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Gergana  Todorova

Gergana Todorova

Assistant Professor, Management

(305) 284-8651
Jenkins 412C

Research Interests

  • Team creativity, ideation, and innovation
  • Dynamics of group cognition
  • Conflict and emotions

Selected Publications

Weingart, L.R., Todorova, G., & Cronin, M.A. (2010). Task conflict, problem solving, and yielding: Effects on team cognition and performance in functionally diverse innovation teams. Negotiation and Conflict Management Research (special issue on Asymmetry in Conflict), 3: 312-337.

Gino, F., Argote, L., Miron-Spektor, E., & Todorova, G. (2010). First, get your feet wet: The effects of learning from direct and indirect experience on team creativity. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 111: 93-101.

Weingart, L.R. & Todorova, G. (2010). Jury tensions: Applying communication theory and methods to study group dynamics. Small Group Research, 41, 495-502.

Todorova, G., & Durisin, B. (2007). Absorptive capacity: Valuing a reconceptualization. Academy of Management Review, 32: 774-786.

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Undergraduate courses in Organizational Behavior
  • New Product Manager in NBG Group


  • Ph.D., Organizational Behavior and theory, Carnegie Mellon University, 2011
  • Ph.D., Strategy, Bocconi University, Italy, 2005
  • MBA, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, 1997
  • B.A., University of National and World Economics, Bulgaria, 1994


  • Teams and groups in organizations
  • Innovation management
  • Conflict management and negotiations

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