Professor of Management & Organizations; Jane S. & William J. White Professor of Behavioral Sciences, McCormick School of Engineering
What Astronauts Can Teach Us about Working Remotely
Space: the final frontier—for learning how to keep your team motivated during extended periods of isolation and confinement.
Researchers: Noshir Contractor and Leslie DeChurch
July 29, 2020
Take 5: What Business Leaders Can Learn from the World of Sports
Specialists and scrappy underdogs can be just as indispensable in the office as they are on the playing field.
Researchers: Brayden King, Rima Touré-Tillery, Brian Uzzi, Noshir Contractor, J. Keith Murnighan and Daryl Morey
March 2, 2020
For Teams, What Matters More: Raw Talent or a History of Success Together?
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
How Can Social Science Become More Solutions-Oriented?
A conversation between researchers at Kellogg and Microsoft explores how behavioral science can best be applied.
Researchers: Noshir Contractor and Duncan Watts
September 10, 2018