Elizabeth (“Beta”) Mannix is the Associate Dean for Executive MBA and the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Management at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. She served as the Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion at Cornell University and as the Robert S. Harrison Director of the Institute for the Social Sciences. Professor Mannix earned her B.A. from Roosevelt University and a Ph.D. degree in Social and Organizational Psychology from the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the faculty at Cornell, she was a faculty member at Columbia Business School and at the University of Chicago. She was also a visiting professor in the MBA program at the Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand.
Professor Mannix’s research is focused on leadership, leading teams and effective team performance, power & influence, diversity, and negotiation. She is the author of over 50 articles, published in journals such as: The Journal of Applied Psychology, The Academy of Management Review, The Journal of Experimental Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Scientific American Mind. She is also the co-editor of the 15 volume book series, Research on Managing Groups and Teams. Her work has been recognized by awards from organizations including the Academy of Management, Small Group Research, and the International Association for Conflict Management.
Professor Mannix teaches and consults with Executives and organizations nationally and from around the globe. She served as an Associate Editor of the Academy of Management Review, and on the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly and Organization Science. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Society, the Society for Organizational Behavior, and the Academy of Management. Professor Mannix also serves on the board of Kyria Capital Management.