ABOUT THE AUTHOR

LEIGH THOMPSON is the J. Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution & Organizations at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. She is the director of the Kellogg Team and Group Research Center, a research-based community of scholars dedicated to understanding and improving the performance of work teams in organizations. She also directs the Leading High Impact Teams executive program at Kellogg. An active scholar and researcher, Thompson has published more than 100 articles and chapters and has authored several books, including The Mind and Heart of the Negotiator (5th edition), Making the Team (4th edition), and The Truth About Negotiations.

Thompson’s research focuses on team creativity, negotiation, and learning. ...

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