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Carroll School of Management

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.

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Noteworthy Accomplishments:

Professor Metin Sengul


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 Mohan Subramaniam


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 Judy Clair


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.  

Professor Martin


We are pleased to introduce and welcome Professor Sean Martin to the department.  Professor Martin received his Ph.D in Management and Organization from Cornell University in New York, his MBA from California Plytechnic Institute, and his B.A. in Global Studies and International Relations from University of California, Santa Barabara.  His  research focuses on how leadership and organizational culture influence individuals’ ethical values – what their values are, how important they are to one’s identity, whether they are considered when interpreting a situation, and whether those values do, in fact, guide behavior.



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?     

Corporate Alliances Matter Less Thanks to APIs