Dr. Savita Kumra | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Human Resource Management; Cross Cultural Management, Organizational Studies

Research areas

Gender in Organizations, Promotion and Advancement processes, Career Management, Meritocracy, Social Capital, Impression Management


PhD, Study Of The Promotion To Partner Process In A Professional Services Firm: How Women Are Disadvantaged., Cranfield University, United Kingdom, 2003
MS, Msc (econ) Industrial Relations And Personnel Management, London School of Economics, United Kingdom, 1988
BA, Ba (hons) Business Studies, Middlesex University, United Kingdom, 1985

Professional experience

Associate Professor, Management, American University of Sharjah, 2017 - Present
Associate Professor, Middlesex univesity, United Arab Emirates, 2016 - 2017
Senior Lecturer, Brunel University, United Kingdom, 2009 - 2016
Senior Lecture, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom, 2003 - 2008
Phd Candidate, Cranfield School of Management, United Kingdom, 1999 - 2003
Senior Lecturer, University of Buckingham, United Kingdom, 1996 - 1999
Senior Lecturer, Greenwich University, United Kingdom, 1993 - 1996


Gender Work and Organization, GWO, International, Gender, Work and Organization is an A* ranked journal, impact factor 1.5. I have been appointed as an Associate Editor for this Journal for the past 5 years and regularly manage the review paper for 4-6 papers per year., 1 May 2015
European Group on Organizational Studies, EGOS, International, Premier body for thinking and learning on Organizational Studies in Europe. Publisher of the World Leading Journal, Organizational Studies., 1 July 2004
British Academy of Management, BAM, National, Leading body for scholarship on Business and Management in the UK, 1 September 2000
Academy of Management, AoM, International, The Academy of the Management is the premier body for scholarship in the field of management and organizations, 10 August 2000
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, CIPD, International, Professional Affiliation to the premier body for HR professionals, 1 October 1988
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