Dr Elaine Yerby

Dr Elaine Yerby

Senior Lecturer in Practice

Department of Management

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NAB 3.26
Key Expertise
Gender and careers, diversity and inclusion, work-based mediation

About me

Dr Elaine Yerby joined the Department of Management in November 2019 to lead the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) stream on the MSc Human Resource Management and Organisations. At LSE Elaine also runs the Links Project which connects businesses to students on the programme through an applied research dissertation.

As a committed researcher-practitioner Elaine has been an active member of the London CIPD network for over 10 years and is currently Vice Chair of the East London and Docklands CIPD Branch and sits on the CIPD London Committee. Elaine also maintains her practitioner interests through her work as an accredited work-based mediator and was one the  founding members of a Pan-London University mediation service.   

Elaine holds a BSc in Sociology and HRM with 1st Class Honours from the University of Bath and completed her MSc in HRM and Organisational Analysis at Kings College London with Distinction. She completed her Masters whilst working full time in a variety of operational and strategic HR roles for the Metropolitan Police Service, including the Employee Engagement and Communication Manager for a large scale HR Transformational programme. Her doctoral studies explored HR managerial careers through a feminist poststructuralist and intersectional lens, which was completed in 2019 at the University of East London, where she also ran the MSc in HRM. Other research interest and areas of publications include; the impact on careers from the changing nature of work, the gig economy, work-based conflict resolution and diversity and inclusion.

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Page-Tickell, R and Yerby, E. (eds) (2020) Conflict and shifting boundaries in the Gig Economy: An interdisciplinary analysis. Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited 

Otaye-Ebede, L., Priola, V. and Yerby, E. (2020) ‘Diversity in Organisations: HRM and International Practices’ in Crawshaw, R.J., Pawan, B, and Davis, A. (2020) Human Resource Management; Strategic and International Perspective. London: Sage 

Heer, S. Page-Tickell, R, Yerby, E and Vasant, S. (2020) ‘Developing praxis through active blended learning and authentic assessment’ chapter in Black, K and Warhurst, R (eds) Organisation and HRM an Educators Handbook (ed). London: Routledge 

Yerby, E and Page-Tickell, R. (2019) ‘Embedding Transformative Meditation in Higher Education’, Proceedings of the UFHRD Annual Conference, Nottingham, June 2019

Yerby, E, Harding N and Ishad, M (2019) ‘Exploring the barriers and enablers to building restorative practices and culture in Higher Education’. Proceedings of the Global Equality and Diversity Conference, London, October 2019 

Yerby, E and Boocock, A (2018) ‘What are we assessing? The Impact of NSS and TEF metrics on the assessment strategic of a Post 1992 School of Business and Law. Proceedings of the Seda Teaching Conference. Leeds. May 10-11

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.

Expertise Details

Gender and careers; diversity and inclusion; work-based mediation and conflict resolution; gig economy; career management and development