Svjetlana is a Senior Lecturer in the Strategic Management and Organization department at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and focuses on High Performance Organizations. She teaches International Management and Management of Groups courses in the MBA and executive MBA programs. She leads the virtual team project in the Global Executive MBA program and also teaches in this program in Warsaw, Poland. Prior to joining CSOM, she was an associate professor at Gustavus Adolphus College. Svjetlana has worked with a variety of multinational corporations on issues related to managing across cultures and has held visiting appointments in MBA and executive programs at European business schools such as HEC (France) and Instituto de Empresa (Spain). She recently taught in Fortune Institute of International Business in Delhi, India. Her research focuses on subordinate information seeking behavior in cross-cultural contexts. She is a recipient of a 2002-2004 National Science Foundation grant which allowed her to study the differences between US, Italian, Spanish, French, and British subordinate information seeking patterns of employees working for a large U.S.-based multinational company. Svjetlana earned her doctoral and master degrees from the University of Minnesota. She is a member of the Academy of Management and Academy of International Business.