Editorial Team

Smriti Anand

Smriti Anand

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Smriti Anand is Associate Professor of Management at the Illinois Institute of Technology Stuart School of Business, Chicago. Her research interests include leadership, diversity, and non-traditional work arrangements (i-deals) with particular focus on multi-level and cross-cultural frameworks.

Smriti is a SIOP scholar whose research has been published in leading journals of management such as The Academy of Management Journal, The Journal of Applied Psychology, and Human Relations. Smriti holds a PhD in Business Administration and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago, an MBA from Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Ranchi University (India). She has over 10 years of high-tech industry experience in diverse areas such as electrical and software engineering, product development, and marketing at firms such as Information Resources, Inc. and Motorola, Inc.

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Penny Dick

Co-Editor-in-Chief

Penny Dick is Professor of Organizational Psychology at Sheffield University Management School. Penny’s work can be broadly categorized as critical management and she is particularly interested in understanding the relationship between individuals and their social and institutional environments.

Much of her work takes its inspiration from Michel Foucault and is thus focused on the role of power, embedded in taken-for-granted ideas and practices, in maintaining or challenging a status quo that advantages some groups relative to others. She has published in such journals as Human Relations, Organization Studies and Journal of Organizational Behavior.

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Andrew D Brown

Co-Editor

Andrew D Brown is Professor of Organization Studies at the University of Bath, UK. He has previously held faculty positions at the universities of Manchester, Nottingham, Cambridge and Warwick. Andrew’s research interests centre on issues of identity, especially as they relate to sensemaking, narrative, and power.

His work has appeared in Academy of Management Review, Organization Studies, Journal of Management Studies and Human Relations, among others.
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Zhijun Chen

Zhijun Chen

Co-Editor

Dr Zhijun Chen is a Professor at the College of Business of the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. Zhijun previously held a faculty position at the University of Western Australia. Zhijun’s interests center on employee proactive behavior, coworker influence, and different forms of leadership behaviors.

His work has appeared at the Journal of Applied PsychologyOrganization SciencePersonnel Psychology, and Journal of Organizational Behavior, among others. He is currently the Rep-at-Large: Mainland China for the International Association of Chinese Management Research (IACMR) and is on the editorial board of Asian Pacific Journal of Management and Journal of Business Research.
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Rafael Alcadipani

Associate Editor

Rafael Alcadipani is a professor of Organization Studies at FGV-EAESP (Brazil) and a fellow of the Brazilian Scientific Council (CNPq). He was awarded his Ph.D. from the Manchester Business School. His research is inductive and problem-centered which has led him to analyze issues of power, resistance, and identity in and around organizations.

Rafael is specialized in extreme-context ethnography and has written pieces about research practice. He also researches management knowledge production in the global south. His work has been published in journals such as Academy of Management Learning & Education, Journal of Management Studies, Organization, Organization Research Methods.

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Mayowa Babalola

Associate Editor

Mayowa Babalola (PhD, KU Leuven) holds the prestigious Stan Perron Chair in Business Ethics at the University of Western Australia (UWA) Business School. His research interests revolve around leadership, ethics, and the dynamics of work and family relationships.

Mayowa’s research has appeared in journals such as Human Relations, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Human Resource Management (US), Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Journal of Business Ethics.

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Mina Beigi

Mina Beigi

Associate Editor

Mina Beigi is a Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at the University of Southampton Business School. She has earned a PhD in Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University, USA (2015) and a PhD in Human Resource Management from Allameh Tababtabaei University, Iran (2008).

Mina’s research focuses on work-nonwork interface, understudied careers, and career success. Her work has been published in Human Relations, Journal of Vocational Behavior, International Journal of Management Reviews, Applied Psychology: International Review, and The International Journal of Human Resource Management, among others. Mina has served as the Associate Editor of Human Resource Development Review (2017-2020) and has been elected as the Newsletter Editor for the Careers Division, Academy of Management (2018-2020).

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Chia-Yen (Chad) Chiu

Associate Editor

Chia-Yen (Chad) Chiu is an Associate Professor in Leadership at the Adelaide Business School, the University of Adelaide, Australia. His research interests include positive leadership traits (e.g., leader humility), team leadership (e.g., shared leadership), and leaders’ wellbeing. Chad’s research has appeared in journals such as Human Relations, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Leadership Quarterly.

Chad holds a PhD in Organizational Behavior and Human Resources from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, USA. He is also a current editorial board member of Journal of Management and Journal of Organizational Behavior.

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Guowei Jian

Associate Editor

Guowei Jian is a professor of communication at Cleveland State University (USA). He received his Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Colorado, Boulder. His current research examines the communicative processes in doing leadership, managing organizational and institutional change, and organizing risk.

His work has appeared in scholarly publications such as Communication Theory, Communication Research, Communication Monographs, Human Relations, Organization, Management Communication Quarterly, Discourse and Communication, and The Handbook of Business Discourse among others. He has served as an Associate Editor at Management Communication Quarterly for four years.

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Tae-Yeol Kim

Associate Editor

Tae-Yeol Kim (PhD, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill) is Philips Chair in Management and a Professor of Management in the Department of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). He is currently serving as Department Chair.

Tae-Yeol’s current research interests include leadership, positive organizational scholarship, creativity, proactivity, and person–environment fit. His research has appeared in journals such as Human Relations, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. He has served on the editorial boards of Human Relations, Journal of Management, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Management and Organizational Review.

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Juliette Koning

Juliette Koning

Associate Editor

Juliette Koning is Professor of Business in Society at the School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University (the Netherlands), where she is also Head of the Organisation, Strategy and Entrepreneurship Department.

Juliette has a background in social anthropology (University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands) from which she investigates the role and meaning of religion, ethnicity, kinship, identity, ethics, relationality, gender, and generations for organizational leadership, business conduct, small business development and entrepreneurship. Recent research focuses on the privatization and organization of security. Some of her research is conducted in Indonesia and South Africa. Her research has been published in Organization Studies, Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice, Journal of Business Ethics, Management Learning, Entrepreneurship & Regional Development and various other outlets.

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Helena Liu

Associate Editor

Helena Liu is a Senior Lecturer at UTS Business School in Sydney, Australia. She was awarded her PhD in 2012 from the University of Sydney. She joined the Human Relations Editorial Board in 2017 and became an Associate Editor in November 2018.

Central to Helena’s work is the critique of how gender, racial and class dynamics sustain our enduring romance with leadership.

Helena’s research has appeared in journals such as Human Relations; Organization; Management Learning; Journal of Business Ethics; Gender, Work and Organization and Leadership.

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Elina Meliou

Associate Editor

Elina Meliou is a Professor of Work and Organisation Studies at Brunel University London. Her work explores how individuals experience and negotiate social structures, particularly in contexts marked by uncertainty and precarity, and the implications for inclusive organizations.

Elina’s research has been published in Human Relations, Journal of Management Studies Organization Studies, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Gender, Work and Organization and Work, Employment and Society, among others.  She is one of the editors of “Diversity and Precarious Work during Socioeconomic Upheaval”, published by Cambridge University Press (2024). Elina has served as an Associate Editor for Gender, Work and Organization (2020-2024). Her research has been funded by UK and EU funding bodies.

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Chidiebere Ogbonnaya

Chidiebere Ogbonnaya

Associate Editor

Chidiebere Ogbonnaya (better known as Chidi) is a Professor of Human Resource Management at Kent Business School. His research interests include job quality, employment relations, workplace values, responsible leadership, psychological well-being, and employee engagement.

He is currently studying the leadership and management practices of disadvantaged workers in low- and middle-income economies. Chidi’s work has appeared in several prestigious academic journals, including Human Relations, Journal of Management, Human Resource Management Journal (UK), Human Resource Management (US), Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. Chidi’s research has also been featured in the Harvard Business Review, the LSE Business Review, the Times Newspaper, and the Financial Times, among other media and practitioner outlets. Chidi works on a national and international level with government institutions and policymakers, including several successful bids on interdisciplinary projects.
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Ajnesh Prasad

Ajnesh Prasad

Associate Editor

Ajnesh Prasad is Professor and holds the Canada Research Chair in Critical Management Studies. His research interests broadly focus on gender and diversity issues in organizations, interpretive methods, and social inequality. He has held tenured academic appointments at universities in Australia, Canada, and Mexico. His past and ongoing research has been funded, as principal or sole investigator, by grants from the British Academy, CONACYT (Mexico), and SSHRC (Canada).

His research has appeared in, among other outlets, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Academy of Management Review, Human Relations, Organization Studies, and Work, Employment and Society. He is Editor-in-Chief at Management Learning, Associate Editor at Gender, Work and Organization, and Artefacts Reviews Editor at Organization. He is the outgoing co-chair of the Critical Management Studies division at the Academy of Management. In 2012, he earned a PhD in organization studies from York University’s Schulich School of Business, Canada.

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Simon Restubog

Associate Editor

Simon L. D. Restubog is a Professor of HR and Industrial/Organizational Psychology in the School of Labor and Employment Relations and Department of Psychology (courtesy appointment) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

His research focuses on the dark side of human behavior, employment relationships and future of work, and career development which have resulted in numerous publications in outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, British Journal of Industrial Relations, Current Directions in Psychological Science, Human Relations, Human Resource Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Service Research, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Leadership Quarterly, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, Organization Studies, Personnel Psychology, among others. He serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, and Journal of Business and Psychology. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.

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Yasin Rofcanin

Yasin Rofcanin

Associate Editor

Dr Rofcanin holds a BA in Management (Istanbul Bogazici University), MBA (Istanbul Bogazici University) and PhD in organisational behaviour & human resource management (Warwick Business School). Dr Rofcanin is a Professor of Organizational Psychology and Human Resources Management at University of Bath School of Management. He is also the Director of the Future of Work Research Centre in the School.

His research falls in the domains of work-family management, flexible work practices, individualisation of HRM practices, with focus on driving work engagement, proactivity and well-being among employees. His research has appeared in journals including Human RelationsJournal of Organizational BehaviorJournal of Vocational BehaviorJournal of Occupational Health PsychologyJournal of Occupational and Organizational PsychologyHuman Resource Management Journal, among others.
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Dennis Schoeneborn

Associate Editor

Dennis Schoeneborn is a Professor of Organization, Communication, and CSR at Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and a Visiting Professor of Organization and Management at Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany. His main research areas include organization theory, organizational communication, CSR/sustainability communication, digital media, and new forms of organizing.

His research has been published in the Academy of Management Review, Business Ethics Quarterly, Business & Society, Human Relations; Journal of Management Studies, Management Communication Quarterly, and Organization Studies, among others. He served as an Associate Editor at Business & Society for four years.

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Melanie Simms

Melanie Simms

Associate Editor

Melanie Simms is Professor of Work and Employment at the University of Glasgow, UK. She writes and researches around issues of worker voice, skills, young workers’ transitions into the labour market and the future of work. She was Editor-in-Chief of Work, Employment and Society until 2017

Karen Sonpar

Karan Sonpar

Associate Editor

Karan Sonpar is Professor of Management at University College Dublin, Ireland. He has previously held faculty positions at Instituto de Empresa (IE) Business School, Spain and University of Manitoba, Canada. His current research interests include cognition, leadership discretion in the face of competing demands from institutions and stakeholders, image and identity work, and managing talent.

His work has appeared in journals such as Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Management Studies, Human Relations, MIT Sloan Management ReviewOrganizational Research Methods, and British Journal of Management.
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Jakob Stollberger

Associate Editor

Jakob Stollberger is an Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior at the School of Business and Economics of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. His research focuses on how leaders can promote or derail organizational innovation efforts, how work influences family dynamics, as well as how humans can best work together with artificial intelligence (AI) in the not-too-distant future of work.

His work appeared in journals such as Human Relations, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Human Resource Management (US), among others, and in practitioner outlets including the Harvard Business Review, European Business Review, and the World Financial Review.

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Ghazal Zulfiqar

Associate Editor

Ghazal M. Zulfiqar is Associate Professor at the Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan. She has a PhD in public policy from the University of Massachusetts Boston, an MSc. in Development Finance from the School of Oriental and African Studies, UK and an MBA from the Institute of Business Administration, Pakistan. Her focus is on the global political economy of labor and class, financialization, and transnational advocacy networks. Before joining academia, Ghazal worked in global project finance at Citigroup London and then as a rural organizer in Arkansas, USA.

Her work has appeared in Academy of Management Learning and Education, Human Relations, Journal of Business Ethics, Organization, Economy & Society, Feminist Economics among others. She is currently co-chair elect of the Critical Management Studies division at the Academy of Management.

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