Professor Medvec’s research focuses on judgment and decision making, with a particular emphasis on how people feel about the decisions they have made. Her current research explores both independent decision making and interdependent decisions within the context of negotiations. Her work is published in academic journals such as Psychological Review, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Organization Behavior and Human Decision Processes. In addition, her research has been highlighted in numerous popular media outlets including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Today Show.
Professor Medvec teaches in many executive programs, both at Kellogg’s Allen Center and in numerous individual companies. Her consulting and teaching activities bring her in touch with executives from around the world. Her outside clients include General Electric, Merck, McKinsey, Hearst Communications, Exelon, Abbott Labs, Ernst and Young, Booz Allen and Hamilton, Everett Smith Group, Deloitte and Touche, Kaiser Permanente, Baker & McKenzie, Redi-Cut Foods, Guidant Corporation, ZS Associates, Motorola, Business Objects, PCA, United Healthcare, Exelon, Akzo Nobel, Foote Cone and Belding, Guaranty Bank, Scottish Power, Novartis, and Mattel.