Senior Research Scientist
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Jennifer J. Deal is a senior research scientist at the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL©) in San Diego, California, and an Affiliated Research Scientist at the Center for Effective Organizations at the University of Southern California. Her work focuses on global leadership, workplace engagement, and generational differences.She is the manager of CCL’s World Leadership Survey and the Emerging Leaders research project. In 2002 Jennifer Deal co-authored Success for the New Global Manager (Jossey-Bass/Wiley Publishers), and has published articles on generational issues, the strategic use of information in negotiation, executive selection, cultural adaptability, global management, and women in management. Her second book Retiring the Generation Gap (Jossey-Bass/Wiley Publishers) was published in 2007. An internationally recognized expert on generational differences, she has spoken on the topic on six continents (North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia).She holds a B.A. from Haverford College and a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology with a specialty in political psychology from The Ohio State University.