Tashlin Lakhani comes to Fisher from the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, where she is earning her PhD in International and Comparative Labor and Human Resources. Tashlin also has a Master of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University, a Master of Industrial Relations from Queen's University, and an Honors Bachelor of Business Administration with High Distinction from Wilfrid Laurier University.
Tashlin's research interests include strategic human resource management, international and comparative management, and the service sector. Her research explores the relationship between economic organization and work organization. She is currently studying franchise businesses and examining how differences in ownership structures shape human resource systems and outcomes in the hotel and restaurant industries. She has also conducted research on human resource management in inter-firm networks and global value chains. Her work has been published in the British Journal of Industrial Relations.
Tashlin has received many awards and grants for her research, including a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Doctoral Fellowship, a Society for Human Resource Management Dissertation Grant, the Seidman Prize at Cornell University, and the R Samuel McLaughlin Fellowship from Queen's University.
Tashlin's teaching interests are in strategic and international human resource management, and labor relations.