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Lila Carden

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Associate Professor
College of Engineering
4230 Martin Luther King Blvd College of Technology Building RM 230C

Lila Carden, Ph.D., is an esteemed scholar in Human Resource Development, leveraging her expertise to explore diverse facets of organizational dynamics and management strategies. She earned her Ph.D. from Texas A&M University, complementing her academic journey with a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas A&M University.

Dr. Carden's research, spanning from diversity and inclusion initiatives to stakeholder management and engagement in remote work settings, showcases her commitment to addressing contemporary challenges in the workplace. Her contributions, evident in publications like the Journal of Management & Organization and the International Journal of Information Technology Project Management, highlight her interdisciplinary approach to human resource management and organizational ethics.

As a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Project Management Professional, Dr. Carden combines academic rigor with practical insights, fostering innovation and resilience within organizations. Her dedication to advancing knowledge in her field is underscored by her numerous awards and honors, including recognition as a Chartered Member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Dr. Lila Carden continues to shape the discourse on human resource development and organizational effectiveness through her impactful research and leadership.