Wendi 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.