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Leigh Thompson

J. Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution & Organizations, Professor of Management & Organizations

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Take 5: How to Empower Employees to Be More Creative

Creativity is a potent engine for business. Nurture it without letting office divas run the show.

Researchers: Maryam Kouchaki, Leigh Thompson, William Ocasio, Edward (Ned) Smith and Loran Nordgren

August 3, 2017

Innovation

Take 5: How to Nurture Your Work Relationships

Ways to improve negotiations and better manage conflict at the office.

Researchers: Jeanne M. Brett, Eli J Finkel, Thomas Lys, Leigh Thompson, Aparna Labroo and Martin Lariviere

February 7, 2017

Take 5: Lead Better Teams, Engage More Customers, and Find Your Next Market

Kellogg professors offer tips to grow your career and your organization.

Researchers: Leigh Thompson, William Ocasio, Harry M. Kraemer, Mitchell A. Petersen, Mohanbir S. Sawhney and Michael J. Mazzeo

January 6, 2017

Careers

Three Ways Leaders Can Solve the “People Problems” That Hold Teams Back

Sometimes the conference room should be a boxing ring, other times a campfire.

Researchers: Leigh Thompson and Tanya Menon

November 2, 2016

Leadership

5 Strategies for Leading a High-Impact Team

Why “teams are not cocktail parties,” and other words of wisdom.

Researchers: Leigh Thompson

July 1, 2016

Status and the Social Network

Social status determines how individuals approach opportunity under job threat

Researchers: Edward (Ned) Smith, Tanya Menon and Leigh Thompson

March 3, 2014

Careers

Collaborate Better

A Q&A with Leigh Thompson about working creatively in teams

Researchers: Leigh Thompson

March 13, 2013

Get Over Yourself

Why we think we’re forces to be reckoned with

Researchers: Tanya Menon and Leigh Thompson

May 1, 2010

Leadership