Science of Groups and Teams

This panel will address recent work on the nature and function of teams and multi-team systems, with perspectives from psychology, management, and organizational behavior

Dr. Lindred Greer

Stanford University

  Lindred (Lindy) Greer is Associate Professor of Management & Organizations and faculty director of the Sanger Leadership Center at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on how to design and lead effective organizational teams, with specific interests in intra-group hierarchy, conflict, diversity, leadership, and emotion. Lindy has published in outlets such as Academy of Management Journal, Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, Science, and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, among others. Her work has been covered in media outlets including the New York Times, Forbes, and Fast Company, and she has received awards from the Academy of Management and American Psychological Association. Lindy received her B.S. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and her Ph.D. in social and organizational psychology from Leiden University in the Netherlands.


Dr. John Hollenbeck

Michigan State University

  John R. Hollenbeck holds the positions of University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University and Eli Broad Professor of Management at the Eli Broad Graduate School of Business Administration. He received his Ph.D. in Management from New York University in 1984. He served as the acting editor at Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes in 1995, the associate editor of Decision Sciences from 1999 to 2004, and the editor of Personnel Psychology from 1996 to 2002. He has been awarded over $7 million in external research funding, most of which was granted by the U.S. Department of Defense and the National Science Foundation. He has been awarded fellowship status in both the Academy of Management and the American Psychological Association, and was recognized with the Career Achievement Award by the HR Division of the Academy of Management (2011), as well as the Early Career Award (1992) and Distinguished Service Contributions Award of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Dr. Dan Ilgen

Michigan State University

 Daniel R. Ilgen is John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University in the  Departments of Psychology and Management. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Illinois and subsequently held faculty appointments at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, and Purdue University before coming to Michigan State University. He a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association, the International Association of Applied Psychology, the Academy of Management, the and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. His work is in the general areas of work motivation, team behavior, performance evaluation, and leadership. In recognition of this work, he received the Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award from the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Herbert A Henneman, Jr. Lifetime Career Achievement Award given by the Human Resources Division of the Academy of Management.


Dr. Steve Kozlowski

Michigan State University

 Steve W. J. Kozlowski, Ph.D. is a Professor of Organizational Psychology at Michigan State University. He is a recognized authority in the areas 
of multilevel theory; team leadership and team effectiveness; and learning, training, and adaptation. The goal of his programmatic research is to generate actionable theory, research-based principles, and deployable tools to develop adaptive individuals, teams, and organizations. His research is, or has been, supported by the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ), the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences (ARI), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Office of Naval Research (ONR), among others. His research has generated over $10M in funded work. Dr. Kozlowski is the recipient of the SIOP Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award and the INGRoup McGrath Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Study of Groups.

Dr. Stephen Fiore

Moderator: University of Central Florida

 Dr. Stephen M. Fiore is Director, Cognitive Sciences Laboratory, and Professor with the University of Central Florida’s Cognitive Sciences Program in the Department of Philosophy and Institute for Simulation & Training. He maintains a multidisciplinary research interest that incorporates aspects of the cognitive, social, organizational, and computational sciences in the investigation of learning and performance in individuals and teams. His primary area of research is the interdisciplinary study of complex collaborative cognition and the understanding of how humans interact socially and with technology. He was president of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research (INGRoup) and is currently a founding board member of the International Network for the Science of Team Science. Dr. Fiore was a member of the expert panel for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) which focused on collaborative problem-solving skills.


SciTS Presentation: Groups and Teams PanelScience of Groups and Teams