Nora Madjar

Associate Professor of Management

UConn School of Business

Nora Madjar is an Associate Professor of Management at the University of Connecticut School of Business and Fulbright Scholar. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration from the University of Illinois.

Her main expertise is creativity in the workplace and her research has contributed to a better understanding of the social and contextual factors that stimulate or hinder creative performance. Her current research focus is on the interaction of work and non-work relationships and their effect on creativity at work. Her scholarly work also explores different ways to structure jobs to facilitate creative work as well as gender differences in advocacy and negotiations. She has multiple articles on creativity published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Academy of Management Journal, and Journal of Organizational Behavior among others.

Professor Madjar teaches management and negotiations courses at both the undergraduate and MBA levels and coaches MBA students for international negotiation competitions.  She is also a co-principle investigator on a NSF Grant for stimulating creativity in engineering education.