The Management & Organizations (MO) area at Michigan Ross prepares you to be a high-performing manager, change agent, consultant, or entrepreneur.

The MO faculty is recognized as one of the best departments in the world and generates cutting-edge knowledge and research. We teach courses that give students essential skills, knowledge, and capabilities to excel as leaders in any specialty area, including finance, marketing, accounting, or operations management. We are recognized for relevant research in topics like change management, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, cross-cultural management, ethics, leadership, negotiations, and positive organizational scholarship.

The MO group is highly interdisciplinary, with many faculty members holding joint appointments in areas such as Psychology, Sociology, Education, Natural Resources, and Organizational Studies. Our faculty helps shape the field through editorial board memberships in its most prestigious journals and through professional associations.

Susan Ashford, Chair
sja@umich.edu

Shelly Whitmer, Faculty Support Administrator
sjmoore@umich.edu

Management & Organizations Faculty Directory

Chair: SUE ASHFORD

Susan Ashford's current research interests include leadership and managerial effectiveness, issue selling, self-management and organizational change. She has studied this work in the context of interpersonal relations, organizational change, and employee socialization.

Management & Organizations PhD Program

The PhD Program in Management & Organizations trains scholars for careers as researchers and teachers at premier academic institutions throughout the world.

PhD students at Michigan have the opportunity to work closely with social scientists spanning a broad range of research areas and have access to unparalleled resources for pursuing diverse scholarly interests.

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Management & Organizations Courses

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Management & Organizations Courses

Publications & Awards

How, When, and Why Recipients and Observers Reward Good Deeds and Punish Bad Deeds

Authors
Whitson, J., Wang, CS., See,Y.H., Baker, W.E., and Murnighan, J.K.
Published Date
2016

Source

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
Volume: 
128
Issue: 
0
Pages: 
84-95

The Vanishing American Corporation: Navigating the Hazards of a New Economy

Authors
Davis, G.
Published Date
05/2016

Source

Oakland, CA: Berrett-Koehler
9781626562790
Authors
Andrew J. Hoffman
Published Date
01/2016

Source

Journal of Change Management
Volume: 
16
Issue: 
2
Pages: 
77-96

Team Members' Emotional Displays as Indicators of Team Functioning

Authors
Homan, A., van Kleef, G. & Sanchez-Burks, J.
Published Date
2016

Source

Cognition and Emotion
Volume: 
30
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
134-149

Regulating emotions during difficult multiattribute decision making: The role of pre-decisional coherence shifting.

Authors
Carpenter, S. M., Yates, J. F., Preston, S. D., & Chen, L.
Published Date
2016

Source

PLoS ONE
Volume: 
11
Issue: 
3
Pages: 
e0150873

Pages

Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks

Grant
Entrepreneurship Mentoring Programs: Factors of Success
Awarded by
Kauffman Foundation
Date Received
12/2015

Andy Hoffman

Grant
Light-weighting in the auto indstray case study
Awarded by
Alcoa
Date Received
2015

Andy Hoffman

Grant
Understanding the Evolution of Customer Motivations and Adoption of Residential Photo Voltaics
Awarded by
US DOE: National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Date Received
2015

Wayne Baker

Award
Outstanding Published Article Award - for best article published in 2014 - 2016. Paying It Forward vs. Rewarding Reputation
Awarded by
American Sociological Association Section on Altruism, Morality and Social Solidarity
Date Received
2016

Jane Dutton

Award
Lifetime Acheivement Award
Awarded by
Organization Behavior Division, Academy of Management
Date Received
08/2015

Pages

SEMINAR SERIES

For additional information about the M&O Seminars, please contact Shelly Whitmer at sjmoore@umich.edu.

CENTER FOR POSITIVE ORGANIZATIONS

The Center for Positive Organizations is a world-class research center that brings transformational ideas to students and leaders.

SANGER LEADERSHIP CENTER

The Sanger Leadership Center organizes learning communities, challenges, and workshops to develop leaders who make a positive difference.

INTERDISCIPLINARY COMMITTEE ON ORGANIZATIONAL STUDIES

The ICOS enhances U-M’s strength as a world center for interdisciplinary scholarship on organizations through seminars, grants, and training.

HOSMER-HALL FACULTY LUNCHEONS

The Hosmer-Hall Interdisciplinary Research Luncheons bring Ross faculty together to discuss current research projects.