Dr. A. Alexandra Michel
Professor - Researcher - Conference Speaker - Consultant - Executive Coach
CV/ New Publications
This book is a “must read” for everyone living in the current economic crisis. Scholars, employers, employees, and students alike will find this material accessible, thought provoking, and certainly informative. Society’s current need to understand the economic crisis will be well served in reading and discussing this book.
- Journal of Language and Social Psychology
Investment bankers and investment banks have long shrouded what they do in a veil of mystery that has made serious study of the people and institutions difficult if not impossible. This is unfortunate given their deep importance to our culture and economy. Bullish on Uncertainty makes a significant contribution to our understanding of what drives the success of the best of these organizations.”
- Jonathan Knee, Senior Managing Director of Evercore Partners
Bullish on Uncertainty is a stunning illustration of the intricate interplay between culture and human development. It sets a new standard that should be a beacon for the development of both theory and practice in years to come.
- Michael Cole, University of San Diego
This brilliant study provides some quite counterintuitive insights into how we function in today’s cutting-edge organizations and how these organizations change us. The range and depth of scholarship generate a new level of understanding of the psychological and organizational forces at work in today’s economy.
- James Wertsch ,Washington University in St. Louis
…a powerful combination of theoretical reasoning and careful observation. …
- Kenneth Gergen, Swarthmore
Bullish on Uncertainty is among the best portrayals of the link between psychology and organizational culture that I have ever read.
- Doug Guthrie, New York University