Amanda Plummer Weirup
Amanda (Plummer) Weirup is an adjunct professor at the Heinz College and the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.
She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in organizational behavior and negotiation.
Prior to joining the faculty at Heinz College, Amanda spent over 10 years serving clients in the consulting industry at Bain & Company and Accenture. During her tenure at Bain & Company, she led multiple strategy projects focusing on cost reduction, process improvement, new business development, and customer strategy. At Accenture, she delivered numerous technology design, development, and implementation projects. Her client experience spans the aerospace, communications, consumer products, financial services, government, healthcare, real estate, and retail industries.
Amanda is also a Doctoral Candidate in Organizational Behavior and Theory at the Tepper School of Business. Amanda’s research integrates decision making, helping behavior, gender, and emotion within organizations. Her dissertation, which was awarded the Gerald R. Salancik Doctoral Dissertation Award, examines why people agree to perform favors and how these decisions influence their work performance and satisfaction.