Michele Gelfand: Is Your Organization "Tight" or "Loose"?

Michele Gelfand: Is Your Organization "Tight" or "Loose"?


Award-winning cultural psychologist and best-selling author Michele Gelfand talks about the people, practices, and leaders that comprise "tight" and "loose" organizations. And she helps groups think through the important question, "Which is better for my business?"

Cultural Psychologist, Author, & Distinguished University Professor

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Michele Gelfand is Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. Gelfand uses field, experimental, computational and neuroscience methods to understand the evolution of culture and its multilevel consequences for human groups. Her work has been cited over 20,000 times and has been featured in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, National Public Radio, Voice of America, Fox News, NBC News, ABC News, and The Economist, among other outlets. Most recently, she is the author of "Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire the World"