Co-Principal Investigator; Interpersonal Trust Lead

Wendi AdairWendi L. Adair (M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management) is associate professor and director of the Culture at Work Lab at University of Waterloo, Ontario. Professor Adair’s current research examines the impact of culture on communication, for example what is said and what is not said, and interdependent work outcomes, such as communication effectiveness, conflict resolution, trust, and team performance. She also investigates culture and the self at work, examining work values, the meaning of work, and adaptation in multicultural teams.

Professor Adair is associate editor of Negotiation and Conflict Management Research and past president of the International Association for Conflict Management. Professor Adair’s research appears in premier management and psychology outlets including Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, and Organization Science, and she is co-editor of the Handbook of Research on Negotiation (Edward Elgar, 2013). She is also co-founder and director of research for the Intercultural Communication Edge (icEdge), a communication assessment and cross-cultural effectiveness tool.

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University of Waterloo

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Indigenous Workways acknowledges that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples.

The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations, also known as the Haudensaunee people. This land includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.

The University of Windsor sits on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomie.

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