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Jiani Zhu - Ph.D. Candidate

Organizational Behavior Researcher, Educator

Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA

I study adversity and creativity in the workplace and the intersection of the two. I am interested in helping people seize the opportunities offered by obstacles and turn them into fuel for motivation and creativity.

     

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For my dissertation, I use science-fiction authors' career data to answer the question “when, how, and why does failure promote employee creativity?”

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