The concept of trust has emerged as a core concept in research in organizational behavior, with important implications for groups and organizations. Prof. Kurt Dirks will summarize the key questions and insights from a quarter-century of research. While considering directions for future research, he will discuss several new studies.
Kurt Dirks is best known for his research on the determinants, barriers, and outcomes of trust within organizations and published several highly cited and award-winning articles on the topic. The research has been covered by popular press such as Business Week, Fortune, New York Times, and the Washington Post. Prior to his current roles, Kurt has served in several leadership positions at the Olin Business School, including Interim Dean, and at the university, including Vice Chancellor of International Affairs.
On July 10, 2023, Prof. Kurt T. Dirks will give a lecture at the Westend Campus. Further information can be found here.