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Dr Lilian Otaye-Ebede PhD MBA BSc (Hons) FHEA Academic Member CIPD

Reader (Associate Professor) in HRM and Director of Studies for the MSC HRM Programme Work, Organisation and Management


Personal Statement

Dr. Lilian Otaye-Ebede is a Reader (Associate Professor) in Human Resource Management with the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom and the Director of Studies for the MSc HRM Programme, holding a PhD in Management from Aston University. Her research interests are in the areas of strategic Human Resource Management (HRM), employee relations, diversity management (race/ethnicity and gender), international HRM and employee well-being. She has published academic papers in world leading journals, co-authored book chapters, authored and co-authored a number of practitioner articles, and has extensively presented her research at national and international conferences and workshops. Lilian currently serves as an Associate Member of the Higher Education Academy and an Academic Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD). She also currently serves as an editorial board member of the Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance, the International Journal of HRM and the African Journal of Management. Her research has been funded by a number of institutions including British Academy, Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), GCRF (LJMU Internal) and the CIPD. Lilian is interested in sharing her research findings with the world of work and conducting impactful and world-changing research. Prior to joining the University of Liverpool, she worked at LJMU as a lecturer progressing to Reader (Associate Professor), at Lancaster University as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate with the Centre for Performance-Led HR, and at Aston University, Birmingham as a Research Associate on a project sponsored by the British Safety Council with the Aston Centre for Human Resources. Lilian has also gained experience in the commercial world having worked in industry undertaking various HR practitioner roles before becoming an academic

I am interested in supervising enthusiastic and hardworking PhD students who are interested in the general areas of Human resource management including:
• Human resource management practices (i.e. HPWS, HPWP etc.)
• Diversity (gender and race/ethnic), diversity management and diversity management practices
• Work-life interface and employee wellbeing