Sharon Arieli is a Senior Lecturer in the Strategy Department at the Hebrew University Business School, and is a member of the K-Mart Center for Retail and International Marketing, the steering committee of the Asper Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the ethics committee of the Business School.
She studies the interactive effect of personality and social factors on behavior and choices relevant to organizational context. Her research focuses on facilitating creativity of employees, teams, and organizations; the impact of values on organizational behavior, the interplay between culture and cultural mindset and performance in organizations, and multiculturalism in the workplace.
Dr. Arieli has served as a Postdoctoral Visiting Scholar at the University of Michigan. Her research has been published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Cognition, Academy of Management Learning and Education, Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, Journal of Personality, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. She is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.
She won the Abe Gray President’s Prize for Excellence and the Golda Meir Fellowship. Additionally, she has been awarded several grants, including the Israeli Science Foundation (ISF), Recanati Travel Grant, Doctoral Grant of the Israel Foundations Trustees (I.F.T), the Canadian Friends of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Peter Lougheed Fellowship Grant, and the Gal-Ed Grant.
Dr. Arieli earned her PhD in Business Administration; an MBA, and a BA in Business Administration and Communications from the Hebrew University.
She teaches the courses Strategic Management, Creativity in Marketing and Business, Creativity and Innovation in Organizations, and Practical Workshop in Management.