Topics and Subtopics:
Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Individuals and Teams
Power and Influence
Advertising and Public Relations
Health and Life Sciences
Natural Resources, Construction, and Utilities
Transportation and Logistics
Leaders in Transition
Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley
United States of America, California
Direct Educator Connection:
Jennifer A. Chatman, Ph. D. Professor, Organizational Behavior, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley Jennifer Chatman is the Paul J. Cortese Distinguished Professor of Management at the Haas School of Business. During the 2001-02 year she was the Marvin Bower Fellow at the Harvard Business School. Before joining the Haas School faculty in 1993, she was on the faculty of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management from 1987 to 1993. She received her Ph. D. from the University of California at Berkeley, where she was also faculty director of the Ph. D. program from 2002 to 2004.
Chatman's research and consulting work focus on the business advantages of leveraging organizational culture and leading change and she has acted as a consultant to such companies as Cisco Systems, The Coca-Cola Company, ConocoPhillips, Genentech, Intel, Kaiser-Permanente, Microsoft, and Qualcomm, to name a few. She is a director of Simpson Manufacturing, and an advisory board member of BrassRing, ThinkShed, Unicru, and Ashesi University in Ghana, Africa. She is an affiliated consultant with The Trium Group.
Chatman teaches a variety of executive management and MBA courses focusing on leveraging culture, leadership, effective decision-making and conflict resolution. She regularly teaches in executive education programs at Haas, Stanford, Kellogg's Allen Center, and the Institute for Management Studies. Chatman's research has been highlighted in many major business publications, and her articles have appeared in various academic journals. She is a member of the editorial boards of Academy of Management Review, Administrative Science Quarterly, and California Management Review.
Chatman was a keynote speaker for the Economist Innovation Summit in 2004, and she interviewed Jack Welch for the Commonwealth Club and NPR in 2005. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Behavior, the Society for Organizational Behavior, and has served as an elected officer in the Academy of Management. She has won several awards for writing and teaching.