored over fifty book chapters and journal articles and published in international journals such as Management International Review, and Economic and Industrial Demography. She is the co-editor of ZfP-German Journal of Human Resource Research and serves on the editorial boards of Career Development International and Zeitschrift für Management. Her main field of research is international human resource management. In a three-continental team together with Peter Dowling (New Zealand) and Allen Engle (USA) she has published a textbook on International Human Resource Management, (6th Ed, London: 2013). Other publications include a book on Strategic International Human Resource Management, a co-authored German textbook on International Human Resource Management and guest-edited special issues of Management International Review and the German Journal on Research on HRM on IHRM.
David Zoogah, Ghana
Dr. David B. Zoogah is Associate Professor of Business Administration at Morgan State University in Baltimore, USA. He teaches Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior courses at the graduate and undergraduate level. His current research focuses on Human Resources Management, Organizational Behavior, and Green Management in both Western and African contexts. His research has been published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, International Journal of Human Resources Management, International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, International Journal of Leadership Studies, Journal of Occupational and Industrial Psychology, ZeitschriftfürPersonalforschung (German Journal of Human Resources Management), and Journal of African Business (JAB). He is also the international representative committee member of the OB Division of the Academy of Management, Membership Committee Member of the Gender, Diversity and Organization (GDO) Division. He has won the Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management, Outstanding Reviewer award of the OB Division, and Strategic Doing Proposal award of the Academy of Management.
Felicity Asiedu-Appiah, Ghana
Felicity Asiedu-Appiah is a lecturer in Human Resource Management and Organisational Studies at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) where she is involved in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and supervision. She also coordinates post graduate programmes at the KNUST School of Business. She obtained her master’s degree in Management and Human Resource Management from the Nottingham Trent University in United Kingdom and is currently undertaking her PhD programme in Management Studies at the KNUST. Her research interests include Work-Life Balance, Performance Management and Human Resource Management Practices in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises. She has published in journals such as the Journal of African Business and the International Journal of Business and Management Studies. She is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management and also a member of the African Academy of Management (AFAM).
James Abugre, Ghana
James Abugre (Ghana) is a Senior Lecturer at the department of Organization & Human Resource Management of the University of Ghana Business School, Legon. Dr. Abugre teaches and researches in the area of human resource management, Organizational communication, international business, and expatriate work. He received his PhD from Swansea University in the UK, and has published works in the area of human resource management, employee communication, and cross-cultural communication as Journal articles, Book chapters, and monographs. Dr. Abugre sits in many committees in the University of Ghana Business School and also serves an external examiner to some tertiary institutions in Ghana.
Olga Epitropaki, Greece
Dr. Olga Epitopaki is currently the Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, ALBA Graduate Business School, Greece, the Stavros Costopoulos Chair in HRM and Academic Director of the ALBA MSc in Strategic HRM. She is also a Senior Lecturer, Aston University, U.K. She earned her Ph.D. from the School of Psychology in Cardiff University. She has a B.Sc. from the School of Social Sciences in the University of Crete and a M.Sc. from the School of Psychology in Cardiff University. She received her BSc under the School of Social Sciences in University of Crete, MSc and Ph.D. under the School of Psychology in Cardiff University. Her teaching and research interests are in the areas of leadership, emotions in organisations, psychological contracts and diversity management. Her doctoral research was specifically focused on the role of cognitive processes for understanding managerial leadership, with a special emphasis on transformational and charismatic types of leadership. For her doctoral thesis she won the 2001 Jepson School Award for Outstanding Dissertations in Leadership Studies, and was among the six finalists for the 2000 Newman Best Dissertation Award for the Academy of Management.
Maria Vakola, Greece
Maria Vakola (PhD) is an organisational psychologist and she is currently working as an Associate Professor at the Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece. Maria has published in academic journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Communications of the ACM, Journal of Applied Behavioural Sciences etc and has presented her work in academic conferences. Her research interests focus on the psychology of organizational change and more specifically on change recipients' reactions to organizational change. She is the co-founder of a newly created international forum for psychology of organizational change (IFPOC) aims at bringing together researchers of this field. She has published three books and she is the editor the HR Case study series aiming at bridging the gap between academia and industry. Maria has delivered many in-house training programs and she has received awards for teaching excellence from both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Maria has received an award for innovation in human resources management from the Hellenic Management Association for the non-profit initiative against graduates unemployment called job-pairs.gr.
Ray Tak-yin Hui
Dr Ray Hui is currently Assistant Professor at the Open University of Hong Kong. He obtained his Ph.D. from City University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining OUHK, he taught in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, University of Macau, and Hang Seng Management College. His publications are on employee coaching, work motivation, leadership, emotions, and creativity in organizational contexts. His research have been published in such refereed journal as Journal of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Development Quarterly, and also presented at several international academic conferences, such as the Academy of Management Conference.
Despite teaching and research, he also conducted practical skill workshops for students in both secondary and tertiary institutions and the community, such as job searching technique, emotion management, critical and creative thinking and coaching techniques. In recent years, he also provided consultancy services to local companies, such as Work Efficiency Enhancement Project for Holiday Inn Golden Miles Hotel (IHG Groups).
Dr. József Poór, Hungary
Dr. József Poór is a Professor of Management in the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, Szent István University Hungary, where he teaches a variety of management courses. He earned his Ph.D. from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Budapest. He is Professor of Management at J.Selye University Komarno (Slovakia). He served as guest professor at five different US universities (PAMI-Honolulu, Bellermine-Louisville, EKU-Richmond, Saginaw-Michigan, CSU-Cleveland) and taught thirteen summer semesters between. He lectured at Catholic University-Lyon, France three times. He was as a Erasmus guest lecturer at many other European universities (Cranfield, UK; University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt am Main, Germany; University Arnhem, Holland, Bergen, School of Economics, Norway) and visiting professor at University Bucharest and University Cluj, Romania as well. He was senior manager (Managing Director, Country Manager and senior consultant) at different internationally recognized professional service firms (Mercer, HayGroup, Diebold) and at a private business school (International Management Center, Budapest). His scholarly publications have appeared in more than ten internationally referred journals. He wrote twenty seven books and book-chapters in Hungarian, one book (Walter-Kluwer-Complex) and five book-chapters (Addison-Wisley, Chapman & Hall, Kogan Page, Prentice Hall and Routledge) in English and one book in Romanian alone or as co-author.
Ingi Runar Edvardsson, Iceland
Dr. Ingi Runar Edvardsson is Professor of Management at the Faculty of Business and Science, University of Akureyri, Iceland. He has been acting dean for the Faculty since 2008, and has been the head of the master program in Business Administration. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology at the Department of Sociology, University of Lund, Sweden. His work has been published in international journals such as Employee Relations, Knowledge Management Research & Practice, and International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning. His current research focuses on knowledge management and its relations with HRM, outsourcing of services activities, globalization and labor market development in the Nordic countries, management practices in Icelandic firms, and distance education in management. He has also presented his work in international conferences, and published books and in international journals (Employee Relations, Knowledge Management Research & Practice, and International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning). His teaching experience includes management, organizational theory, knowledge management, HRM-related as well as methodological courses, and supervising students.
Radha Sharma, India
Radha R. Sharma is Raman Munjal (Hero Moto Corp) Chair Professor and Professor of Organizational Behavior & Human Resource Development at Management Development Institute, India. She has been Chair Professor at HHL Graduate School of Management, Germany and has been a visiting Professor to International University Schloss Reichartshausen, European Business School, Germany; ESCP –Europe, Italy; Wittenberg Centre for Global Ethics. She has taught HRM, international OB, change management and intercultural managerial competencies, case writing and case study courses in their global MBA and PhD programs. She is an executive alumnus Harvard Business School. She has been on the Human Relations & IR Committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, India; elected member of the National Council of Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD); and on Human Capital Development Committee of Federation of Indian Chapter of Commerce and Industry. She has published 12 books including Organizational Behavior, Change Management & Organizational Transformation; 360 Degree, Competency Mapping & Assessment Centers and special issues on managerial competencies and emotional intelligence of Vision (Sage) as Co-Editor/Editor and is Associate Editor, Frontiers in Psychology. Her areas of research interests are competencies, gender issues, emotional intelligence, executive burnout and employee well-being.
Pawan Budhwar, India
Pawan Budhwar is a Professor of International HRM and Associate Dean Research at Aston Business School, UK. He received his doctorate from Manchester Business School. He is the co-founder and first President of the Indian Academy of Management, an affiliate of AOM. He is also the Director of Aston India Foundation for Applied Research. He has been a visiting Professor to institutes in India, Germany and France. He published over 80 articles in leading journals (such as HRM, OBHDP, JIBS, JOB, Human Relations, Organization Studies) on people management related topics with a specific focus on India and written and/or co-edited 10 books on HRM related topics for different national and regional contexts. He is an Associate Editor of Human Resource Management and the incoming Joint Editor-in-Chief of British Journal of Management, an advisor to the Commonwealth Commission, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and British Academy of Management, a chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Budi Soetjipto, Indonesia
Budi W. Soetjipto is Associate Professor and Managing Director of the Institute of Management, University of Indonesia. He obtained his Doctoral degree in Business Administration, majoring in organizational behavior, from Cleveland State University, Ohio, USA. Budi was appointed as Member of the Commissioner Board of Pertamina Geothermal Energy, Ltd. in August of 2008 as well as Vice President of Human Resource Indonesia Foundation since 2004. He was Member of Nomination and Renumeration Committee of the Commissioner Board of Telecommunication Indonesia, Ltd. (2002-2003) and National Electricity Company, Ltd. (2004-2007). He has published almost 200 articles in national and international magazines, newspapers and journals, including his seminal work in the Academy of Management Journal (December 2006). His research interest is in employee change readiness, leader-member exchange, corporate culture, isomorphism impact on individual employees, talent management and employee engagement. Budi has also been involved in numerous HR consulting works, mostly in Indonesia state-owned companies and Indonesia government agencies, some are funded by international agencies such Asian Development Bank, European Union and United Nations Development Program.
Michal Biron, Israel
Michal Biron joined the Faculty of Management at the University of Haifa in 2009. Before joining the university, she was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Department of Human Resource Studies in Tilburg University, the Netherlands, where she still serves as a visiting researcher. She received her Ph.D. in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations from the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management at the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology. She is the Chair of the Academy of Management HR Division’s Ambassadors Program, and a co-chair of the HR Division’s International Committee. Her work has been published in Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. Her research focuses on the nature of peer relations in the workplace, HRM in service organizations, employee deviance, knowledge management, and career development. Her articles have also appeared in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Relations, and International Journal of Human Resource Management, and others. To learn more, see Professor Biron's "Featured Ambassador Profile" here!
Hilla Peretz, Israel
Hilla Peretz is a senior faculty member in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, ORT Braude College, Israel. She received her PhD, summa cum laude, from the University of Haifa, Israel, and completed a postdoctoral research fellow at the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University in New York. Her research interests concern international human resource management, particularly cross culture aspects. Her work has been published in Journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Cross Culture Psychology, and the International Journal of Human Resource Management. Dr. Peretz participates in international research initiatives and networks, represents Israel in CRANET network on International Human Resource Management, and COST Action – the Dynamics of Virtual Work. To learn more, see Professor Peretz's "Featured Ambassador Profile" here!
Silvia Bagdadli, Italy
Silvia Bagdadli is Associate Professor of Organization and Human Resource Management at the Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. She is also Senior Professor of HRM at SDA Bocconi, the Business School of Bocconi University. Since 2008, she has been the Director of Executive Master in Strategic Human Resource Management (EMSHRM), an international program for Executives SDA Bocconi is teaching in partnership with Cornell University Faculty. She is a member of the AOM (HR and Career Division), Egos network (Convenor in 2006) and Euram (Convenor in 2013). Her research and teachings are in the areas of HRM and career management where she is interested in the intersection of the individual and the organizational perspective and in understanding the relation between HRM, career management, and organizational performance. Her current projects are currently HR and sustainability (G.O.L.D.E.N international project); the development of a contingent model for the role of HR in M&A; the meaning of talent and talent management across cultures (START international project); the role of HPWP in public service organizations; the organizational determinants of objective career success; determinants and consequences of career success around the globe (5C international project).
Martina Gianecchini, Italy
Martina Gianecchini, Ph.D. from the University of Udine, is Associate Professor of Human Resource Management at the University of Padova, Italy. She is also the Scientific Director of the Executive Master in Human Resource Management at CUOA Business School (Italy). She has been Visiting Scholar at Université de Montréal (Canada), Katholieke Universiteit of Leuven (Belgium) and Liaoning University of Shenyang (China). She is member of the Academy of Management, European Academy of Management, European Group of Organization Studies. Her main research interests are on career management, labor market dynamics, and entrepreneurship especially in cross-cultural contexts. She is member of the international research group 5C (Cross-Cultural Collaboration on Contemporary Careers - https://5c.careers/), which involves more than 30 countries and aims at understanding meanings, determinants and outcomes of careers around the world. Her work has been published in Organization Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, International Journal of Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Journal, Human Resource Management Review, European Management Journal and others.
Brian Harney, Ireland
Brian Harney is a Lecturer in HRM at Dublin City University Business School and Deputy Director (Knowledge) of the Leadership, Innovation and Knowledge (LInK) research centre. He completed his PhD at the Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. He holds an undergraduate degree from Trinity College, Dublin and an MBS in People Management and Strategy from the National University of Ireland, Galway. He is also a Fellow of the Cambridge European Society, an Academic Fellow of the Centre for International HRM, University of Cambridge and a recipient of the Management Institute's Sir Charles Harvey Medal. In 2010 Brian received a DCU President’s award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning while his PhD dissertation received an Honorable Mention in the Labor and Employment Relations Association’s Thomas A. Kochan and Stephen R. Sleigh Best Dissertation Competition.
Tomoki Sekiguchi, Japan
Tomoki Sekiguchi (Japan) is a Professor of Management at the Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University, Japan. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington, USA, M.B.A. from Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan, and B.L. from the University of Tokyo, Japan. His research interests center around employee behaviors, organizational justice, person-environment fit, hiring decision making, management fashion, cross-cultural organizational behavior and international human resource management. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for Applied Psychology: An International Review and the Asia Pacific Management Review, a Guest Editor for the Asia Pacific Journal of Management and Asian Business & Management, and is a member of the editorial boards of Cross Cultural Management: An International Journal, the Australian Journal of Organisational Psychology and the Japanese Journal of Administrative Science. His work has been published in such journals as Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and the Journal of World Business. He was the 2014 Conference Chair of the Anuual Conference of Association of Japanese Business Studies (AJBS) and currently serves as a secretary of AJBS.
Ilona Bučiūnienė, Lithuania
Ilona Buciuniene is the Dean of PhD Studies and Chairman of Doctoral Committee at ISM University of Management and Economics, Lithuania. She is an expert at the Lithuanian Research Council and Centre for Quality Assessment in Higher Education of Lithuania. Her research has been published in scholarly journals such as International Journal of Human Resource Management, Journal of Vocational Behaviour, Employee Relations and others. She is the author and co-author of books and case studies published by Routledge, Palgrave Macmillan and other publishers. She was the Editor of Personnel Management Directory for Lithuanian HRM professionals. Professor Buciuniene participates in international research initiatives and networks, represents Lithuania in CRANET network on International Human Resource Management, COST Action - the Dynamics of Virtual Work, and serves as the Ambassador for Lithuania at the Academy of Management HR Division's Ambassadors Program. Research areas: HRM, Responsible HRM, HRM in Central and Eastern European countries, HRM-performance linkage, Integration of disadvantage groups in to labour market, Aging, Telework, Performance management.
Li-Yun Sun, Macau
Li-Yun Sun is a professor of Management at school of Business, Macau University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D. in management from Hong Kong Baptist University. His research work appears in such journals as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Management and Organization Review and others. He was one of winners of Outstanding Reviewer Awards of Academy of Management meeting (OB section, 2015) and a Sage journal (GOM, 2015).
Ting WU, Macau
Ting Wu is Assistant Professor of Management at Macau University of Science and Technology. She received her Ph.D. from National Sun Yet-sen University, Taiwan. Her research interests include diversity management and strategic HRM, especially in work-life balance field. She is a member of the Academy of Management, Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR), and Asian Academy of Management (AAoM). Dr. Wu’s teaching areas include Strategic HRM (BBA programs & Mater programs), OB (BBA programs), Strategic Management (Mater programs) & Nonprofit Management (Mater programs).
Chew Kok Wai, Malaysia
Kok Wai Chew (Malaysia) is an Associate Professor, Faculty of Management, Multimedia University, Malaysia. He was an Associate and Visiting Scholar, Singapore Internet Research Center, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Visiting Scholar, College of Business Administration, Chonnam National University, Korea, and Visiting Research Scholar, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India. He has more than 80 research publications and conference presentations. He adopts a multi-disciplinary approach to his research topics. As Principal Investigator, he has completed two e-commerce research projects funded by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia and a leadership effectiveness and Generation Y employees research project funded by Multimedia University Foundation. As a Co-Principal Investigator, he has completed a human resource management research project funded by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia. He is currently a Co-Principal Investigator for an e-commerce research project funded by Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education, Indonesia; a high performance work practices, a Malaysian aged-friendly community index, an Internet use, addiction and job productivity, and creativity indicators in cultural businesses research projects funded by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia. His current research interests are in generation Y studies.
Samir Salek, Morocco
Samir Salek is an associate lecturer at the ENCG business school of Hassan 1st University and is currently the Scientific Director of OMPM, an independent scientific and professional institute of research in management in Morocco. He graduated with an engineer degree from the ENSIAS engineering school of Mohamed V University, Morocco in 1998 and holds a master degree from Grenoble Social Sciences University, France, in 2005. He has an 18-year professional experience as management consultant in the public and private sectors in Morocco, France and others countries in Francophone Africa. He is currently Associate Director in charge of the HR/Organizational consulting Business Unit of Officium, a leading Management Consulting company. He is currently in the last stages of submitting a PhD research in HRM from the ENCG business school of Hassan 1st University. His research focuses on performance appraisal at the individual and the organizational levels and more specifically within the sales force and middle-managers. His work was communicated in several scientific congresses in Morocco and France. He is an active member in several scientific and professional organizations in Morocco (IMAS, AGEF) and International (AOM, AGRH).
Deanne N. Den Hartog, Netherlands
Deanne N. Den Hartog is Professor at the Department of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior of the Amsterdam Business School at the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. She was previously full professor of Organizational Psychology at the Faculty of Economics of Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands and worked as post-doc and assistant professor at the Free University Amsterdam after she received her Ph.D. She has (co-) authored many articles in these areas published in high quality outlets such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Leadership Quarterly, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management Journal, the International Journal of Human Resource Management, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, and serves as editorial board member for six journals. She is co-country investigator for the Netherlands in the 62-nation GLOBE research project focused on leadership across cultures. She was elected member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities in 2002; of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP) in 2006, and the board of the Dutch HRM network in 2007.
Corine Boon, Netherlands
Corine Boon is Assistant Professor of Human Resource Management at Amsterdam Business School, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. She holds a master’s degree in Business Economics and a Ph.D. in Human Resource Management, both from Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Her current research interests include strategic human resource management, fit in HRM, and person-environment fit. Her work has been published in journals such as Journal of Management, Human Resource Management, Human Resource Management Journal, Journal of Personnel Psychology, and the International Journal of Human Resource Management.
Jarrod Haar, New Zealand
Dr. Jarrod Haar is Associate Professor in the Department of Strategy & Human Resource Management. He received his Ph.D. in Organisational Behaviour/Human Resource Management from the University of Waikato on work-family issues. He is the principal investigator of a Marsden Grant entitled 'The Role of Maori Cultural Support for Employees and Employers' which explores the role of Maori culture in the workplace. In addition, he teaches an undergraduate paper in business research methods and one postgraduate paper on entrepreneurship and another entitled competitive advantage from work-family issues. In addition to his work-family and indigenous research, he also researches on the strategic intent of New Zealand firms and the role of technology in firms, and is particularly interested in corporate entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial traits, including amongst indigenous peoples. He is widely published in local and international journals with over 85 refereed publications including 25 refereed journal articles, most recently in the International Journal of Human Resource Management and he recently co-edited a special issue on work-family issues in Australasia in the Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources.
Bard Kuvaas, Norway
Bård Kuvaas is a professor of Organizational Psychology at BI Norwegian School of Management in Oslo. He received his Ph.D. from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration. He is currently an Associate Dean for the Doctoral Program at BI Norwegian School of Management and is responsible for the program in Leadership and Organization. He teaches doctoral programs, executive programs in Norway and in Shanghai/China, and Master of Science programs. He is involved in several research collaboration projects with Norwegian organizations. He has published in journals such as Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Management Studies, International Journal of Human Resource Management, International Journal of Conflict Management, and Personnel Review and Employee Relations. His research interests include behavioral decision making (e.g. mood and framing, cognitive styles and decision making), organizational behavior (e.g. intrinsic motivation, social exchange theory, intragroup conflict), and micro HRM (e.g. the relationship between HR-practices/HR-systems and HR-outcomes, e.g. performance appraisal, training, pay and compensation, supportive HR-practices, and perceived investment in employee development).
Amna Yousaf, Pakistan
Dr Amna Yousaf started working with Swinburne University of Technology as Lecturer in the Department of Management & Marketing from March, 2017. She specializes in HRM/OB with her Masters leading to PhD from University of Twente, Netherlands (2010). She has also been working as Dissertation Advisor with the University of Liverpool in its online Management Programs since 2015. Before joining Swinburne, she was working with COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan as Assistant professor in HRM/OB between the period 2011-2017.
She has published her research work in some well recognized peer reviewed international journals such as International Journal of Human Resource Management, International Business Review, Personnel Review, International Journal of Conflict Management, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Cross Cultural and Strategic Management and Thunderbird International Business Review. She has also presented her work at leading international conferences such as British Academy of Management, Belfast (2013), Academy of Management Annual Meeting, USA (2011) and International HRM conference, UK (2007). Her key research areas revolve around influences of HR practices/HPWS on employee attitudinal and behavioral outcomes such as work engagement, job satisfaction, career success, job performance, innovative behaviours, intrinsic and extrinsic motivations and multiple foci and targets of commitment; situational, demographic and personality variables as main, mediating and/or moderating influences and HR Process, HR content and HR attributions.
Victoria Caparas, Philippines
Maria Victoria Caparas is Associate Professor at the University of Asia and the Pacific – School of Management. She received her Ph.D. in Management from University of Navarre (Spain), her Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of London (U.K.), and her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from University of the East (Philippines) graduated as summa cum laude. She was a topnotcher in the national board examination for Certified Public Accountants. Currently, she is a member of the Academy of Management (AOM) serving as a reviewer for its two conferences (2012-13) and is an Ambassador of the AOM-Human Resources Division.She teaches masteral courses in organizational behavior and human resource management. She has an active affiliation at the International Center of Work and Family and the Cross-cultural Management Network, IESE Business School, in Barcelona. She conducts research on people management with a focus on work-family balance, manager-subordinate trust relationships, diversity and inclusion. Her recent work includes a study of manager-subordinate trust in the Philippine context, research on work-family practices and policies in Asian countries, and presently, a study of how SMEs and large firms differ in work-family balance programs.
Peter Odrakiewicz, Poland
Peter Odrakiewicz has a Ph.D. in International Management and is the Vice-Rector in the Poznan University College of Business. He is also a Visiting Professor in the University of Debrecen. He has been educated in Canada, London and USA. He has a doctoral degree in Business Administration – International Management specialization. He is the Scientific President of Global Partnership Management Institute, Director of International Communication in Management Program in Department of Economics and Management, cross appointed in Department of Foreign Languages in PWSB (Poznan University College of Business), Fellow of GMJ scientific institute and Editor of the Global Management Journal. During his work as an executive account representative for DaimlerChrysler Canada head offices in Mississauga, Ontario, he was awarded with’ Western Union Chrysler Credit Canada’ best employee award in 2002 and completed additional College training certification in credit granting and collection procedures(Toronto, Canada 2002). In addition to his academic duties, he was appointed on the board of AMEX PPHU-company dealing with advertising, marketing and business consultancy services in Poland and EU, awarded scientific business advisor platinum award and manager of the year award by the Board of AMEX in Oct 2013.
Rita Cunha, Portugal
Rita Campos is Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior at the School of Economics and Business of Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA), Portugal. She has an undergraduate degree in Applied Psychology, from ISPA (Lisbon, Portugal), an M.A. in Human Resource Management, from New York University (NY, USA) and a Ph.D. in Management from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology – UMIST (U.K.). At NOVA, Rita is currently the Academic Director of the CEMS Master in International Management. She is a member of the AoM and Vice President of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management. She authored several books and book chapters and published in several academic journals such as: Leadership, Thunderbird International Business Review, International Journal of Human Resource Management, International Business Review, International Studies of Management and Organization, Management Research, Journal of Applied Management Studies, Journal of Managerial Psychology and Stress Medicine. She is a member of the Editorial Boards of Cross Cultural Management, Management Research, Comportamento Organizacional e Gestão, Tekhne, and Portuguese Journal of Management Studies. She became the Editor of Management Research, the official journal of the Iberoamerican Academy of Management in January 2009.
Kinga Kerekes, Romania
Kinga Kerekes is associate professor at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Babeş-Bolyai University from Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Subjects taught are: Human Resource Management (BA and MA level), Labor Management (BA level), Organizational Management (BA and MA level), Project Management (BA and MA level) and Rural Development Programs and Projects (MA level). Before starting her academic career in 2004, she had been working for over a decade in various non-profit organizations active in the field of youth and community work. She took her PhD degree in Economics in 2010, at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Babeş-Bolyai University. Her research focuses on the effective use of human resources both at micro (company) and macro (society) level, including the study of HR practices and of the labor market trends as well. Articles and books published are mainly in the fields of HRM and Rural Development. Since 2012 she is the editor-in chief of the journal Forum on Economics and Business / Közgazdász Fórum (published in English and Hungarian languages).
Anna Gryaznova, Russia
Anna Gryaznova is the Director of Academic Programs at the Graduate School of Business Administration, Moscow State University. Her responsibility involves the development of the network of international partnerships and creation of students and faculty exchanges opportunities. She received her specialist degree with distinction in psychology at Saint-Petersburg University, and a Master in Political Science degree from a joint master program at Moscow State University of International Relations and Sciences Po Paris. She got a Ph.D. in Economics from the Moscow State University. She represents GSBA MSU at ABEST21 – an international association of Pacific Rim business schools, based in Tokyo, Japan. Her primary research interests are within areas of human resources management and organizational behavior, specifically psychological contract and emotional competence. She has been involved recently in a cross-country study of business education in Pacific Rim countries. She also served for one year as a program assistant at United Nations Development Program in Russia and for six years as a researcher at ICSS, a Moscow-based think-tank prior to joining Moscow State University.
Audrey Chia, Singapore
Dr Audrey Chia is Associate Professor of Management and Organisation at the NUS Business School, National University of Singapore. She received her PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. Her first degree was in Philosophy and English, from the National University of Singapore. Her research and teaching interests are multi-disciplinary. She teaches in the senior executive UCLA-NUS MBA and the regular NUS MBA programmes. She is also a Steering Committee member of the Msc. (Environmental Management), programme at NUS. Her undergraduate courses include Change Management, Social and Ethical challenges in Management and Organizational Power and Culture. She has published in journals as diverse as the Academy of Management Executive, Science Communication, Jurimetrics: a journal of Law, Science and Technology and the Journal of Business Ethics. She has also co-authored two books, The Three Paradoxes: Working Women in Singapore and Culture and Management: A casebook. Her research has been presented at international conferences on Management, Applied Psychology and Socio-Economics. She is also the Director of NUS's executive programme in Leadership. She has received three University awards, two Faculty awards and numerous commendations for excellence in teaching.
Robert Kase, Slovenia
Robert Kaše (Slovenia) is an Associate Professor of Management at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Ljubljana, Department of Management and Organization, where he teaches various courses at the undergraduate, graduate, MBA and PhD level. His current research interests include HRM and social networks (relationships at work), careers, competencies, and emergence. His work has been published in journals like the Organization Science, the Human Resource Management, and the International Journal of Human Resource Management. He is an Associate Editor of the Human Resource Management (Wiley) and on advisory/editorial boards of Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, and Economic & Business Review. He is frequently involved in organization of academic conferences, workshops and tracks. Supporting interaction between research and practice he is an active member of the Slovenian HR Association, regular speaker at professional conferences, lecturer at executive trainings, and time-permitting works on applied projects, where he disseminates knowledge and learns from interesting organizations and talents.
Steven Poelmans, Spain
Dr. Steven Poelmans is currently Professor and Director of the Coaching Competency Center at EADA Business School in Barcelona, partner / director of WorkItOut, a firm dedicated to the development of social competencies, and scientific collaborator of the Leadership Development Research Center at ESADE Business School. He holds a Master in Organizational Psychology, a Master in Marketing Management and a Ph.D. in Management / Organizational Behavior (IESE Business School). He was a professor for 10 years at the Managing People in Organizations Department of IESE Business School where he taught leadership, self-leadership and coaching to MBA students and executives. He has published in journals like the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Organizational Behaviour, the International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, and Personnel Psychology. His research was nominated twice (2005; 2008) for the prestigious Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for the best paper in the multi-disciplinary field of work and family. He is co-author and editor of the academic volumes "Work and Family.
Karel Stanz, South Africa
Dr Karel Stanz is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Human Resource Management at the University of Pretoria. Previously, he was a full professor and Head of the Department of Human Resource Management at the University of Johannesburg. He was on sabbatical in 2010 as a visiting professor at the Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.Prof Karel Stanz, has also, apart from his academic obligations, been invited to co-chair the Industrial/Organisational/Work Psychology Division, as well as to serve on the extended Scientific Committee of the 30th International Congress of Psychology 2012. He also serves on the executive committee of the newly-founded Africa Academy of Management (AFAM) and hasbeen elected as the President of the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology in South Africa (SIOPSA) for the term 2012/2013 and was awarded Honorary Life Membership. He was also invited to serve as the South African Human Resources (HR) Ambassador on the Academy of Management ambassadors’ programme. He served on the Higher Education Committee of the South African Board of Personnel Practitioners (SABPP) since 2004 and was recently selected as Chair and therefore also serves on the Board of the SABPP. He currently serves on the International Advisory Board of the European Work and Organisational Psychology Conference for 2015 (EUWOP2015). He previously served on the selection panel for Deloitte’s “Best Company to Work For”, was the lead academic partner for the “Tomorrow’s Leaders Convention (2008-2010)” and the Rising Stars Summit and Awards.
Sewon Kim, South Korea
Sewon Kim is Associate Professor at SUNY Empire State. He received his PhD from Texas A&M University. Dr. Kim is a former recipient of dissertation awards from the Association for Talent Development (ATD—formerly ASTD), Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) and Emerald/European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD, highly commended). His work experience includes being an organization development practitioner and human resource manager/trainer in the strategic planning department of Hyundai (HMD Co., Ltd.), the Army of the Republic of Korea and nonprofit organizations, among others. Dr. Kim’s scholarly work has appeared in leading journals in human resources/organization behavior and related fields, and his recent recognition includes the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities. Previously, Dr. Kim served as an examiner of the best dissertation for the Academy of Management (AOM— Human Resources and Organizational Behavior Divisions) and is the current chair for the AHRD Malcolm S. Knowles Dissertation Award. His research and teaching interests are coaching, strategic talent management, organizational behavior and change, global management and leadership, and research methods.
Mevan Jayasinghe, Sri Lanka
Mevan Jayasinghe is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Management in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. He received his PhD in Management and Human Resources from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2013. His research focuses on socially-responsible human resource strategies and systems, and the associated consequences for employers (e.g. operational and financial performance) and employees (e.g. job quality, employment discrimination) across countries. His research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Management, and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. He received the International HRM Scholarly Research Award from the Academy of Management and the Best Dissertation Award from the Industry Studies Association for his research. He teaches negotiation and conflict resolution, high performance work systems, human resource strategy, and a capstone course in human capital and society.
Wajda Wikhamn, Sweden
Wajda Wikhamn (Sweden) is Associate Professor at the Department of Business Administration, School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg. She is a member at the Center for Global Human Resource Management (University of Gothenburg) and teaches courses in the areas of international human resource management, human resource accounting, and quantitative research methods. Her research interests focus on employee behaviors and attitudes, the changing nature of work, and innovation in organizations.
Petra Kipfelsberger, Switzerland
Petra Kipfelsberger is a senior faculty member at the Institute for Leadership and Human Resource Management, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. She received her Ph.D. in strategy and management from the University in St. Gallen in Switzerland. She has been a visiting scholar at Boston College, Boston and IESE Business School, Spain. Her research focuses on meaningful work, leadership, and HR practices. Her work has been published in journals such as Group and Organization Management, Journal of Managerial Psychology, and Frontiers in Psychology. She has received several research grants for her work on “leading with meaning” and has been awarded with the outstanding author contribution award of the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. Before entering the academic world, she worked as an HR project manager at a large international corporation.
Jennifer Sparr, Switzerland
Jennifer L. Sparr is a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the ETH Zurich, Switzerland at the Department of Management, Technology, and Economics. She obtained her doctorate from the psychology department at the University of Konstanz, Germany, in 2008, followed by three years of experience in consulting, and postdoc positions at the TUM School of Management in Munich, Germany, as well as the department of Politics and Administration at the University of Konstanz, Germany. Since then, she does research in the field of leadership, sensegiving, and change, following her passion for practically relevant research on leadership and team collaboration in complex, dynamic, and ever-changing work environments. Her research is published in outlets such as the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, the Journal of Business and Psychology, the Journal of Change Management and the Human Resources Development Quarterly.
Aicha Chuang, Taiwan
Aichia Chuang is Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management in the Department of Business Administration at the National Taiwan University where she earned her B.A. in Sociology. She earned her doctorate in Human Resources and Industrial Relations from the University of Minnesota. She serves as the Chair of the Best Student Conference Paper for the HR Division of the Academy of Management and as an editorial board member of Taiwanese journals such as the Management Review, NTU Management Review, and Journal of Management & Systems.
Canan Ceylan, Turkey
Canan Ceylan is an Associate Professor of Management and Organization in the School of Social Sciences, Department of Business Administration at Uludag University, Turkey. She received her Ph.D. in Management and Organization at Uludag University. She worked as a visiting scholar in Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Management, Department of Management of Technology and Innovation where she gave lectures on organizational creativity in master courses. Her current research focuses on linking HR systems/HR practices to HR outcomes, organizational culture and organizational climate for supporting various individual/organizational outcomes and linking work environments to creativity, social capital and innovation. She currently teaches various topics including HRM, management and organization, organizational behavior, and innovation management. Her research has been published in leading management journals such as Human Resource Management, the International Journal of Human Resource Management, and the Journal of Product Innovation Management. She is a member of the European Academy of Management (EURAM) where she serves as a reviewer, track organizer and track session chair for Annual Conferences.
Lale Tomruk Gumusluoglu, Turkey
Lale Gumusluoglu is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Business Administration at Bilkent University. She received her Ph.D. in Organization and Management from Hacettepe University. She offers Organizational Behavior, International Business, Business Strategy, and Entrepreneurship and Innovation management at undergraduate, MBA, and Executive MBA levels. She serves at the Executive Boards of Anatolian Strategic Research Foundation (ASRF), Technology Management Association, and Innovation Association in Turkey. Her articles have been published in the Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Business Research, Leadership, and International Journal of Market Research.
Justin Williams, Qatar
Justin Williams is currently working as Director of Student Services with the University of Calgary in Qatar. He is a member of Strategic Human Resource Management Association, Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, AACSB and others. His background is both professional and academic including positions in strategic planning, human resources, and faculty positions at the College of the North Atlantic and Royal Roads University. Justin is currently researching and publishing on the localization of human resources, a comparative study between expatriates and nationals in the GCC.
Scott Martin, UAE
Dr. Scott Martin joined the College of Business Sciences at Zayed University in January 2008. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the area of human resource management. Scott received his Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology and Quantitative Analysis at the Ohio State University (US). Prior to joining Zayed University, Scott worked in various business organizations in the United States for twenty years. His work has been published in leading management and psychology journals such as the Academy of Management Journal and Journal of Applied Psychology. Scott's research interests include performance management and cross-cultural differences in self-regulation.
John Munene, Uganda
John Munene is Professor of Organisational and Industrial Psychology at Makerere University and Makerere University Business School. He earned his Ph.D. in 1981 from BirckBeck College in the University of London. He is now an Adjunct Professor of Human Resources at Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration where he lectures in Performance Management. He founded PILA Consultants which undertakes consulting work in Human resources and OD. He is a member of the International Academy of African Business Development and the International Association of Applied Psychologists among others.
Florence Nansubuga, Uganda
Dr. Florence Nansubuga is a Lecturer of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Makerere University. Florence is a member and a treasurer of the Uganda Society of Applied Psychologists. Florence has also been working as Consultant of Human Resources Management and Organizational Development since 1997 to date. She teaches training and development, organizational learning, career counselling, talent management and psychological testing to post graduate students pursuing Masters in Organizational Psychology (M.ORGPSY) and Masters in Business Psychology (MBP) at Makerere University and Makerere Business School.
Helen Shipton, UK
Helen Shipton is Professor of International HRM in the Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University. She supervises doctoral students on themes such as workplace learning (including coaching and apprenticeships), HRM as perceived by employees (and effects on attitudes and performance), age-related HR practices, and HRM practices specific to SMEs. In addition, she leads an ESRC-funded seminar series entitled: People Management, Innovation and Sustained Performance: A multi-level perspective. She has been published widely in journals including HRMJ, Management Learning, Journal of Organizational Behavior and Journal of International Business Studies.
Emma Parry, UK
Emma is Professor of Human Resource Management and Head of the Changing World of Work Group at Cranfield School of Management. He research interests focus on the impact of the changing external context on managing people, particularly in relation to national context, changing workforce demographics and technological advancement. Emma is co-Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Human Resource Management. She is Fellow of the British Academy of Management, an Academic Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) and an Honorary Fellow of the Institute for Employment Studies (IES). She is also a Visiting Fellow at Westminster Business School. Emma has authored or edited eight books in the area of HRM and has published numerous papers in world leading peer reviewed journals.
Wendy Casper, USA
Wendy Casper is Professor and Coordinator of the PhD Program in Management at the University of Texas at Arlington. She teaches courses in Research Methods, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management, and was instrumental in founding the UTA College of Business study abroad program in Barcelona, Spain. She holds a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from George Mason University. She previously served on the Executive Committee of the Human Resource Division where she co-chaired the International Committee. She currently serves as US Ambassador. Her research primarily examines the interface between work and nonwork, although she has also published research in training, diversity, and recruitment, and is currently studying cultural intelligence and biculturalism. Her research has been published in Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and the International Journal of Human Resource Management. She was a finalist for the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research and has received grants from the Society for Human Resource Management Foundation and the Center for Human Resource Management at the University of Illinois. Her research has been featured in the media including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, MSNBC News, and HR Magazine. To learn more, see Professor Casper's "Featured Ambassador Profile" here!
Elaine Farndale, USA
Elaine Farndale is Associate Professor in HRM and Associate Director of the School of Labor and Employment Relations, Pennsylvania State University (USA), where she is also Founder and Director of the Center for International Human Resource Studies. Elaine’s research focuses primarily on international and strategic HRM. She has published widely from her international collaborations in both the practitioner and academic press. Elaine has served as an elected member of the Academy of Management HR Division Executive Committee (2012-2105) and the International Theme Committee (2018-2023), Co-Editor-in-Chief for Human Resource Management Journal, Co-Editor for Routledge’s Global HRM Series, and Associate Editor for Human Resource Management and International Journal of Human Resource Management. Elaine completed her PhD at Cranfield School of Management (UK). To learn more, see Professor Farndale's "Featured Ambassador Profile" here!