Richard L. Thomas Professor of Leadership & Organizational Change; Co-Director, Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems
A study of professional sports teams suggests that one factor is clearly more important, but the best teams combine them both.
Researchers: Satyam Mukherjee, Yun Huang, Julia Neidhardt, Brian Uzzi and Noshir Contractor
June 3, 2019
Two new studies look at who wins the prestigious grants and prizes that can make or break a scientist’s career.
Researchers: Brian Uzzi, Diego FM Oliveira, Yifang Ma and Teresa Woodruff
May 2, 2019
Simple strategies for reaping the benefits of collaboration.
Researchers: Benjamin F. Jones, J. Keith Murnighan, Leigh Thompson, Brian Uzzi, Jan A. Van Mieghem and Dashun Wang
March 13, 2019
Simply being well-connected is not enough.
Researchers: Yang Yang, Nitesh V. Chawla and Brian Uzzi
March 1, 2019
Here’s why consequences stick to some team members more than others, according to a new study of retracted academic papers.
Researchers: Ginger Zhe Jin, Benjamin F. Jones, Susan Feng Lu and Brian Uzzi
February 1, 2019
In the age of Yelp, two new studies explore why we offer advice and how it spreads.
Researchers: Sara Soderstrom, Brian Uzzi, Derek D. Rucker, James H. Fowler, Daniel Diermeier, Alessandro M. Peluso, Andrea Bonezzi and Matteo De Angelis
November 2, 2017
Kellogg faculty explain how human–machine partnerships can improve everything from your commute to your self-esteem.
Researchers: Brenna Argall, David Ferrucci, Eli J Finkel, Todd Murphey, Rima Touré-Tillery, Brian Uzzi and Adam Waytz
June 8, 2017
Kellogg faculty on what it takes to ensure your new product or great idea takes off.
Researchers: Brian Uzzi, Benjamin F. Jones, Kelly Goldsmith, Klaus Weber and Loran Nordgren
April 7, 2017
Users isolate themselves in social media echo chambers, even when they start out looking at a variety of posts.
Researchers: Alessandro Bessi, Fabiana Zollo, Michela Del Vicario, Michelangelo Puliga, Antonio Scala, Guido Caldarelli, Brian Uzzi and Walter Quattrociocchi
April 6, 2017
The relationship between humans and computers is deepening. What does the future hold?
Researchers: Brian Uzzi, David Ferrucci and Sandra Waxman
December 2, 2016
Mining digital communications for emotions can lead to better decisions.
Researchers: Bin Liu, Ramesh Govindan and Brian Uzzi
May 5, 2016
IBM Watson creator David Ferrucci on the thought partnership at the heart of machine learning.
Researchers: David Ferrucci and Brian Uzzi
July 6, 2015
Computational social science aims to discover universal facts.
Researchers: Brian Uzzi
May 1, 2015
Day traders behave like bees when deciding what to buy and sell.
Researchers: Serguei Saavedra, R. Dean Malmgren, Nicholas Switanek and Brian Uzzi
December 1, 2014
The right mixture balances conventionality, novelty, and collaboration
Researchers: Brian Uzzi, Satyam Mukherjee, Michael Stringer and Benjamin F. Jones
November 4, 2013
The striking similarities between ecological and organizational networks
Researchers: Serguei Saavedra, Brian Uzzi and Felix Reed-Tsochas
July 5, 2011
Instant messaging helps traders buy and sell at the right time
Researchers: Serguei Saavedra, Kathleen Hagerty and Brian Uzzi
March 14, 2011
Social networks affect transaction costs
Researchers: Brian Uzzi and Ryon Lancaster
July 1, 2009
Collaborating at a distance pays off
Researchers: Benjamin F. Jones, Stefan Wuchty and Brian Uzzi
October 10, 2008
The small-world problem
Researchers: Brian Uzzi and Jarrett Spiro
October 1, 2007
How the Broadway musical can teach important lessons to business leaders
Researchers: Roger Guimerá, Brian Uzzi, Luís A. Nunes Amaral and Jarrett Spiro
April 11, 2007