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Inside the Mind of Professor Adam Grant

May 6, 2021

Inside the Mind of Professor Adam Grant

In this rapidly changing world, learning to question your opinions and open other people’s minds can position you for excellence at work and wisdom in life.

Join us for this webinar as we go inside the mind of one of the country’s most thought provoking and creative scholars & teachers, Adam Grant. 

In this discussion, Professor  Adam Grant and Wharton School Dean Erika James will touch on Adam’s most recent book ‘’Think Again’’, as well as on his background in psychology and how it influences his work as a business school professor at Wharton.  

We will discuss:

- What competencies, skills and knowledge will be necessary for students going through business schools now given the disruption we’ve seen in the past year?
- What role the current generation of students can play to shape business now - and in the future.
- How have Wharton and other business schools evolved?
- How does he come up with the ideas for his books and what is the process of researching and writing a book like for him?

About Presenter:

As an organizational psychologist, Adam Grant has been Wharton’s top-rated professor numerous times, and recognized as one of the world’s 10 most influential management thinkers and one of Fortune’s 40 Under 40. His new book, Think Again, is a #1 New York Times bestseller. Grant received his BA from Harvard University and his PhD from the University of Michigan.

Wharton School Dean Erika H. James is a leading expert on crisis leadership, workplace diversity and management strategy. Prior to her appointment at Wharton, Dean James was the John H. Harland Dean at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School. Known internationally, Dean James has been quoted as an expert thought leader by the Wall Street Journal, MSNBC, CNN.com and numerous other media outlets. She holds a Ph.D. and Master’s degree in organizational psychology from the University of Michigan, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Pomona College of the Claremont Colleges in California.  

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