Professor Elizabeth Mannix is the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Management at the Johnson Graduate School of Management. Her research and teaching is focused on effective organizational performance, and the factors that make individuals motivated, high-performing leaders and team members. Specific topics include:a uthentic leadership, principled negotiation and influence, the role of emotional intelligence in business settings, organizational change, women in leadership, and diversity.
Professor Mannix is the author of over 50 peer reviewed articles, published in such journals as Administrative Science Quarterly, Psychological Science in the Public Interest, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, and the Academy of Management Journal. She is the co-editor of the 15-volume book series, Research on Managing Groups and Teams. Her work has been recognized by awards from organizations including the Academy of Management, Small Group Research, and the International Association for Conflict Management.
Mannix served as the associate dean for Executive MBA programs at Cornell University from 2012-2017. She also served as the director of the Institute for the Social Sciences from 2005-2008, established to promote interdisciplinary research and to increase the university's prominence in the social sciences. Mannix is also the recipient of Johnson's inaugural EMBA Globe teaching award, as well as the Faculty Research Award. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Society, the Society for Organizational Behavior, and The Academy of Management. She is currently an associate editor of the Academy of Management Review. Professor Mannix teaches and consults with firms, universities, and professional societies around the world.
- Yong, Kevyn; Sauer, Stephen; Mannix, Elizabeth. "Conflict and Creativity in Interdisciplinary Teams" Small Group Research. 45.3 (2014): 266-289
- Li, L; Yuan, C; Mannix, Elizabeth. "Intra-group Conflict - Measurement and Theoretical Issues" (in preparation).
- Behfar, Kristin; Mannix, Elizabeth; Peterson, Randall; Trochim, W. "Conflict in Small Groups: The Meaning and Consequences of Process Conflict" Small Group Research. 42.2 (2011): 127-176
Awards and Honors
- Most Influential Paper Award (2016) Academy of Management
- Faculty Research Award (2007) Johnson Graduate School of Management
- EMBA Globe Award for Teaching Excellence (2001) Cornell University
- NBAB 6050 - High Performance Teams
- NBAE 5700 - Leadership and High Performing Teams
- NBAW 5700 - Leadership & High Performance Teams
- NCCB 5040 - Managing and Leading Organizations
- Ph D University of Chicago, 1989
- BA Roosevelt University, 1983