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March 17th 2016 Member Call with Ella Miron-Spektor

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Ella Ella Miron SpektorMiron-Spektor is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Psychology at the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion—Israel Institute of Technology. Her research focuses on three primary domains: creativity and innovation, organizational and team learning, and emotions.  The current projects she is working on include:

  • The effect of paradoxical frames on creativity and innovation
  • Exploration and exploitation and individual and team creativity
  • Team structure and processes that enhance learning and innovation


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Ella received her Ph.D. from the Technion–, and held a post-doctoral position at Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University. Prior to her arrival to the Technion she was a faculty member at the Psychology Department in Bar-Ilan University. Her research interests include: creativity and innovation, organizational and team learning, paradoxes, and emotions at the workplace. Her work has been published in leading journals, such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organization Science, Harvard Business Review, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. She is currently serving as the academic head of the Entrepreneurship Minor at the Technion, and as a member of the editorial boards of Organization Science and Journal of Organizational Behavior. Ella received grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and from the European Commission (Murie Curie) to study processes that foster team learning and innovation. Her 2011 paper titled “The effect of conformists and attentive-to-detail members on team innovation: Reconciling the innovation paradox” (with Erez & Naveh) received the 2011 best paper award of the Innovation Management competition in EBS Business School. In addition she has won teaching, best reviewer and best paper awards.

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