Carnegie Mellon University

Laurie Weingart

Laurie R. Weingart

Richard M. and Margaret S. Cyert Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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Bio

Laurie R. Weingart is the Richard M. and Margaret S. Cyert Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory at the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University. She served as CMU’s Interim Provost from July 2017 to December 2018. Within the Tepper School, she served as Senior Associate Dean – Education (2014-2017) and as Director of the Accelerate Leadership Center from 2012-2014. Her research examines negotiation, conflict, and innovation in interdisciplinary teams. Prof. Weingart has published over 70 articles and book chapters in the fields of management, social psychology, industrial psychology, cognitive psychology, and economics. Dr. Weingart served as Chair of the Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management (2001), the President of the International Association for Conflict Management (2003-2004), and the Founding President of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (2007-2012). She also served as co-editor of the Annals of the Academy of Management (2013-2017). Dr. Weingart earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

Education

  • Northwestern University - PhD (Organizational Behavior)
  • Northwestern University - MS (Organizational Behavior)
  • University of Illinois - Urbana - BS (Industrial/Organizational Psychology)

Research

Conflict, Collaboration, Negotiation, Teams, Gender and Non-promotable tasks

Recent Publications - 2015 to Present

  • Recognizing the Individual in Team Conflict

    (author(s):  Kori L. Krueger, Matthew A. Diabes, Binyamin Cooper, Laurie R. Weingart)
    2021

  • Manage Intra-Team Conflict

    (author(s):  Laurie R. Weingart, Karen A. Jehn, Kori L. Krueger)
    To appear in Handbook of the Principles of Organizational Behavior, 3rd edition, C. Pearce and E. Locke (eds), Wiley

  • Measuring Experienced Conflict Expression

    (author(s):  Yeonjeong Kim, Kristin Behfar, Laurie Weingart, Corinne Bendersky, Gergana Todorova, Julia Bear, Karen Jehn, Ella Miron-Spektor)
    2021

  • Your cost or my benefit?: Effects of concession accounts in negotiation

    (author(s):  Nazli Batia, Rosalind Chow, Laurie R. Weingart, Matthew Diabes)
    2021

Awards and Honors

  • Joseph E. McGrath Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Study of Groups (2020)

  • International Association of Conflict Management - Fellow (2020)

  • Academy of Management - Fellow (2016)
  • Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management - Best Conference Paper-Empirical or Theoretical Award (2014)
  • Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management - Best Conference Paper for the Study of Conflict in Context (2013)
  • Academy of Management - Finalist, Carolyn Dexter Best International Paper Award (2012)
  • Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management - Best Conference Paper for the Study of Conflict in Context (2011)
  • International Association for Conflict Management - Best Published Paper in 2010 in the journal Negotiation and Conflict Management Research (2011)
  • Conflict Management Division of the Academy of Management - Most Influential Article or Chapter Award (published between 2001-2004) (2009)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Curriculum Innovation Award (2003)
  • International Association for Conflict Management - Outstanding Article Award (2002)
  • International Association for Conflict Management - Outstanding Empirical Paper (1999)
  • Organization Communication & Information Systems Division of the Academy of Management - Best Published Paper (1995)
  • Department of Industrial Management Undergraduate Teaching Award (1992)

University Service

Leadership Positions
  • Collaboration and Teamwork as a CMU Core Competency Working Group Co-Chair (2019 - 2021)
  • Interim Provost, Carnegie Mellon University (2017 - 2018)
  • CMU Academic Policies and Practices Working Group, Working Group Co-Chair (2016 - 2018)
  • Tepper School Senior Associate Dean – Education (2014 - 2017)
  • Tepper School Accelerate Leadership Center, Faculty Lead (2012 - 2014)
  • Tepper School MBA BaseCamp Orientation Program, Director (2011 - 2014)
  • Tepper School MBA curriculum review committee, Committee Co-chair (2010 - 2012)
  • Tepper School, Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Teams, Director (2004 - 2012)

Recent Committees

  • CMU Commission on Academic Freedom and Freedom of Expression (2021 - )
  • Tepper School Committee on Faculty Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (2019 - 2020)
  • Task Force on the CMU Experience (2016 - 2018)
  • Tepper School Strategic Planning Committee (2016 - 2017)
  • Carnegie Bosch Institute Research Advisory Committee (2010 - 2017)
  • Tepper Quad Building Design Committee (2014 - 2016)
  • Tepper Masters Educational Affairs Committee (2010 - 2017)

Professional Activities

  • Journal Editor, Academy of Management Annals (2013 - 2017)
  • President, Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (2007 - 2012)
  • Co-founder, Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (2005 - 2006)
  • President, International Association for Conflict Management (2003 - 2004)
  • Division Chair, Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management (2001 - 2002)
  • Elected Member, Society of Organizational Behavior (2006)
  • Elected Member, Society of Experimental Social Psychology (2003)