Prof. Amos Drori

Prof. Amos Drori

Never be afraid to go against the grain, and never be afraid to take the grain with you

Winston Churchill

President of Peres Academic Center. Emeritus professor of the Business Administration Department in Ben Gurion University. Served as a lecturer and researched in the field of organizational behavior and as the chair of the Innovation Management Research Institute. In addition, he served in a number of positions in Ben Gurion University, including International Relations VP, CEO of Ben Gurion University’s American Friends Association, Dean of the Business Administration Faculty, Dean of the Eilat Campus, Chair of the Center for Entrepreneurship Management, head of Executive Program Unit, head of the Department of Industrial Engineering & Management, and more. Prof. Drori has a BA in Psychology from the Hebrew University, and a PhD in Organizational Psychology from Temple University, United States. He has published many articles in his fields of expertise, such as work motivation, stress and burnout, organizational politics, and workplace conflict management. He has taught various courses in the field of organizational behavior and organizational change. He has served as a visiting lecturer in Universities in the United States, Australia, South Africa, and Europe, as well as working as a consultant in a line of projects in Israel and abroad.

Areas of study: Work motivation, stress and burnout, organizational politics, conflict management at work, and organizational change