Areas of Expertise
- Virtual team effectiveness
- Human sustainability
- Thriving at work
- Multinational teams
Dr. Cristina Gibson researches the nexus of organizational science, international management, and cross-cultural psychology. For three consecutive years, she has been awarded the Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Distinction, indicating that she is among the top one percent in the world in terms of impacting the fields of economics and business, based on citation counts. Her research has informed organizational policy, structure, training and development agenda, improving operational efficiency, innovation, resource allocation, and well-being in non-profits, entrepreneurial firms and large multinational companies such as IBM, HP, General Motors, Johnson & Johnson, Alcoa, Qantas, and Westpac.
- PhD, Organizational Behavior, University of California, Irvine
- BA, Psychology, Scripps College
Research and Scholarship
- Gibson, C.B., & Cohen, S.G. (2003). Virtual Teams That Work: Creating Conditions for Virtual Team Effectiveness. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, Inc.
- Earley, P.C. & Gibson, C.B. (2002). Multinational Teams: A New Perspective. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
- Dibble, R., & Gibson, C.B. (Forthcoming). Teams that know no boundaries: Theoretical implications of boundary permeability in teams. Human Relations.
- Huang, L., Gibson, C.B., Kirkman, B.L, & Shapiro, D. (Forthcoming). When is traditionalism an asset and when is it a liability for team innovation: A two-study empirical examination. Journal of International Business Studies.