Group processes and intergroup relations, Virtual Teams, Negotiation and conflict resolution, Culture and teamwork
Organisational Behaviour, Negotiation, Virtual Teams, Group Dynamics
Roderick Swaab is an Associate Professor of Organisational Behaviour at INSEAD. He studies the impact of communication structures and technologies on negotiation, conflict resolution, and group decision-making. He explores the impact of hierarchy on how people collaborate in teams by focusing on the interplay among coordination, conflict, and performance.
Professor Swaab has taught a variety of courses at INSEAD and the Kellogg School of Management at the Northwestern University. He has conducted Executive Education training sessions for various organisations including Astellas Pharma, Merck, and Societe Generale.
Professor Swaab's research has produced interventions that improve teamwork, negotiation, dispute resolution, and collaboration. It has been published in leading academic journals, such as the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Personality and Social Psychology Review, and Psychological Science, as well as featured in popular press outlets including Bloomberg, The Economist, Forbes, Financial Times, The New York Times, Time, and The Wall Street Journal.