Leigh Thompson is the J. Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution & Organizations in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She is the director of the Kellogg Team and Group Research Center, the Kellogg Leading High Impact Teams Executive program, and the Constructive Collaboration Executive program.
Her research focuses on negotiation skills and strategies, group decision making, creativity, and learning. Her most recent research projects include investigations into group creativity on negotiation; how teams facilitate impasse in negotiations with negative bargaining zones; and how analogical reasoning in dyads improves negotiation performance.
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