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Brandi M. Pearce

Team Performance & Research
(510) 642-2595
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Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: by appointment, F502
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Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Organizational Behavior, 2015
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, Business Economics, 1991

Positions Held

At Haas since 2012

2013-present, Lecturer Team Performance & Collaboration

2012- present, Director, Team Performance & Research, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

External Service and Assignments

  • Ad hoc reviewer for Organization Science, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, & Practice
  • Member Academy of Management
  • Member INGroup

Current Research and Interests

  • Inter-Organizational Collaborations and Innovation
  • Teams, collaboration, and new forms of organizing
  • Scaling of Global Innovation Practices & Space

Selected Papers and Publications

  • Espinosa, J.A., Cummings, J.N., Wilson, J.M., Pearce, B.M. (2003). Team Boundary Issues Across Multiple Global Firms. Journal of Management Information Systems, 19, 159-192.
  • Pearce, B.M. Alliance Context, Collaborative Dynamics, and Partner Effectiveness
  • Pearce, B.M., Hinds, P., Varlander, S. Thomason, B.   Scaling Innovation Collaboration Space: the role of place identity and dependence in shaping employee engagement and creative self-efficacy.
  • Varlander, S., Hinds, P., Thomason, B., Pearce, B., Altman, H. Enacting a Constellation of Logics:  How Employees Recontextualize Practices in a Global Organization



  • PFPS: Leading Through Innovative Thinking & Collaboration

Honors and Awards

  • Nominee – Emerald Best International Symposium Award Academy of Management, 2014
  • Nominee – Emerald Best International Symposium Award Academy of Management, 2013
  • Nominee – Best Paper Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science, 2002
  • National Science Foundation Fellowship. Grant # DGE-9354995, “Groups, Technology and Organizational Effectiveness.”
  • Alpha Lambda Delta – National Scholastic Honor Society, top 20% of freshman class

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