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Biography

Katrina Easterling MSc, PgDip, PgCert is Senior Lecturer in Management, specialising in Human Resource Management. She currently lectures on Employment Relations, Human Resource Management and Academic/Professional Development. As an academic practitioner, she has worked in senior appointments for the private, public and voluntary sectors. She has held a variety of board positions including HR Director, Trustee and Non-Executive Director, in addition to two public appointments.

Katrina has a background in the healthcare sector, working for international companies in senior Human Resource roles. She was the HR Director for a FTSE 250 biotechnology company and Head of Human Resources for a global medical devices organisation.

She has held two public appointments: as Member of a national Pay Review Body for the NHS and an Independent Panellist for the Judicial Appointments Commission.

She has co-authored a number of reports on pay and motivation for the Prime Minister and First Ministers of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. The recommendations in these reports have been presented to the House of Commons by the Secretary of State for Health.

Katrina has also served a Non-Executive Director and Trustee for the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD). She is currently a member of the CIPD’s Disciplinary Panel.

She holds a postgraduate qualification in Coaching and Mentoring and is a coach on the Business School’s new MBA programme.

Publications

Government Publications

  • Review Body on Doctors’ & Dentists’ Remuneration (December 2012) Review of compensation levels, incentives and the Clinical Excellence and Distinction Award Schemes for NHS Consultants.. TSO: Norwich
  • Review Body on Doctors’ & Dentists’ Remuneration (2012) 40th Report 2010. TSO: Norwich
  • Review Body on Doctors’ & Dentists’ Remuneration (2010) 39th Report 2010. TSO: Norwich
  • Review Body on Doctors’ & Dentists’ Remuneration (2009) 38th Report 2010. TSO: Norwich
  • Review Body on Doctors’ & Dentists’ Remuneration (2008) 37th Report 2010. TSO: Norwich
  • Review Body on Doctors’ & Dentists’ Remuneration (2007) 36th Report 2010. TSO: Norwich

Book Reviews

  • Easterling, K. (2008) ‘Bringing the whole person to work’, People Management 14 (10): 43 (Friedman, S.D., (2008) Total Leadership – be a better leader, have a richer life’, Harvard Business School Press: Boston)
  • Easterling, K. (2008) ‘Why followers can be as important as leaders in shaping our world’, People Management 14 (20): 70 (Kellerman, B., (2008) Followership – how followers are creating change and changing leaders’, Harvard Business School Press: Boston)
  • Easterling, K. (2007) ‘Why the “white male competitive model” career isn’t a women-only problem’, People Management 13 (14): 47 (Hewlett, S.A., (2006 or 7) Off-Ramps and On-Ramps: Keeping talented women on the road to success, Harvard Business School Press: Boston)
  • Easterling, K. (2007) ‘How to meet your skill needs as the world loses it “demographic equilibrium”’, People Management 13 (3): 51 (Dychtwald, K., Erickson, T.J., Morison, R., (2006) Workforce Crisis: how to beat the coming shortage of skills and talent, Harvard Business School Press: Boston)
  • Easterling, K. (2006) ‘Why should anyone be led by you?’ People Management Newspaper of CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition 2006, 1: 15 (Goffee, R. & Jones, G., (2006) Why should anyone be led by you?, Harvard Business School Press: Boston)
  • Easterling, K. (2006) ‘The Connected Leader’ People Management, 12 (22): 51 (Gobillot, E., (2006) The Connected Leader – creating agile organizations for people, performance and profit, London: Kogan Page)
  • Easterling, K. (2006) ‘The case for coaching’, People Management, 12 (10): 53 (Jarvis, J., Lane, D.A. & Fillery-Travis, A., (2006) The Case for Coaching – making evidence-based decisions on coaching, CIPD Publishing: London)
  • Easterling, K. (2006) ‘Why should anyone be led by you?’, People Management, 12 (8): 49 (Goffee, R. & Jones, G., (2006) Why should anyone be led by you?, Harvard Business School Press)
  • Easterling, K. (2006) ‘Resonant Leadership’, People Management, 12 (2): 47 (Boyatzis, R. & McKee, A. (2005) Resonant Leadership, Harvard Business School Press: Boston)
  • Easterling, K. (2003) ‘Managing Work-life Balance’, People Management, 9 (17): 42 (Clutterbuck, D., (2003) Managing Work-Life Balance, CIPD Publishing: London)
  • Easterling, K. (1998) ‘Leading at the Edge of Chaos’, People Management, 4 (24): 51 (Connor, D.R., (1998) Leading at the Edge of Chaos – how to create the Nimble Organisation, Wiley: New York)

Conference Papers (published and unpublished

  • Osgerby, J. & Easterling, K. (2013) ‘An exploratory study to examine undergraduate students’ perceptions and awareness towards the utility of developing employability skills’. Paper presented at Learning & Teaching Conference, University of Winchester, 8 May 2013
  • Easterling, K. (2011) Research Seminar ‘A contemporary perspective into the HR issues that managers face with the emergence of the knowledge worker’, Winchester: Winchester Business School
  • Easterling, K. & Sunley, R. (2008) ‘Learning: Individual and invisible in a quantum age.’ Paper presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, Gothenberg, Sweden on 12 September 2008
  • Easterling, K. & Sunley, R. (2007) ‘Consultancy Informed Teaching I’. Paper presented at Conference on Consultancy Informed Teaching, University of Winchester, July 2007

Other

  • Easterling, K. (2000) MSc Dissertation: An investigation into the HR issues that managers may face with the emergence of the knowledge worker. Sheffield: Sheffield Business School
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