Learn more about the scientists and scholars we talked to about social norms!
Robin Ely is a Diane Doerge Wilson Professor of Business Administration, the Senior Associate Dean for Culture and Community at Harvard Business School, and the faculty chair of the Gender Initiative. She conducts research on race and gender relations in organizations with a focus on organizational change, group dynamics, learning, conflict, power, and identity.
Alicia A. Grandey is a Professor of Psychology at Penn State. Her research focuses on the balance between the employee's experience of stress and emotions and the organization's needs for performance. Her primary stream of research is on "emotional labor," where employees manage their emotions as part of the job, specifically in customer service in a variety of settings. Dr. Grandey has also published on the topics of work-family conflict and "family-friendly policies", organizational justice, and gender, racial, and cultural diversity.
Art Kleiner is editor-in-chief of strategy+business, author of the book The Age of Heretics and Who Really Matters and coauthor of Schools That Learn.
Debra Meyerson, a professor at Stanford University, is an organizational scholar who has authored two books and more than 50 chapters and articles. Previously, she was was Associate Professor at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education (GSE) and the Graduate School of Business (GSB). She was also faculty co-founder of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) and taught courses at the GSE and GSB on organizing for diversity, the leadership of social change, and educational and social entrepreneurship.
Claire Nuer (March 20, 1933 – March 26, 1999) founded Learning as Leadership. Claire's training in this field was not drawn from an academic background, but rather her own personal life experience. Surviving the Holocaust left her with an unshakeable commitment to be a constructive force in the world; overcoming terminal cancer led her to study the field of human potential and inspired her to teach others that we do not have to wait until we are faced with a crisis – such as disease, divorce, or bankruptcy – to reclarify our deepest goals and aspirations and to change our behavior, communication and relationships with others.