I am Dr. Randall S. Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour at London Business School and founding Director of the School’s Leadership Institute. I hold a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley. I research, teach and consult on board effectiveness, the effect of CEO personality on top team dynamics and performance, leading teams and organisations, high-performance teams, leadership assessment, and interpersonal skill development. My research has been published in leading academic journals, as well as in leading outlets for managers including Harvard Business Review, Economist, Forbes, New Yorker Magazine, and Zawya. Finally, I am a Mentorship Award Winner by Organizational Behavior, a division of the Academy of Management.
MY EXPERTISE INCLUDES:
THE CRUCIAL ROLE TRUST PLAYS IN GETTING THE BENEFITS OF TASK CONFLICT
BRINGING TOGETHER DIVERSE PERSPECTIVES TO IMPROVE TEAM PERFORMANCE
A MODEL FOR CONFLICT MANAGEMENT IN TEAMS
THE EFFECTS OF CEO AND TEAM LEADER PERSONALITY ON PERFORMANCE
WHAT I DO
My research, teaching and consulting builds on my passion for helping people work more effectively together — whether this means advising leaders how to get the best from their team, sharing strategies to help teams better share information to deliver better results,
or better manage conflict.
Sharing my insights
My articles look at leadership in organizational work teams, personality, leadership success, decision-making, and conflict management.
A deeper look into my research
My scholarly articles and thought leadership covers a range of topics, including leadership, management, teamwork and interaction, trust and conflict management.
Making my research accessible
Use this section to browse through and search for a particular piece from my scholarly articles and thought leadership pieces by subject.
Showcasing my work
My research has been published in the leading journals in the field and my insights quoted by leading magazines and publications.