Tanya Menon

Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, Stanford Graduate School of Business (2000)

Tanya Menon studies how people think about relationships, and how this affects the way they make decisions, collaborate, and lead at work. Her research has been cited in various media outlets including NPR, the Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The Times of London (UK), and the Guardian (UK). She has won multiple teaching awards (at both Ohio State and as Associate Professor at the University of Chicago).

Her TED talk, originally presented at TEDx Ohio State University, has reached over 1.8 million views and was named as one of the top 7 TED talks of 2018 by entrepreneur.com, and one of TED.com's most popular talks of 2018.


Areas of Expertise

  • Groups/Teams
  • Negotiations and Decision Making
  • Power and Persuasion
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Culture
  • Knowledge Sharing and Networks