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Dr. Shaista E. Khilji

Dr. Shaista E. Khilji is Associate Professor of Human and Organizational Learning at the George Washington University (GWU), Washington, DC. She earned her PhD in International Management from University of Cambridge, UK in 2000. Dr. Khilji's research interests are focused upon exploring the impact of multinationals on local contexts, organizations (culture, HR systems, and practices), and individuals (behavior and outcome) and vice versa to lead to a desired performance. Globalization, innovation, competitiveness, performance, and changing demographics happen to be the guiding themes in her research. She has published her work in the form of book chapters, encyclopedia chapters and articles in scholarly journals, such as the International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, the International Journal of Human Resource Management, International Business Review and the Journal of Product Innovation Management. She has also presented findings of her research at several international conferences including Academy of Management, Academy of International Business, Asia Academy of Management, International Society for the Study of Work and Values, International Federation of Scholarly Associations of Management and the Global HR Conference. Dr. Khilji is a recognized expert in her field, and has been invited to speak at the Women in International Trade forums (MD, USA), Intercultural Management Institute (Washington DC), Sprott Executive Symposium (Canada), Indian Institute of Technology (New Delhi, India) and Women and Politics Institute (Washington, DC). She has also been consulted by daily newspapers, such as the Globe and Mail, and the Washington Times, magazines like SmartCEO, and television channels such as the Voice of America in developing higher education and business-related stories.

Dr Khilji is an executive member of the inter-disciplinary Women Leadership Institute at GWU. Recently, she finished her term as the executive board member for Women in the Academy of International Business. She has also served as the program chair for 2007 conference of the Academy of Global Business Advancement. Dr. Khilji continues to serve as an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Product Innovation Management, Journal of Global Business Advancement, Technovation, Human Resource Management, Asia Pacific Business Review, and Academy of International Business and Academy of Management conferences. In 2006, she was presented with the Best Reviewer Award at the Academy of Management conference. She has consulted with US and Canadian governments, other higher educational institutions (in Canada and Cuba) and several organizations in the private and non profit sector in Pakistan, US and Canada.

View a list of Dr. Khilji's publications.

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