An assistant professor at IE Business School, Jain’s research focuses on judgment and decision making. She is particularly interested in developing an understanding on how individuals and groups make assessments about future uncertainty and how personality traits, emotions, and decision frames influence judgments. She also maintains interest in areas of negotiation and conflict management.
“When students start designing organizational interventions and test for their consequences, say with experiments, the classes become more meaningful,” she says. “Developing a critical understanding of how their actions, as managers, translate into consequences for the organizations is crucial. I continuously push students to look for evidence before believing any theories.”