Identity, Leadership Development, Psychodynamics, Qualitative Research
Psychological Issues in Management, Organisational Psychology
Jennifer Petriglieri is Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD, where she teaches the Management Acceleration Programme, the High Impact Leadership Programme, the Leadership Transition Programme, and the Psychological Issues in Management elective course in the MBA.
Her research investigates how individuals craft and sustain their personal and professional identities in contexts characterized by high uncertainty, such as mobile careers or organizations and professions in crisis. Jennifer’s research on how sudden crises in organizations and professions affect the identities and actions of their senior and most established members won the INFORMS/Organization Science dissertation proposal award. Her work on the personal foundations of leadership development received the GMAC Award for the most significant contribution to graduate management education, and her theoretical work on identity threat was selected as a finalist for the best paper of 2011 in the Academy of Management Review. Her research has appeared in the Administrative Science Quarterly, Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Learning & Education, and the Journal of Organizational Change Management. It has also been featured in the online editions of Business Week and the Harvard Business Review.
Jennifer has long been involved in experiential leadership development initiatives for multinationals from a variety of industries. Her work in this domain pays particular attention to the interplay between individuals’ life stories and group memberships and their decision-making and professional style in leadership roles. At INSEAD, she has been awarded the Dean’s commendation for teaching excellence and the MBA best teacher award. She was recently awarded a place on Poet and Quants’ global ranking of Top 40 Business School Professors under 40, and was shortlisted for the Thinkers 50 Radar award.
A British citizen, Jennifer earned a PhD in Organisational Behaviour from INSEAD. She also holds an MBA from IMD, Switzerland, and a BSc. in genetics from Nottingham University, UK. Prior to joining INSEAD, she was a Post Doctoral Fellow of Organizational Behavior at the Harvard Business School. Having lived and worked on three continents, she is now settled in France with her husband and two children.
- JOURNAL ARTICLES - Deus Ex Machina? Career Progress and the Contingent Benefits of Knowledge Management Systems - European Management Journal
- CASE STUDIES - Ten Years Later: Memoirs of Life and Work a Decade after an MBA
- JOURNAL ARTICLES - Up Close and Personal: Building Foundations for Leaders' Development through the Personalization of Management Learning - Academy of Management Learning and Education
- JOURNAL ARTICLES - Under Threat: Responses to and The Consequences of Threats to Individual's Identities - Academy of Management Review
- JOURNAL ARTICLES - Identity Workspaces: The Case of Business Schools - Academy of Management Learning and Education
- JOURNAL ARTICLES - Identity Work and Play - Journal of Organizational Change Management
- CASE STUDIES - Katelyn Neilson, MBA (A)