Jennifer Robin, Ph.D. is a Research Fellow at the Great Place to Work® Institute. A former consultant with the Institute, she led the Advisory Practice, helping senior leaders integrate their organization's culture with its strategy and aligning efforts to be a great workplace. Jennifer's experience as a leadership coach and her affirmative approach to organizational change energizes leaders while grounding them in clear objectives and action plans. She has worked with both companies already recognized for their great workplace cultures and those that aspire to do so.
Currently, Jennifer teaches in undergraduate, master's, and professional programs at Bradley University. She has coauthored one book, entitled A Life in Balance: Finding Meaning in a Chaotic World, and is working on a second book on the importance of trust, pride, and camaraderie in workplaces. Her many research interests include the importance of values and stories to organizational culture, and the behaviors required by leaders to build trust in their organizations.
Jennifer holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Tennessee and undergraduate degrees in both Human Resource Management and Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa. She is also an affiliate of several professional organizations including the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association. In her spare time, Jennifer can be found on hiking trails, in yoga studios, or writing in coffee shops.