About the Author
Dean Tjosvold is Chair Professor of Management, Lingnan University in Hong Kong. After graduating from Princeton University, he earned his Master's Degree in History and his Ph.D. in the social psychology of organization at the University of Minnesota, both in 1972. He has taught at Pennsylvania State University, Simon Fraser University, and was visiting professor at the National University of Singapore in 1983-84, the State University of Groningen in The Netherlands, 1991-92, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 1994-95, and the City University of Hong Kong, 1995-96.
In 1992, Simon Fraser University awarded him a University Professorship for his research contributions. He received the American Education Research Association's Outstanding Contribution to Cooperative Learning Award in 1998. His review of cooperative and competitive conflict was re cognized as the best article in Applied Psychology: An International review for 1998. He is past president of the International Association of Conflict Management. He has published over 200 articles on managing conflict, cooperation and competition decision making, power, and the other management issues. He has served on several editorial boards, including the Academy of Management Review, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Management, and Small Group Research.