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People collaboratingChaitali (Tali) Kapadia​

PhD Candidate, Organizational Behavior​


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Kenan-Flagler Business School
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill               
McColl Building, Campus Box 3490            
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490

Tali is a 4th year doctoral candidate in the Organizational Behavior department. Her research focuses on how people motivate themselves under different circumstances. Her dissertation explores the potential positive outcome of multitasking behavior on subsequent creative performance through both motivational and cognitive mechanisms. She also has ongoing research projects on boredom, mind wandering, and perceptions of sickness. 

Before coming to Chapel Hill for her PhD, Tali lived in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Detroit. She earned a B.A. in Economics from Barnard College/Columbia University and an M.A. in Social-Organizational Psychology from Teachers College/Columbia University. She has 10 years of applied work experience in the corporate and non-profit sectors.

Research Interests: Creativity, Emotions, Motivation, Self-Regulation, Health​



Administrative Science Quarterly-2015-Christian-66-102.pdf
Chaitali Kapadia CV.pdf