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Academic Lecture: Five Sources of Hidden Power: Improving Influence and Decision-making Power

Topic:5 sources of hidden power: improving influence and decision-making power

Speaker:Professor Lyn M. Van Swol, University of Wisconsin, USA

Moderator:School of Foreign Languages for Business

Time:November 23, 2021 (Tuesday) 10:00-11:00

Virtual Platform:Tencent Meeting 488 881 198

Organizers:School of Foreign Languages for Business, Office of International Exchange and Cooperation, Research Office



Speaker’s Profile:

Lyn M. van Swol (PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) is a professor in the Department of Communication Arts at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her research examines group decision-making and how groups communicate and share information. She also researches factors that affect advice giving and utilization of advice when making a decision. She is the incoming editor at the journal Small Group Research.


Lecture Preview:

In this lecture, I will go over research into decision-making and influence. I will focus on five research findings that show how to improve your decision-making, emphasizing the practical implications. I will also briefly cover my own research in this context.






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