Dr Leila Afshari holds a PhD in Management from RMIT University. Leila's PhD illuminates how mechanisms of agency and identity mediate the relationship between leadership and organizational commitment in the varying contexts of culture and industry type. Leila's current research interests include Employee Well-being and Performance, High Performing Work Systems, Professional and Organizational Identity, Organizational Leadership, Women in STEM and Leadership, and Professional Development of Migrants. Her research has been published in leading journals such as Personnel Review, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Cleaner Production, and Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management. She also sits on the Editorial Board of High-Quality journals, including Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources, Human Resource Development International, and Leadership & Organization Development.
Leila has been successful in securing more than $460,000 in external research income as a lead investigator. Her recent grant project, funded by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, and Resources, is focused on future-proof career development of female migrants.
Leila worked in industry for many years before joining the education sector. She managed people, projects, and operations. One of her recent research projects with the industry was focused on measuring the effectiveness of the DSTG's collaboration with their strategic alliances. Her background in managing people and operations informs her industry-focused research and teaching.
1 PhD Completions1 PhD Current Supervisions and 1 Masters by Research Current Supervisions
- Afshari, L.,Ahmad, M.,Mansoor, T. (2023). How to lead responsibly toward enhanced knowledge sharing behavior and performance: implications for human resource management In: Personnel Review, , 1 - 21
- Sarwar, A.,Zakariya, R.,Afshari, L.,Ishaq, E. (2022). But I've got my powers: Examining a moderated mediation model of punitive supervision, work alienation and well-being in hospitality industry In: Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 51, 303 - 311
- Hayat, A.,Afshari, L. (2022). CSR and employee well-being in hospitality industry: A mediation model of job satisfaction and affective commitment In: Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 51, 387 - 396
- Afshari, L.,Hayat, A.,Ramachandran, K.,Bartram, T.,Balakrishnan, B. (2022). Threat or opportunity: accelerated job demands during COVID-19 pandemic In: Personnel Review, 51, 1 - 20
- Farzaneh, M.,Wilden, R.,Afshari, L.,Mehralian, G. (2022). Dynamic capabilities and innovation ambidexterity: The roles of intellectual capital and innovation orientation In: Journal of Business Research, 148, 47 - 59
- Amin-Chaudhry, A.,Young, S.,Afshari, L. (2022). Sustainability motivations and challenges in the Australian agribusiness In: Journal of Cleaner Production, 361, 1 - 11
- Karimi, L.,Leggatt, S.,Bartram, T.,Afshari, L.,Sarkeshik, S.,Verulava, T. (2021). Emotional intelligence: predictor of employees’ wellbeing, quality of patient care, and psychological empowerment In: BMC Psychology, 9, 1 - 7
- Afshari, L.,Nasab, A. (2021). Enhancing organizational learning capability through managing talent: mediation effect of intellectual capital In: Human Resource Development International, 24, 48 - 64
- Hayat, A.,Afshari, L. (2021). Supportive organizational climate: a moderated mediation model of workplace bullying and employee well-being In: Personnel Review, 50, 1685 - 1704
- Afshari, L. (2021). Identification through meaning-making: identity enactment towards organizational commitment In: Human Resource Development International, , 1 - 22
- Futureproof career development for female migrants (administered by La Trobe University). Funded by: National Careers Institute Partnership Grants from (2023 to 2023)