Professor Shirli Kopelman is a leading expert, researcher, and educator in the field of negotiations at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business and Ford School of Public Policy. She holds a PhD in Management and Organizations from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Dr. Kopelman is President Elect of the International Association for Conflict Management; Faculty Director of Business Practice at the Center for Positive Organizations; and author of Negotiating Genuinely: Being Yourself in Business
, published by Stanford University Press.
Professor Kopelman publishes in leading academic research journals and her work has been featured in media outlets such as BusinessWeek, Fortune, and Harvard Business Review. Kopelman has coached thousands of executives and leaders around the globe in companies and entities that include Abbot, Bank of Korea, Bayer CropScience, Consumer Reports, Cleveland Clinic, Citibank, Deloitte, DTE Energy, Elbit Systems, Fauji Fertilizer, The Federal Reserve, Ford, Givaudan, GM, Hollister, Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Kimray, Kraft, National Arts Strategies, Pitango Venture Capital, Pfizer, Precision Castparts, Proctor & Gamble, Schneider Electric, Société Générale, Tamko, Teva, Texas Instruments, Thompson Reuters, Timberland, Visteon, and ZF. Kopelman was the faculty lead for the inaugural Positive Business Conference held in 2014 at Michigan Ross, and is passionate about enabling leaders to make a positive impact.