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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


ImageOne’s Rob Dube featured in Forbes article

October 10, 2018

The Forbes post “Being Busy Is Addictive: Find Calm So You Can Lead More Effectively,” uses Robe Dube (president and co-founder of ImageOne) as an example of how a working parent and author uses meditation to avoid the “busyness trap.” ImageOne is a member of the Positive Organizations Consortium and was an Example of Excellence […]


Sanjay Saint authors HBR article about physicians, mentors, and mindfulness

October 4, 2018

In the Harvard Business Review article, “How Doctors Can Be Better Mentors,” Sanjay Saint (with co-author Vineet Chopra) explain how practicing mindfulness can lead to a better mentor/mentee relationship. When mentoring a colleague, Saint and Chopra try to practice four things: being available, knowing their role, be objective, and putting themselves in their mentee’s shoes. […]


Achyuta Adhvaryu honored with CEW+Inspire Award

September 20, 2018

Achyuta (Ach) Adhvaryu, a faculty associate of the Center for Positive Organizations, was recognized by CEW+ (the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women+) with for his work to advance economic opportunities for women. His recent research has focused on improving conditions for workers, most of them women, in garment factories in India. […]