Doctoral Student

Andrew Brodsky

Andrew Brodsky is a Doctoral Candidate of Organizational Behavior at Harvard Business School. Andrew will be starting as an Assitant Professor of Management at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin in the summer of 2017. He received his B.S. from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with concentrations in Management and Decision Processes. His research focuses on understanding how to improve work communication and employee work time utilization. His projects have addressed questions such as: 1) What are the most effective ways to speak up to—and challenge—superiors, 2) What are optimal methods for utilizing virtual communication in work interactions, and 3) What are the best ways for managers to frame work time in order to maximize subordinate productivity? To answer these questions, Andrew has utilized a variety of quantitative research methods including surveys, field and laboratory experiments, and experience sampling techniques.

Andrew has conducted research and consulted with organizations around the world including Novo Nordisk, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Kinderworld Education Group (Vietnam), BombBomb, and GuideWell Connect. His research has been covered in Harvard Business Review, Business Insider, Forbes, Fast Company, and CNBC. He has facilitated both Harvard Business School Executive Education and MBA courses on leadership, and has designed and instructed a negotiation and organizational conflict resolution course at the Harvard University Extension School.