Paulo Lopes, Ph.D.

Affiliation: Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics

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Paulo N. Lopes undertakes consulting in organization development, executive education program development, leadership development, public speaking, and research.

He works with organizations to engage the collective intelligence, creativity and experience of their people to address organizational challenges, foster innovation and corporate entrepreneurship, accelerate change and drive results.

Traditional approaches to organization and leadership development tend to overlook the fact that managers are often under great pressure to deliver short-term results. Paulo's innovative approach to leadership training and facilitation enables organizations to develop leadership capacity while managers are working on key innovation challenges or organizational change initiatives. By integrating executive education, group coaching, facilitation, and collaborative consulting in a work context, he creates high-impact learning-in-action programs that add value both in the short and long term.

Paulo also teaches Executive Education, MBA and MSc courses in organizational behavior, innovation and change management at the Católica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics. He has given keynote speeches at conferences in several countries and languages - English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.

His research, published in quality international journals, encompasses emotional intelligence, leadership development, education, change, innovation, and interpersonal relationships.

Paulo earned a B.A. in Economics and Ph.D. in Psychology, both from Yale University. In his earlier career, he was a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Surrey and a Fulbright fellow, worked in business and journalism, and co-directed an award-winning documentary film.

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Selected Publications

Peralta, C. F., Lopes, P. N., Gilson, L., Lourenço, P. R., & Pais, L. (in press). Innovation processes and team effectiveness: The role of goal clarity and commitment, and team affective tone. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology.

Strack, J., Lopes, P. N., & Esteves, F. (2014). Will you thrive under pressure or burn out? Linking anxiety motivation and emotional exhaustion. Cognition and Emotion.

Fernández-Berrocal, P., Extremera, N., Lopes, P. N., & Ruiz-Aranda, D. (2014). When to cooperate and when to compete: Emotional intelligence in interpersonal decision making. Journal of Research in Personality, 49, 21-24.

Nizielski, S., Hallum, S., Schütz, A, & Lopes, P. N. (2013). A note on emotion appraisal and burnout: The mediating role of antecedent-focused coping strategies.Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 18 (3), 363-369.

Lopes, P. N., Mestre, J. M., Guil, R., Kremenitzer, J. P., & Salovey, P. (2012). The role of knowledge and skills for managing emotions in adaptation to school: Social behavior and misconduct in the classroom. American Educational Research Journal, 49 (4), 710-742.

Lopes, P. N., Nezlek, J. B., Extremera, N., Hertel, J., Fernández-Berrocal, P., Schütz, A., & Salovey, P. (2011). Emotion regulation and the quality of social interaction: Does the ability to evaluate emotional situations and identify effective responses matter? Journal of Personality, 79 (2), 429-467.

Murtagh, N. M., Lopes, P. N., & Lyons, E. (2011). Decision making in voluntary career change: An other-than-rational perspective. Career Development Quarterly, 59 (3), 249-263.

Côté, S., Lopes, P. N., Salovey, P., & Miners, C. T. H. (2010). Emotional intelligence and leadership emergence in small groups. The Leadership Quarterly, 21 (3), 496-508.

Lopes, P. N., & Salovey, P.  (2008). Emotional intelligence and leadership: Implications for leader development. In C. L. Hoyt, G. R. Goethals, & D. R. Forsyth (Eds.), Leadership at the crossroads (Vol. 1): Psychology and leadership (pp. 78-98). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Lopes, P. N., Salovey, P., Côté, S., & Beers, M. (2005). Emotion regulation ability and the quality of social interaction. Emotion, 5, 113-118.









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