College of Education and Allied Professions

Dr. Siham Lekchiri

Assistant Professor
Department of Human Services

Dr. Siham Lekchiri

 

Office Address: 1 University Drive, 91 Killian Building Lane, Room 214
Email: slekchiri@wcu.edu
Phone: 828.227.2493

Education:
PhD in Technology Management – Specialization in Human Resource Development & Industrial Training
M.S in Human Resources Development – Indiana State Univeristy, IN
B.S in Business Administration - Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco

Biography:
Dr. Siham Lekchiri joined the Human Services Department Faculty as an Assistant Professor of Human Resources at Western Carolina University. She earned a B.S. in Business Administration with a major in Management and a minor in HRD from Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (Morocco), and she has an M.S. in Human Resource Development from Indiana State Universtiy. She earned her Ph.D from Indiana State University Consortium in Technology Management with an emphasis on Human Resource Development and Industrial Training. Lekchiri’s teaching background includes courses in strategic HRD, organizational development, consulting and coaching, career development and employee appraisals, and safety for HRD. Prior to starting in academia, Lekchiri was a Human Resources Consultant in Morocco; she has worked on numerous consulting projects in Morocco, Mali and Senegal.

Research Interests:
Challenges and strategies that face females in the workforce in male-dominated countries.

Publications:
Lekchiri, S., Eversole, B. A. W., Hamlin, R. G., & Crowder, C. L. (2018). Perceived managerial and leadership behaviors within a Moroccan higher education institution. Human Resource Development International (Accepted January 18, 2018 – Volume and Issue TBA).

Lekchiri, S., Eversole, B., Hamlin, R., & Crowder, C. (2017). Perceived managerial and leadership behaviors within a Moroccan higher education institution. Human Resource Development International (In Review).

Eversole, B., Lekchiri, S., & Hamlin, R. (2017). A Cross-Nation Study of Perceived Managerial and Leadership Effectiveness within Moroccan, French & Hungarian Higher Education Institutions (Work-in-Progress).

 Lekchiri, S. (2017). Perceived managerial and leadership behaviors within a Moroccan higher education institution (Order No. 10261480). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ Indiana State University; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I. (1914910961). Retrieved from https://ezproxy.indstate.edu/login?url=https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy.indstate.edu/docview/1914910961?accountid=11592

 Lekchiri, S. (2017). Global human resource development: regional and country perspectives - a book review. European Journal of Training and Development, 41(5), pp.485-488.

Eversole, B.A.W., Crowder, C.L., Lekchiri, S., Clark, A., & Zimmerman, T.S. (2015). Mothering and professing in the ivory tower: Supporting graduate student mothers. Journal of the Motherhood Initiative.

 Lekchiri.S. (2015). The impact of technology on workforce development. The Association of Technology, Management & Applied Engineering, White Papers. (Awarded Top White Paper in 2015). Available at: http://www.atmae.org/?page=WhitePapers

Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations:

Lekchiri, S., Eversole, B. & Hamlin, R. (2017). Managerial Efficacy from a Moroccan Perspective in the Higher Education Sector. Proceedings from the 2017 UFHRD Conference. Lisbon, Portugal: UFHRD.

Lekchiri, S., Eversole, B. (2017). Perceived Managerial Efficacy in a Moroccan Higher Education Institution. Poster Presentation from the 2017 Academy of Human Resource Development Conference. San Antonio, TX: AHRD.

Lekchiri, S., Eversole, B. & Hamlin, R. (2016). Perceived Managerial Efficacy in Moroccan Higher Ed Institutions- A Literature Review. Proceedings from the 2016 Academy of Human Resource Development Conference Asia & MENA. Ifrane, Morocco: AHRD.

Lekchiri, S., Moler, P. (2016). Exploring the Appropriateness of Performance Management Models in Hospital Settings- A Review of Literature. Proceedings from the 2016 Academy of Human Resource Development Conference Asia & MENA. Ifrane, Morocco: AHRD.

Lekchiri, S., Eversole, B.A.W., & Graham, C. M. (2015). Behavioral Indicators of Perceived Managerial Efficacy in Moroccan Private and Public Sector Organizations. Proceedings from the 2015 Academy of Human Resource Development Conference. St. Louis, MO: AHRD.

Lekchiri, S. & Graham, C. M. (2014). Identifying Communication as a Critical Aspect of Intercultural Training and Development. Proceedings from the 2014 Academy of Human Resource Development Conference. Houston, TX: AHRD.

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