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Professor Jordan’s teaching, research, and consulting focus on the areas of corporate and individual ethics, power, leadership, and negotiation. She 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. She was also a contributor to the books Leadership at the Crossroads: Psychology and Leadership and The Handbook of Organizational and Managerial Wisdom.
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 and a post-doctoral fellow at the Kellogg School of Management and Tuck School of Business in the United States.
She 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.
In an environment where a negotiation is taking place, looking at another person directly in the eye can be a sign of competition.
For the last five years, the influence of Millennials in the workplace has put pressure on many leaders and their organizations. But generational tensions are as old as generations themselves.
At a Discovery Event on developing leaders amidst digital disruption, Professor Jennifer Jordan outlined the opportunities as well as the challenges that come with managing people in the digital age.