Personal profile

Personal profile

Xinying Yu is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Management, Royal Holloway University of London. She has a PhD in Management from Newcastle University. She has broad academic experience in lecturing higher education students in human resource management and organisational behaviour modules that fosters their critical thinking and analytical skills leading to significant improved academic performance. She has extensive experience in leading and developing courses and modules by working collaboratively with colleagues. Currently, she is working on Coursera course development. 

Her research interests lie in the intersections between organizational behavior, digitalisation in the workplace and human resources practices, with a particular interest in the impact of individual employee’s well-being and behaviors in the organisations. She has published in the peer-reviewed journals, such as Information Technology and People.

As an Academic Member of the CIPD, she actively engages in the HRM events where she exchanges ideas and builds networks with HR professionals in both academia and industry. She has demonstrated high credibility and reputation among colleagues and students with the professional experience in HRM and OB and the unique ability to be driven to deliver high quality outcomes.

Research interests

  • Individual employee’s well-being and behaviours
  • Digitalisation, Artificial intelligence in organisations
  • Remote working and connections at work
  • Leadership in organisations

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production