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  • Management Department

Teaching Domains

Conflict Management
Diversity Management
Cross-Cultural Management

Research Domains

Human Resources Management

Curriculum vitae

HDR, Social and Human Sciences, Management
EM Strasbourg, France (2019)

PhD in Human Resources Management
Open University (Milton Keynes), Great Britain (2013)

MSc in Diversity Management
ESC Rennes, France (2008)

Master thesis in Psychology
Utrecht University for Humanism, Netherlands (The) (2007)

Bachelor in Psychology
Utrecht University for Humanism, Netherlands (The) (2006)



HENNEKAM, S., PETERSON, J., TAHSSAIN, L., DUMAZERT, J. (2019) . Recruitment discrimination: how organizations use social power to circumvent laws and regulations, International Journal of Human Resource Management

HENNEKAM, S., BENNETT, D., MACARTHUR, S., HOPE, C., GOH, T. (2019) . Women composer's use of online communities of practice to build and support their careers, Personnel Review

RICHARD, S., HENNEKAM, S. (2020) . When can a disability quota system empower disabled individuals in the workplace? The case of France., Work, Employment and Society 1-19


HENNEKAM, S., LADGE, J., SHYMKO, Y. (2020) . From Zero to Hero: An Exploratory Study Examining a Sudden Hero Status Among Non-Physician Healthcare workers during the Covid-19 Pandemic, Journal of Applied Psychology, 105 (10), 1088-1100

TAHSSAIN-GAY, L., BENRAISS-NAILLES, L., HENNEKAM, S. (2020) . Enjeux des dimensions culturelles dans le management de la diversité au sein des multinationales aux Pays-Bas et au Maroc, Management et Sciences Sociales, 27 64-77

HENNEKAM, S., SHYMKO, Y. (2020) . Coping with the Covid-19 Crisis: Force Majeure and Gender Performativity, Gender, Work and Organization, 27 (5), 788-803

HENNEKAM, S., SUBRAMANIAM, A. (2020) . Involuntary and voluntary demotion: employee reactions and outcomes, European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 29 (4), 586-600

HENNEKAM, S., SARAH RICHARD, S., FRANÇOIS GRIMA, F. (2020) . Coping with mental health conditions at work and its impact on self-perceived job performance, Employee Relations, 42 (3), 626-645

HENNEKAM, S., BACOUEL-JENTJENS, S., YANG, I. (2020) . Perceptions of diversity management practice among first- versus second-generation migrants, Work, Employment and Society, 34 (5), 844-863


HENNEKAM, S., ANANTHRAM, S., MCKENNA, S. (2019) . Co-workers' perceptions of and reactions to employee's involuntary demotion, Employee Relations, 41 (4), 740-757

HENNEKAM, S., BACOUEL-JENTJENS, S., YANG, I. (2019) . Ethnic diversity management in France: a multilevel perspective, International Journal of Manpower, 40 (1), 120-134

HENNEKAM, S., BENNETT, D., MACARTHUR, S., HOPE, C., GOH, T. (2019) . An international perspective on management career as a woman composer, International Journal of Arts Management, 21 (3), 4-13

HENNEKAM, S., SYED, J., ALI, F., DUMAZERT, J. (2019) . A multilevel perspective of the identity transition to motherhood, Gender, Work and Organization, 26 915-933

HENNEKAM, S., MCKENNA, S., RICHARDSON, J., ANANTHRAM, S. (2019) . Perceptions of demotion decisions: a social capital perspective, European Management Journal, 37 (6), 730-741

TAHSSAIN-GAY, L., BENRAISS-NOAILLES, L., HENNEKAM, S. (2019) . Enjeux des dimensions culturelles dans le management de la diversité au sein des multinationales aux Pays-Bas et au Maroc, Management et Sciences Sociales, 27 (Juillet-Décembre), 64-77

BENNETT, D., HENNEKAM, S., MACARTHUR, S., HOPE, C., GOH, T. (2019) . Hiding gender: how female composers manage gender identity, Journal of Vocational Behavior, 113 20-32


SYED, J., ALI, F., HENNEKAM, S. (2018) . Gender equality in employment in Saudi Arabia: a relational perspective, Career Development International, 23 (2), 163-177

HENNEKAM, S., SYED, J. (2018) . Institutional racism in the film industry: a multilevel perspective, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: an International Journal

BENNETT, D., HENNEKAM, S. (2018) . Self-authorship and creative industries workers' career decision-making, Human Relations

HENNEKAM, S., PETERSON, J., TAHSSAIN, L., DUMAZERT, J. (2018) . Managing religious diversity in secular organizations in France, Employee Relations, 40 (5), 746-761


HENNEKAM, S., LADGE, J. (2017) . When lesbians become mothers: identity validation and the role of diversity climate, Journal of Vocational Behavior, 103 40-55

HENNEKAM, S. (2017) . Thriving of older workers, Personnel Review, 46 (2), 297-313

HENNEKAM, S. (2017) . Dealing with multiple incompatible work-related identities: the case of artists, Personnel Review, 46 (5), 970-987

HENNEKAM, S., TAHSSAIN, L., SYED, J. (2017) . Contextualising diversity management in the Middle East and North Africa: a relational perspective, Human Resource Management Journal, 27 (3), 459-476

HENNEKAM, S., BENNETT, D. (2017) . Sexual harassment in the creative industries: Tolerance, culture and the need for change, Gender, Work and Organization, 24 (4), 417-434

HENNEKAM, S., BENNETT, D. (2017) . Creative industries work across multiple contexts: common themes and challenges, Personnel Review, 46 (1), 68-85


HENNEKAM, S. (2016) . Employability and performance: a comparison of baby boomers and veterans in the Netherlands, Employee Relations, 38 (6), 927-945

HENNEKAM, S. (2016) . Vitality of older workers and its relationship with performance, career satisfaction and career success, Management et Avenir, 1 15-32

HENNEKAM, S., BENNETT, D. (2016) . Involuntary career transition and identity within the artist population, Personnel Review, 45 (6), 1114-1131

HENNEKAM, S., BENNETT, D. (2016) . Self-management of work in the creative industries in the Netherlands, International Journal of Arts Management, 19 (1),

HENNEKAM, S. (2016) . Competencies of older workers and its influence on career success and job satisfaction, Employee Relations, 38 (2), 130-146

HENNEKAM, S. (2016) . Identity transition during pregnancy: the importance of role models, Human Relations, 69 (9), 1765-1790


HENNEKAM, S., HERRBACH, O. (2015) . The influence of age-awareness versus general HRM practices on the retirement decision of older workers, Personnel Review, 44 (1), 3-21

HENNEKAM, S., TAHSSAIN, L. (2015) . Changing attitudes towards diversity: The Netherlands and Morocco compared, Management Decision, 53 (9), 2135-2155

HENNEKAM, S. (2015) . Challenges of older self-employed workers in creative industries: the case of the Netherlands, Management Decision, 53 (4), 876-891

HENNEKAM, S. (2015) . Employability of older workers in the Netherlands: antecedents and consequences, International Journal of Manpower, 36 (6), 931-946

HENNEKAM, S. (2015) . Career success of older workers: the importance of social skills and continuous learning ability, Journal of Management Development, 34 (9), 1113-1133


HENNEKAM, S., HERRBACH, O. (2013) . HRM practices and low occupational status older workers, Employee Relations, 35 (3), 339-355

HENNEKAM, S. (2019). How to adapt a research design to the particularities of a vulnerable group of workers under study. SAGE Research Methods Cases.


HENNEKAM, S., PETERSON, J., TAHSSAIN, L., DUMAZERT, J.-P. (2019). How organizations discriminate during recruitment. London School of Economics Business Review.

Scientific activities

Associate Editor :

  • Associate Editor for Employee Relations (Since 2019)

Guest Editor :

  • Guest editor for special issue on mental illness (2019-2021)

Reviewer for an academic journal :

  • Reviewed multiple manuscripts

Member of an academic association :

  • Member of EGOS (2019)
  • Member of EURAM (2019)
  • ANZAM member (2019)

Reviewer for a scientific conference :


Member of the scientific board :

  • Equality, Diversity and inclusion (EDI)

Awards and Honors

  • Emerald Literati Outstanding Paper Award 2019 , 2019
  • Junior Professor Award FNEGE 2016 , 2017

Doctoral supervision

Thesis Reviewer

- 2018, Kathleen Connell : Investigating career development and transition through the lens of Austalian classical singers
Griffith Business School, Australia

J. CRABTREE : Tunesmiths and toxicity: workplace harassment in the contemporary music industries in Australia and New Zealand