Loran Nordgren is a Professor of Management and Organizations at the Kellogg School of Management. His research considers the basic psychological processes that guide how we think and act. The overarching goal of his work is to advance psychological theory and to use theory-driven insights to develop decision strategies, structured interventions, and policy recommendations that improve decision-making and well-being. Professor Nordgren's research has been published in leading journals such as Science and has been widely discussed in prominent forums such as the New York Times, The Economist, and the Harvard Business Review. In recognition of his work, Professor Nordgren has received the Theoretical Innovation Award in experimental psychology. A former Fulbright scholar, he has twice received Kellogg’s Management Teacher of the Year award and is a five-time recipient of Kellogg’s Teaching Impact award. Loran was recognized as one of Poets & Quants’ 40 under 40 business school professors and a Thinkers 50 radar award recipient. As a practitioner, Loran has worked with companies throughout the world on a wide-range of behavior change problems, a process he calls Behavioral Design. Loran’s first book The Human Element: overcoming the resistance that awaits new ideas spent multiple weeks on the Wall Street Journal Bestseller list.
Choice Architecture, Behavior Change, Motivation
Leadership, Influence, Organizational Change, Collaboration, Decision-Making
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