Join us for a discussion with Marissa King on the importance of social networks and how to strategically build and leverage your network to maximize your professional success, mental health and general wellbeing. Marissa is a network analyst, sociologist, and Professor of Organizational Behavior at Yale School of Management. She has spent the last fifteen years studying how people’s social networks evolve, what they look like, and what that means for their ability to succeed in the workplace, be happy and healthy, and find personal fulfillment. She will talk with Holly Robinson, career coach for alumni and executives at SOM.
When: Thursday, May 10th, 12:00-1:00pm
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Professor of Organizational Behavior
Marissa King is Professor of Organizational Behavior at Yale School of Management, where she developed and teaches a popular course entitled Managing Strategic Networks. A sociologist and network scientist by training, her research investigates social influence, social networks, and team dynamics. Her most recent line of research analyzes the individual and group-level behaviors that are necessary for large-scale organizational change. Known to use wearable sensors to enhance traditional social science data, King’s research has been featured in outlets such as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, Bloomberg Businessweek, The Atlantic, and on National Public Radio. She consults with and teaches executive programs for a wide variety of clients ranging from the World Bank to UPS.