Dr. Hayfaa Tlaiss is an Associate Professor of Management. In addition to her Bachelor and MBA, Dr. Tlaiss holds a PhD with High Distinction from The Alliance Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK and a Teaching Diploma from University of New Brunswick, Canada. Dr. Hayfaa was the Chairwoman of the Management Department at Alfaisal University from 2015 until August 2021. Dr. Tlaiss is a nationally and internationally recognized scholar within the area of Management and Entrepreneurship, with more than 25 articles published in top tier, peer-reviewed journals including Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Small Business Management, International Journal of Human Resources Management, International Small Business Management, and Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, Employee Relations, and Career Development International. and . Her research has received international attention and has been widely recognized through various awards including the “Highly Commended Paper Award” in 2018 and 2016 at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence, “Specially selected articles in HRM” for the 2nd Annual GOV HR Summit in 2014, “Outstanding Paper Award by the Literati Network Awards for Excellence” in 2012 and the Academy of Management (AOM) award for the best symposium in the “Management Education and Development” division in AOM’s annual meeting in 2009. Nationally and regionally, Dr. Tlaiss won the “University Research Excellence Award” from Deanship of Scientific Research King Abdulaziz University, KSA and the “Woman Role Model Award” in 2018 by the Arabian Society of Human Resources Management. Dr. Tlaiss teaches a number of courses at the undergraduate, graduate, and executive levels, and delivers international workshops to professionals and managers.