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Nir Halevy

Nir   Halevy
Associate Professor, Organizational Behavior
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NirHalevy
Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior
Academic Area: 
Organizational Behavior

Research Statement

My research is in three main areas: conflict and cooperation, interactive decision making, and hierarchy in groups and organizations. I investigate how individuals and teams make decisions, manage conflicts, and cooperate to achieve joint goals.

Research Interests

  • Conflict and Negotiation
  • Interactive Decision Making
  • Social Hierarchy - Power, Status, Leadership

Academic Degrees

  • PhD Social Psychology and Management, Hebrew University
  • MA Social and Organizational Psychology, Hebrew University
  • BA Psychology and International Relations, Hebrew University

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior, Stanford GSB, 2010-present
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, 2009-2010

Awards and Honors

  • Fletcher Jones Faculty Scholar, 2014-2015

Publications

Journal Articles

Eric M. Anicich, Nathanael J. Fast, Nir Halevy, Adam D. Galinsky. Organization Science. January 2016, Vol. 27, Issue 1, Pages 123-140.
Nir Halevy, Eliran Halali. (PNAS) Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America . June 2, 2015, Vol. 112, Issue 22, Pages 6937–6942.
Nir Halevy, E.Y. Chou. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. March 2014, Vol. 106, Issue 3, Pages 398-417.
Nir Halevy, Taya Cohen, Eileen Chou, James Katz, A. T. Panter. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 2014, Vol. 40, Issue 1, Pages 92-110.
Nir Halevy, Eileen Chou, A. Galinsky, J.K. Murnighan. Social Psychological and Personality Science. July 2012, Vol. 3, Issue 4, Pages 398-406.
Nir Halevy, Ori Weisel, Gary Bornstein. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. April 2012, Vol. 25, Issue 2, Pages 188-195.
Nir Halevy, Eileen Chou, Adam D. Galinsky. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. March 2012, Vol. 48, Issue 2, Pages 530-537.
Nir Halevy, Eileen Chou, Taya R. Cohen, Robert W. Livingston,. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. February 2012, Vol. 102, Issue 2, Pages 351-366.
Nir Halevy, Eileen Chou, J. Keith Murnighan. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. January 2012, Vol. 102, Issue 1, Pages 132-148.
Nir Halevy. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. December 2008, Vol. 34, Issue 12, Pages 1687-1702.
Nir Halevy, G. Bornstein, L. Sagiv. Psychological Science. April 2008, Vol. 19, Issue 4, Pages 405-411.
Nir Halevy, L. Sagiv, S. Roccas, G. Bornstein. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. December 2006, Vol. 32, Issue 12, Pages 1674-1689.

Courses Taught

Degree Courses

2015-16

This seminar is intended for students who are interested in how decisions happen and wish to expand their knowledge about the interactive processes involved in strategic decision-making. The course will draw on behavioral game theory to analyze...

This course is designed to improve students' skills in all phases of a negotiation: understanding prescriptive and descriptive negotiation theory as it applies to dyadic and multiparty negotiations, to buyer-seller transactions and the resolution...

This seminar is intended for Ph.D. students who want to explore theoretical ideas and empirical findings related to intergroup processes, including conflict and cooperation; stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination; diversity, social identity,...

2014-15

This course is designed to improve students' skills in all phases of a negotiation: understanding prescriptive and descriptive negotiation theory as it applies to dyadic and multiparty negotiations, to buyer-seller transactions and the resolution...

Insights by Stanford Business

May 19, 2016
Jobs that grant control over resources but lack respect can ignite conflict.
July 21, 2015
The motivation of mediators is not solely altruistic.
March 26, 2015
A scholar says being ambitious doesn’t necessarily mean being aggressive.
May 23, 2014
New research shows that decision-makers focus on what will lead to the best possible outcome.
December 16, 2013
A professor of organizational behavior looks to game theory to better understand how to manage disputes in politics, business, and everywhere else.
March 21, 2012
Research explores why some conflicts make you angry, and others make you energized.
October 11, 2011
Taking care of others may reduce a nice guy's chance of becoming a leader.
October 10, 2011
Unlike major league baseball, salary disparity in the NBA can make a positive difference on the court, says Nir Halevy, coauthor of a new study.