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Kim Cameron’s research cited in Forbes article

December 3, 2018


Redefining ‘nice’ as it relates to leadership Kim Cameron’s research was cited in a recent Forbes article, “When Being Nice Backfires.” The article deliberates the idea that leaders, often employers, struggle to draw the line between being nice to their employees and being pushovers, largely because of the many nuances there are to “being nice” […]

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Chris White interviewed on Redesigning Wellness podcast

November 8, 2018


Chris White was interviewed on a Redesigning Wellness podcast titled “Creating Change Without Authority.” Often times in the workplace, individuals feel they lack the authority that is seemingly required in order to make a positive change. White debunks this perception and offers ways to lead positive change without authority. He also discusses the energy that […]

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Julia Lee interviewed for ‘Talk Nerdy To Me’ blog

November 6, 2018


Julia Lee was recently interviewed for 15Five’s blog, Talk Nerdy To Me. In the post, titled “The Missing Part of Your Employee Learning and Development Strategy: Strengths Discovery,” Lee discussed the Reflected Best Self Exercise (RBSE), an exercise created from research at the Center for Positive Organizations and Ross School of Business. RBSE is a […]

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Chris White to appear on the ‘Dr. Nandi Show’

November 6, 2018


Could forming a purpose with others help you live longer? Chris White will appear on an upcoming episode of the Dr. Nandi Show with the theme ‘Connecting With Others.’ White’s interview will shed light on the stigma surrounding loneliness and how feelings of loneliness are often perceived as signs of weakness. In the episode, White […]

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New CPO Post-Doctoral Fellowship opportunity

November 1, 2018


The Center for Positive Organizations (CPO), in partnership with the Frederick A. and Barbara M. Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise (Erb) at the University of Michigan, seek a post-doctoral scholar to help develop and lead a two-year research effort focusing on business sustainability change agents. Specifically, the post-doctoral scholar will conduct research on questions […]

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Three Ross faculty receive Aspen award for exceptional business courses

October 26, 2018


Earlier this year, The Aspen Institute, a well-respected education and policy organization, named two Michigan Ross offerings to its annual list of exceptional business courses and said they would receive Ideas Worth Teaching Awards. Ross was the only school with more than one class on the list. This week, the three Ross faculty responsible for […]

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Nobel award recognizes how economic forces can fight climate change

October 25, 2018

By: Andrew J. Hoffman, Ellen Hughes-Cromwick


Writing in The Conversation, Professor Andy Hoffman explains how the work of William Nordhaus offers reasons for hope. Yale economist William Nordhaus has devoted his life’s work to understanding the costs of climate change and advocating the use of a carbon tax to curb global warming. It’s no small irony, then, that on the same day his research shared in the Nobel Memorial […]

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Management as a calling? Andrew J. Hoffman explains

October 25, 2018


Andrew J. Hoffman wrote an article for the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) titled, “Management as a Calling.” Throughout the article, Hoffman deliberates the idea of business being a “true calling rather than simply a career.” He calls on business schools to “reform their vision to promote values of business serving society” by adjusting management education […]

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Gretchen Spreitzer

Gretchen Spreitzer quoted in a BBC article about lack of sleep and productivity

October 24, 2018


Advantages and disadvantages to altering your sleep schedule. Multiple studies have proven that lack of sleep takes a toll on both your health and cognitive ability. Gretchen Spreitzer has researched this topic extensively, and was quoted in a BBC article regarding her study about making sure your employees are getting enough sleep. What if you […]

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Violating gender stereotypes harms men at work

October 12, 2018


Writing in Harvard Business Review, Professor David Mayer details how certain behaviors by men may be punished. A new essay in Harvard Business Review by Michigan Ross Professor David Mayer examines how men get penalized at work when they do not adhere to so-called masculine norms. While women are sometimes punished for acting in ways […]

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