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Michael W. Morris

Michael W. Morris

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I am a cognitively oriented social psychologist interested in people’s behavior in the workplace. I work primarily in three areas: cultural influences on social behavior and action, social psychological factors in conflict resolution, and social judgment and decision making. A central interest is everyday causal attributions, which lies at the core of how people solve problems, manage each other, and learn from experience. I have studied differences between East Asian and Western response tendencies in this domain, and also in the domains of conflict resolution decisions and justice judgments. However, more than documenting patterns of cultural difference, my goal is to advance a constructivist understanding of how cultural traditions influence individual judgments and decisions.

Primary Interests:

  • Aggression, Conflict, Peace
  • Causal Attribution
  • Culture and Ethnicity
  • Emotion, Mood, Affect
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Person Perception
  • Persuasion, Social Influence
  • Self and Identity
  • Social Cognition

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Courses Taught:

  • Advanced Seminar on Leading Teams
  • Conflict Management and Negotiation
  • Culture, Organization and Cognition
  • Managerial Negotiations
  • Managing Through Mutual Agreement
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Social Psychology of Organizations

Michael W. Morris
Columbia Business School
708 Uris Hall
3022 Broadway
New York, New York 10027
United States of America

  • Phone: (212) 854-2296

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