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Elaine Yerby BSc MSc MCIPD FHEA

Senior Lecturer

HRM 

Prior to joining the Royal Docks School of Business and Law I worked in a variety of operational and strategic HR roles for the Metropolitan Police Service. I am the Programme Leader for the CIPD accredited MA HRM.

    I am a committed researcher-practitioner with specialist interests in work place conflict resolution and mediation. As a trained work based mediator I conduct mediations internally and externally to UEL. I also research in the areas of work based conflict and conflict resolution. Other research interests centre around career development in the HR profession, as per the topic of my PhD completed in 2019; 'Exploring the career management experiences of female middle managers in the HR profession through a feminist poststructuralist and intersectional lens'.   I am the programme leader for the MA in HRM and teach on a variety of strategic HR modules at postgraduate and undergraduate level. Prior to joining academia I held a number of operational and strategic HR roles in the Metropolitan police service, including the Employee Engagement and Communication Manager on a large scale HR transformational programme. 

     



    Chartered CIPD MCIPD 

    Vice-Chair of the East London and Docklands CIPD Branch

    External Examiner at DMU on the MA HRM

    Overview

    PhD A Feminist Reappraisal of careers in the HR Profession (Final Year)
    HR and OD: The realities of integration in the UK (Conference Paper CIPD Centres Conference 2012) Nominated for the Beardwell Best Paper

    The Challenges of HR and OD Intergration (Conference Paper) BAM Conference 2012

    The Gender Pay Gap in the HR profession (Conference Paper) UEL Research and Knowledge Exchange Conference 2012

    The realities of the HR and OD Integration (Conference Paper) UEL Research and Knowledge Exchange Conference 2012

     


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    Research

    Yerby, E. (2017) ‘A force for good? The role of Diversity and Inclusion in Uncertain Political and Economic time’, Proceedings of HRM in Uncertain Times; Economic crisis, Brexit and Beyond. London, June 7-8.

    Yerby, E. and Boocock, A. (2017) ‘Exploring the Causes of Undergraduate Non-submission at Reassessment in a Post-1992 School of Business and Law’, Proceedings of the HEA Annual Conference; Generation TEF; Teaching in the Spotlight, Manchester, July 4th-7th

    Otaye-Ebede, L., Priola, V. and Yerby, E. (2017) ‘Diversity in Organisations: HRM and International Practices’ in Crawshaw, R.J., Pawan, B, and Davis, A. (2017) Human Resource Management; Strategic and International Perspective. London: Sage,

    Yerby, E. (2016) ‘Is our house in order? Exploring the Experience of inequality in the HR profession, Proceedings of Global Equality and Diversity Conference. London, November 24th

    Yerby, E. (2016) ‘Feminist Discourse Analysis of Careers in the HR profession’, Proceedings from The 19th Annual Dilemmas in Human Service International Research Conference. September 13-14

    Yerby, E. and Jackson, D. (2014) ‘Centres of Opportunity: Supporting Black and Minority Ethnic Graduate Employability through Assessment Centre Rehearsal, Proceedings at the 2nd Annual UK Assessment Centre Conference. Windsor, November 26

    Otaye-Ebede, L., Priola, V. and Yerby, E. (2014) ‘Diversity in Organisations: HRM and International Practices’ in Crawshaw, R.J., Pawan, B,. and Davis, A. (2017) Human Resource Management; Strategic and International Perspective. London: Sage, 164-185

    Yerby, E. (2014) ‘The role of assessment centres in BAME student’s employability’. Proceedings of the Annual British Academy of Management Conference. Belfast, September 13-14

    Yerby, E (2013) ‘Gender perspectives on careers in the HR profession. Proceedings of the Annual British Academy of Management Conference. Liverpool, September 10-12th

    Yerby, E (2013) ‘A feminist reappraisal of careers in the HR profession’. Proceedings of the 6th Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference. Athens, July 1st-3rd

    Yerby, E and Garvin, W. (2013) ‘The Realities of HR and OD integration’. Proceedings of the Annual CIPD Centres Conference. Stafford, June 27th

    Publications


    Funding

    Elaine's PhD studies focus on the career development strategies of men and women in the HR profession and explores causes of inequalities in relation to pay and senior positions. The wider issues of inequality, diversity and inclusion are a key theme in all her research and teaching.



    Interests

    Portfolio


    SG6001 Competitive advantage for innovation
    HR7230 Global HRM and Leadership in Context
    HR7231 Leading, managing and developing Global Talent
    HR7236 Business Research and Consultancy
    HR7237 Dissertation Module
    HR6002 Leadership in organisations

    Teaching