Positive Links Speaker Series

The Positive Links Speaker Series, presented by Michigan Ross’ Center for Positive Organizations, offers inspiring and practical research-based strategies for building organizations that are high performing and bring out the best in its people.

Attendees learn from leading positive organizational scholars and connect with our community of academics, students, staff, and leaders.

Positive Links sessions take place at Michigan Ross, and are free and open to the public. Most sessions are live-streamed and then posted to our event page.

Winter Semester Schedule

Stephanie Creary

Creating More Inclusive Workplaces in an Era of Discord – The Power of Helping Across Differences

Stephanie J. Creary
University of Pennsylvania

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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Mandy O'Neill

Positive Emotional Culture: How Positive Emotions at the Heart of Corporate Culture Affect Your Well­-Being and Your Company’s Bottom Line

Mandy O'Neill
George Mason University

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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Sanjay Saint and Vineet Chopra

Islands of Mindfulness within Oceans of Chaos

Sanjay Saint, MD
VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System

Vineet Chopra MD
Michigan Medicine

Monday, March 18, 2019

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2018-19 Positive Links Speaker Series Sponsors

Organizational Learning

Organizational Learning’s vision is to empower people through lifelong learning.

Sanger Leadership Center

Sanger's mission is to build a more connected, creative, and prosperous world, one leader at a time. Through thought leadership and transformative experiences, they develop leaders with the mindset, skill set, and personal vision to make a positive difference in the world.

Tauber Institute for Global Operations

A joint venture between the University of Michigan’s Business and Engineering Schools, and many industry partners to facilitate cross-disciplinary education in global operations management. Well-designed and managed team projects form the cornerstone of the Tauber Institute experience and allow students to apply their knowledge to real world settings.

Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies

The Zell Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, at the Ross School of Business, advances the knowledge and practice of entrepreneurship and innovation through a broad range of activities including academics, student-led investment funds, symposium, competitions, and global community outreach.

Lisa and David (MBA '87) Drews

Diane (BA '73) and Paul (MBA '75) Jones


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