Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor of Management
Wharton School Management Department
University of Pennsylvania
Leadership, Organizational Behavior
COVID, Culture in the time of virtual work, Emotional Intelligence
Sigal Barsade is the Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor of Management at the Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania where she has been on the faculty since 2003, and prior to that was a faculty member at Yale University for 10 years. The focus of Sigal’s research is on unconscious bias, organizational culture, emotional intelligence, leadership, teamwork and organizational change. Her more recent research is focused on emotional culture broadly, as well as the emotional culture of companionate love specifically, the influence of loneliness on performance and affective interventions.
Sigal is an award-winning researcher and teacher whose academic expertise enables her to integrate cutting edge research tools and knowledge into practical use. She has published in the top academic research journals in her field, is an elected Fellow of the Academy of Management and the American Psychological Society and has served as Chair of the Organizational Behavior Division in the Academy of Management . She is often interviewed by, and has her research referenced in the general media, such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, BBC World Service, Business Week, Time Magazine, US News & World Report, International Herald Tribune, AP Wire, Forbes, LA Times, Politico, Huffington Post, Oprah Magazine, Fast Company, Slate, NPR Radio, ABC, CBS and CNN News as well as numerous national and regional news outlets.
- No Employee an Island: Workplace Loneliness and Job Performance, Academy of Management Journal
- On Whether to Meditate Before a Negotiation: A Test of State Mindfulness, Academy of Management Proceedings
- Why Does Affect Matter in Organizations?, Academy of Management Perspectives
- Debiasing the Mind through Meditation: Mindfulness and the Sunk Cost Bias, Academy of Management Proceedings
- Work Loneliness and Employee Performance, Academy of Management Proceedings
SME Subject Areas
Careers, Entrepreneurship, Environment and Sustainability, Ethics, Gender and Diversity, Health Care, Human Resources, International Management, Leadership, Management Consulting, Management Education, Management History, Management Theory, Operations and Supply Chain Management, Organizational Behavior, Public and Nonprofit, Religion and Spirituality, Research Methods, Social Issues, Strategic Management, Technology and Innovation