Prof. Y.W.M. Benschop (Yvonne)

Professor - Strategic Human Resource Management

Prof. Y.W.M. Benschop (Yvonne)
Visiting address

Heyendaalseweg 141

Postal address

Postbus 9108

Working days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Yvonne Benschop is Professor of Business Administration, Organizational Behavior. She was head of Department of Business Administration 2017-2022, and leads the multidisciplinary research hotspot Gender and Power in Politics and Management, in which 20+ researchers from Business Administration, Political Science, Economics and Geography, Planning and Environment collaborate.
Her teaching, research and advisory work center on the social responsibility of contemporary organizations to organize for gender equality, diversity and inclusion. She is interested in informal organization processes that produce inequalities and in the interventions to change these processes and inequalities. Current research projects include gender and inclusion in leadership; the influence of postfeminism on organizational change, and intersectional equality. She also works on the articulation of new feminist questions at the crossroads of climate change and technology. She participates in several European research consortia, including INSPIRE, the Horizon Europe European Center of Excellence for Inclusive Gender Equality in Research and Innovation.
She was Co-Editor in Chief of the journal Organization 2015-2020, member of the distinguished advisory board of Gender, Work and Organization, and serves on the editorial boards of several other journals. She publishes in journals such as Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies, Organization Theory, Human Relations, en Gender Work and Organization.




Ancillary activities

Yvonne Benschop researches the responsibility that organisations have towards issues that pertain to gender equality, diversity and inclusion. Which strategies and tools help organisations to change? What role do training courses, networking and inclusive leadership play?