Dr Madeleine Stevens

Liverpool Business School

Programme leader for the Master's part-time cohort and senior lecturer in Human Resource Management with over twenty years experience as an HR practitioner.
Research areas focus on the impact of redundancies on organisations and people.

Languages

English
Afrikaans

Degrees

2019, Solent University, England, PhD
2008, Solent University, England, Masters

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer Human Resource Management, Business School, Liverpool John Moores, 2018 - present

Internet publication

Stevens M. 2022. Redundancy: what to know about your rights when an employer lets you go Publisher Url Public Url

Stevens M. 2022. 6 ways to cut costs without making redundancies Publisher Url

Petzer M. 2020. How to limit 'the sinking ship syndrome' during redundancies Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Petzer M. 2020. COVID-19: How to reduce stress and maintain a work-life balance while working from home Publisher Url Public Url

Petzer M. 2020. Coronavirus and the workforce: how can we limit redundancies? Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Petzer M. The psychological impact of making redundancies

Conference publication

Stevens M. 2022. The unintended benefits of being made redundant: Building strategic capabilities in the implementation of redundancies. University Forum for Human Resource Development Proceedings, Mind the Gap: Bridging Theory and Practice in the Post-Covid Era Public Url

Stevens M. 2022. Gamification and experiential learning in the pedagogy of Research Methods: Introducing the Research Methods Roadmap Game Innovation in the Teaching of Research Methodology and Excellence Awards, 21st European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies :171-178 Public Url

Stevens M, Hannibal C. 2022. A netnographic study exploring the impact of consecutive redundancy programmes on employee exhaustion, cynicism and organisational detachment CIPD Applied Research Conference Proceedings, Applied Research Conference Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Petzer M. 2020. Don’t shoot the messenger: The enigmatic impact of conveying bad news during redundancy situations and how to limit the impact 2020 Applied Research Conference, Applied Research Conference (ARC) Publisher Url Public Url

Stevens M, McGarry T. Caught in a net: Opportunities and Challenges of a Netnographic Study Proceedings of the European Conference on Research Methods (ECRM) are: listed in the Web of Science (WoS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index indexed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK indexed by Elsevier SCOPUS abstract and citation database listed in the EBSCO database listed in the ProQuest database indexed by Google Books indexed by Google Scholar, 21st European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies

Stevens M, Saeudy M. Using social media to sustain high quality education and student experience Learning, Teaching and Student Experience

Stevens M. Incorporating games, probes and props to tackle educational inequity of underrepresented student groups Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Conference 2022 (CABS)

Chapters

Stevens M. 2022. Gamification and experiental learning in the pedagogy of Research Methods: Introducing the Research Methods Roadmap Game. Proceedings of the European Conference on Research Methods (ECRM) are: listed in the Web of Science (WoS) Conference Proceedings Citation Index indexed by the Institution of Engineering and Technology in the UK indexed by Elsevier SCOPUS abstract and cita Publisher Url

Stevens M, Royce M, Jariwala J, Soehren D. Enhancing Teaching Practice in Higher Education Kreß B, Kreß H. International Perspectives on Scientific Teaching and Learning.

Stevens M, McGarry T. Caught in a net: Opportunities and Challenges of a Netnographic Study Au-Yong-Oliveira M, Costa C. :171-178 European Conference on Research Methods ECRM Publisher Url Public Url

Book

Stevens M. 2022. Strategic Redundancy Implementation Re-Focus, Re-Organise and Re-Build Routledge 9781000548723

Journal article

Stevens M, Hannibal C. 2021. The smiling assassin?: Reconceptualising redundancy envoys as quasi-dirty workers International Journal of Human Resource Management, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Conference presentation:

The clandestine cost of feeling like a fake: Imposter phenomenon and workplace presenteeism. (paper presentation), 82nd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management taking place August 2022., Seattle, Washington, Other. 2022

The unintentional benefits of being made redundant: Building strategic capabilities in the implementation of redundancies, Mind the Gap: Bridging Theory and Practice in the Post-Covid Era - United Forum of Human Resource Development, Sheffield Hallam University, Paper. 2022

Practice skills in on-line environments, LJMU Teaching and Learning conference, On-line, Oral presentation. 2021

Approaches and technologies for online teaching, learning and assessment: Practice skills in online environments, ENTEP Conference: Enhancing Teaching Practice in Higher Education in Russia and China, Liverpool, Oral presentation. 2021

Mitigating the negative impact of redundancies during a pandemic, International days, Belgium, Oral presentation. 2021

Perspectives of authentic assessment and professional practice interventions in teaching and learning (2021), Delivering impact in Higher Education Learning and Teaching: Enhancing cross-border collaboration., Ekinterinburg, Russia, Other. 2021

Don’t shoot the messenger:Developing effective mechanisms for alleviating the psychological impact experienced by the organisational messenger during redundancy situations., Siemens National HR Conference, London, Oral presentation. 2014

A model which allows for effective mechanisms of alleviating the psyhological impact experienced by the organisational messenger during redundancy situations, Association of Business Psychologists Workforce Experience Awards, London, Oral presentation. 2014

Developing effective mechanisms for alleviating the psychological impact experienced by the organisational messenger during redundancy situations., Post graduate Research Conference Solent University, Southampton, Oral presentation. 2014

Award:

Finalist 2022 Innovation in Teaching of Research Methodology Excellence Awards., 20th European Conference on Research Methodology for Business and Management Studies (ECRM 2022), hosted by The University of Aveiro, Portugal on 2 – 3 June. 2022

Semi-finalist, 10th International Educational Games Competition at the 16th European Conference on Game-Based Learning. 2022

Professor Ian Beardwell Prize for best, applied research paper, Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, https://twitter.com/search?q=professor%20ian%20beardwell&src=typed_query. 2022

Professor Ian Beardwell Prize, CIPD. 2022

Nomination for Vice Chancellor's Rising Star Award - Knowledge, Research and Transfer, LJMU. 2021

Innovative teaching award - HR Division, Academy of Management, https://hrdiv.org/awards/news. 2021

Rising Star Award, Faculty award - Liverpool John Moores University. 2021

Finalist in the category Excellence in Learning and Development,, Workforce Experience Awards - Association of British Psychologists. 2020

Excellence in health, wellbeing and inclusiveness, Association of Business Psychologists, https://theabp.org.uk/abp-awards-2014-and-the-winners-are/. 2014

Outstanding student achievement, Association of Business Psychologists, https://theabp.org.uk/abp-awards-2014-and-the-winners-are/. 2014

Siemens Bronze Podium Award, Siemens. 2013

Best Senior HR Professional Award for 2013 – Leading Strategic and Operational Change., Bond Williams and the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), https://mb.cision.com/Main/8419/9594170/251164.pdf. 2013

Media Coverage:

https://www.ljmu.ac.uk/about-us/news/articles/2022/5/20/management-book-on-redundancy-fills-important-gap, Management book on redundancy fills important gap. 2022

https://www.madeleinestevens.com/post/template-product-review, Book review. 2022

https://cloud.3dissue.com/2349/3077/242987/PM0422/index.html, People Management Magazine CIPD book review. 2022

https://www.cipd.co.uk/news-views/nutshell/issue-111/redundancy, Journal article review. 2021

https://www.cipd.co.uk/news-views/nutshell/issue-111/redundancy#gref, Don’t shoot the messenger! Understanding the emotional effects job cuts can have on the ‘envoys’ who are responsible for the redundancy process - article review. 2021

https://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/long-reads/articles/skills-hr-need-2021-confident-restructuring-business, People Management Interview write up. 2020

https://www.cipd.co.uk/news-views/coronavirus/webinars/how-to-get-redundancies-right-15-october-2020, CIPD Webinar: Managing redundancies in a compassionate way. 2020

WORK CIPD Summer 2020, pg 62. Article debrief: Breaking bad news is an art. 2020

https://www.cipd.co.uk/news-views/nutshell/issue-97/redundancies, Article review - Nutsehll CIPD Issue 97 The psychological impact of making redundancies. Limiting the impact of conveying bad news during redundancy situations. 2020

https://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/11305822.student-wins-two-prestigious-gongs/, Research into how to alleviate the psychological impact of redundancy situations by a Southampton Solent University PhD student has won two prestigious industry awards.. 2014

https://www.facebook.com/solentuniversity/posts/solent-phd-student-maddy-petzers-research-wins-two-business-psychology-awards-ht/10152514128985477/, Solent PhD student Maddy Petzer's research wins two business psychology awards. 2014

Conference organisation:

British Academy of Management Research Methods SIG: Teaching Research Methods to Business Students: New and Innovative Approaches, Presenter and organizer, https://www.bam.ac.uk/events-landing/ems-event-calendar/teaching-research-methods-to-business-students-new-and-innovative-approaches.html. 2022

Other Professional Activity:

The importance of rebuilding the organisation post redundancy implementation - International teaching, Arrteveld university of Applied Sciences. 2022

Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) - delivering a 4-week programme in collaboration with Southern Connecticut State University, America on the UN Sustainable Development Goal Number 13-Climate Action.. 2022

Other invited event:

The use of visual arts in managment education (Panel discussion), online, Collaboration with Southern Connecticut State university. 2022

Applied Research Conference: CIPD, Virtual, Panel member in discussion: Dealing with uncertainty and change, along with David D’Souza, Membership Director, CIPD and Dr. Gill Maxwell, Research Advisor, CIPD.. 2022

Applied Research Conference CIPD: HR Functions: Learning and Development and Redundancies, Dublin, Panel member in the discussion of HR Functions: L and D and Redundancies, along with David Collings, Professor of HRM Dublin University Business School and Niall Eyre, Global HR Director for Pharmaceutical. 2020

Guest lecturer at Solent University - research methods, Southampton, Invited to present as a guest lecturer at Solent university - research methods for HR Master Students. 2014

External committees:

External Relationship Committee, University Forum for Human Resource Development, Committee member, https://www.ufhrd.co.uk/wordpress/. 2022

Teaching qualification:

Professional Development Course for External Examiners. 2021

Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice. 2020

External collaboration:

Birmingham City University, External Examiner at Birmingham City University for BA (Ons) Business Management (Enterprise, Consultancy and Supply Chain). 2021

Athena School of Management, India, Athena School of Management, India. 2021

Membership of professional bodies:

Certified Management and Business Educator, The Chartered Association of Business Schools. 2021

Chartered Membership of The British Psychological Society, The British Psychology Society. 2021

Member of the Association of Business Psychologists, Association of Business Psychologists.

Fellowships:

Fellow for Advanced Higher Education, Advanced HE. 2020

Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, CIPD. 2018

Fellow of the Society of Specialist Paralegals in Employment Law, Paralegal Society. 2009

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