UCL School of Management

Organisations & Innovation

The faculty in this group share a common interest in the social psychology of individuals, teams, social networks, and processes within organizations. Topics of interest include creativity, innovation, leadership, negotiations, personality, decision-making, cooperation and competition. Our methods for data collection and analysis are diverse, including survey research, interviews, social psychology experiments, inductive qualitative research, multi-method field studies, and network analyses. Despite this diversity, there is a common focus on understanding individual and team outcomes within organizations.

Cognition and social networks

People's perceptions of their organizationa social networks are systematically biased, and the bias affects their own and others'' outcomes.

Personality and social networks

How different personality types create and benefit from social networks in organizations.