Chaitali (Tali) Kapadia​

Chaitali (Tali) Kapadia​

Chaitali (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 5th year doctoral candidate in the Organizational Behavior department. Her research focuses on how the micro-dynamics of employees’ daily organizational lives influence motivation and creativity. She seeks to understand individuals’ everyday work experiences—how employees enact their tasks, how they choose to spend their time and their emotions and physiological experiences—and their consequences for individual and group outcomes. Her dissertation explores the potential positive outcome of multitasking behavior on subsequent creative performance through energetic activation. She also has ongoing research projects on perceptions of illness, boredom, and hope, risk-taking, and creativity. 

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​

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