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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Publications & Awards

Finding Purpose: Environmental Stewardship as a Personal Calling

Authors
Hoffman, A.
Published Date
2016

Source

Greenleaf Publishing
978-1-78353-372-5
Authors
Andrew J. Hoffman
Published Date
01/2016

Source

Journal of Change Management
Volume: 
16
Issue: 
2
Pages: 
77-96
Authors
Ashford, S. J. & Detert, J.
Published Date
2015

Source

Harvard Business Review
Volume: 
93
Issue: 
1/2
Pages: 
72-79
Authors
Lam, C., Liang, J., Ashford, S. J., & Lee, C.
Published Date
2015

Source

Journal of Applied Psychology
Volume: 
100
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
499-510
Authors
Crawford, B. & Branch, J.
Published Date
2015

Source

Journal of Organizational Ethnography
Volume: 
4
Issue: 
1
Pages: 
98-116

Pages

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

Jane Dutton

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

Jane Dutton

Award
Fellow, International Positive Psychology Association
Awarded by
International Positive Psychology Association
Date Received
06/2015

Andy Hoffman

Award
National Award
Awarded by
American Chemical Society
Date Received
3/2016

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.