Dr Yves Guillaume

Work & Organisational Psychology Group

Yves Guillaume

Dr Yves Guillaume is a Reader in Organisational Behaviour and the Head of Group of the Work and Organisational Psychology Group at Aston Business School. His research revolves around the study of diversity, leadership, innovation, effectiveness and well-being in teams and organisations, which has been published in leading academic journals and funded by the Economic and Social Research Council and industry. Yves works as a practitioner with businesses and organisations in these areas.

Position: Reader
Phone:+44(0)121 204 3252
Email: y.r.f.guillaume@aston.ac.uk
Room: SW8017
  • PhD, Management, Aston University

  • MA, Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

  • Diploma (M.Sc. and B.Sc equivalent), Professional Learning and Higher Education, Sociology, Psychology, and Business Administration, Eberhard Karl University, Tübingen, Germany

  • Chartered Psychologist


  • Senior Lecturer, Aston Business School (September 2013 - Present)

  • Lecturer, Aston Business School (October 2008 - August 2013)

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Economic and Organisational Psychology, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany  (November 2007 –September 2008)

  • BHM346: Organisational Behaviour: Theory and Practice (Module Leader) 
  • BHM355: Strategy, Change, and Leadership (Module Leader) 
  • RMCIII: Qualitative & Quantitative Research Design and Analysis (Module Leader) 
  • BH3393: Global Working 
  • BHM348: Employee Relations and Counselling

Detailed information for students about each course can be obtained from the graduate and undergraduate offices and from the Blackboard system.

  • Innovation, Effectiveness, and Employee Well-Being

  • Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion 

  • Leadership and Leadership Development

  • Crawshaw, J., & Guillaume Y., PhD bursary on ‘Ethical leadership’ funded by the Yeoh family, Malaysia, £(GBP) 90,000. (January 2016 – January 2019).
  • Guillaume, Y., Dawson, J., West, M., & Otaye, L., Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), ES/M002616/1, Seminar Series on ‘Equality, diversity, and inclusion at work: Drivers, initiatives, and the future’, £ (GBP) 29,937. (October 2014- October 2016).
  • Guillaume, Y., Scully, J., & Carter, M., Network Rail, ‘Welfare facilities provision’, £ (GBP) 25,278. (October 2015 – April 2016).
  • Guillaume, Y., Legood, A., Crawshaw, J., Lyubovnikova, J., Sacramento, C., Dhensa-Kahlon, R., European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), “EAWOP Summer School 2016”, £ (GBP) £22,860. (September 2016)
  • Associate Fellow, British Society of Psychology

  • Member, Academy of Management. 
  • Member, American Psychological Association.
  • Chartered Psychologist, British Psychological Society.
  • Member, European Association of Work and Organisational Psychology.
  • Member, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Editorial Work

  • Guillaume, Y. R. F., Dawson, J. F., Woods, S. A., Sacramento, C. A., & West, M. A. (2013). Special issue: Getting diversity at work to work. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 86, 123-282.
  • Editorial board member and guest editor of Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.
  • Editorial review board member, British Journal of Management. 
  • Editorial board member, Organizational Psychology Review. 


Administrative Roles and Responsibilities

  • Research Convenor, WOP. (January 2014 - Present)
  • Course Director, BSC HRM, School. (August 2011 - December 2013)
  • Aston University Programme Review Committee member, University (2008-2010).