Management and Organization
The Management and Organization Department includes faculty who study the human component of organizations and focus on how to effectively manage and develop strategy for all types of organizations. Most managers recognize that leadership, communication, organization design, organization change, and other aspects of organizational and strategic studies are critical competencies for success. The Management and Organization Department offers undergraduate concentrations in Human Resources and Leadership, MBA concentrations in Leadership and Management, and a PhD in Organization Studies.
PROFESSOR HARRISON PROMOTED TO TENURE
Professor Spencer Harrison has received tenured status in the Carroll School of Management. His current research examines how organizations harness individual vitality, specifically exploring topics like the role of curiosity in organizational life, the collective processes of creative work, the role of hope in organizing, and the relationships between organizational culture and identity. He examines these topics in a wide array of organizations (rockclimbing equipment design and manufacturing, call-centers, graphic design studios) and professions (medical imaging, modern dance, handmade craftwork).
PROFESSOR JONES ACCEPTS AWARD
Professor Candace Jones has been awarded an AMR Best Reviewer Award from the Editor and Associate Editors of AMR. She will receive the award at the AMR Editorial Board Meeting in Vancouver, 2015.
PROFESSOR YU RECEIVES TEACHING AWARD
Professor Tieying Yu was awarded the Carroll School Teaching Award for graduate teaching. The recipients were nominated by students and reviewed by the Teaching Committee. Each of the award recipients received outstanding evaluations in all aspects of teaching.
SPOTLIGHT ON RESEARCH
Professor Mohan Subramaniam's current research focuses on the strategic implications of digitization in business and the consequent rise in influence of informational over physical assets. Some of his recent work highlights the significance of APIs for ecosystem strategy and how informational assets can be leveraged for competitive advantage. Examples of recent works: Are You Using APIs to Gain Competitive Advantage?
M&O Research Series - Fall 2015
Oct 13 - Christi Lockwood (Boston College)
Oct 14 - Boram Do (Boston College)
Nov 4 - Lee Watkiss (Boston College)
Nov 11 - Karim Lakhani (Havard Business School)