Listen to Leigh Thompson’s “The Truth About Creative Teams” talk for Harvard Business Review

Leigh Thompson's "The Truth About Creative Teams"

An interview with Leigh Thompson, professor at Kellogg School of Management and author of Creative Conspiracy: The New Rules of Breakthrough Collaboration: if you’ve been in the creative industry long enough (or if you’re coming from a Design Studio-structured educational background), you’re not going to hear anything new, but it’s refreshing to hear that Business people are finally embracing principles designers have long advocated.

Leigh Thompson is the J. Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution & Organizations in the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She is the director of the Kellogg Team and Group Research Center and the Kellogg Leading High Impact Teams Executive program.

In 1991, Dr. Thompson received a the multi-year Presidential Young Investigator award from the National Science Foundation for her research on negotiation and conflict resolution. In 1999, Thompson received a grant from Citicorp for research on negotiation. In 1994-1995, Dr. Thompson was a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, California.

via The Truth About Creative Teams – HBR IdeaCast – Harvard Business Review.

Itamar Medeiros

Originally from Brazil, Itamar Medeiros currently lives in Germany, where he works as Lead Product Design Strategist at SAP and promotes User Experience Design as visiting lecturer at Köln International School of Design. Working in the Information Technology industry since 1998, Itamar Medeiros has helped truly global companies in several countries (Argentina, Brazil, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland, United Arab Emirates, United States) create great user experience through advocating Design and Innovation principles. During his 7 years in China, he championed the User Experience Design discipline as User Experience Manager at Autodesk and Local Coordinator of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) in Shanghai

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