Carnegie Mellon University

Laurie Weingart

Laurie R. Weingart

Provost (Interim), Carnegie Mellon University; Richard M. and Margaret S. Cyert Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory

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  • 412-268-3363
Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Areas of Study

Organizational Behavior and Theory

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 is currently serving as CMU’s Interim Provost (2017-present). Within the Tepper School, she served as Senior Associate Dean – Education (2014-2017) and as Director of the Accelerate Leadership Center from 2012-2014. Dr. Weingart earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 1989. Her research examines negotiation, conflict, and innovation in interdisciplinary teams. Prof. Weingart has published over 60 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).

Education

  • Northwestern University - Ph D (Organizational Behavior) - 1989
  • Northwestern University - MS (Organizational Behavior) - 1986
  • University of Illinois - Urbana - BS (Industrial/Organizational Psychology) - 1984

Research

Conflict and Negotiation, dynamic group processes

Publications

Working Papers

  • Will you do me a favor? Responding to Favor Requests in the Workplace

    (author(s): Amanda Weirup, Laurie Weingart, Taya Cohen)

  • Measuring Conflict Expression: A Complementary Approach to Understanding Conflict

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

  • Your Cost or My Benefit? : Effects of Concession Frames in Distributive Negotiations

    (author(s): Nazli Bhatia, Rosalind Chow, Laurie Weingart)

  • Social motive expectations as a moderator of the concession timing effect in buyer-seller negotiations

    (author(s): Seungwoo Kwon, Laurie Weingart, Gangseog Ryu)

Awards and Honors

  • 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)
  • ASME - 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

  • Task Force on the CMU Experience, Committee Member (2016 - )
  • Tepper School Strategic Planning Committee, Committee Member (2016 - )
  • CMU Academic Policies and Practices Working Group, Committee Chair, Working Group Co-Chair (2016 - )
  • Carnegie Bosch Institute Research Advisory Committee, Committee Member (2010 - )
  • Masters Educational Action Committee, Committee Member (2010 - )
  • Tepper Quad Building Committee, Committee Member (2014 - 2016)
  • Tepper BaseCamp MBA Orientation Programs, Director (2010 - 2014)
  • Organizational Leadership Club, Student Org Advisor (Professional Org) (2008 - 2014)
  • FlexMBA Faculty Advisory Committee, Committee Member (2013 - 2014)
  • Accelerate Leadership Center, Director (2012 - 2014)
  • Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Teams, Director (2004 - 2012)
  • Groups and Organizations Seminar Series, Seminar Series coordinator, Coordinated seminar series jointly run by several departments at CMU and UPitt. (2009 - 2012)
  • Tepper MBA curriculum review committee, Committee Chair, With co-chair successfully led redesign efforts, including benchmarking, surveys, internal research, interim report, curriculum redesign, communication to constituents, and hand off to administration. (2010 - 2011)

Professional Activities

  • Member, Academy of Management
  • Journal Editor, Academy of Management Annals
  • Member, Association for Psychological Science
  • Member, Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research
  • Member, International Association for Conflict Management
  • Member, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Negotiation and Conflict Management Research (2006 -)
  • Elected Member, Society of Organizational Behavior (2006 -)
  • Elected Member, Society of Experimental Social Psychology (2003 -)
  • Committee Chair, Society of Organizational Behavior, Local Arrangements (August 2013 - November 2013)
  • President, Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (2007 - 2012)
  • Associate Editor, eJournal Editor, Negotiation Processes and Communication eJournal, Social Science Research Network (2002 - 2012)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (January 2003 - 2010)

Courses Taught

  • Team Conflict and Multiparty Negotiation (45841)
    • 2017 Mini 4 Section: E
    • 2016 Mini 4 Section: A, E
    • 2015 Mini 4 Section: A, E
  • Team Conflict and Negotiation (45841)
    • 2014 Mini 4 Section: A
  • Groups and Teams in Organizations (45841)
    • 2013 Mini 3 Section: A
  • Negotiations (45895)
    • 2012 Mini 3 Section: N
  • Designing and Leading a Business CAP-S (45885)
    • 2011 Section: A
  • Interpersonal Negotiations (45895)
    • 2010 Mini 3 Section: N
  • Seminar in Groups in Organizations (47896)
    • 2009 Mini 3 Section: A
  • Integrated Product Development Project (45929)
    • 2007 Section: A