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1987 …2021

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Research Interests

Professor Thompson's research focuses on negotiation behavior and performance, creativity, and analogical reasoning. Her most recent research projects include investigations of divergent versus convergent thinking on negotiation performance; mindfulness and negotiation performance; gender and the use of ethically-questionable negotiation strategies; embarrassment and pride and their effects on creativity; and how analogical reasoning improves negotiation performance.

Education/Academic qualification

Psychology, PhD, Northwestern University

… → 1988

Education, MA, University of California, Santa Barbara

… → 1984

Speech, BS, Northwestern University

… → 1982

Research interests

  • Creativity and innovation
  • Cross-cultural negotiations
  • Group decision-making
  • Group dynamics
  • Innovation
  • Leading high-impact teams
  • Negotiations
  • Psychology
  • Teams


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