Gretchen M. Spreitzer

Core Faculty, Center for Positive Organizations

Keith E. and Valerie J. Alessi Professor of Business Administration; Professor of Management and Organizations

University of Michigan

Gretchen Spreitzer’s research focuses on employee empowerment and leadership development, particularly within a context of organizational change and decline. Her most recent work is looking at positive deviance and how organizations enable employees to thrive and become their best self. Most recently she is involved in a large scale project to establish the business case for how positive organizational practices can lead to human and organizational flourishing.