Leading the Way.
The management and organizations area develops high-performing managers, consultants, and entrepreneurs. Our faculty conduct groundbreaking research on topics like leadership, corporate governance, ethics, negotiations, and positive business.
Our interdisciplinary orientation means that many of our faculty hold joint appointments in areas such as psychology, sociology, education, natural resources, and organizational studies.
Dave Mayer, Chair
Shelly Whitmer, Faculty Support Administrator
Management and Organizations PhD Program
The PhD Program in management and organizations develops scholars who become researchers and teachers at premier academic institutions throughout the world. PhD students have the opportunity to work closely with social scientists spanning a broad range of research areas and have access to extensive resources to pursue diverse academic interests.
Interdisciplinary Committee on Organizational Studies
Recognized as the leading organization of its kind, ICOS welcomes students and faculty members from across the university and beyond who are interested in studying organizations. It sponsors a lecture series, a dissertation workshop and award, a big-data boot camp, and more.
The Sanger Leadership Center offers various programs and workshops designed to accelerate leadership development.
The Center for Positive Organizations builds a better world through the science and practice of building thriving organizations.
The Business+Impact initiative provides leaders with practical skills and insight to tackle complex social challenges.
A partnership between Michigan Ross and the School for Environment and Sustainability, the Erb Institute fosters sustainable enterprise through research, education, and direct engagement with businesses.