Sigal Barsade, PhD
Joseph Frank Bernstein Professor; Professor of Management, The Wharton School
Emotional intelligence, organizational culture, team dynamics
An award-winning researcher and teacher, Sigal’s expertise is in organizational culture, emotional intelligence, leadership and top management teams, emotions in the workplace, and group dynamics. Prior to joining Wharton in 2003, Sigal taught at Yale University for a decade. She has consulted and served as a speaker for myriad corporate, public and nonprofit clients, including Comcast, Del Monte, GlaxoSmithKline, Merrill Lynch, the NBA, State Farm Insurance, Wyndham Worldwide and Philadelphia GasWorks. Sigal has served on the editorial boards of Administrative Science Quarterly, Organizational Behavior & Human Decision Processes, and Organization Science.
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Executive Education Programs Taught
ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking Program
An educational partnership between Wharton and the American Bankers Association, this three-year program will arm you with the necessary leadership skill training to effectively recognize and handle high-level management issues.
Advanced Management Program
Technology, globalization, and constant change have made the job of leading a business more exciting, complex, and demanding. If you are leading, or are in line to lead your firm, Wharton’s flagship program empowers you to define and act on your purpose as a leader and strengthen your strategic prowess. Receive alumni status.
Developed through a partnership between Wharton Executive Education and the CEO Academy, this program provides CEOs with an unparalleled opportunity to connect with peers in a dynamic setting and enhance their leadership and strategic decision-making skills.
Effective Execution of Organizational Strategy
Explore the most important factors involved in implementation, including leadership, talent management, and organizational design. Learn a logical approach to execution that will help you overcome even the most challenging obstacles.
High-Potential Leaders: Accelerating Your Impact
Develop the strategic perspective required of global leaders, learn to manage uncertainty and execute your vision, and establish a firm personal foundation that can withstand the pressures of leadership.
Leading Organizational Change
Examine the complex interpersonal and strategic issues involved in successfully spearheading change. Gain frameworks, models, and perspectives on leading change and apply them to your unique challenges.
Leveraging Neuroscience for Business Impact
Learn how to apply neuroscience principles and technology to shape consumer behavior, improve your decisions, build better teams, strengthen client relationships, and hone marketing and communication strategies.
The Leadership Edge: Strategies for the New Leader
Make the transition from new manager to leader in your organization. Gain insights into your decision-making processes and develop an authentic leadership style that is true to your personality. Find new and effective ways to motivate and inspire your work colleagues and associates.
Women’s Executive Leadership: Business Strategies for Success
Designed specifically for today’s rising female executives, participants will gain business knowledge that will enhance their professional influence and improve their business acumen and leadership skills.