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CPO Consortium member imageOne named a Freep Top Workplace 2017

November 15, 2017


imageOne, a managed print services company based in Oak Park, MI, was recently named a Free Press Top Workplace 2017 in the small business category. “Award winners are determined by employee nominations and anonymous surveys.” imageOne is a member of the Positive Organizations Consortium which is the preeminent peer-to-peer learning and networking cooperative designed to enhance the […]

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Finding meaning and motivation in work

November 14, 2017

By: Chris White


Consider the following story of a meeting with interns led by a senior partner at a large accounting firm. Does it ring true for you? “The partner concluded the meeting by recounting the parable of three bricklayers who were rebuilding a church after it had been damaged by fire: The construction architect observed the three […]

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imageOne’s Rob Dube wrote about mindful leadership in Forbes

November 13, 2017


imageOne’s Rob Dube wrote about mindful leadership in Forbes’ “Take a hike: a mindful approach to difficult employee conversations.” This op-ed presented the organization’s mindful practices and servant leadership culture. imageOne is a member of the Positive Organizations Consortium which is the preeminent peer-to-peer learning and networking cooperative designed to enhance the business effectiveness and sustainability of […]

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World renowned researcher, Barbara Fredrickson, to be presented with $100,000 award by Canadian-based foundation

November 8, 2017


The TANG Prize is Awarded for International Achievements in Psychology Recognized as one of the foremost researchers in the science of positive emotions, Dr. Barbara Fredrickson will be awarded the TANG Prize to honour her exceptional contributions to the well-being of humanity on November 12, 2017 in Toronto, Canada. Fredrickson, a social psychologist, is the […]

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David Mayer quoted in LA Times article about sexual harassment

November 6, 2017


David Mayer was quoted in LA Times’, “She’s harassed at work, she tells human resources, and they do nothing. Here’s how to fix that,” about sexual harassment. The article was written following highly publicized incidents of harassment involving Harvey Weinstein and Travis Kalanick. Mayer is a core faculty member at the Center for Positive Organizations and […]

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Gretchen Spreitzer interviewed for national NBC News co-working story

November 3, 2017


Gretchen Spreitzer was interviewed by NBC News for a story titled “How using a co-working space changed the way I think about productivity.” The article’s author (a typically home-based freelancer) shares her personal impressions of co-working and how it increases both well-being and productivity. Spreitzer is the faculty director for the Center for Positive Organizations, a […]

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Consortium member imageOne penned op-ed for Forbes

November 3, 2017


In Forbes’ “Starting over: Why we decided to buy back our company and try again,” Rob Dube explained how he and partner Joel Pearlman sold imageOne and bought it back a year later, making the decision to be a small giant or great small company, instead of part of a large entity where they could […]

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On a mission to increase diversity and inclusion awareness at Ross

October 26, 2017


Shaping the future As Michigan Ross defines the future of business education, current students chart the future of business. Ariana Almas, +LAB fellow When Ariana Almas, MBA ’18, first arrived at Michigan Ross, she knew diversity and inclusion would be one of her passions. As a business student with a concentration in HR management and an interest in […]

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Students becoming the teachers—and then the CEOs

October 26, 2017


Shaping the future As Michigan Ross defines the future of business education, current students chart the future of business. Jameka Eleazer and Emily Fisher, Magnify 2017 alums After their class project wowed hundreds of staff members at Michigan Medicine this past year, two Ross BBAs are launching their own positive organizational scholarship consulting firm, which they believe […]

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Alison Blake-Davis interviewed, Center for Positive Organizations cited in Fortune

October 20, 2017


Alison Blake-Davis, former Dean of the Ross School of Business, was interviewed in the Fortune article, “How to talk about the Las Vegas shooting.” “The first thing is for leaders to be present, talking, listening, and acknowledging that something specific has happened and that some people may have concerns” when something terrible happens, Blake-Davis told […]

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Safety and Health Magazine reported David Mayer, Chen Zhang, Eun Bit Hwang’s research on learning

October 20, 2017


David Mayer, Chen Zhang, and Eun Bit Hwang’s new research on learning was reported by Safety and Health Magazine, “Learning something new could help lower on the job stress.” According to the article, “workers who sought on-the-job learning opportunities combated stress more effectively than workers who participated in relaxing activities.” Mayer is a core faculty […]

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Jane Dutton Named Favorite Professor by Poets & Quants

October 19, 2017


Jane Dutton, long known around Ross as a favorite professor, has had the title formally bestowed upon her by Poets & Quants, which has dubbed her Favorite Professor of the Class of 2017. “She teaches positive business not only through course material, but also through exemplifying the work in her teaching style,” said Lindsey Hirt, BBA ‘17. […]

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