These summaries were created by Mary Ceccanese and the late Karen Dickinson for use in running workshops in conjunction with Voices of the Staff at the University of Michigan. The Center for Positive Organizations is pleased to offer these summaries free of charge.

These summaries are based on research conducted by Professor Kim Cameron and Professor Lynn Wooten.

To learn more about this topic, we suggest reading the following publications:

Wooten, L., & Cameron, K. (2010). Enablers of a positive strategy: Leadership & culture. In P.A. Linley, S. Harrington, & N. Garcea (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of positive psychology and work. New York: Oxford University Press.

Cameron, K., Quinn, R.E., DeGraff, J., & Thakor, A.V. (2007). Competing Values Leadership: Creating Value in Organizations. Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing.

Cameron, K.S., & Lavine, M. (2006). Making the impossible possible: Leading extraordinary performance – The Rocky Flats story. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.