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Jennifer Jordan


IMD Executive Education
Leadership and Organizational Behavior, Ph.D. M.Phil, M.Sc, Yale University

Jennifer Jordan is a social psychologist and is Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behavior at IMD.

Professor Jordan's teaching, research, and consulting focus on the areas of corporate and individual ethics, power, leadership, and negotiation. Professor Jordan has received specialized training and certifications in lie- and truthfulness-detection, as well as in conflict resolution within organizations.

Her work in these areas has appeared in several scientific journals including Administrative Science Quarterly, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, Business Ethics Quarterly, Journal of Business Ethics, Psychological Science, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, and Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. She was also a contributor to the books, Leadership at the Crossroads: Psychology and Leadership and The Handbook of Organizational and Managerial Wisdom, as well as an editor of one of the seminal scientific books on wisdom, Handbook of Wisdom: Psychological Perspectives. Her work has been mentioned in mainstream publications from The New York Times to De Volkskrant (Netherlands).

Prior to joining IMD, Professor Jordan was an Associate Professor and Rosalind Franklin Fellow at the University of Groningen in The Netherlands and a post-doctoral fellow at the Kellogg School of Management and Tuck School of Business in the United States.

Professor Jordan also served as a visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin, Germany. Professor Jordan received her doctoral degree and two masters degrees (Masters of Philosophy and Masters of Science in Psychology) from Yale University (United States). She is a member of the editorial board of the journals Leadership Quarterly and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

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